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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 101 44 57
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCP 7 66 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.64% 5.90% 2.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.59% 18.54% 11.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7 60 21
Average salary £21,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £14,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
270 356 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.59% 31.84% 24.86%
Number of salaries quoted 242 298 141
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram 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 26 January 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
Tunbridge Wells +3 4 £16,750 -62.77%
Whitstable - 2 £21,625 - 1
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (75.00%) CCNA
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (75.00%) MCITP
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) MCSE
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) WAN
5 5 (41.67%) MS Office
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) A+ Certification
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) Wireless
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
6 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
6 4 (33.33%) COBIT
6 4 (33.33%) SAN
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) CCDP
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) Project Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
1 5 (41.67%) WAN
1 5 (41.67%) Wireless
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) ADSL
3 3 (25.00%) Broadband
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Junior
1 4 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Head of IT
1 4 (33.33%) Head of Infrastructure
1 4 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Junior Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Technician
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Junior IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) 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 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) People Management
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (75.00%) CCNA
2 9 (75.00%) MCITP
3 6 (50.00%) MCSE
4 5 (41.67%) A+ Certification
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (33.33%) MCSA
5 4 (33.33%) CCIE
5 4 (33.33%) CCDP
6 3 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
Whitstable
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago