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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 91 63 50
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -13
Permanent jobs citing MCP 12 26 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.87% 2.40% 3.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.11% 8.20% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 31
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £37,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
386 317 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 27.93% 29.30% 28.42%
Number of salaries quoted 326 209 206
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,829 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £45,000 -
Colchester +4 1 £30,000 -
Harlow - 1 £29,000 -
Billericay - 1 £30,000 -
Chelmsford - 1 £70,000 -
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 18 (94.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
3 13 (68.42%) Windows
4 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
4 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (42.11%) Windows 8
6 8 (42.11%) MCSE
6 8 (42.11%) MS Office
6 8 (42.11%) HP
6 8 (42.11%) VPN
6 8 (42.11%) Firewall
7 7 (36.84%) Project Management
7 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
7 7 (36.84%) Citrix
7 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
7 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
7 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
8 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
8 6 (31.58%) ITIL
8 6 (31.58%) Cisco
8 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
8 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (31.58%) Migration
8 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (31.58%) Degree
9 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
9 5 (26.32%) VLAN

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (26.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Office
2 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) VPN
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) VLAN
2 5 (26.32%) Junos
2 5 (26.32%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 5 (26.32%) Broadband
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) NUnit
1 1 (5.26%) MSTest
1 1 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (5.26%) Moq
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (31.58%) Support Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Technical Support
3 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 4 (21.05%) Technical Support Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Development Manager
5 2 (10.53%) IT Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Field Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) WAP
2 1 (5.26%) WinForms
2 1 (5.26%) WCF
2 1 (5.26%) WPF
2 1 (5.26%) Spring.NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.26%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (5.26%) Ninject
2 1 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (5.26%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
2 5 (26.32%) Clustering
2 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (42.11%) Windows 8
5 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone
8 1 (5.26%) Android
8 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
8 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (26.32%) MVVM
3 5 (26.32%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
4 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 4 (21.05%) SOA
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.26%) ITSM
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.26%) Kanban
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (42.11%) MCSE
3 6 (31.58%) Degree
4 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (26.32%) CCNP
4 5 (26.32%) CCNA
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (15.79%) MCSA
7 1 (5.26%) MCAD
7 1 (5.26%) MCSD
7 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
7 1 (5.26%) MCTS
7 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
2 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) HP
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco
5 5 (26.32%) Juniper
5 5 (26.32%) Dell
5 5 (26.32%) Symantec
5 5 (26.32%) VMware
5 5 (26.32%) NETGEAR
6 4 (21.05%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (21.05%) SonicWALL
7 3 (15.79%) Sage
8 1 (5.26%) Siemens
8 1 (5.26%) Avaya
8 1 (5.26%) Mitel
8 1 (5.26%) Altiris
Essex
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Explore Group
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago