The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 87 67 82
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCP 12 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.01% 1.86% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.07% 6.49% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 26
Average salary £29,250 £22,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.95% -45.00%
UK excluding London average salary £29,700 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.80% +4.16%
MCP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Qualifications Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
295 308 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 24.77% 28.70% 29.34%
Number of salaries quoted 243 267 371
Average salary £38,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

MCP
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the West Sussex region.

MCP Salary Trend in West Sussex

MCP
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in West Sussex

MCP
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
Crawley +7 6 £36,250 -
Horsham -8 5 £28,500 -32.94%
Gatwick - 2 £35,000 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 27 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (69.44%) Active Directory
5 24 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (55.56%) MCSE
6 20 (55.56%) MS Exchange
7 19 (52.78%) ITIL
7 19 (52.78%) DHCP
8 18 (50.00%) DNS
8 18 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 18 (50.00%) SCCM
9 17 (47.22%) Linux
9 17 (47.22%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (44.44%) Firewall
10 16 (44.44%) MCSA
10 16 (44.44%) Citrix
11 15 (41.67%) Internet
12 14 (38.89%) VMware
12 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (36.11%) Configuration Management
13 13 (36.11%) SharePoint
14 12 (33.33%) Blackberry
14 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (33.33%) UAG
15 10 (27.78%) IaaS
15 10 (27.78%) IIS
16 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
16 9 (25.00%) Red Hat

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 20 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 18 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (36.11%) SharePoint
4 12 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (27.78%) IIS
6 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (5.56%) SAS
8 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (22.22%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) IaaS
2 7 (19.44%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (16.67%) Office 365
4 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (52.78%) DHCP
2 18 (50.00%) DNS
3 17 (47.22%) Wi-Fi
4 16 (44.44%) Firewall
5 15 (41.67%) Internet
6 6 (16.67%) Broadband
6 6 (16.67%) VPN
7 4 (11.11%) SAN
8 3 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
9 2 (5.56%) LAN
9 2 (5.56%) WAN
9 2 (5.56%) Unified Communications
10 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (19.44%) Support Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (13.89%) Administrator
6 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Desktop Administrator
7 3 (8.33%) Field Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Security Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.78%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 6 (16.67%) PKI
2 6 (16.67%) iPhone
2 6 (16.67%) iPad
2 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) PDA
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 26 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (47.22%) Linux
4 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 8 (22.22%) Windows XP
8 6 (16.67%) Windows Vista
8 6 (16.67%) Mac OS
8 6 (16.67%) Android
8 6 (16.67%) Windows Phone
8 6 (16.67%) Mac OS X
8 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) ITIL
2 13 (36.11%) Configuration Management
3 6 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 6 (16.67%) Change Management
4 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Coaching
6 2 (5.56%) Line Management
6 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.56%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) C
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (55.56%) MCSE
3 16 (44.44%) MCSA
4 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
4 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
5 4 (11.11%) CCNA
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (5.56%) CISSP
6 2 (5.56%) CEH
6 2 (5.56%) MCTS
7 1 (2.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (69.44%) Active Directory
2 12 (33.33%) UAG
3 6 (16.67%) Terminal Server
4 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (5.56%) Nessus
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (44.44%) Citrix
3 14 (38.89%) VMware
4 9 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 8 (22.22%) Symantec
5 8 (22.22%) Cisco
6 6 (16.67%) Draytek
6 6 (16.67%) Sophos
6 6 (16.67%) Sage
7 4 (11.11%) HP
8 2 (5.56%) BT
8 2 (5.56%) McAfee
8 2 (5.56%) EMC
8 2 (5.56%) Veeam
8 2 (5.56%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.56%) Qualys
8 2 (5.56%) Altiris