The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in St Albans with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Hertfordshire / St Albans
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 41 50
Rank change year-on-year +12 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 10 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 7.14% 2.42% 2.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.25% 6.67% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 6
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,200 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

Microsoft Certification 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 32 45 33
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 22.86% 36.29% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 30 45 33
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  
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 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in St Albans

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in St Albans

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in St Albans

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in St Albans over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in St Albans

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification 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 Microsoft Certification.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) CMS
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Content Management
2 7 (53.85%) Google
2 7 (53.85%) MCTS
2 7 (53.85%) Web Development
2 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) jQuery
2 7 (53.85%) Google Maps API
2 7 (53.85%) OWASP
2 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 7 (53.85%) HTML5
2 7 (53.85%) Kentico
2 7 (53.85%) BDD
2 7 (53.85%) CSS3
2 7 (53.85%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (53.85%) Mobile First
2 7 (53.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
3 6 (46.15%) Mentoring

Microsoft Certification
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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (100.00%) CMS
2 7 (53.85%) Kentico
3 6 (46.15%) EPiServer
3 6 (46.15%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
1 7 (53.85%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Web Developer
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) C# Architect
3 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) .NET Web Developer
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) HTML CSS Developer
3 5 (38.46%) HTML Developer
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Web Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior .NET Web Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) CSS3
2 7 (53.85%) Google Maps API
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) HTML5
2 7 (53.85%) jQuery
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (46.15%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) BDD
1 7 (53.85%) Content Management
1 7 (53.85%) Mobile First
1 7 (53.85%) OWASP
1 7 (53.85%) Responsive Web Design
1 7 (53.85%) Scrum
1 7 (53.85%) Web Development
2 6 (46.15%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
1 7 (53.85%) MCTS
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Google
3 6 (46.15%) Sitecore
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