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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 135 112 70
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -42
Permanent jobs citing MCP 39 70 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.10% 1.89% 3.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.48% 7.01% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 25 66 101
Average salary £22,000 £40,000 £35,425
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +12.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £24,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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
870 998 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.56% 26.94% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 631 855 672
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -17 17 £23,500 -37.74% 2
Leicestershire +32 14 £21,500 -
Nottinghamshire -14 5 £22,000 -45.00% 1
Derbyshire +4 4 £19,500 -54.11%
Lincolnshire - 3 £20,000 - 1
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 56 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 51 (63.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (63.75%) Windows
3 46 (57.50%) Active Directory
4 27 (33.75%) ITIL
5 26 (32.50%) MCSE
6 25 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 23 (28.75%) MS Office
9 20 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (23.75%) VMware
11 18 (22.50%) MS Exchange
12 17 (21.25%) Windows 7
13 16 (20.00%) Cisco
13 16 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (18.75%) MCSA
15 14 (17.50%) Windows 8
16 13 (16.25%) Degree
16 13 (16.25%) Service Delivery
16 13 (16.25%) TCP/IP
17 12 (15.00%) Linux
17 12 (15.00%) Internet
18 11 (13.75%) SLA
18 11 (13.75%) Citrix
18 11 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2010
18 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
19 10 (12.50%) Hyper-V
19 10 (12.50%) Firewall
19 10 (12.50%) MCTS
19 10 (12.50%) MCITP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (22.50%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.00%) IIS
4 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.25%) CMS
5 5 (6.25%) Lync
6 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 23 (28.75%) MS Office
3 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Office 365
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.25%) TCP/IP
2 12 (15.00%) Internet
3 10 (12.50%) Firewall
4 8 (10.00%) WAN
4 8 (10.00%) LAN
4 8 (10.00%) DNS
4 8 (10.00%) SAN
5 6 (7.50%) IP Telephony
6 5 (6.25%) Extranet
6 5 (6.25%) Intranet
7 3 (3.75%) Wireless
8 2 (2.50%) DHCP
9 1 (1.25%) VPN
9 1 (1.25%) VoIP
9 1 (1.25%) ADSL
9 1 (1.25%) Broadband
9 1 (1.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.25%) OLTP
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.25%) OLAP
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (10.00%) Law
2 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (38.75%) Analyst
2 14 (17.50%) Support Technician
3 13 (16.25%) Support Analyst
3 13 (16.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (11.25%) Service Analyst
4 9 (11.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) IT Support
6 7 (8.75%) Security Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Senior Security Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) IT Support Technician
7 6 (7.50%) Configuration Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Team Leader
8 5 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (6.25%) Developer
8 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) .NET
1 3 (3.75%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.00%) Clustering
3 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.25%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 51 (63.75%) Windows
2 25 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (21.25%) Windows 7
5 16 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (17.50%) Windows 8
7 12 (15.00%) Linux
8 9 (11.25%) UNIX
9 6 (7.50%) Windows XP
10 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
10 5 (6.25%) Android
10 5 (6.25%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.50%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) ITIL
2 13 (16.25%) Service Delivery
3 7 (8.75%) Change Management
3 7 (8.75%) Coaching
4 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.00%) Service Desk Management
5 4 (5.00%) Service Management
6 3 (3.75%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.50%) Line Management
7 2 (2.50%) Time Management
7 2 (2.50%) ERP
8 1 (1.25%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (1.25%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.25%) Project Management
8 1 (1.25%) CRM
8 1 (1.25%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) SQL
2 3 (3.75%) C#
3 1 (1.25%) C
3 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (63.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (32.50%) MCSE
3 15 (18.75%) MCSA
4 13 (16.25%) Degree
5 10 (12.50%) MCTS
5 10 (12.50%) MCITP
6 8 (10.00%) MOS
7 7 (8.75%) HND
8 4 (5.00%) A+ Certification
8 4 (5.00%) RHCT
9 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.50%) MCDBA
10 2 (2.50%) CNA
10 2 (2.50%) CNE
10 2 (2.50%) Novell Certification
11 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.25%) MCDST
11 1 (1.25%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) SLA
2 8 (10.00%) ISO 9001
3 7 (8.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (8.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (57.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.50%) XenApp
5 1 (1.25%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (11.25%) SCCM
2 2 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 56 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (23.75%) VMware
3 16 (20.00%) Cisco
4 11 (13.75%) Citrix
5 9 (11.25%) HP
5 9 (11.25%) Dell
6 7 (8.75%) LANDesk
6 7 (8.75%) IBM
6 7 (8.75%) EMC
7 5 (6.25%) MobileIron
8 3 (3.75%) Symantec
8 3 (3.75%) Remedy
8 3 (3.75%) Sophos
9 2 (2.50%) Red Gate
10 1 (1.25%) Google
10 1 (1.25%) Computacenter
10 1 (1.25%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.25%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.25%) Toshiba
10 1 (1.25%) McAfee
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Scunthorpe
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 25 days ago