The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 35 37 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.35% 2.47% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.00% 6.72% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Average salary £22,500 £42,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.05% -46.87%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -1.40%
MCP
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
100 134 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 34.60% 36.81% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 79 107 145
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £60,150
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

MCP
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

MCP Salary Trend in Middlesex

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) Nintex
4 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (50.00%) Workflow
4 3 (50.00%) Business Development
4 3 (50.00%) QA
4 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (50.00%) WPF
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) XSLT
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (50.00%) Content Management
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (50.00%) Ajax
4 3 (50.00%) InfoPath
5 2 (33.33%) MCSA

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) InfoPath
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Junior IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) XSLT
1 3 (50.00%) Ajax
1 3 (50.00%) WCF
1 3 (50.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
1 3 (50.00%) Content Management
1 3 (50.00%) Business Development
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Nintex
3 1 (16.67%) VMware