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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 138 118 56
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -62
Permanent jobs citing MCP 44 63 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.15% 1.71% 3.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.78% 5.89% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 37 58 121
Average salary £33,500 £27,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.07% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -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
1163 1070 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.51% 29.01% 26.12%
Number of salaries quoted 870 868 676
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -11 24 £33,500 +24.07% 1
Leicestershire +14 12 £28,000 +33.33%
Nottinghamshire -18 6 £23,500 -41.25% 1
Derbyshire -12 2 £23,500 -44.70% 2
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (67.06%) Windows
2 52 (61.18%) Microsoft
3 51 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (52.94%) Active Directory
5 35 (41.18%) MCSE
5 35 (41.18%) VMware
6 34 (40.00%) ITIL
7 28 (32.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (29.41%) MS Exchange
8 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (28.24%) MS Excel
10 23 (27.06%) SAN
10 23 (27.06%) Service Delivery
11 22 (25.88%) Law
11 22 (25.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (25.88%) Hyper-V
12 21 (24.71%) HP
13 20 (23.53%) SCCM
14 19 (22.35%) SLA
15 18 (21.18%) Cisco
15 18 (21.18%) TCP/IP
16 17 (20.00%) HND
16 17 (20.00%) Linux
16 17 (20.00%) MS Office
16 17 (20.00%) MOS
16 17 (20.00%) Clustering
17 16 (18.82%) Crystal Reports
17 16 (18.82%) IIS
18 15 (17.65%) Dell
18 15 (17.65%) Change Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 16 (18.82%) IIS
3 11 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (28.24%) MS Excel
2 17 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Office 365
2 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.06%) SAN
2 18 (21.18%) TCP/IP
3 12 (14.12%) Firewall
4 8 (9.41%) IP Telephony
5 7 (8.24%) WAN
6 6 (7.06%) Internet
6 6 (7.06%) DNS
7 5 (5.88%) VPN
8 4 (4.71%) DHCP
8 4 (4.71%) LAN
9 3 (3.53%) MPLS
10 2 (2.35%) Wireless
11 1 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.18%) NAS
11 1 (1.18%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.82%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.18%) OLAP
3 1 (1.18%) OLTP
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (25.88%) Law
2 8 (9.41%) Finance
3 5 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (30.59%) Analyst
2 22 (25.88%) Team Leader
2 22 (25.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 20 (23.53%) Support Analyst
4 16 (18.82%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (17.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Support Technician
7 7 (8.24%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (8.24%) Support Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (8.24%) Senior Security Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Security Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) IT Support
9 5 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
9 5 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
11 3 (3.53%) Network Engineer
11 3 (3.53%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) Clustering
2 15 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (67.06%) Windows
2 28 (32.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (20.00%) Linux
5 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 8 (9.41%) Windows 8
8 7 (8.24%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.71%) UNIX
9 4 (4.71%) Android
9 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.71%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.35%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.00%) ITIL
2 23 (27.06%) Service Delivery
3 15 (17.65%) Change Management
3 15 (17.65%) Service Desk Management
4 11 (12.94%) Incident Management
5 9 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (9.41%) Problem Management
6 8 (9.41%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.35%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.35%) Coaching
7 2 (2.35%) Time Management
7 2 (2.35%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.35%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.35%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.18%) Project Management
8 1 (1.18%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.18%) Migration
8 1 (1.18%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.18%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.18%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.53%) SQL
2 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (41.18%) MCSE
3 17 (20.00%) HND
3 17 (20.00%) MOS
4 14 (16.47%) MCSA
5 8 (9.41%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (8.24%) Degree
7 6 (7.06%) MCDST
7 6 (7.06%) MCTS
7 6 (7.06%) MCITP
8 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.53%) CCNP
8 3 (3.53%) CNA
8 3 (3.53%) CNE
8 3 (3.53%) Novell Certification
8 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.35%) A+ Certification
9 2 (2.35%) RHCT
10 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.35%) SLA
2 14 (16.47%) ISO 9001
3 7 (8.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (8.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 22 (25.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (25.88%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.53%) XenApp
4 2 (2.35%) vSphere
5 1 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.18%) XenServer
5 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (23.53%) SCCM
2 8 (9.41%) SCOM
3 3 (3.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.18%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 52 (61.18%) Microsoft
2 35 (41.18%) VMware
3 21 (24.71%) HP
4 18 (21.18%) Cisco
5 15 (17.65%) Dell
6 11 (12.94%) Citrix
7 8 (9.41%) Altiris
8 7 (8.24%) EMC
8 7 (8.24%) IBM
9 5 (5.88%) NetApp
10 4 (4.71%) Symantec
10 4 (4.71%) Sophos
10 4 (4.71%) LANDesk
10 4 (4.71%) MobileIron
11 3 (3.53%) NEC
11 3 (3.53%) ProCurve
11 3 (3.53%) Remedy
11 3 (3.53%) Computacenter
12 2 (2.35%) SAP
13 1 (1.18%) Oracle
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