The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 37 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 7 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.53% 1.50% 4.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 5.43% 16.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 17
Average salary £18,750 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.42% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
MCP
Cambridgeshire

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

Qualifications Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
56 92 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 20.22% 27.63% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 55 78 110
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,810 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

MCP
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

MCP Salary Trend in Peterborough

MCP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 (100.00%) MS Office
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) NetApp
2 8 (72.73%) SLA
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 8 (72.73%) Service Delivery
2 8 (72.73%) Retail
2 8 (72.73%) Mathematics
2 8 (72.73%) Incident Management
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) MCITP
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) MCSE
3 3 (27.27%) MCSA
3 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
3 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (100.00%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (72.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) Service Delivery
2 8 (72.73%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) MCITP
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) NetApp
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
1 8 (72.73%) Citrix