The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 28 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 2.98% - 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.77% - 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-22.66% +4.16%
MCP
Hertfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
57 65 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 33.93% 41.94% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 40 36 60
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

MCP
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

MCP Salary Trend in Stevenage

MCP
Salary Histogram in Stevenage

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Stevenage region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Stevenage

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (80.00%) Document Management
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) MBCS
2 4 (80.00%) VPLS
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (80.00%) VCP4
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) OSPF
1 4 (80.00%) BGP
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
1 4 (80.00%) VPLS
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) Document Management
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) MBCS
2 4 (80.00%) VCP4
2 4 (80.00%) VCP5
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) MCSA
4 1 (20.00%) MCTS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam