The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 87 71 51
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -20
Permanent jobs citing MCP 12 25 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.94% 2.42% 4.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.04% 8.74% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 49
Average salary £23,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
MCP
Nottinghamshire

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

Qualifications Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
395 286 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 31.00% 27.71% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 266 220 243
Average salary £34,500 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.81% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,454
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

MCP
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

MCP Salary Trend in Nottingham

MCP
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Nottingham

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 7 (43.75%) Citrix
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (37.50%) MCSE
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) SLA
6 4 (25.00%) Remedy
6 4 (25.00%) MS Office
6 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (25.00%) RHCT
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (18.75%) Line Management
7 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 3 (18.75%) SCCM
7 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (18.75%) Wireless
7 3 (18.75%) Sophos
7 3 (18.75%) HND
7 3 (18.75%) UNIX
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (18.75%) Symantec
7 3 (18.75%) A+ Certification
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco
8 2 (12.50%) CNA
8 2 (12.50%) CNE

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
General
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technician
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.25%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Line Management
2 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) MCSE
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) RHCT
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) HND
3 3 (18.75%) A+ Certification
4 2 (12.50%) CNA
4 2 (12.50%) CNE
4 2 (12.50%) Novell Certification
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (6.25%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Citrix
2 4 (25.00%) Remedy
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Sophos
3 3 (18.75%) Symantec
4 2 (12.50%) LANDesk
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Kaspersky
5 1 (6.25%) Veeam
5 1 (6.25%) Spiceworks
5 1 (6.25%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (6.25%) Toshiba
5 1 (6.25%) Computacenter
5 1 (6.25%) Google