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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 38 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCP 4 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.90% 1.97% 2.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.81% 11.54% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 13
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -20.00%
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
27 52 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 12.80% 17.11% 21.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 46 89
Average salary £27,000 £37,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £45,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 July 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 0 3 £25,000 -28.57%
Great Yarmouth - 1 £30,000 -
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (83.33%) PowerShell
3 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
5 11 (61.11%) SQL
5 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
6 10 (55.56%) VB
6 10 (55.56%) LAN
6 10 (55.56%) WAN
6 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (50.00%) VPN
8 8 (44.44%) FTP
8 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
8 8 (44.44%) SSL
8 8 (44.44%) VBScript
8 8 (44.44%) HTML
8 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
8 8 (44.44%) CSS
8 8 (44.44%) MCSE
9 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
9 7 (38.89%) MS Office
9 7 (38.89%) DHCP
9 7 (38.89%) FMCG
9 7 (38.89%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (33.33%) ITIL
10 6 (33.33%) Project Management
11 4 (22.22%) Migration
11 4 (22.22%) VMware

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 3 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) LAN
1 10 (55.56%) WAN
2 9 (50.00%) VPN
3 8 (44.44%) FTP
3 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 8 (44.44%) SSL
4 7 (38.89%) DHCP
5 4 (22.22%) DNS
6 1 (5.56%) VoIP
6 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (44.44%) Administrator
1 8 (44.44%) IT Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
1 8 (44.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) FMCG
2 4 (22.22%) Thin Client
2 4 (22.22%) Fat Client
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
1 7 (38.89%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL V2
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) VB
4 8 (44.44%) VBScript
4 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (44.44%) MCSE
3 4 (22.22%) MCTS
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.56%) MCSA
5 1 (5.56%) CCNP
5 1 (5.56%) CCNA
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Mitel