The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 48 42 54
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCP 15 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.14% 2.96% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 13.64% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 1
Average salary £22,000 £30,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
MCP
Suffolk

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

Qualifications Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
150 66 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 31.38% 21.71% 22.29%
Number of salaries quoted 124 43 58
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £60,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

MCP
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

MCP Salary Trend in Ipswich

MCP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 26 (100.00%) MS Office
1 26 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 26 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 26 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 19 (73.08%) Windows 7
2 19 (73.08%) Sophos
2 19 (73.08%) HP
2 19 (73.08%) Windows XP
2 19 (73.08%) Apple
2 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (73.08%) DHCP
2 19 (73.08%) VPN
2 19 (73.08%) DNS
2 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 19 (73.08%) SonicWALL
2 19 (73.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
4 10 (38.46%) IBM Notes
4 10 (38.46%) Lotus
5 9 (34.62%) iPad
6 7 (26.92%) Time Management
6 7 (26.92%) Office 365
6 7 (26.92%) Internet
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (7.69%) S-PLUS

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 26 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (73.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (38.46%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (100.00%) MS Office
2 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.69%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) DHCP
1 19 (73.08%) VPN
1 19 (73.08%) DNS
2 7 (26.92%) Internet
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) IT Support
2 10 (38.46%) Desktop Support
2 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Support Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Desktop Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) IT Support Assistant
3 9 (34.62%) IT Assistant
3 9 (34.62%) Support Assistant
4 5 (19.23%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (19.23%) Help Desk Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows 7
1 19 (73.08%) Windows XP
1 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2003
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
1 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 26 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 26 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (73.08%) Sophos
2 19 (73.08%) HP
2 19 (73.08%) Apple
2 19 (73.08%) SonicWALL
3 10 (38.46%) Lotus