The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 59 55 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCP 4 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.75% 1.07% 4.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.51% 4.12% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 21
Average salary £24,000 £35,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.91% -11.87%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
114 97 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 21.47% 26.01% 34.04%
Number of salaries quoted 101 73 116
Average salary £44,200 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.50% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
Leicestershire

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

MCP
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

MCP Salary Trend in Leicester

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ProCurve
3 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) NEC
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) MCDBA
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) C#

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCDBA
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) ProCurve
2 2 (40.00%) NEC
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) SAP