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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 66 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.62% 1.38% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% 6.15% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 4
Average salary £32,000 £31,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,465 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,200 £31,700
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £29,900 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -20.26%
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
167 130 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 20.80% 22.38% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 140 118 136
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £54,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (83.33%) MCSE
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (16.67%) MCDST
4 1 (16.67%) Sun
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Windows

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Desktop Support
2 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Desktop Support
3 3 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) MCSE
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCDST
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sun