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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 91 94 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Permanent jobs citing MCP 11 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.91% 0.78% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.89% 2.58% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 16
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £27,662 £31,875 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.21% -8.92%
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
381 388 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 31.67% 30.24% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 266 315 184
Average salary £40,000 £49,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% +15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(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
Colchester - 5 £27,500 - 2
Chelmsford - 1 £42,500 -
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
4 18 (75.00%) MS Exchange
4 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (54.17%) MS Office
5 13 (54.17%) Citrix
6 12 (50.00%) ITIL
7 11 (45.83%) MCSE
7 11 (45.83%) MCSA
8 10 (41.67%) Degree
9 9 (37.50%) VMware
9 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
10 7 (29.17%) Finance
10 7 (29.17%) Migration
10 7 (29.17%) MCTS
10 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
10 7 (29.17%) VoIP
11 6 (25.00%) Firewall
11 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
11 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
11 6 (25.00%) Banking
11 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
12 5 (20.83%) Office 365
12 5 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (20.83%) DHCP
12 5 (20.83%) DNS
12 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
12 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 18 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (4.17%) IBM Domino
5 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.17%) IIS
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) MS Office
2 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) VoIP
2 6 (25.00%) Firewall
3 5 (20.83%) DHCP
3 5 (20.83%) DNS
4 4 (16.67%) LAN
4 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (16.67%) WAN
5 3 (12.50%) SAN
6 2 (8.33%) VPN
7 1 (4.17%) FTP
7 1 (4.17%) IMAP
7 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.17%) NAS
7 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
7 1 (4.17%) POP3
7 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (4.17%) VLAN
7 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Moq
1 1 (4.17%) MSTest
1 1 (4.17%) NUnit
1 1 (4.17%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) IT Support
1 7 (29.17%) Support Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
2 6 (25.00%) IT Technician
2 6 (25.00%) Support Technician
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Help Desk Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Support
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (4.17%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) Ninject
1 1 (4.17%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (4.17%) Spring.NET
1 1 (4.17%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.33%) Statistics
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.17%) Android
7 1 (4.17%) Debian
7 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Migration
3 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Logistics
4 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.33%) Change Control
5 2 (8.33%) People Management
5 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.17%) Kanban
6 1 (4.17%) MVC
6 1 (4.17%) Network Design
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
6 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (45.83%) MCSA
2 11 (45.83%) MCSE
3 10 (41.67%) Degree
4 7 (29.17%) MCTS
5 5 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (16.67%) MCITP
7 3 (12.50%) CCNA
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (8.33%) A+ Certification
9 1 (4.17%) CCA
9 1 (4.17%) CCAA
9 1 (4.17%) CCEA
9 1 (4.17%) CCENT
9 1 (4.17%) CCIA
9 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (4.17%) MCAD
9 1 (4.17%) MCSD
9 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
9 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) ISA Server
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.17%) SmoothWall
1 1 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (54.17%) Citrix
3 9 (37.50%) VMware
4 4 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (8.33%) Apple
6 2 (8.33%) Mitel
6 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.33%) Symantec
6 2 (8.33%) Veeam
7 1 (4.17%) Acronis
7 1 (4.17%) AVG
7 1 (4.17%) Draytek
7 1 (4.17%) NetApp
7 1 (4.17%) NETGEAR
7 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
7 1 (4.17%) Synology
7 1 (4.17%) Toshiba
7 1 (4.17%) Trend Micro
7 1 (4.17%) ZyXEL
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