The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 41 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.54% - 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.69% - 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £23,500 - £22,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.23% -7.14%
MCP
London

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

Qualifications Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
59 82 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 32.07% 32.28% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 50 80 58
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

MCP
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

MCP Salary Trend in Croydon

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
1 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2003
1 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
1 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2012
2 15 (88.24%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (88.24%) SQL
3 14 (82.35%) Windows Vista
3 14 (82.35%) Windows 7
3 14 (82.35%) Windows 8
3 14 (82.35%) Document Management
3 14 (82.35%) 3D Printing
4 11 (64.71%) Project Planning
4 11 (64.71%) Project Management
5 10 (58.82%) Electronics
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
7 1 (5.88%) Citrix
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server
7 1 (5.88%) MCSE
7 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
7 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
7 1 (5.88%) DHCP
7 1 (5.88%) DNS
7 1 (5.88%) IIS
7 1 (5.88%) Finance
7 1 (5.88%) VMware
7 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
General
1 10 (58.82%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Consultant
1 10 (58.82%) Solutions Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Help Desk Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 15 (88.24%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (82.35%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
1 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2003
1 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2008
1 16 (94.12%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (82.35%) Windows 7
2 14 (82.35%) Windows 8
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Document Management
2 11 (64.71%) Project Planning
2 11 (64.71%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) VMware