The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 50 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCP 21 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.82% 2.41% 2.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 10.34% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 18
Average salary £29,900 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Qualifications Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
231 116 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 31.05% 23.29% 24.96%
Number of salaries quoted 186 99 148
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,045 £24,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCP
South Yorkshire

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

MCP
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

MCP Salary Trend in Sheffield

MCP
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Sheffield

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (96.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (84.00%) Change Management
3 21 (84.00%) MCSE
4 20 (80.00%) VMware
4 20 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
6 11 (44.00%) SLA
7 10 (40.00%) IBM
7 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
7 10 (40.00%) HP
7 10 (40.00%) Citrix
7 10 (40.00%) Web Services
7 10 (40.00%) Internet
7 10 (40.00%) SAN
7 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (40.00%) Riverbed
7 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (20.00%) Lync
8 5 (20.00%) SCOM
8 5 (20.00%) OPNET
9 3 (12.00%) ITIL
10 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
10 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
11 1 (4.00%) DHCP
11 1 (4.00%) MS Project
11 1 (4.00%) MS Office

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 5 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 10 (40.00%) Internet
1 10 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Dutch Language
1 1 (4.00%) French Language
1 1 (4.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 19 (76.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 15 (60.00%) Server Support
3 15 (60.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 15 (60.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 15 (60.00%) Server Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 20 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Change Management
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 24 (96.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (84.00%) MCSE
3 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (80.00%) VMware
3 10 (40.00%) IBM
3 10 (40.00%) HP
3 10 (40.00%) Citrix
3 10 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 5 (20.00%) OPNET