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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 60 90 58
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -32
Permanent jobs citing MCP 14 1 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.95% 0.10% 3.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.46% 0.44% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 24
Average salary £21,500 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 - £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 - £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £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
148 228 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 20.64% 23.82% 28.41%
Number of salaries quoted 103 215 174
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £45,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram 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 May 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
Leicester - 14 £21,500 -
MCP
East Midlands

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
5 9 (60.00%) VMware
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
6 8 (53.33%) Dell
6 8 (53.33%) Cisco
6 8 (53.33%) MCSE
7 7 (46.67%) Linux
7 7 (46.67%) IIS
7 7 (46.67%) IBM
7 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
7 7 (46.67%) EMC
7 7 (46.67%) HP
7 7 (46.67%) SAN
7 7 (46.67%) Clustering
7 7 (46.67%) PCI DSS
7 7 (46.67%) Change Management
7 7 (46.67%) Firewall
7 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
9 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
10 3 (20.00%) SQL
10 3 (20.00%) MCTS

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 7 (46.67%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) OLAP
2 1 (6.67%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Systems Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Security Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Senior Security Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) CRM
2 1 (6.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (53.33%) MCSE
3 3 (20.00%) MCTS
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) MCDBA
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) PCI DSS
1 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) Dell
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco
4 7 (46.67%) IBM
4 7 (46.67%) EMC
4 7 (46.67%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) Red Gate