The table below looks at the statistics 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 79 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
-20 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 4 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.51% 0.89% 2.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.12% 3.23% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 13
Average salary £24,500 £24,150 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -25.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £24,150 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £30,660 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
MCP
South Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
189 155 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 24.32% 27.68% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 162 116 182
Average salary £41,000 £38,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,150 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (78.95%) VMware
4 13 (68.42%) MCSE
4 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (63.16%) Mentoring
5 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (63.16%) Change Management
6 9 (47.37%) IBM
6 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
6 9 (47.37%) HP
7 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
7 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
7 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
8 5 (26.32%) Citrix
9 3 (15.79%) Internet
9 3 (15.79%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.79%) Web Services
9 3 (15.79%) LAN
9 3 (15.79%) WAN
9 3 (15.79%) DHCP
9 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.79%) DNS
9 3 (15.79%) SLA
9 3 (15.79%) MCDST
9 3 (15.79%) MCITP
9 3 (15.79%) Windows Vista

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (15.79%) Lync
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
1 3 (15.79%) DHCP
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Server Support
1 11 (57.89%) Support Engineer
1 11 (57.89%) Server Engineer
1 11 (57.89%) Server Support Engineer
1 11 (57.89%) Windows Server Engineer
1 11 (57.89%) Windows Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) IT Support
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Vista
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Change Management
1 12 (63.16%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.26%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (68.42%) MCSE
3 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) MCDST
4 3 (15.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) HP
3 9 (47.37%) IBM
4 5 (26.32%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.26%) Civica
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago