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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 120 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCP 62 122 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.64% 3.73% 4.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.75% 14.44% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 57 120 130
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
1079 845 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 28.58% 25.86% 32.21%
Number of salaries quoted 880 690 938
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,547
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 -2 39 £27,000 -22.85% 2
Nottinghamshire -34 12 £40,000 +33.33%
Leicestershire -20 6 £21,000 -50.58% 1
Lincolnshire +2 3 £25,000 -33.33% 3
Derbyshire -15 2 £37,500 +7.14%
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 111 (81.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 90 (65.69%) Windows
3 77 (56.20%) Microsoft
4 62 (45.26%) ITIL
5 60 (43.80%) SQL Server
6 59 (43.07%) MCAD
7 58 (42.34%) C#
7 58 (42.34%) .NET
8 57 (41.61%) TDD
9 55 (40.15%) ASP.NET
10 53 (38.69%) MCTS
11 49 (35.77%) WCF
11 49 (35.77%) MCSD
11 49 (35.77%) NUnit
12 47 (34.31%) Scrum
12 47 (34.31%) MVC
12 47 (34.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 47 (34.31%) Rhino Mocks
12 47 (34.31%) Razor View Engine
12 47 (34.31%) Web Application Development
12 47 (34.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 44 (32.12%) MCSE
14 40 (29.20%) SQL Server 2012
15 39 (28.47%) NHibernate
16 37 (27.01%) MCITP
17 35 (25.55%) WPF
18 33 (24.09%) Moq
18 33 (24.09%) Kanban
18 33 (24.09%) MVVM
18 33 (24.09%) MS Exchange

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 33 (24.09%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.92%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.73%) Lync
7 1 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (22.63%) MS Excel
2 19 (13.87%) MS Office
3 3 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.06%) TCP/IP
2 18 (13.14%) DNS
3 14 (10.22%) DHCP
4 9 (6.57%) VPN
5 7 (5.11%) VLAN
6 6 (4.38%) WAN
7 5 (3.65%) Internet
8 4 (2.92%) IP Telephony
8 4 (2.92%) Firewall
9 3 (2.19%) LAN
10 2 (1.46%) MPLS
10 2 (1.46%) SAN
11 1 (0.73%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.73%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.73%) SMTP
11 1 (0.73%) ATM
11 1 (0.73%) SSL
11 1 (0.73%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (43.80%) SQL Server
2 40 (29.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (15.33%) Crystal Reports
4 11 (8.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (7.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 49 (35.77%) NUnit
2 47 (34.31%) Rhino Mocks
3 33 (24.09%) Moq
4 8 (5.84%) MSTest
General
1 17 (12.41%) Law
2 9 (6.57%) Finance
3 8 (5.84%) Legal
4 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (40.88%) Developer
2 47 (34.31%) .NET Developer
3 30 (21.90%) Team Leader
4 28 (20.44%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 22 (16.06%) Analyst
6 14 (10.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (8.03%) Exchange Specialist
7 11 (8.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 11 (8.03%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (8.03%) Junior
7 11 (8.03%) Service Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) SQL Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Junior Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Junior .NET Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Graduate Developer
8 8 (5.84%) Graduate
8 8 (5.84%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 7 (5.11%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (4.38%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (42.34%) .NET
2 55 (40.15%) ASP.NET
3 49 (35.77%) WCF
4 47 (34.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 47 (34.31%) Razor View Engine
4 47 (34.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 39 (28.47%) NHibernate
6 35 (25.55%) WPF
7 33 (24.09%) WinForms
8 22 (16.06%) Castle Windsor
9 16 (11.68%) .NET Framework
10 14 (10.22%) MonoRail
11 8 (5.84%) XHTML
11 8 (5.84%) HTML
11 8 (5.84%) CSS
11 8 (5.84%) XML
11 8 (5.84%) Spring.NET
11 8 (5.84%) Unity DI Container
11 8 (5.84%) Ninject
12 1 (0.73%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.25%) Streaming Music
2 16 (11.68%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (10.22%) Tandem
4 8 (5.84%) N-Tier
4 8 (5.84%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.84%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (5.11%) Clustering
6 3 (2.19%) Kindle
6 3 (2.19%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.73%) EPoS
7 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 90 (65.69%) Windows
2 25 (18.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (17.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (16.79%) Windows 7
5 13 (9.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (8.76%) Windows Vista
7 10 (7.30%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (45.26%) ITIL
2 57 (41.61%) TDD
3 47 (34.31%) Scrum
3 47 (34.31%) MVC
3 47 (34.31%) Web Application Development
4 33 (24.09%) Kanban
4 33 (24.09%) MVVM
5 25 (18.25%) BDD
6 22 (16.06%) Service Delivery
7 14 (10.22%) Service Desk Management
8 12 (8.76%) Unit Testing
9 10 (7.30%) Data Modelling
9 10 (7.30%) UML
10 9 (6.57%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (5.84%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (2.19%) Workflow
13 2 (1.46%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (1.46%) Configuration Management
13 2 (1.46%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (42.34%) C#
2 13 (9.49%) SQL
3 2 (1.46%) C
3 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.73%) Java
4 1 (0.73%) VBScript
4 1 (0.73%) VB
4 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 111 (81.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (43.07%) MCAD
3 53 (38.69%) MCTS
4 49 (35.77%) MCSD
5 44 (32.12%) MCSE
6 37 (27.01%) MCITP
7 31 (22.63%) MCSA
8 19 (13.87%) HND
9 18 (13.14%) MOS
10 12 (8.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (7.30%) SC Cleared
11 10 (7.30%) Security Cleared
12 6 (4.38%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (4.38%) Degree
13 3 (2.19%) MCT
13 3 (2.19%) HNC
13 3 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (2.19%) CCNA
14 2 (1.46%) A+ Certification
15 1 (0.73%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.41%) SLA
2 11 (8.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (20.44%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.03%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.19%) XenApp
5 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.73%) XenServer
5 1 (0.73%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) SCCM
1 2 (1.46%) SCOM
1 2 (1.46%) SCOrch
1 2 (1.46%) SCSM
2 1 (0.73%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 77 (56.20%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.87%) VMware
3 6 (4.38%) Cisco
4 5 (3.65%) Citrix
5 3 (2.19%) Altiris
6 2 (1.46%) NEC
6 2 (1.46%) HP
6 2 (1.46%) ProCurve
7 1 (0.73%) IronPort
7 1 (0.73%) Trend Micro
7 1 (0.73%) SAP
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle
7 1 (0.73%) Wyse
7 1 (0.73%) Sophos
7 1 (0.73%) TOWER Software
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
The One Group
Salary: £18k - 25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £16,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Topps Tiles
Salary: Up to £17,000 per annum plus company bonus and pension scheme
Posted: 15 days ago