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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 131 83 55
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -28
Permanent jobs citing MCP 52 105 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.43% 3.11% 4.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.94% 11.09% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 48 100 127
Average salary £27,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £24,600 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
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
1053 947 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 28.89% 28.08% 33.95%
Number of salaries quoted 880 783 898
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,256 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -1 46 £27,000 -22.85% 1
Nottinghamshire -24 4 £40,000 - 1
Derbyshire -7 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Leicestershire -32 1 £23,000 -39.47% 1
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 84 (73.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (65.22%) Windows
3 73 (63.48%) Microsoft
4 70 (60.87%) ITIL
5 46 (40.00%) MCSE
6 38 (33.04%) MCITP
7 37 (32.17%) MCTS
8 36 (31.30%) SQL Server
9 31 (26.96%) MCSA
9 31 (26.96%) MS Excel
9 31 (26.96%) SLA
10 30 (26.09%) HND
10 30 (26.09%) Crystal Reports
10 30 (26.09%) MCAD
10 30 (26.09%) Windows 7
11 29 (25.22%) C#
11 29 (25.22%) .NET
11 29 (25.22%) Service Delivery
12 28 (24.35%) TDD
13 27 (23.48%) TCP/IP
13 27 (23.48%) MCSD
13 27 (23.48%) NUnit
13 27 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (23.48%) WCF
14 26 (22.61%) Windows Server 2008
14 26 (22.61%) ASP.NET
15 25 (21.74%) MS Exchange
15 25 (21.74%) MVC
15 25 (21.74%) Scrum
15 25 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (26.96%) MS Excel
2 22 (19.13%) MS Office
3 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.48%) TCP/IP
2 19 (16.52%) DNS
3 14 (12.17%) VPN
4 9 (7.83%) DHCP
5 8 (6.96%) WAN
6 7 (6.09%) VLAN
7 6 (5.22%) IP Telephony
8 5 (4.35%) LAN
8 5 (4.35%) Internet
9 4 (3.48%) SAN
10 2 (1.74%) Firewall
10 2 (1.74%) MPLS
11 1 (0.87%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.30%) SQL Server
2 30 (26.09%) Crystal Reports
3 23 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (23.48%) NUnit
2 25 (21.74%) Rhino Mocks
3 19 (16.52%) Moq
4 2 (1.74%) MSTest
General
1 21 (18.26%) Law
2 14 (12.17%) Legal
3 3 (2.61%) Finance
4 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.87%) Publishing
5 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (35.65%) Team Leader
2 39 (33.91%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 28 (24.35%) Developer
4 27 (23.48%) Analyst
5 25 (21.74%) .NET Developer
6 20 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
6 20 (17.39%) Service Analyst
7 12 (10.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Exchange Specialist
8 7 (6.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 7 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.22%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (2.61%) Consultant
11 3 (2.61%) Support Analyst
11 3 (2.61%) Technical Support
11 3 (2.61%) 1st Line Support
11 3 (2.61%) Technical Consultant
11 3 (2.61%) Junior
11 3 (2.61%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.22%) .NET
2 27 (23.48%) WCF
3 26 (22.61%) ASP.NET
4 25 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (21.74%) Razor View Engine
4 25 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 23 (20.00%) NHibernate
6 21 (18.26%) WPF
7 19 (16.52%) WinForms
8 8 (6.96%) Castle Windsor
9 6 (5.22%) MonoRail
10 3 (2.61%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.74%) Unity DI Container
11 2 (1.74%) Spring.NET
11 2 (1.74%) Ninject
12 1 (0.87%) HTML
12 1 (0.87%) XHTML
12 1 (0.87%) CSS
12 1 (0.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.78%) Streaming Music
2 16 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.09%) Clustering
4 6 (5.22%) Tandem
5 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.74%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.87%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.87%) EPoS
7 1 (0.87%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 75 (65.22%) Windows
2 30 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 26 (22.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (11.30%) Windows Vista
6 10 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (8.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (60.87%) ITIL
2 29 (25.22%) Service Delivery
3 28 (24.35%) TDD
4 27 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (21.74%) MVC
5 25 (21.74%) Scrum
5 25 (21.74%) Web Application Development
6 19 (16.52%) Kanban
6 19 (16.52%) MVVM
7 18 (15.65%) Service Desk Management
8 17 (14.78%) BDD
9 8 (6.96%) Coaching
10 5 (4.35%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.35%) Service Management
10 5 (4.35%) Problem Management
11 4 (3.48%) Mentoring
12 3 (2.61%) Data Modelling
12 3 (2.61%) UML
12 3 (2.61%) E-Commerce
13 2 (1.74%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.22%) C#
2 4 (3.48%) C
2 4 (3.48%) SQL
3 1 (0.87%) VBScript
3 1 (0.87%) VB
3 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.87%) Java
Qualifications
1 84 (73.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (40.00%) MCSE
3 38 (33.04%) MCITP
4 37 (32.17%) MCTS
5 31 (26.96%) MCSA
6 30 (26.09%) HND
6 30 (26.09%) MCAD
7 27 (23.48%) MCSD
8 23 (20.00%) MOS
9 16 (13.91%) SC Cleared
9 16 (13.91%) Security Cleared
10 9 (7.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.61%) MCT
11 3 (2.61%) Degree
12 2 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (1.74%) CCNA
12 2 (1.74%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.87%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (26.96%) SLA
2 13 (11.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (18.26%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.87%) XenServer
4 1 (0.87%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) OVSD
1 2 (1.74%) SCCM
1 2 (1.74%) OpenView
Vendors
1 73 (63.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.91%) VMware
3 6 (5.22%) Cisco
4 5 (4.35%) Citrix
5 4 (3.48%) HP
6 2 (1.74%) ProCurve
6 2 (1.74%) NEC
7 1 (0.87%) SAP
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle
7 1 (0.87%) NetApp
7 1 (0.87%) Altiris
7 1 (0.87%) ServiceNow
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