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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 12 20 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +24
Permanent jobs citing MCP 15 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 12.71% 5.13% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.39% 14.29% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 1
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +88.88%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
67 42 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 56.78% 35.90% 41.55%
Number of salaries quoted 41 33 41
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (100.00%) MCDST
2 15 (93.75%) SC Cleared
2 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 15 (93.75%) ITIL
3 13 (81.25%) Validation
4 11 (68.75%) Service Management
4 11 (68.75%) Front Office
4 11 (68.75%) Finance
4 11 (68.75%) Incident Management
4 11 (68.75%) Technical Analysis
4 11 (68.75%) Data Centre
4 11 (68.75%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
1 11 (68.75%) Front Office
1 11 (68.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
2 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) ITIL
2 13 (81.25%) Validation
3 11 (68.75%) Incident Management
3 11 (68.75%) Service Management
3 11 (68.75%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) MCDST
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (93.75%) SC Cleared
2 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft