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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 5.49% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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
70 95 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 38.46% 37.40% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 57 84 54
Average salary £29,500 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Croydon

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 26 (96.30%) Windows
1 26 (96.30%) Windows Server 2012
2 25 (92.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 25 (92.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (88.89%) SQL
4 23 (85.19%) Windows 7
4 23 (85.19%) 3D Printing
4 23 (85.19%) Windows 8
4 23 (85.19%) Windows Vista
5 22 (81.48%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (81.48%) Document Management
6 17 (62.96%) Electronics
7 12 (44.44%) Project Management
8 11 (40.74%) Project Planning
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (11.11%) MCSE
10 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
10 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 3 (11.11%) SLA
10 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 2 (7.41%) CCNA
11 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (7.41%) LAN
11 2 (7.41%) WAN
11 2 (7.41%) Device Driver
12 1 (3.70%) VMware
12 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
12 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
12 1 (3.70%) Degree
12 1 (3.70%) Logistics

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
General
1 17 (62.96%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Consultant
2 10 (37.04%) Help Desk Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Solutions Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Solutions Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.70%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 23 (85.19%) 3D Printing
2 22 (81.48%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (96.30%) Windows
1 26 (96.30%) Windows Server 2012
2 25 (92.59%) Windows Server 2003
2 25 (92.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (85.19%) Windows 7
3 23 (85.19%) Windows 8
3 23 (85.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Document Management
2 12 (44.44%) Project Management
3 11 (40.74%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Time Management
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.70%) WSUS
1 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) McAfee
2 1 (3.70%) VMware