The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Horsham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 35 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 2.33% 3.05% 5.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.69% 8.33% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 6
Average salary £18,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
MCP
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Horsham region.

Qualifications Category
Horsham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
64 48 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 49.61% 36.64% 36.61%
Number of salaries quoted 58 47 40
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Horsham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

MCP
Salary Trend in Horsham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Horsham region.

MCP Salary Trend in Horsham

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Horsham

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Horsham 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 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Altiris
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
4 3 (37.50%) Software Deployment
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) MCTS
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (37.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) BT
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Horsham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Horsham 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Desktop Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) IT Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) IT Graduate
4 1 (12.50%) Trainee
4 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
2 3 (37.50%) Software Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCTS
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
2 3 (37.50%) Altiris
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) BT
3 1 (12.50%) HP