The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 76 60
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.29% 1.85%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.41% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 11
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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 Staffordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
108 142 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.36% 20.49% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 72 122 141
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,500 £25,263
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

MCP Salary Trend in Staffordshire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft