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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 83 95 91
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.11% 0.60% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 2.04% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 9
Median salary - £28,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +42.50%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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
288 343 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 30.61% 29.52% 29.70%
Number of salaries quoted 202 247 311
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification