The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 82 100 86
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCP 11 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.09% 0.40% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.07% 1.67% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 17
Median salary £20,000 £33,826 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.87% +47.06%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
MCP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Qualifications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
217 300 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.55% 24.27% 23.07%
Number of salaries quoted 161 230 223
Median salary £51,459 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.63% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MCP
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Essex region.

MCP Salary Trend in Essex

MCP
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -5 1 £32,500 +8.33%
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for MCP.

1 15 (93.75%) Windows
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 12 (75.00%) Office 365
4 11 (68.75%) ITIL
4 11 (68.75%) MS Office
5 10 (62.50%) Windows 8
5 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
6 9 (56.25%) SLA
6 9 (56.25%) Citrix
6 9 (56.25%) A+ Certification
7 8 (50.00%) Remedy
7 8 (50.00%) Progress
7 8 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
7 8 (50.00%) Logistics
7 8 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
9 3 (18.75%) VMware
9 3 (18.75%) DNS
9 3 (18.75%) DHCP
9 3 (18.75%) MCSE
9 3 (18.75%) MCSA
9 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
10 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 2 (12.50%) SQL
10 2 (12.50%) Firewall
10 2 (12.50%) Apple
10 2 (12.50%) Avaya

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Domino
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 12 (75.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) FTP
3 1 (6.25%) IMAP
3 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) POP3
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (6.25%) Front Office
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Service Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Service Desk Support
3 4 (25.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (18.75%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Services Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) WCF
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) WinForms
1 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 10 (62.50%) Windows 8
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Android
5 1 (6.25%) Debian
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Logistics
2 8 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Development
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) A+ Certification
2 8 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (18.75%) MCSA
4 3 (18.75%) MCSE
5 1 (6.25%) MCAD
5 1 (6.25%) MCPD
5 1 (6.25%) MCSD
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SmoothWall
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Citrix
3 8 (50.00%) Progress
3 8 (50.00%) Remedy
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Apple
5 2 (12.50%) Avaya
6 1 (6.25%) Acronis
6 1 (6.25%) Draytek
6 1 (6.25%) Google
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) Lotus
6 1 (6.25%) Mitel
6 1 (6.25%) NETGEAR
6 1 (6.25%) Sage
6 1 (6.25%) Toshiba
6 1 (6.25%) Trend Micro
6 1 (6.25%) Veeam
6 1 (6.25%) ZyXEL