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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 43 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.56% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.68% 1.06% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £31,125 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -20.00%
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
119 94 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 33.52% 27.57% 34.42%
Number of salaries quoted 100 82 68
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,225 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) MCITP
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Office 365
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
6 1 (16.67%) GIS
6 1 (16.67%) ESRI
6 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
6 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (16.67%) Clustering
6 1 (16.67%) Asset Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) MCITP
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (16.67%) MCSA
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) HND
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (16.67%) UAG
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) ESRI
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle