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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 37 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.59% 0.23% 2.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.58% 1.02% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £16,786 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-68.02% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £29,950 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -20.13%
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
66 98 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 21.02% 22.07% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 48 86 82
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £27,563 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 3 September 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) LINC
2 4 (57.14%) Clustering
2 4 (57.14%) SRDF
2 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (57.14%) Change Control
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (57.14%) Unisys
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) Mainframe
2 4 (57.14%) EMC
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Replication
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) MCITP
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mainframe
1 4 (57.14%) Replication
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (57.14%) Change Control
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) LINC
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) SRDF
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) EMC
2 4 (57.14%) Unisys
3 1 (14.29%) VMware