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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 56 61 74
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCP 15 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.25% 2.29% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.06% 10.48% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 2
Average salary £22,000 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.14% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,200 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £45,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.23% -7.14%
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
186 105 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 27.93% 21.88% 21.92%
Number of salaries quoted 178 74 132
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,920 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

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 1 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 1 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 -8 15 £22,000 -37.14%
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 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 36 (97.30%) Microsoft
2 33 (89.19%) Active Directory
3 30 (81.08%) Windows
4 29 (78.38%) MS Office
5 28 (75.68%) MS Exchange
6 26 (70.27%) Hyper-V
7 19 (51.35%) Windows 7
7 19 (51.35%) Windows XP
8 18 (48.65%) DNS
8 18 (48.65%) VPN
8 18 (48.65%) HP
8 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (45.95%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (43.24%) MS Excel
11 15 (40.54%) SQL
11 15 (40.54%) DHCP
11 15 (40.54%) Apple
11 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (40.54%) Sophos
11 15 (40.54%) SonicWALL
12 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (27.03%) Lotus
13 10 (27.03%) Internet
13 10 (27.03%) IBM Notes
14 7 (18.92%) SCCM
14 7 (18.92%) Time Management
14 7 (18.92%) Office 365
15 6 (16.22%) MCSE
15 6 (16.22%) VMware
16 5 (13.51%) iPad

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 28 (75.68%) MS Exchange
2 17 (45.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (27.03%) IBM Notes
4 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (10.81%) Lync
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 29 (78.38%) MS Office
2 16 (43.24%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.81%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) VPN
1 18 (48.65%) DNS
2 15 (40.54%) DHCP
3 10 (27.03%) Internet
4 4 (10.81%) HTTP
4 4 (10.81%) Intranet
5 3 (8.11%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (8.11%) DSL
5 3 (8.11%) Firewall
5 3 (8.11%) Wireless
5 3 (8.11%) IMAP
5 3 (8.11%) HTTPS
5 3 (8.11%) SSL
5 3 (8.11%) VoIP
5 3 (8.11%) SMTP
6 2 (5.41%) LAN
6 2 (5.41%) WLAN
6 2 (5.41%) WAN
7 1 (2.70%) SAN
7 1 (2.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Analyst
2 12 (32.43%) Support Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Desktop Support
3 10 (27.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Desktop Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) IT Support
5 6 (16.22%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (13.51%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (13.51%) Help Desk Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Support Assistant
6 5 (13.51%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) IT Support Assistant
6 5 (13.51%) IT Assistant
7 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) WSH
2 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) ADO
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) iPad
2 4 (10.81%) NHS
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) Statistics
2 4 (10.81%) Mathematics
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Windows XP
2 19 (51.35%) Windows 7
3 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Vista
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Time Management
2 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
2 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (10.81%) Information Security
2 4 (10.81%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Software Deployment
3 3 (8.11%) Software Licensing
4 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.70%) OO
5 1 (2.70%) OOD
5 1 (2.70%) Process Management
5 1 (2.70%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (2.70%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) C
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) VB
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.22%) MCSE
3 4 (10.81%) HND
3 4 (10.81%) ISEB
3 4 (10.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.11%) CCNA
4 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (8.11%) MCITP
5 2 (5.41%) HP ASE
5 2 (5.41%) MCSA
6 1 (2.70%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (89.19%) Active Directory
2 26 (70.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) SCCM
2 4 (10.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (97.30%) Microsoft
2 18 (48.65%) HP
3 15 (40.54%) Apple
3 15 (40.54%) Sophos
3 15 (40.54%) SonicWALL
4 10 (27.03%) Lotus
5 6 (16.22%) VMware
6 2 (5.41%) Brocade
6 2 (5.41%) Symantec
6 2 (5.41%) Veeam
6 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.70%) Kofax