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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 55 54
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 41 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 4.68% 3.68%
As % of the Qualifications category - 12.93% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 39 24
Average salary - £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-14.86% -1.33%
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
137 317 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.56% 36.19% 34.97%
Number of salaries quoted 117 290 206
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Internet
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) ProCurve
5 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) NEC
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (33.33%) MPLS
5 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) CCNA
6 1 (16.67%) SLA
6 1 (16.67%) FTP
6 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (16.67%) SAP
6 1 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) VBScript
6 1 (16.67%) VB

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) FTP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) NEC
2 2 (33.33%) ProCurve
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) SAP