The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 27 31
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - 0.70% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.89% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
MCP
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
49 53 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 32.89% 37.06% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 34 22 19
Average salary £31,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,586 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £39,700 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

MCP Salary Trend in Shropshire

MCP
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Degree