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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 42 33 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 1.42% 5.38% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.84% 14.43% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 2
Average salary £27,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.47% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
62 97 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 29.38% 37.31% 37.16%
Number of salaries quoted 57 87 77
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Derby

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Derby region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Derby

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Network Support
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) XenServer
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp