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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 128 106 68
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -38
Permanent jobs citing MCP 41 65 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.13% 1.73% 3.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.82% 6.21% 13.65%
Number of salaries quoted 32 63 110
Average salary £28,000 £33,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.03% -7.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £22,300 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,200 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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
1074 1047 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.62% 27.91% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 812 874 678
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 30 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 30 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 -8 24 £33,500 +15.51% 2
Leicestershire +16 11 £28,000 +33.33% 1
Nottinghamshire -15 6 £29,750 -25.62% 2
Derbyshire -3 2 £21,500 -49.41%
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 55 (66.27%) Windows
2 49 (59.04%) Microsoft
2 49 (59.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (51.81%) Active Directory
4 30 (36.14%) VMware
5 29 (34.94%) MCSE
6 26 (31.33%) ITIL
7 25 (30.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (27.71%) Service Delivery
9 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (24.10%) MS Excel
10 20 (24.10%) MS Exchange
11 19 (22.89%) Cisco
11 19 (22.89%) MS Office
12 18 (21.69%) MCSA
12 18 (21.69%) SLA
13 17 (20.48%) SAN
14 16 (19.28%) Hyper-V
14 16 (19.28%) Law
15 15 (18.07%) SCCM
15 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (18.07%) HP
15 15 (18.07%) HND
15 15 (18.07%) Linux
16 14 (16.87%) TCP/IP
16 14 (16.87%) Citrix
16 14 (16.87%) MOS
17 13 (15.66%) Crystal Reports
18 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2003
18 12 (14.46%) Firewall

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 20 (24.10%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.25%) IIS
2 11 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (24.10%) MS Excel
2 19 (22.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Office 365
2 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.48%) SAN
2 14 (16.87%) TCP/IP
3 12 (14.46%) Firewall
4 8 (9.64%) IP Telephony
4 8 (9.64%) WAN
5 7 (8.43%) Internet
6 6 (7.23%) DNS
7 5 (6.02%) LAN
8 4 (4.82%) VPN
9 3 (3.61%) MPLS
9 3 (3.61%) DHCP
9 3 (3.61%) Wireless
10 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.20%) NAS
10 1 (1.20%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.20%) OLAP
4 1 (1.20%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (19.28%) Law
2 5 (6.02%) Finance
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (32.53%) Analyst
2 20 (24.10%) Support Analyst
3 16 (19.28%) Team Leader
3 16 (19.28%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 13 (15.66%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (14.46%) Support Technician
6 10 (12.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 10 (12.05%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (10.84%) Support Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (8.43%) Senior Security Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Security Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 7 (8.43%) IT Support
9 6 (7.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) IT Support Technician
11 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support Technician
12 3 (3.61%) Wintel Analyst
12 3 (3.61%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Clustering
1 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) SystemC
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 55 (66.27%) Windows
2 25 (30.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (18.07%) Linux
5 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (14.46%) Windows 7
6 9 (10.84%) Windows 8
7 7 (8.43%) Windows XP
8 6 (7.23%) UNIX
9 3 (3.61%) Android
9 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.61%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.41%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.33%) ITIL
2 23 (27.71%) Service Delivery
3 12 (14.46%) Service Desk Management
4 10 (12.05%) Change Management
5 8 (9.64%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.61%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.61%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.41%) Time Management
7 2 (2.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.41%) Coaching
8 1 (1.20%) Project Management
8 1 (1.20%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.20%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.20%) Change Control
8 1 (1.20%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.20%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.20%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.20%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.82%) SQL
2 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (59.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (34.94%) MCSE
3 18 (21.69%) MCSA
4 15 (18.07%) HND
5 14 (16.87%) MOS
6 9 (10.84%) Degree
7 8 (9.64%) MCTS
7 8 (9.64%) MCITP
8 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
8 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
8 5 (6.02%) CNA
8 5 (6.02%) CNE
8 5 (6.02%) Novell Certification
8 5 (6.02%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (4.82%) RHCT
9 4 (4.82%) MCDST
10 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (3.61%) A+ Certification
10 3 (3.61%) CCNP
11 2 (2.41%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.69%) SLA
2 11 (13.25%) ISO 9001
3 7 (8.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (8.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (51.81%) Active Directory
2 16 (19.28%) Hyper-V
3 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.82%) XenApp
5 1 (1.20%) XenServer
5 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.20%) vSphere
5 1 (1.20%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (18.07%) SCCM
2 5 (6.02%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.61%) SCOM
4 1 (1.20%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 49 (59.04%) Microsoft
2 30 (36.14%) VMware
3 19 (22.89%) Cisco
4 15 (18.07%) HP
5 14 (16.87%) Citrix
6 10 (12.05%) Dell
7 7 (8.43%) EMC
7 7 (8.43%) IBM
8 6 (7.23%) Symantec
8 6 (7.23%) Sophos
9 5 (6.02%) Remedy
10 4 (4.82%) NetApp
10 4 (4.82%) Computacenter
11 3 (3.61%) LANDesk
11 3 (3.61%) ProCurve
11 3 (3.61%) MobileIron
11 3 (3.61%) NEC
11 3 (3.61%) Altiris
12 2 (2.41%) Red Gate
13 1 (1.20%) Spiceworks
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