The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 56 67 53
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCP 4 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.96% 0.51% 2.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.88% 2.24% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 15
Average salary £28,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £51,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
103 134 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 24.70% 22.91% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 80 122 159
Average salary £40,000 £37,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.38% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £22,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
East of England

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 +14 4 £28,500 -0.86% 1
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (76.47%) C#
3 13 (76.47%) .NET
3 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
4 12 (70.59%) Web Services
4 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
4 12 (70.59%) MCSD
4 12 (70.59%) N-Tier
4 12 (70.59%) SOA
5 11 (64.71%) MCTS
5 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 9 (52.94%) XML
7 8 (47.06%) MS Project
8 7 (41.18%) UML
8 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
8 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
8 7 (41.18%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
8 7 (41.18%) Degree
9 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
9 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
10 5 (29.41%) ITIL
11 4 (23.53%) CRM
11 4 (23.53%) Windows
11 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (17.65%) MCPD

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
1 7 (41.18%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Project
2 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.76%) MS Office
3 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
1 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) NUnit
2 2 (11.76%) CruiseControl
2 2 (11.76%) NCover
2 2 (11.76%) FxCop
General
1 2 (11.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) C# Developer
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Architect
5 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
6 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
6 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
6 2 (11.76%) Systems Support
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) .NET
1 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
2 12 (70.59%) Web Services
3 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 9 (52.94%) XML
5 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.76%) WCF
6 2 (11.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) N-Tier
2 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) SOA
2 7 (41.18%) UML
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) CRM
5 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) DNA
6 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (70.59%) MCSD
3 11 (64.71%) MCTS
4 7 (41.18%) Degree
5 3 (17.65%) MCPD
6 2 (11.76%) CCNP
6 2 (11.76%) CCNA
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (11.76%) MCSE
6 2 (11.76%) MCSA
6 2 (11.76%) MCITP
6 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) VMware