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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 58 57 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCP 10 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.74% 2.66% 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 9.34% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 4
Average salary £30,000 £22,016 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.26% -51.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,800 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £43,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £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
160 182 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 27.78% 28.48% 25.21%
Number of salaries quoted 143 132 112
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,016 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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 1 £42,500 +93.18%
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) Degree
3 9 (81.82%) LINQ
3 9 (81.82%) jQuery
3 9 (81.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (81.82%) Entity Framework
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 9 (81.82%) .NET Framework
3 9 (81.82%) T-SQL
3 9 (81.82%) VB.NET
3 9 (81.82%) C#
3 9 (81.82%) HTML
3 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 9 (81.82%) CSS
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (72.73%) MVC
4 8 (72.73%) Web Development
5 7 (63.64%) Front End Development
6 1 (9.09%) Lotus
6 1 (9.09%) Apple
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) Sophos
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
6 1 (9.09%) DHCP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 9 (81.82%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Development Team Manager
5 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) .NET Framework
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) Entity Framework
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 9 (81.82%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) MVC
1 8 (72.73%) Web Development
2 7 (63.64%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) T-SQL
2 9 (81.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Degree
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Lotus
2 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
2 1 (9.09%) Sophos