The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 58 54
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.84% 1.90%
As % of the Qualifications category - 6.15% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 10
Average salary - £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
141 195 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 19.45% 29.86% 27.00%
Number of salaries quoted 118 167 116
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
West Midlands

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 12 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) PABX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) MobileIron

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) MobileIron