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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 44 62
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool - 2.51% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category - 9.17% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 7
Average salary - £52,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +59.09%
UK excluding London average salary £27,823 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.39% -7.14%
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
86 109 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 19.55% 27.39% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 52 91 75
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £58,052 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Informatics
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Informatics
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam