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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 37 45 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCP 4 8 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 1.72% 2.61% 6.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.89% 12.70% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 24
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £27,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
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
45 63 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norwich 19.31% 20.52% 26.74%
Number of salaries quoted 39 59 85
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £22,600 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Norwich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Norwich region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Norwich

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (76.92%) Citrix
3 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
3 9 (69.23%) DHCP
3 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
3 9 (69.23%) DNS
3 9 (69.23%) MCSA
3 9 (69.23%) Wireless
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (61.54%) XenApp
4 8 (61.54%) XenDesktop
4 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (61.54%) Backup Exec
4 8 (61.54%) MS Office
4 8 (61.54%) LAN
4 8 (61.54%) WAN
4 8 (61.54%) Websense
5 7 (53.85%) ITIL
5 7 (53.85%) VMware
6 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (38.46%) Firewall
6 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
6 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
7 4 (30.77%) NAS
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (30.77%) Office 365
7 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
7 4 (30.77%) AppSense

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) DHCP
1 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
1 9 (69.23%) DNS
1 9 (69.23%) Wireless
2 8 (61.54%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) SAN
4 4 (30.77%) NAS
4 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
4 4 (30.77%) ADSL
5 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Systems Engineer
1 9 (69.23%) Systems Support
2 8 (61.54%) Support Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Systems Support Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
5 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) WAP
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (69.23%) MCSA
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (30.77%) CCA
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (23.08%) CCNA
6 2 (15.38%) A+ Certification
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (7.69%) MCSE
7 1 (7.69%) CCNP
7 1 (7.69%) MCTS
7 1 (7.69%) MCITP
7 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) XenApp
1 8 (61.54%) XenDesktop
2 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Citrix
2 8 (61.54%) Websense
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) AppSense
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Altiris
6 1 (7.69%) Google
6 1 (7.69%) Apple