The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 105 61 73
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCP 67 113 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.79% 3.55% 3.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.35% 13.97% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 64 112 117
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% -8.75%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1055 809 1104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 28.13% 25.43% 32.29%
Number of salaries quoted 882 676 930
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -4 35 £29,000 +5.45% 6
Nottinghamshire -32 16 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Leicestershire -17 7 £21,000 -50.58%
Derbyshire -9 6 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Lincolnshire +7 3 £25,000 -33.33% 2
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 128 (81.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 98 (62.42%) Windows
3 92 (58.60%) Microsoft
4 72 (45.86%) C#
4 72 (45.86%) .NET
5 70 (44.59%) MCAD
6 68 (43.31%) SQL Server
6 68 (43.31%) TDD
7 66 (42.04%) ASP.NET
8 65 (41.40%) ITIL
9 61 (38.85%) MCTS
10 58 (36.94%) NUnit
10 58 (36.94%) WCF
10 58 (36.94%) MCSD
10 58 (36.94%) MVC
11 57 (36.31%) Web Application Development
12 56 (35.67%) Razor View Engine
12 56 (35.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 56 (35.67%) Rhino Mocks
12 56 (35.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 56 (35.67%) Scrum
13 45 (28.66%) SQL Server 2012
14 44 (28.03%) NHibernate
15 40 (25.48%) WPF
15 40 (25.48%) MVVM
16 39 (24.84%) MCSE
17 38 (24.20%) WinForms
17 38 (24.20%) Moq
17 38 (24.20%) Kanban
18 36 (22.93%) MCITP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 35 (22.29%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (4.46%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.55%) IIS
6 4 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.64%) Lync
8 1 (0.64%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 32 (20.38%) MS Excel
2 20 (12.74%) MS Office
3 3 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.29%) TCP/IP
2 20 (12.74%) DHCP
3 19 (12.10%) DNS
4 11 (7.01%) WAN
5 9 (5.73%) VPN
6 8 (5.10%) LAN
7 7 (4.46%) Firewall
8 5 (3.18%) Internet
8 5 (3.18%) VLAN
9 4 (2.55%) NetScaler
9 4 (2.55%) SSL
10 3 (1.91%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.27%) SAN
11 2 (1.27%) MPLS
12 1 (0.64%) FTP
12 1 (0.64%) ATM
12 1 (0.64%) SMTP
12 1 (0.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (43.31%) SQL Server
2 45 (28.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (8.92%) Crystal Reports
3 14 (8.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (8.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 58 (36.94%) NUnit
2 56 (35.67%) Rhino Mocks
3 38 (24.20%) Moq
4 12 (7.64%) MSTest
General
1 16 (10.19%) Law
2 13 (8.28%) Finance
3 7 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.18%) Legal
5 4 (2.55%) Local Government
6 3 (1.91%) Retail
7 1 (0.64%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 70 (44.59%) Developer
2 56 (35.67%) .NET Developer
3 32 (20.38%) Analyst
4 23 (14.65%) Team Leader
5 21 (13.38%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 16 (10.19%) Support Analyst
7 15 (9.55%) Junior
8 14 (8.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (8.92%) Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (8.92%) Service Analyst
9 12 (7.64%) Graduate
9 12 (7.64%) Junior .NET Developer
9 12 (7.64%) Graduate Developer
9 12 (7.64%) Junior Developer
9 12 (7.64%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 11 (7.01%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 11 (7.01%) Exchange Specialist
11 10 (6.37%) SQL Developer
12 8 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (3.82%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (45.86%) .NET
2 66 (42.04%) ASP.NET
3 58 (36.94%) WCF
4 56 (35.67%) Razor View Engine
4 56 (35.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 56 (35.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 44 (28.03%) NHibernate
6 40 (25.48%) WPF
7 38 (24.20%) WinForms
8 30 (19.11%) Castle Windsor
9 24 (15.29%) .NET Framework
10 18 (11.46%) MonoRail
11 12 (7.64%) Unity DI Container
11 12 (7.64%) Spring.NET
11 12 (7.64%) Ninject
12 10 (6.37%) XHTML
12 10 (6.37%) XML
12 10 (6.37%) CSS
12 10 (6.37%) HTML
13 2 (1.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.56%) Streaming Music
2 22 (14.01%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (11.46%) Tandem
4 12 (7.64%) Computer Science
4 12 (7.64%) Inversion of Control
5 10 (6.37%) N-Tier
6 7 (4.46%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.18%) Clustering
8 4 (2.55%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.55%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.55%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.91%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.91%) Kindle
10 1 (0.64%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 98 (62.42%) Windows
2 29 (18.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (17.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (15.92%) Windows 7
5 17 (10.83%) Windows Vista
6 12 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (7.01%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.91%) UNIX
9 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (43.31%) TDD
2 65 (41.40%) ITIL
3 58 (36.94%) MVC
4 57 (36.31%) Web Application Development
5 56 (35.67%) Scrum
6 40 (25.48%) MVVM
7 38 (24.20%) Kanban
8 26 (16.56%) BDD
9 15 (9.55%) Service Delivery
10 14 (8.92%) Unit Testing
11 12 (7.64%) Data Modelling
11 12 (7.64%) UML
11 12 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (7.64%) Dependency Injection
12 11 (7.01%) E-Commerce
13 10 (6.37%) Service Desk Management
14 5 (3.18%) Change Control
15 4 (2.55%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (2.55%) Service Management
15 4 (2.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 72 (45.86%) C#
2 17 (10.83%) SQL
3 6 (3.82%) C
4 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.64%) Java
5 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.64%) VBScript
5 1 (0.64%) VB
5 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 128 (81.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (44.59%) MCAD
3 61 (38.85%) MCTS
4 58 (36.94%) MCSD
5 39 (24.84%) MCSE
6 36 (22.93%) MCITP
7 29 (18.47%) MCSA
8 18 (11.46%) MOS
9 13 (8.28%) HND
10 12 (7.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (7.01%) SC Cleared
11 11 (7.01%) Security Cleared
12 7 (4.46%) Degree
13 6 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (2.55%) CCIA
14 4 (2.55%) CCA
14 4 (2.55%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (1.91%) A+ Certification
15 3 (1.91%) HNC
15 3 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.28%) SLA
2 10 (6.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (21.66%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.73%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.82%) XenApp
5 4 (2.55%) XenServer
5 4 (2.55%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) SCCM
1 2 (1.27%) SCOM
1 2 (1.27%) SCOrch
1 2 (1.27%) SCSM
2 1 (0.64%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 92 (58.60%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.46%) VMware
3 7 (4.46%) Citrix
4 5 (3.18%) Cisco
5 4 (2.55%) Wyse
6 3 (1.91%) Apple
6 3 (1.91%) Altiris
7 2 (1.27%) ProCurve
7 2 (1.27%) HP
7 2 (1.27%) NEC
8 1 (0.64%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.64%) Sophos
8 1 (0.64%) SAP
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle
8 1 (0.64%) Trend Micro
8 1 (0.64%) IronPort
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