The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 30 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCP 7 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 3.91% 1.05% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.92% 5.56% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 7
Average salary £25,000 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.35% +12.72%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £29,900 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -20.26%
MCP
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Norfolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
37 54 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 20.67% 18.88% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 30 44 60
Average salary £27,000 £38,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.87% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £50,000 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

MCP
Salary Trend in Norfolk

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

MCP Salary Trend in Norfolk

MCP
Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Norwich +14 7 £25,000 -19.35%
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Norfolk 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 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 12 (66.67%) LAN
3 12 (66.67%) WAN
3 12 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (50.00%) VPN
5 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 8 (44.44%) SSL
6 8 (44.44%) FTP
6 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 8 (44.44%) VBScript
6 8 (44.44%) HTML
6 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 8 (44.44%) CSS
7 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
7 7 (38.89%) Project Management
7 7 (38.89%) ITIL
7 7 (38.89%) MS Office
7 7 (38.89%) VB
7 7 (38.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (38.89%) FMCG
8 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (33.33%) VMware
9 5 (27.78%) MCSE
9 5 (27.78%) Linux

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Norfolk 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 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
3 4 (22.22%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) LAN
1 12 (66.67%) WAN
2 9 (50.00%) VPN
3 8 (44.44%) FTP
3 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 8 (44.44%) SSL
4 5 (27.78%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP
5 1 (5.56%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (44.44%) Administrator
1 8 (44.44%) IT Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Support
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
1 8 (44.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) FMCG
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 2000
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
1 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
1 7 (38.89%) Root Cause Analysis
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 3 (16.67%) Line Management
2 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 3 (16.67%) Coaching
2 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL V2
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
1 12 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) VBScript
3 7 (38.89%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (27.78%) MCSE
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) MCSA
4 2 (11.11%) CCNP
4 2 (11.11%) CCNA
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
2 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Mitel
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco