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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 78 91 79
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCP 8 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.77% 0.57% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.94% 2.26% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 4
Median salary £31,500 £33,826 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.87% -22.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,600 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £34,295 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
203 310 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.58% 25.14% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 146 242 191
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Essex

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 (88.24%) Windows
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 11 (64.71%) ITIL
3 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
3 11 (64.71%) Windows 8
4 10 (58.82%) Office 365
4 10 (58.82%) MS Office
5 9 (52.94%) Citrix
5 9 (52.94%) Remedy
5 9 (52.94%) Logistics
6 8 (47.06%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (47.06%) SLA
6 8 (47.06%) Progress
6 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (47.06%) A+ Certification
6 8 (47.06%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
8 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
8 2 (11.76%) MVC
8 2 (11.76%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) Project Management
8 2 (11.76%) DHCP
8 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
8 2 (11.76%) DNS
8 2 (11.76%) C#
8 2 (11.76%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) .NET

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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) VLAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Front Office
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Service Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Service Desk Support
2 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Services Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Deskside Support
5 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) WCF
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) WinForms
2 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
2 11 (64.71%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) Logistics
3 8 (47.06%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) A+ Certification
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (47.06%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCSA
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) MCAD
3 1 (5.88%) MCDST
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) MCPD
3 1 (5.88%) MCSD
3 1 (5.88%) MCTS
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Citrix
2 9 (52.94%) Remedy
3 8 (47.06%) Progress
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) Mitel
4 1 (5.88%) VMware