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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 70 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.44% 1.16% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.33% 4.07% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
Median salary £28,484 £45,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.70% +91.48%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
225 123 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 33.14% 28.54% 22.57%
Number of salaries quoted 104 79 108
Median salary £45,000 £38,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,484 £24,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -22 3 £28,484 +69.69%
MCP
North West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) 802.11
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Google Apps
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (66.67%) AirWatch
2 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Fujitsu
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

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 (66.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) 802.11
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Fujitsu
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft