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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 48 53 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.65% 0.87% 2.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.56% 2.50% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £17,500 £55,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-68.18% +150.00%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-14.86% -1.33%
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
78 120 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 25.32% 34.78% 28.24%
Number of salaries quoted 55 111 87
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £48,000
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 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Apple
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Sophos
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) iPad

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Assistant
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior IT Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Assistant
1 2 (40.00%) IT Assistant
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iPad
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (40.00%) MCTS
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 2 (40.00%) Sophos
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco