The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 89 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.12% - 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% - 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 13
Average salary £40,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -20.00%
MCP
East Sussex

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

Qualifications Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
172 303 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 20.67% 24.42% 33.87%
Number of salaries quoted 114 269 221
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

MCP
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

MCP Salary Trend in Brighton

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) MS Office
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
4 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Server
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) Network Architecture
4 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
5 1 (9.09%) Tableau
5 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) QlikView
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) C#

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
1 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (90.91%) MS Office
2 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) QlikView
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Support Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (54.55%) IT Support Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Help Desk Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) IT Support
3 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Network Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) ETL
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Server
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau