The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 29 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 0.68% - 14.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% - 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Average salary £70,000 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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 Chelmsford region.

Qualifications Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
23 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 15.65% 18.24% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 18
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +74.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

MCP
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

MCP Salary Trend in Chelmsford

MCP
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) MVVM
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (75.00%) Magento
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Magento
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) MVVM
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft