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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 46 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.30% 0.29% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.06% 0.83% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £27,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.76%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
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
94 120 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 27.81% 34.88% 45.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82 72 187
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 2 September 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Benchmarking
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) Flash
2 3 (60.00%) German Language
2 3 (60.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Games
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) ADSL
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) ADSL
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (60.00%) Games
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
1 3 (60.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Field Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Benchmarking
1 3 (60.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle