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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 43 45
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich - 3.50% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category - 15.71% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 1
Average salary - £17,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -68.18%
UK excluding London average salary £27,823 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.39% -7.14%
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
112 70 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 24.51% 22.29% 34.96%
Number of salaries quoted 81 50 79
Average salary £53,000 £43,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.83% +24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £17,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 8 February 2016, 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
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Content Management
2 3 (60.00%) Document Management
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (60.00%) OOD
2 3 (60.00%) Documentum
2 3 (60.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) ADO
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Documentum
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Documentum Architect
2 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (60.00%) ADO
1 3 (60.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (60.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Content Management
1 3 (60.00%) Document Management
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) OOD
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Lotus
3 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (40.00%) Sophos