The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 49 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.82% 0.61% 1.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.83% 4.00% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 8
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £20,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £31,700 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
MCP
Merseyside

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

Qualifications Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
106 75 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 28.88% 15.24% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75 61 114
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

MCP
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

MCP Salary Trend in Liverpool

MCP
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Liverpool

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (25.00%) Reuters
3 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) MCDST
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Support Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCDST
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCAD
2 1 (25.00%) MCSD
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Reuters
2 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco