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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 75 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.13% 1.26% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 4.27% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 10
Average salary £17,500 £37,500 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.33% +57.89%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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
213 164 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 26.96% 29.60% 33.89%
Number of salaries quoted 180 131 190
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 May 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) SMTP
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow Management
3 2 (33.33%) PABX
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (16.67%) CCENT
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
1 2 (33.33%) SMTP
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) CCENT
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Sun