The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 38 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 1.32% 4.49% 2.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 11.57% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 4
Average salary £23,250 £42,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.29% +57.40%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
MCP
Derbyshire

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

Qualifications Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
48 121 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 21.05% 38.78% 34.71%
Number of salaries quoted 37 98 72
Average salary £28,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.77% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £31,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

MCP
Salary Trend in Derby

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

MCP Salary Trend in Derby

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Derby 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Derby 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco