The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 62 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCP 10 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.63% 0.20% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.46% 0.67% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Average salary £29,500 £31,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.83% -6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,225 £31,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £33,800
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-22.66% +4.16%
MCP
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
134 150 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 21.82% 29.59% 33.08%
Number of salaries quoted 120 136 155
Average salary £38,500 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.46% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,450 £62,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

MCP
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

MCP Salary Trend in Coventry

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 24 (92.31%) Windows
1 24 (92.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (80.77%) MCSE
3 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (57.69%) ITIL
6 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
6 14 (53.85%) Windows 7
7 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
7 10 (38.46%) Clustering
8 9 (34.62%) Service Management
9 8 (30.77%) Firewall
9 8 (30.77%) Project Management
9 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
9 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (30.77%) Cisco
9 8 (30.77%) Thin Client
9 8 (30.77%) IIS
9 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
9 8 (30.77%) Technical Analysis
9 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (30.77%) Project Planning
9 8 (30.77%) Degree
9 8 (30.77%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (30.77%) Fat Client
10 6 (23.08%) SCCM
10 6 (23.08%) LAN
10 6 (23.08%) WAN
10 6 (23.08%) SQL
10 6 (23.08%) MS Excel

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 8 (30.77%) IIS
2 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
3 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Firewall
2 6 (23.08%) LAN
2 6 (23.08%) WAN
3 4 (15.38%) VoIP
3 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 4 (15.38%) SAN
3 4 (15.38%) Internet
3 4 (15.38%) Symposium
3 4 (15.38%) Nortel Meridian
3 4 (15.38%) NAS
4 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
2 6 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Implementation Specialist
3 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Support
4 3 (11.54%) DBA
4 3 (11.54%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Telecoms Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Server Support
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Telephony Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Clustering
2 8 (30.77%) Fat Client
2 8 (30.77%) Thin Client
3 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) Service Management
3 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 8 (30.77%) Project Management
3 8 (30.77%) Project Planning
3 8 (30.77%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (11.54%) Workflow
6 2 (7.69%) Change Control
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.85%) Security Management
7 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (92.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (80.77%) MCSE
3 8 (30.77%) Degree
4 5 (19.23%) CCNA
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (11.54%) MCTS
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SCCM
2 4 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Cisco
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 4 (15.38%) Nortel
5 2 (7.69%) Sun
6 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.85%) Nimsoft
6 1 (3.85%) Spiceworks
6 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Starting Salary £20,000 rising to £21,500 after 6 months
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 25k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Trinity
Salary: £17,500 day shift
Posted: 25 days ago