The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 76 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.15% 2.04% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 6.41% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 3
Median salary £18,000 £40,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-55.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -4.76%
MCP
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
221 156 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.26% 31.77% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 120 83 94
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

MCP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

MCP Salary Trend in Merseyside

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for MCP.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) Fujitsu
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) 802.11
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) G Suite
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (50.00%) AirWatch
2 2 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) 802.11
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Fujitsu
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft