The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 88 63 73
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +10
Permanent jobs citing MCP 6 50 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.63% 4.12% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.55% 10.78% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 50 18
Average salary £27,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,625 £35,000 £25,973
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £36,834
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.97%
MCP
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
235 464 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.74% 38.25% 23.05%
Number of salaries quoted 207 376 232
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £51,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

MCP
Salary Trend in Kent

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

MCP Salary Trend in Kent

MCP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Whitstable - 2 £21,625 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (58.33%) MCSE
3 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (41.67%) CCNA
4 5 (41.67%) MS Office
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) MCITP
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (33.33%) Wireless
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) A+ Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (16.67%) ADSL
7 2 (16.67%) Broadband
7 2 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) Retail

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
1 4 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) ADSL
2 2 (16.67%) Broadband
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Desktop Support
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Support Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (41.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Junior
5 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) IT Support
5 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (16.67%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (16.67%) Junior Support Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
6 1 (8.33%) Junior IT Support Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) People Management
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (58.33%) MCSE
3 5 (41.67%) CCNA
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) MCITP
4 4 (33.33%) A+ Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (8.33%) CCDP
6 1 (8.33%) MCSA
6 1 (8.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
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