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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 135 111 79
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -32
Permanent jobs citing MCP 41 71 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.11% 1.92% 3.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.21% 6.95% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 28 68 103
Average salary £23,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -12.16%
MCP
England

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

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
973 1022 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.40% 27.57% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 740 853 660
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

MCP
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCP Salary Trend in the East Midlands

MCP
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

MCP
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -14 25 £25,500 -32.00% 2
Leicestershire +26 13 £21,500 -2.27%
Nottinghamshire -16 4 £19,500 -51.25%
Derbyshire -7 3 £19,500 -54.11%
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 57 (66.28%) Windows
2 54 (62.79%) Microsoft
2 54 (62.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (56.98%) Active Directory
4 30 (34.88%) MCSE
5 27 (31.40%) ITIL
5 27 (31.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (29.07%) MS Office
6 25 (29.07%) VMware
7 24 (27.91%) MS Excel
7 24 (27.91%) MS Exchange
8 23 (26.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (23.26%) Service Delivery
10 18 (20.93%) MCSA
10 18 (20.93%) SLA
11 17 (19.77%) Cisco
11 17 (19.77%) Windows 7
12 15 (17.44%) Hyper-V
12 15 (17.44%) SCCM
12 15 (17.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (17.44%) TCP/IP
13 14 (16.28%) Linux
13 14 (16.28%) Citrix
14 13 (15.12%) Law
14 13 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (15.12%) Windows 8
15 12 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (13.95%) MOS
15 12 (13.95%) SAN
15 12 (13.95%) HND

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 24 (27.91%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (11.63%) IIS
4 3 (3.49%) CMS
4 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (29.07%) MS Office
2 24 (27.91%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.44%) TCP/IP
2 12 (13.95%) SAN
3 10 (11.63%) Firewall
4 8 (9.30%) DNS
4 8 (9.30%) WAN
4 8 (9.30%) LAN
5 6 (6.98%) IP Telephony
5 6 (6.98%) Internet
6 3 (3.49%) Wireless
6 3 (3.49%) DHCP
7 1 (1.16%) VPN
7 1 (1.16%) VoIP
7 1 (1.16%) ADSL
7 1 (1.16%) Broadband
7 1 (1.16%) NAS
7 1 (1.16%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.16%) OLAP
4 1 (1.16%) OLTP
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (15.12%) Law
2 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.49%) Finance
4 2 (2.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (37.21%) Analyst
2 18 (20.93%) Support Analyst
3 14 (16.28%) Support Technician
4 13 (15.12%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (13.95%) Team Leader
5 12 (13.95%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 9 (10.47%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 9 (10.47%) Support Engineer
6 9 (10.47%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) IT Support
8 7 (8.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 7 (8.14%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (8.14%) Security Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) Senior Security Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (6.98%) IT Support Technician
9 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 6 (6.98%) Service Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) .NET
1 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.16%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Clustering
1 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.16%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 57 (66.28%) Windows
2 27 (31.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (26.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (19.77%) Windows 7
5 15 (17.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (16.28%) Linux
7 13 (15.12%) Windows 8
8 8 (9.30%) Windows XP
8 8 (9.30%) UNIX
9 4 (4.65%) Android
9 4 (4.65%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.65%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.33%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.40%) ITIL
2 20 (23.26%) Service Delivery
3 9 (10.47%) Change Management
3 9 (10.47%) Service Desk Management
4 6 (6.98%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.49%) Coaching
6 2 (2.33%) Line Management
6 2 (2.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.33%) Time Management
6 2 (2.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.33%) ERP
7 1 (1.16%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.16%) Project Management
7 1 (1.16%) Service Management
7 1 (1.16%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (1.16%) Change Control
7 1 (1.16%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.81%) SQL
2 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.16%) C
2 1 (1.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 54 (62.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (34.88%) MCSE
3 18 (20.93%) MCSA
4 12 (13.95%) HND
4 12 (13.95%) MOS
5 10 (11.63%) MCTS
5 10 (11.63%) MCITP
6 9 (10.47%) Degree
7 5 (5.81%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (4.65%) RHCT
8 4 (4.65%) A+ Certification
9 3 (3.49%) CNA
9 3 (3.49%) CNE
9 3 (3.49%) Novell Certification
9 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.33%) MCDBA
10 2 (2.33%) MCDST
11 1 (1.16%) MBCS
11 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.93%) SLA
2 9 (10.47%) ISO 9001
3 7 (8.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (8.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (56.98%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.44%) Hyper-V
3 12 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.65%) XenApp
5 1 (1.16%) XenServer
5 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (17.44%) SCCM
2 3 (3.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.33%) SCOM
4 1 (1.16%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 54 (62.79%) Microsoft
2 25 (29.07%) VMware
3 17 (19.77%) Cisco
4 14 (16.28%) Citrix
5 11 (12.79%) HP
5 11 (12.79%) Dell
6 7 (8.14%) EMC
6 7 (8.14%) IBM
7 6 (6.98%) LANDesk
8 4 (4.65%) MobileIron
8 4 (4.65%) Symantec
8 4 (4.65%) Remedy
8 4 (4.65%) Sophos
9 2 (2.33%) Altiris
9 2 (2.33%) Computacenter
9 2 (2.33%) Red Gate
10 1 (1.16%) Spiceworks
10 1 (1.16%) Aerohive Networks
10 1 (1.16%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.16%) Kaspersky
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First Point
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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