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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 39 46 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.54% 1.34% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.33% 4.90% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 2
Average salary £65,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+160.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
79 102 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 24.31% 27.35% 33.62%
Number of salaries quoted 52 91 111
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Middlesex

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) Workflow
3 3 (60.00%) Content Management
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) InfoPath
3 3 (60.00%) Business Development
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Nintex
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) InfoPath
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) Junior IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) XSLT
1 3 (60.00%) Ajax
1 3 (60.00%) WCF
1 3 (60.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
1 3 (60.00%) Content Management
1 3 (60.00%) Business Development
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCTS
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Nintex
3 1 (20.00%) VMware