The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 West Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 85 69 84
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCP 20 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.51% 2.11% 1.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.76% 6.98% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 23
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £42,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
347 387 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 26.21% 30.19% 29.30%
Number of salaries quoted 287 299 373
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
South East

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +14 8 £42,500 +6.25%
Gatwick - 5 £42,500 -
Haywards Heath -7 2 £21,000 -8.69%
Horsham -23 1 £17,500 -58.82%
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
3 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
6 17 (53.13%) DHCP
6 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
7 16 (50.00%) DNS
7 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (46.88%) MCSE
8 15 (46.88%) SCCM
9 14 (43.75%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (43.75%) ITIL
10 13 (40.63%) Citrix
10 13 (40.63%) Firewall
11 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (37.50%) Internet
11 12 (37.50%) Linux
11 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (34.38%) MCSA
13 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
13 10 (31.25%) Blackberry
13 10 (31.25%) VMware
13 10 (31.25%) IaaS
14 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
15 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
15 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (25.00%) UAG
16 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
2 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (21.88%) IIS
5 6 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Lync
6 1 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.75%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) IaaS
2 7 (21.88%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (18.75%) Office 365
4 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) DHCP
2 16 (50.00%) DNS
3 14 (43.75%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (40.63%) Firewall
5 12 (37.50%) Internet
6 6 (18.75%) SAN
6 6 (18.75%) VPN
6 6 (18.75%) Broadband
7 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 3 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
10 1 (3.13%) Wireless
10 1 (3.13%) LAN
10 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MSTest
1 3 (9.38%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (9.38%) Moq
1 3 (9.38%) NUnit
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Field Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Messaging Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Server Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Desktop Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Server Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Spring.NET
1 3 (9.38%) Castle Windsor
1 3 (9.38%) Ninject
1 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (9.38%) Razor View Engine
1 3 (9.38%) Unity DI Container
1 3 (9.38%) WinForms
1 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (9.38%) WCF
1 3 (9.38%) WPF
1 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Blackberry
2 6 (18.75%) iPhone
2 6 (18.75%) PKI
2 6 (18.75%) iPad
3 3 (9.38%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (6.25%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) PDA
5 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (37.50%) Linux
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
4 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
5 6 (18.75%) Android
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Vista
5 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Phone
5 6 (18.75%) Windows 8
6 4 (12.50%) Mac OS X
6 4 (12.50%) Mac OS
7 2 (6.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
3 6 (18.75%) Change Management
4 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) MVVM
6 3 (9.38%) Web Application Development
6 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) TDD
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) MVC
6 3 (9.38%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.38%) Kanban
6 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) C
2 3 (9.38%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (46.88%) MCSE
3 11 (34.38%) MCSA
4 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
4 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.50%) MCTS
6 3 (9.38%) MCAD
6 3 (9.38%) MCSD
6 3 (9.38%) CCNA
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (6.25%) CISSP
7 2 (6.25%) CEH
8 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) UAG
3 6 (18.75%) Terminal Server
4 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.25%) ISA Server
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (46.88%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) SCOM
3 2 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (6.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) Citrix
3 10 (31.25%) VMware
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco
4 7 (21.88%) Symantec
5 6 (18.75%) Sophos
5 6 (18.75%) Sage
5 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 6 (18.75%) Draytek
6 5 (15.63%) HP
7 2 (6.25%) McAfee
7 2 (6.25%) EMC
7 2 (6.25%) Qualys
7 2 (6.25%) Veeam
7 2 (6.25%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.13%) Altiris
8 1 (3.13%) BT