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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - - 60
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 2.10%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 14
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -12.16%
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
140 148 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.10% 19.12% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 94 124 155
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £25,088
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft