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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - - 17
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 0 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford - - 15.08%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 48.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 19
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
48 19 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 38.40% 24.36% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 44 17 39
Average salary £33,163 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.97% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Desktop Support
2 4 (80.00%) Support Technician
2 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Support Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Desktop Support Technician
2 4 (80.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Desktop Support
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Desktop Support Technician
2 4 (80.00%) Desktop Technician
2 4 (80.00%) Service Desk Technician
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
1 5 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix