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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 40 40 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCP 14 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.36% 1.71% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.86% 6.67% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 1
Average salary £24,000 £28,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -20.00%
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
118 60 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 28.30% 25.64% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 111 49 60
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £42,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Ipswich

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (95.83%) Active Directory
2 23 (95.83%) MS Office
3 19 (79.17%) MS Exchange
3 19 (79.17%) Hyper-V
4 15 (62.50%) Windows
5 14 (58.33%) MS Excel
5 14 (58.33%) VPN
5 14 (58.33%) DNS
5 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (54.17%) Internet
7 10 (41.67%) Sophos
7 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
7 10 (41.67%) SonicWALL
7 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (41.67%) DHCP
7 10 (41.67%) HP
7 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (41.67%) Apple
7 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (41.67%) Windows XP
7 10 (41.67%) SQL
8 9 (37.50%) IBM Notes
8 9 (37.50%) Lotus
8 9 (37.50%) Office 365
8 9 (37.50%) Time Management
9 4 (16.67%) Windows Vista
9 4 (16.67%) IMAP
9 4 (16.67%) DSL
9 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 19 (79.17%) MS Exchange
2 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (37.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (95.83%) MS Office
2 14 (58.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) VPN
1 14 (58.33%) DNS
2 13 (54.17%) Internet
3 10 (41.67%) DHCP
4 4 (16.67%) HTTP
4 4 (16.67%) VoIP
4 4 (16.67%) SMTP
4 4 (16.67%) HTTPS
4 4 (16.67%) SSL
4 4 (16.67%) DSL
4 4 (16.67%) Firewall
4 4 (16.67%) Wireless
4 4 (16.67%) IMAP
4 4 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Desktop Support
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
1 9 (37.50%) Support Analyst
1 9 (37.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 9 (37.50%) Desktop Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (20.83%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (20.83%) Help Desk Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) IT Support
4 4 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Support Assistant
5 1 (4.17%) AWS Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support Assistant
5 1 (4.17%) IT Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ADO
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 10 (41.67%) Windows XP
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Time Management
2 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (16.67%) Software Licensing
3 1 (4.17%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
3 1 (4.17%) OO
3 1 (4.17%) OOD
3 1 (4.17%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VB
2 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) CCNA
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 23 (95.83%) Active Directory
2 19 (79.17%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) HP
2 10 (41.67%) Apple
2 10 (41.67%) Sophos
2 10 (41.67%) SonicWALL
3 9 (37.50%) Lotus
4 1 (4.17%) Kofax