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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 53 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.21% 2.29% 2.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.00% 9.32% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 12
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
100 118 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 21.05% 24.58% 29.05%
Number of salaries quoted 86 89 145
Average salary £48,900 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,663 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCDST
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Reuters
2 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCDST
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (50.00%) Reuters
2 1 (50.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle