The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 50 63 74
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCP 19 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.91% 2.15% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.55% 10.53% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 0
Average salary £22,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
MCP
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
199 114 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 30.47% 20.43% 22.48%
Number of salaries quoted 169 75 139
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

MCP
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

MCP Salary Trend in Suffolk

MCP
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -7 15 £22,000 -15.38%
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £22,016 -
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 37 (97.37%) Microsoft
2 34 (89.47%) Active Directory
3 32 (84.21%) MS Exchange
4 31 (81.58%) Windows
4 31 (81.58%) Hyper-V
5 30 (78.95%) MS Office
6 23 (60.53%) Windows XP
6 23 (60.53%) HP
6 23 (60.53%) Windows 7
7 21 (55.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 19 (50.00%) SonicWALL
8 19 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (50.00%) DHCP
8 19 (50.00%) VPN
8 19 (50.00%) DNS
8 19 (50.00%) Apple
8 19 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (50.00%) SQL
8 19 (50.00%) Sophos
9 17 (44.74%) MS Excel
10 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (26.32%) Lotus
11 10 (26.32%) IBM Notes
12 9 (23.68%) iPad
13 7 (18.42%) SCCM
13 7 (18.42%) Time Management
13 7 (18.42%) Office 365
13 7 (18.42%) Internet
13 7 (18.42%) VMware
13 7 (18.42%) MCSE

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 32 (84.21%) MS Exchange
2 21 (55.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (26.32%) IBM Notes
4 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 4 (10.53%) Lync
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (78.95%) MS Office
2 17 (44.74%) MS Excel
3 5 (13.16%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) DHCP
1 19 (50.00%) VPN
1 19 (50.00%) DNS
2 7 (18.42%) Internet
3 4 (10.53%) Intranet
4 2 (5.26%) LAN
4 2 (5.26%) WLAN
4 2 (5.26%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) NAS
5 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
2 12 (31.58%) Support Analyst
3 11 (28.95%) IT Support
4 10 (26.32%) Desktop Support
4 10 (26.32%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 10 (26.32%) Desktop Analyst
5 9 (23.68%) Support Assistant
5 9 (23.68%) IT Support Assistant
5 9 (23.68%) IT Assistant
6 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (13.16%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (13.16%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (13.16%) Help Desk Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (5.26%) Windows Support Analyst
10 2 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
10 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
10 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 1 (2.63%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) iPad
2 4 (10.53%) Statistics
2 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.53%) NHS
2 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 23 (60.53%) Windows XP
2 23 (60.53%) Windows 7
3 19 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Time Management
2 4 (10.53%) Information Security
2 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Software Deployment
3 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) C
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.42%) MCSE
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (10.53%) HND
3 4 (10.53%) ISEB
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (7.89%) HP ASE
4 3 (7.89%) MCITP
5 2 (5.26%) MCSA
6 1 (2.63%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (89.47%) Active Directory
2 31 (81.58%) Hyper-V
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (97.37%) Microsoft
2 23 (60.53%) HP
3 19 (50.00%) SonicWALL
3 19 (50.00%) Apple
3 19 (50.00%) Sophos
4 10 (26.32%) Lotus
5 7 (18.42%) VMware
6 3 (7.89%) Veeam
6 3 (7.89%) 3PAR
6 3 (7.89%) Symantec
6 3 (7.89%) Brocade