The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in St Albans with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Hertfordshire / St Albans
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 37 51
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 3.60% 2.56% 2.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.15% 7.50% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 6
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +54.54%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year - +1.69%  

MCP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in St Albans.

Academic & Professional Certification
St Albans
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 33 40 35
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 23.74% 34.19% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 31 40 35
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +10.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in St Albans citing MCP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in St Albans

MCP
Salary Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP in St Albans.

Salary trend for MCP in St Albans

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the St Albans region with a requirement for MCP.

1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
1 10 (100.00%) Service Management
1 10 (100.00%) CISA
1 10 (100.00%) CISM
1 10 (100.00%) Change Management
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
1 10 (100.00%) CEH
1 10 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 10 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 10 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) LogLogic
1 10 (100.00%) SIEM
1 10 (100.00%) CRISC
1 10 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 10 (100.00%) AlienVault
1 10 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 10 (100.00%) SANS

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in St Albans by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
1 10 (100.00%) Incident Analyst
1 10 (100.00%) SIEM Analyst
1 10 (100.00%) SOC Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Change Management
1 10 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 10 (100.00%) Service Management
1 10 (100.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CEH
1 10 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 10 (100.00%) CISA
1 10 (100.00%) CISM
1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
1 10 (100.00%) CRISC
1 10 (100.00%) SANS
1 10 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) AlienVault
1 10 (100.00%) LogLogic
1 10 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft