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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 66 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCP 10 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.63% 0.68% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.99% 2.88% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 6
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £30,400 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-14.86% -1.33%
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
143 139 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 23.33% 23.80% 34.50%
Number of salaries quoted 131 115 154
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Coventry

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 17 (89.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
3 13 (68.42%) MCSE
4 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
5 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
7 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
7 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
7 8 (42.11%) Cisco
7 8 (42.11%) MS Office
7 8 (42.11%) VoIP
8 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (36.84%) Finance
8 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
9 6 (31.58%) Internet
9 6 (31.58%) CCNA
9 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
9 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
10 5 (26.32%) SQL
10 5 (26.32%) ITIL
10 5 (26.32%) SLA
10 5 (26.32%) Nortel
10 5 (26.32%) Symposium
10 5 (26.32%) Firewall
10 5 (26.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (26.32%) Nortel Meridian
11 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
11 4 (21.05%) LAN

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 5 (26.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Office
2 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) VoIP
1 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
2 6 (31.58%) Internet
3 5 (26.32%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) Symposium
3 5 (26.32%) Nortel Meridian
4 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 4 (21.05%) LAN
5 3 (15.79%) PABX
5 3 (15.79%) DNS
5 3 (15.79%) SMTP
5 3 (15.79%) HTTP
6 2 (10.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Telecoms Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (15.79%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
3 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (15.79%) Workflow
3 3 (15.79%) Workflow Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (68.42%) MCSE
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (31.58%) CCNA
5 3 (15.79%) MCTS
6 2 (10.53%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (5.26%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) Nortel
4 2 (10.53%) Sun
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.53%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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