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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 90 104 89
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCP 17 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.37% 0.86% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.86% 3.18% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 23
Average salary £37,500 £27,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.13% -34.70%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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
350 377 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 28.25% 27.16% 32.65%
Number of salaries quoted 300 311 365
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
Crawley - 6 - -
Horsham 0 2 £29,750 -0.83%
Haywards Heath -3 1 £37,500 +66.66%
Worthing - 1 £29,025 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 43 (87.76%) Windows
2 30 (61.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (59.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (53.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
6 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (38.78%) Firewall
8 18 (36.73%) VMware
9 17 (34.69%) Active Directory
9 17 (34.69%) ITIL
9 17 (34.69%) MCSE
10 16 (32.65%) SharePoint
10 16 (32.65%) TCP/IP
10 16 (32.65%) Hyper-V
11 15 (30.61%) Internet
12 14 (28.57%) MCSA
13 13 (26.53%) MS Office
13 13 (26.53%) Citrix
13 13 (26.53%) Office 365
14 12 (24.49%) XenApp
14 12 (24.49%) Blackberry
14 12 (24.49%) SAN
15 11 (22.45%) Mac OS X
15 11 (22.45%) Linux
15 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
15 11 (22.45%) Mac OS
15 11 (22.45%) SCCM
16 10 (20.41%) ITIL V3
16 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (20.41%) C

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 16 (32.65%) SharePoint
2 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.16%) Lync
5 2 (4.08%) MS Project Server
5 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (26.53%) MS Office
2 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Dynamics NAV
1 9 (18.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.78%) Firewall
2 16 (32.65%) TCP/IP
3 15 (30.61%) Internet
4 12 (24.49%) SAN
5 10 (20.41%) DNS
5 10 (20.41%) DHCP
6 4 (8.16%) VoIP
7 3 (6.12%) LAN
8 1 (2.04%) Broadband
8 1 (2.04%) SSL
8 1 (2.04%) VPN
8 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.16%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Support Engineer
2 11 (22.45%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (22.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (10.20%) IT Support
6 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.12%) Graduate
7 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) IT Graduate
7 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Designer
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Server Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Trainee
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Designer
8 2 (4.08%) Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) HTML
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.04%) CSS
1 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.04%) jQuery
1 1 (2.04%) HTML5
1 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Blackberry
2 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.24%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) iPhone
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 43 (87.76%) Windows
2 30 (61.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (59.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (22.45%) Linux
5 11 (22.45%) Mac OS
5 11 (22.45%) Mac OS X
6 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.16%) HPUX
8 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.04%) Android
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) ITIL
2 10 (20.41%) ITIL V3
3 9 (18.37%) CRM
4 5 (10.20%) Service Management
4 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.08%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.04%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) C
2 6 (12.24%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.04%) C#
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (53.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (34.69%) MCSE
3 14 (28.57%) MCSA
4 2 (4.08%) MCDBA
4 2 (4.08%) MCPD
4 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (34.69%) Active Directory
2 16 (32.65%) Hyper-V
3 12 (24.49%) XenApp
4 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (8.16%) ISA Server
5 4 (8.16%) VMware Server
6 3 (6.12%) XenServer
7 1 (2.04%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) SCCM
2 9 (18.37%) SCOM
2 9 (18.37%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (10.20%) WSUS
3 5 (10.20%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
2 18 (36.73%) VMware
3 13 (26.53%) Citrix
4 9 (18.37%) HP
4 9 (18.37%) Websense
5 5 (10.20%) 3PAR
6 4 (8.16%) WatchGuard
7 3 (6.12%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.04%) Draytek
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco
8 1 (2.04%) Lotus
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.04%) Sage
8 1 (2.04%) Symantec
8 1 (2.04%) Sophos