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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 38 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCP 11 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 3.82% 2.63% 2.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.95% 14.75% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 11
Average salary £24,500 £26,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.54% -3.63%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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
38 61 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 13.19% 17.84% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 30 54 70
Average salary £27,500 £35,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.53% +18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,450 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram 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 22 May 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
Thetford - 8 £24,500 -
Norwich -7 2 £33,750 +27.35%
Great Yarmouth - 1 £30,000 -
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 15 (83.33%) PowerShell
4 10 (55.56%) LAN
4 10 (55.56%) VB
4 10 (55.56%) WAN
5 9 (50.00%) VPN
6 8 (44.44%) SSL
6 8 (44.44%) FTP
6 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 8 (44.44%) CSS
6 8 (44.44%) HTML
6 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 8 (44.44%) SQL
6 8 (44.44%) VBScript
6 8 (44.44%) MCSE
7 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (38.89%) MCTS
7 7 (38.89%) Fat Client
7 7 (38.89%) Migration
7 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
7 7 (38.89%) MS Office
7 7 (38.89%) DHCP
7 7 (38.89%) DNS
7 7 (38.89%) Thin Client
7 7 (38.89%) Root Cause Analysis

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
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%) SSL
3 8 (44.44%) FTP
3 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 7 (38.89%) DHCP
4 7 (38.89%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (44.44%) Support Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Administrator
1 8 (44.44%) IT Administrator
2 7 (38.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) CSS
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Fat Client
1 7 (38.89%) Thin Client
1 7 (38.89%) FMCG
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
1 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
1 7 (38.89%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Coaching
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 10 (55.56%) VB
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (44.44%) MCSE
3 7 (38.89%) MCTS
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Mitel
2 1 (5.56%) VMware