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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 59 66
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.63% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.13% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 6
Median salary - £32,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +38.29%
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £30,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -13.04%
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
105 141 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.65% 29.50% 23.20%
Number of salaries quoted 77 90 115
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 May 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCDP
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) TWiki
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Server Support
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCDP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle