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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 43 54 66
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCP 17 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 4.02% 2.26% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.78% 9.28% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 1
Average salary £33,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.19% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
115 97 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 27.19% 24.37% 31.87%
Number of salaries quoted 88 82 156
Average salary £40,000 £42,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.43% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 December 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Crawley

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
3 15 (65.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (60.87%) MCSE
5 13 (56.52%) MS Office
5 13 (56.52%) ITIL
6 12 (52.17%) Citrix
6 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (47.83%) SharePoint
8 10 (43.48%) Firewall
8 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (39.13%) MCSA
9 9 (39.13%) Internet
9 9 (39.13%) VMware
10 8 (34.78%) Linux
10 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
10 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
11 6 (26.09%) Mac OS X
11 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (26.09%) Blackberry
11 6 (26.09%) SCCM
11 6 (26.09%) Mac OS
11 6 (26.09%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (21.74%) C
12 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
12 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (21.74%) MCITP
12 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
13 4 (17.39%) CRM
13 4 (17.39%) DHCP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (47.83%) SharePoint
2 6 (26.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
4 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (13.04%) IIS
6 2 (8.70%) MS Project Server
7 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (56.52%) MS Office
2 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
3 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) Internet
3 4 (17.39%) DHCP
3 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 4 (17.39%) DNS
4 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Support Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (26.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (34.78%) Linux
5 6 (26.09%) Mac OS X
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (26.09%) Mac OS
6 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
7 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) CRM
2 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (60.87%) MCSE
3 9 (39.13%) MCSA
4 5 (21.74%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) XenApp
2 4 (17.39%) UAG
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Citrix
3 9 (39.13%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) WatchGuard
4 4 (17.39%) Websense
5 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) Lotus