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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 47 55 68
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCP 16 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.28% 0.92% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.81% 2.86% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 3
Average salary £17,500 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-68.18% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
108 140 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 22.13% 32.18% 21.96%
Number of salaries quoted 85 118 104
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 10 £17,500 -68.18% 1
Newmarket - 3 £44,000 -
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (81.25%) HP
3 13 (81.25%) Hyper-V
4 11 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
5 10 (62.50%) DHCP
5 10 (62.50%) VPN
5 10 (62.50%) DNS
5 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
5 10 (62.50%) SQL
5 10 (62.50%) MS Office
5 10 (62.50%) Apple
5 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (62.50%) Sophos
5 10 (62.50%) Windows XP
5 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
5 10 (62.50%) SonicWALL
5 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (56.25%) iPad
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (31.25%) MCSE
8 5 (31.25%) VMware
9 4 (25.00%) S-PLUS
10 3 (18.75%) Symantec
10 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (18.75%) HP ASE
10 3 (18.75%) Brocade

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 11 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Lync
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 10 (62.50%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) DHCP
1 10 (62.50%) VPN
1 10 (62.50%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) IT Support Assistant
1 9 (56.25%) IT Assistant
1 9 (56.25%) IT Support
1 9 (56.25%) Support Assistant
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Server Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (62.50%) Windows XP
2 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (31.25%) MCSE
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (18.75%) HP ASE
4 1 (6.25%) MCSD
4 1 (6.25%) MCTS
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Hyper-V
2 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) HP
3 10 (62.50%) Apple
3 10 (62.50%) Sophos
3 10 (62.50%) SonicWALL
4 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) Symantec
5 3 (18.75%) Brocade
5 3 (18.75%) 3PAR
5 3 (18.75%) Veeam
6 1 (6.25%) Lotus
Ipswich, Suffolk
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