The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 45 52
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton - 0.59% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.47% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
120 81 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 25.64% 23.75% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 106 69 125
Average salary £46,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
Bedfordshire

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

MCP
Salary Trend in Luton

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

MCP Salary Trend in Luton

MCP
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft