The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 24 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 1.57% 13.00% 2.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.85% 41.94% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 3
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £29,700 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.80% +4.16%
MCP
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Qualifications Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
52 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 40.94% 31.00% 24.76%
Number of salaries quoted 33 25 22
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £40,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

MCP
Salary Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Basildon region.

MCP Salary Trend in Basildon

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) MCAD
2 5 (55.56%) MCSD
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) WinForms
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) NUnit
2 5 (55.56%) MCTS
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) Kanban
2 5 (55.56%) WCF
2 5 (55.56%) WPF
2 5 (55.56%) Spring.NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (55.56%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (55.56%) MSTest
2 5 (55.56%) MVVM
2 5 (55.56%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (55.56%) Moq
2 5 (55.56%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (55.56%) Ninject

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) NUnit
1 5 (55.56%) MSTest
1 5 (55.56%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (55.56%) Moq
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
1 5 (55.56%) WinForms
1 5 (55.56%) WCF
1 5 (55.56%) WPF
1 5 (55.56%) Spring.NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (55.56%) Castle Windsor
1 5 (55.56%) Ninject
1 5 (55.56%) Razor View Engine
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 5 (55.56%) Unity DI Container
2 4 (44.44%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) TDD
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (55.56%) Kanban
1 5 (55.56%) Dependency Injection
1 5 (55.56%) MVVM
1 5 (55.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) MCAD
2 5 (55.56%) MCSD
2 5 (55.56%) MCTS
3 4 (44.44%) MCITP
3 4 (44.44%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft