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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 50 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCP 10 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 2.18% 0.21% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.93% 0.74% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 8
Average salary £23,750 - £35,000
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
112 135 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 24.40% 27.72% 33.90%
Number of salaries quoted 78 110 151
Average salary £40,500 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.43% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £26,400 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
Salary Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Crawley

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) MCSE
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) MS Office
3 11 (61.11%) ITIL
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (55.56%) Internet
5 8 (44.44%) Citrix
5 8 (44.44%) Firewall
6 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
7 6 (33.33%) Mac OS X
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (33.33%) Blackberry
7 6 (33.33%) C
7 6 (33.33%) SCCM
7 6 (33.33%) Mac OS
8 5 (27.78%) UAG
8 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (27.78%) VMware
8 5 (27.78%) MCSA
8 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
8 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
8 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
8 5 (27.78%) DHCP
8 5 (27.78%) IIS
8 5 (27.78%) DNS
8 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (27.78%) IIS
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
1 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
1 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (61.11%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
3 4 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Internet
2 8 (44.44%) Firewall
3 5 (27.78%) DHCP
3 5 (27.78%) DNS
4 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (33.33%) Mac OS
4 6 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) MCSE
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (27.78%) MCSA
3 4 (22.22%) MCITP
4 2 (11.11%) CEH
4 2 (11.11%) CCNA
4 2 (11.11%) CISSP
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.11%) McAfee
5 2 (11.11%) Qualys