The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 69 73 95
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +22
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.75% 1.10% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.01% 5.26% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Average salary £22,000 £29,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.78% -23.02%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
MCP
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
166 152 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 24.74% 20.91% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 125 111 218
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

MCP
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

MCP Salary Trend in Leicestershire

MCP
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
Leicester +13 4 £22,000 -24.78%
MCP
East Midlands

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (83.33%) MS Office
3 9 (75.00%) LAN
3 9 (75.00%) VoIP
3 9 (75.00%) WAN
3 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 8 (66.67%) Incident Management
4 8 (66.67%) DHCP
4 8 (66.67%) Broadband
4 8 (66.67%) DNS
4 8 (66.67%) ITIL
4 8 (66.67%) MCSA
4 8 (66.67%) Internet
5 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (50.00%) Junos
7 4 (33.33%) Windows
8 3 (25.00%) MCSE
9 2 (16.67%) Juniper
9 2 (16.67%) SAN
9 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (16.67%) Firewall
9 2 (16.67%) VMware
9 2 (16.67%) Windows Server

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
1 9 (75.00%) VoIP
1 9 (75.00%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) Broadband
2 8 (66.67%) DHCP
2 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 8 (66.67%) Internet
2 8 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (50.00%) Junos
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (8.33%) NAS
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server Support
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Junior
3 2 (16.67%) Junior IT Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (66.67%) MCSA
3 3 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Juniper
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp