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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 52 59 71
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCP 14 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.43% 0.92% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.03% 3.92% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 2
Average salary £24,000 £28,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -26.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -20.00%
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
155 102 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.96% 23.56% 22.48%
Number of salaries quoted 145 79 126
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £33,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram 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 30 July 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 0 14 £24,000 -15.78%
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 31 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (96.77%) Active Directory
3 27 (87.10%) MS Office
4 24 (77.42%) MS Exchange
5 22 (70.97%) Windows
6 21 (67.74%) Hyper-V
7 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (45.16%) Windows 7
7 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
7 14 (45.16%) Windows XP
7 14 (45.16%) DNS
7 14 (45.16%) VPN
8 13 (41.94%) Internet
9 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (35.48%) HP
10 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (32.26%) SonicWALL
11 10 (32.26%) Apple
11 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (32.26%) Sophos
11 10 (32.26%) DHCP
11 10 (32.26%) SQL
12 9 (29.03%) IBM Notes
12 9 (29.03%) Lotus
12 9 (29.03%) Time Management
12 9 (29.03%) Office 365
13 6 (19.35%) SCCM
14 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (16.13%) HTTP
15 4 (12.90%) WSH

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (77.42%) MS Exchange
2 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (29.03%) IBM Notes
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.45%) Lync
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (87.10%) MS Office
2 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) VPN
1 14 (45.16%) DNS
2 13 (41.94%) Internet
3 10 (32.26%) DHCP
4 5 (16.13%) HTTP
5 4 (12.90%) Intranet
5 4 (12.90%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (12.90%) DSL
5 4 (12.90%) Firewall
5 4 (12.90%) Wireless
5 4 (12.90%) IMAP
5 4 (12.90%) HTTPS
5 4 (12.90%) SSL
5 4 (12.90%) VoIP
5 4 (12.90%) SMTP
6 2 (6.45%) LAN
6 2 (6.45%) WLAN
6 2 (6.45%) WAN
7 1 (3.23%) SAN
7 1 (3.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Support Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Desktop Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Desktop Support
4 8 (25.81%) Support Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (16.13%) IT Support
5 5 (16.13%) Help Desk Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Help Desk Support
5 5 (16.13%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (12.90%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Support Assistant
8 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) WSH
2 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) ADO
2 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) NHS
1 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
1 4 (12.90%) Statistics
1 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.23%) iPad
2 1 (3.23%) HP Storage
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows XP
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (45.16%) Windows 7
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Vista
4 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Time Management
2 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.90%) Information Security
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Software Deployment
3 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.90%) Software Licensing
4 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.23%) OO
5 1 (3.23%) OOD
5 1 (3.23%) Process Management
5 1 (3.23%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) C
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) VB
3 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.90%) HND
2 4 (12.90%) CCNA
2 4 (12.90%) ISEB
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (6.45%) MCSE
3 2 (6.45%) MCSA
3 2 (6.45%) MCITP
4 1 (3.23%) VCP5
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (96.77%) Active Directory
2 21 (67.74%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCCM
2 4 (12.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) HP
3 10 (32.26%) Apple
3 10 (32.26%) Sophos
3 10 (32.26%) SonicWALL
4 9 (29.03%) Lotus
5 2 (6.45%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) Kofax