The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 84 44 93
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +49
Permanent jobs citing MCP 25 39 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.77% 4.01% 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.25% 15.35% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25 39 27
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Qualifications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
345 254 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 24.40% 26.10% 25.56%
Number of salaries quoted 255 207 278
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCP
East of England

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Essex

MCP
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basildon +10 18 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Chelmsford -18 3 £22,000 -45.00%
Billericay - 2 £36,250 -
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 45 (95.74%) Microsoft
2 42 (89.36%) Windows
3 35 (74.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (46.81%) C#
4 22 (46.81%) .NET
4 22 (46.81%) SQL Server
4 22 (46.81%) ASP.NET
4 22 (46.81%) MCAD
4 22 (46.81%) MCSD
4 22 (46.81%) MVC
4 22 (46.81%) Scrum
4 22 (46.81%) WinForms
4 22 (46.81%) TDD
4 22 (46.81%) NUnit
4 22 (46.81%) MCTS
4 22 (46.81%) WCF
4 22 (46.81%) WPF
4 22 (46.81%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (46.81%) Kanban
4 22 (46.81%) Spring.NET
4 22 (46.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (46.81%) Dependency Injection
4 22 (46.81%) Inversion of Control
4 22 (46.81%) MSTest
4 22 (46.81%) MVVM
4 22 (46.81%) Rhino Mocks
4 22 (46.81%) Moq
4 22 (46.81%) Castle Windsor
4 22 (46.81%) Ninject
4 22 (46.81%) Razor View Engine

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 14 (29.79%) MS Exchange
2 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.77%) MS Office
3 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) Firewall
2 6 (12.77%) NetScaler
3 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.51%) DNS
3 4 (8.51%) SAN
3 4 (8.51%) DHCP
3 4 (8.51%) NAS
4 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (46.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (46.81%) NUnit
1 22 (46.81%) MSTest
1 22 (46.81%) Rhino Mocks
1 22 (46.81%) Moq
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Developer
1 22 (46.81%) .NET Developer
2 14 (29.79%) Analyst
3 13 (27.66%) Support Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (12.77%) Citrix Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Desktop Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Desktop Support
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Desktop Support Technician
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Technician
7 3 (6.38%) Service Desk Technician
7 3 (6.38%) Desktop Technician
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) .NET
1 22 (46.81%) ASP.NET
1 22 (46.81%) WinForms
1 22 (46.81%) WCF
1 22 (46.81%) WPF
1 22 (46.81%) Spring.NET
1 22 (46.81%) ASP.NET MVC
1 22 (46.81%) Castle Windsor
1 22 (46.81%) Ninject
1 22 (46.81%) Razor View Engine
1 22 (46.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 22 (46.81%) Unity DI Container
2 7 (14.89%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (46.81%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 42 (89.36%) Windows
2 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) MVC
1 22 (46.81%) Scrum
1 22 (46.81%) TDD
1 22 (46.81%) Continuous Integration
1 22 (46.81%) Kanban
1 22 (46.81%) Dependency Injection
1 22 (46.81%) MVVM
1 22 (46.81%) Web Application Development
2 6 (12.77%) ITIL
3 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
3 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.38%) Software Deployment
3 3 (6.38%) Capacity Management
3 3 (6.38%) Service Management
3 3 (6.38%) Change Management
4 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.26%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (2.13%) Project Management
5 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) C#
2 4 (8.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (74.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (46.81%) MCAD
2 22 (46.81%) MCSD
2 22 (46.81%) MCTS
3 13 (27.66%) MCSE
4 12 (25.53%) CCNA
4 12 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (19.15%) MCITP
6 6 (12.77%) MCSA
6 6 (12.77%) CCA
6 6 (12.77%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (12.77%) CCEA
6 6 (12.77%) CCAA
6 6 (12.77%) CCIA
6 6 (12.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (12.77%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.77%) XenApp
3 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) vSphere
4 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 45 (95.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) Cisco
3 9 (19.15%) Citrix
3 9 (19.15%) VMware
4 4 (8.51%) Kaspersky
4 4 (8.51%) LANDesk
5 3 (6.38%) NetApp
6 2 (4.26%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (4.26%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.13%) Apple
Essex
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago