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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 17 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 2.33% 2.34% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 5.08% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £42,500 £22,500 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.88% -10.89%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
32 118 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 37.21% 46.09% 48.59%
Number of salaries quoted 26 43 21
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) VCP4
3 3 (50.00%) Change Control
3 3 (50.00%) VCP5
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (50.00%) VPLS
3 3 (50.00%) MBCS
3 3 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (50.00%) Document Management
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) VPLS
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Document Management
2 3 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) VCP4
2 3 (50.00%) VCP5
2 3 (50.00%) MBCS
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) MCDST
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (16.67%) GMP
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Becrypt
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam