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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 73 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCP 4 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.55% 2.71% 1.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.30% 9.66% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 9
Average salary £29,900 £29,900 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.26%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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
174 176 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.80% 28.07% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 143 144 117
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,360 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
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 27 May 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) IBM
3 6 (75.00%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (75.00%) Change Management
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) B2B
4 1 (12.50%) Civica
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Server Support
1 6 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Server Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Master Data Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Change Management
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) B2B
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Civica
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago