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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 118 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCP 59 122 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.64% 3.77% 4.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.57% 13.71% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 54 116 127
Average salary £27,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £23,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,900 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-20.26% +2.73%
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
1059 890 1081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.47% 27.47% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 875 726 922
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -8 44 £27,000 -22.85% 6
Nottinghamshire -31 9 £40,000 +33.33%
Leicestershire -26 4 £19,000 -55.29% 1
Lincolnshire 0 2 £25,000 -33.33%
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 102 (79.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (64.84%) Windows
3 73 (57.03%) Microsoft
4 68 (53.13%) ITIL
5 50 (39.06%) SQL Server
6 48 (37.50%) MCSE
6 48 (37.50%) MCTS
7 47 (36.72%) MCAD
8 46 (35.94%) C#
8 46 (35.94%) .NET
9 45 (35.16%) TDD
10 43 (33.59%) ASP.NET
11 40 (31.25%) MCSD
11 40 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (31.25%) NUnit
11 40 (31.25%) WCF
12 39 (30.47%) MCITP
13 38 (29.69%) MVC
13 38 (29.69%) Scrum
13 38 (29.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 38 (29.69%) Rhino Mocks
13 38 (29.69%) Razor View Engine
13 38 (29.69%) Web Application Development
13 38 (29.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 35 (27.34%) MCSA
15 34 (26.56%) MS Excel
16 33 (25.78%) NHibernate
16 33 (25.78%) SQL Server 2012
17 29 (22.66%) MS Exchange
17 29 (22.66%) WPF

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 29 (22.66%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.59%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.78%) Lync
Applications
1 34 (26.56%) MS Excel
2 22 (17.19%) MS Office
3 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.97%) TCP/IP
2 18 (14.06%) DNS
3 12 (9.38%) VPN
4 8 (6.25%) DHCP
5 7 (5.47%) VLAN
6 5 (3.91%) Internet
6 5 (3.91%) WAN
7 4 (3.13%) IP Telephony
8 3 (2.34%) SAN
9 2 (1.56%) MPLS
9 2 (1.56%) Firewall
9 2 (1.56%) LAN
10 1 (0.78%) ATM
10 1 (0.78%) SMTP
10 1 (0.78%) FTP
10 1 (0.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (39.06%) SQL Server
2 33 (25.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (21.88%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (5.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 40 (31.25%) NUnit
2 38 (29.69%) Rhino Mocks
3 27 (21.09%) Moq
4 5 (3.91%) MSTest
General
1 20 (15.63%) Law
2 13 (10.16%) Legal
3 6 (4.69%) Finance
4 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (35.16%) Developer
2 39 (30.47%) Team Leader
3 38 (29.69%) .NET Developer
4 37 (28.91%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 16 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (12.50%) Analyst
6 11 (8.59%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 11 (8.59%) Exchange Specialist
7 10 (7.81%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (7.81%) Service Analyst
8 6 (4.69%) Junior
8 6 (4.69%) SQL Developer
8 6 (4.69%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (3.91%) Junior Developer
9 5 (3.91%) Graduate
9 5 (3.91%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 5 (3.91%) Junior .NET Developer
9 5 (3.91%) Graduate Developer
10 3 (2.34%) Consultant
10 3 (2.34%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (35.94%) .NET
2 43 (33.59%) ASP.NET
3 40 (31.25%) WCF
4 38 (29.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (29.69%) Razor View Engine
4 38 (29.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 33 (25.78%) NHibernate
6 29 (22.66%) WPF
7 27 (21.09%) WinForms
8 16 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
9 11 (8.59%) MonoRail
10 10 (7.81%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.91%) HTML
11 5 (3.91%) CSS
11 5 (3.91%) XML
11 5 (3.91%) XHTML
11 5 (3.91%) Spring.NET
11 5 (3.91%) Ninject
11 5 (3.91%) Unity DI Container
12 1 (0.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.19%) Streaming Music
2 15 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.59%) Tandem
4 10 (7.81%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.47%) Clustering
6 5 (3.91%) N-Tier
6 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.91%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (2.34%) Kindle
8 1 (0.78%) EPoS
8 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 83 (64.84%) Windows
2 24 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 22 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (14.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (8.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (7.03%) Windows XP
6 9 (7.03%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (53.13%) ITIL
2 45 (35.16%) TDD
3 40 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (29.69%) Scrum
4 38 (29.69%) MVC
4 38 (29.69%) Web Application Development
5 27 (21.09%) Kanban
5 27 (21.09%) MVVM
5 27 (21.09%) Service Delivery
6 22 (17.19%) BDD
7 18 (14.06%) Service Desk Management
8 9 (7.03%) Unit Testing
9 7 (5.47%) UML
9 7 (5.47%) Data Modelling
10 6 (4.69%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.69%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.91%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (3.91%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (2.34%) Mentoring
13 2 (1.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 46 (35.94%) C#
2 8 (6.25%) SQL
3 4 (3.13%) C
4 1 (0.78%) Java
4 1 (0.78%) VBScript
4 1 (0.78%) VB
4 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 102 (79.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (37.50%) MCSE
2 48 (37.50%) MCTS
3 47 (36.72%) MCAD
4 40 (31.25%) MCSD
5 39 (30.47%) MCITP
6 35 (27.34%) MCSA
7 27 (21.09%) HND
8 20 (15.63%) MOS
9 13 (10.16%) SC Cleared
9 13 (10.16%) Security Cleared
10 12 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.34%) Degree
12 3 (2.34%) MCT
12 3 (2.34%) CCNA
12 3 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (2.34%) HNC
13 2 (1.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (19.53%) SLA
2 13 (10.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (19.53%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.59%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) OpenView
1 2 (1.56%) OVSD
1 2 (1.56%) SCCM
2 1 (0.78%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 73 (57.03%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.84%) VMware
3 5 (3.91%) Cisco
4 4 (3.13%) HP
5 3 (2.34%) Altiris
6 2 (1.56%) ProCurve
6 2 (1.56%) Citrix
6 2 (1.56%) NEC
7 1 (0.78%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle
7 1 (0.78%) SAP
7 1 (0.78%) Sophos
7 1 (0.78%) Trend Micro
7 1 (0.78%) IronPort
Northamptonshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
RBW Consulting
Posted: 7 days ago
East Midlands
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 18-21 Per Annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago