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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 40 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCP 4 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 2.38% 4.52% 10.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.19% 10.94% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 10
Average salary £17,500 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% -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
77 64 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 45.83% 41.29% 36.73%
Number of salaries quoted 72 62 35
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £45,000 £50,000
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 25 Related IT Skills in Horsham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) SCCM
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Software Deployment
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (37.50%) Altiris
3 3 (37.50%) MCTS
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Horsham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
General
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) IT Support
1 4 (50.00%) Desktop Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Graduate
2 2 (25.00%) IT Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) IT Graduate
2 2 (25.00%) Trainee
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (37.50%) Software Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCTS
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
2 3 (37.50%) Altiris