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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 89 70 79
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCP 16 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.33% 2.36% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.54% 8.16% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 26
Average salary £36,250 £22,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.77% -45.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +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
289 331 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 23.96% 28.91% 29.22%
Number of salaries quoted 239 276 370
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 £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 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 27 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
Crawley +11 8 £36,250 -9.37% 1
Horsham -12 2 £17,500 -58.82%
Gatwick - 2 £35,000 -
Haywards Heath -15 1 £21,000 -8.69%
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 26 (78.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 21 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (60.61%) DHCP
6 20 (60.61%) MCSE
6 20 (60.61%) MS Exchange
7 19 (57.58%) DNS
7 19 (57.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (51.52%) SCCM
8 17 (51.52%) ITIL
8 17 (51.52%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (48.48%) MCSA
9 16 (48.48%) Linux
9 16 (48.48%) Citrix
10 15 (45.45%) Firewall
10 15 (45.45%) Internet
10 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (42.42%) VMware
12 13 (39.39%) Configuration Management
13 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (36.36%) SharePoint
13 12 (36.36%) UAG
13 12 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (33.33%) Blackberry
15 10 (30.30%) IIS
15 10 (30.30%) IaaS
16 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (27.27%) Red Hat

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (60.61%) MS Exchange
2 19 (57.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (36.36%) SharePoint
4 10 (30.30%) IIS
5 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (6.06%) SAS
8 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
2 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) IaaS
2 7 (21.21%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (18.18%) Office 365
4 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) DHCP
2 19 (57.58%) DNS
3 17 (51.52%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (45.45%) Internet
4 15 (45.45%) Firewall
5 6 (18.18%) Broadband
5 6 (18.18%) VPN
6 5 (15.15%) SAN
7 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (6.06%) Unified Communications
8 2 (6.06%) LAN
8 2 (6.06%) WAN
9 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Field Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.03%) SQL DBA
8 1 (3.03%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 6 (18.18%) PKI
2 6 (18.18%) iPhone
2 6 (18.18%) iPad
3 1 (3.03%) PDA
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 26 (78.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (48.48%) Linux
4 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (18.18%) Windows Vista
7 6 (18.18%) Android
7 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 6 (18.18%) Windows Phone
7 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 6 (18.18%) Windows 8
8 5 (15.15%) Mac OS X
8 5 (15.15%) Mac OS
9 1 (3.03%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) ITIL
2 13 (39.39%) Configuration Management
3 6 (18.18%) Change Management
4 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) C
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (60.61%) MCSE
3 16 (48.48%) MCSA
4 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
4 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.12%) CCNA
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.06%) CISSP
6 2 (6.06%) CEH
7 1 (3.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (36.36%) UAG
3 6 (18.18%) Terminal Server
4 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (51.52%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) SCOM
2 2 (6.06%) Nessus
2 2 (6.06%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (48.48%) Citrix
3 14 (42.42%) VMware
4 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 8 (24.24%) Cisco
6 6 (18.18%) Draytek
6 6 (18.18%) Sage
6 6 (18.18%) Symantec
6 6 (18.18%) Sophos
7 5 (15.15%) HP
8 2 (6.06%) EMC
8 2 (6.06%) BT
8 2 (6.06%) McAfee
8 2 (6.06%) Qualys
8 2 (6.06%) Veeam
8 2 (6.06%) 3PAR
Crawley, West Sussex
Connect Support Services Ltd
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago