The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 52 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCP 6 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 1.37% 0.39% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.71% 1.35% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 10
Average salary £36,250 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 - £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
MCP
West Sussex

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

Qualifications Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
105 148 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 23.92% 28.91% 32.18%
Number of salaries quoted 77 115 161
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,450 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

MCP
Salary Trend in Crawley

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

MCP Salary Trend in Crawley

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Crawley 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (71.43%) Internet
5 8 (57.14%) Firewall
5 8 (57.14%) MCSE
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (50.00%) MS Office
6 7 (50.00%) ITIL
7 6 (42.86%) C
7 6 (42.86%) Mac OS X
7 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (42.86%) Blackberry
7 6 (42.86%) SCCM
7 6 (42.86%) Mac OS
8 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (35.71%) UAG
8 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (35.71%) VMware
8 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
8 5 (35.71%) IIS
8 5 (35.71%) DNS
8 5 (35.71%) MCSA
8 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
8 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
8 5 (35.71%) DHCP
8 5 (35.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Crawley 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 (35.71%) IIS
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
1 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
1 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Internet
2 8 (57.14%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) DHCP
3 5 (35.71%) DNS
4 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Support Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) Mac OS
4 6 (42.86%) Mac OS X
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) MCSE
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (35.71%) MCSA
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) CISSP
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) CEH
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) McAfee
4 2 (14.29%) Qualys