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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 63 46 62
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.56% 2.70% 2.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.46% 9.77% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 14
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +73.55%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.72% -7.85%
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
122 133 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.93% 27.59% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 77 109 96
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +25.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,052 £57,825
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Prescot - 1 £36,018 -
MCP
North West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) MCSE
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 7 (58.33%) Replication
4 7 (58.33%) Degree
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (50.00%) QA
5 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (50.00%) Time Management
5 6 (50.00%) Data Migration
5 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (50.00%) Migration
5 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (50.00%) EMC
5 6 (50.00%) C#
5 6 (50.00%) CCNA
5 6 (50.00%) CCDP
5 6 (50.00%) SAN
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (50.00%) Project Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (50.00%) TWiki
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (41.67%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 6 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (41.67%) DHCP
3 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Law
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Server Support
1 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Customer Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Customer Support Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Support Manager
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Manager
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Support
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Support Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Support
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Replication
2 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (41.67%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) Time Management
3 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) MCSE
3 7 (58.33%) Degree
4 6 (50.00%) CCDP
4 6 (50.00%) CCNA
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (8.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 6 (50.00%) QA
1 6 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (8.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) EMC
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (8.33%) Veeam
St. Helens
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago