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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 32 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs citing MCP 4 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 2.53% 1.62% 2.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.05% 9.52% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 10
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
MCP
Norfolk

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

Qualifications Category
Norwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21 42 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 13.29% 17.00% 22.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 39 71
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

MCP
Salary Trend in Norwich

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

MCP Salary Trend in Norwich

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Norwich 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL V2
4 2 (33.33%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Norwich 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V2
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) VB
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft