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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 39 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.41% 0.44% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% 1.64% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £24,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +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
60 61 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 24.69% 26.87% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52 48 42
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,981
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 8 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft