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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 48 64 45
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.75% 0.20% 2.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.63% 0.85% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 9
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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
114 118 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 28.64% 23.09% 24.06%
Number of salaries quoted 66 93 72
Average salary £32,500 £44,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.55% +18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 22 May 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Liverpool

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
4 12 (66.67%) IIS
4 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (66.67%) .NET
4 12 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 12 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (61.11%) WCF
5 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (61.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (61.11%) Office 365
5 11 (61.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (61.11%) Ajax
5 11 (61.11%) MCTS
5 11 (61.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (61.11%) SQL
5 11 (61.11%) T-SQL
5 11 (61.11%) C#
5 11 (61.11%) HTML
5 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
5 11 (61.11%) CSS
5 11 (61.11%) OOA/OOD
5 11 (61.11%) OO
5 11 (61.11%) CRM
5 11 (61.11%) SharePoint
5 11 (61.11%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (61.11%) MCAD

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (66.67%) IIS
2 11 (61.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 11 (61.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 11 (61.11%) SharePoint
2 11 (61.11%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (61.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) WEP
3 2 (11.11%) WPA
3 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (11.11%) SMTP
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 2 (11.11%) ADSL
3 2 (11.11%) ISDN
3 2 (11.11%) PSTN
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) SSL
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) Telnet
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) MS Access
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) WinDbg
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) SharePoint Developer
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) IT Support
2 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.56%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Support Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Team Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
1 12 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 11 (61.11%) WCF
2 11 (61.11%) Ajax
2 11 (61.11%) HTML
2 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
2 11 (61.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) COM
4 1 (5.56%) ODBC
4 1 (5.56%) J2EE
4 1 (5.56%) WSDL
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.56%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (61.11%) OOA/OOD
1 11 (61.11%) OO
1 11 (61.11%) CRM
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) T-SQL
2 11 (61.11%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (61.11%) MCTS
2 11 (61.11%) MCAD
2 11 (61.11%) MCSD
3 3 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) MCITP
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Unisys
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Avaya
3 1 (5.56%) Alias