The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 56 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.23% - 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.28% - 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £45,000 - £37,750
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MCP
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Qualifications Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
78 57 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 17.85% 22.01% 29.66%
Number of salaries quoted 70 39 64
Median salary £48,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of job ads across the Luton region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Luton region with a requirement for MCP.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) MCDST
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) MBA
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCDST
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) MBA
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) VMware