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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 68 73 96
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +23
Permanent jobs citing MCP 25 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.35% 1.96% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 7.61% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 15
Average salary £29,648 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,525 £26,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
275 276 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.82% 25.70% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 228 251 383
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £23,000 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 December 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 24 December 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 17 £33,500 -36.19%
Gatwick - 3 £23,750 -
Worthing 0 2 £42,148 +84.75%
Horsham -8 1 £18,000 -36.84%
Burgess Hill - 1 £18,000 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 35 (92.11%) Windows
2 30 (78.95%) Microsoft
3 27 (71.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (63.16%) ITIL
5 22 (57.89%) MCSE
6 17 (44.74%) MS Office
6 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
7 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
7 16 (42.11%) Citrix
8 15 (39.47%) SharePoint
9 13 (34.21%) MCSA
9 13 (34.21%) Firewall
9 13 (34.21%) VMware
9 13 (34.21%) SCCM
9 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
11 10 (26.32%) Internet
12 9 (23.68%) Linux
13 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
14 7 (18.42%) DHCP
14 7 (18.42%) DNS
14 7 (18.42%) MS PowerPoint
14 7 (18.42%) MCITP
15 6 (15.79%) Mac OS X
15 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
15 6 (15.79%) Mac OS
15 6 (15.79%) Hyper-V

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (39.47%) SharePoint
2 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
4 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (10.53%) IIS
6 3 (7.89%) MS Project Server
7 2 (5.26%) SAS
8 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (44.74%) MS Office
2 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
3 7 (18.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (7.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (13.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) Firewall
2 10 (26.32%) Internet
3 7 (18.42%) DNS
3 7 (18.42%) DHCP
4 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (5.26%) Unified Communications
6 2 (5.26%) SAN
6 2 (5.26%) LAN
6 2 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (18.42%) Administrator
4 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (10.53%) Desktop Administrator
7 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Support
7 3 (7.89%) Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) IT Administrator
8 2 (5.26%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
5 9 (23.68%) Linux
6 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (15.79%) Mac OS X
7 6 (15.79%) Mac OS
8 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) CRM
2 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
2 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL V3
4 3 (7.89%) Software Deployment
4 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.26%) Line Management
5 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) Change Management
6 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) C
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (71.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (57.89%) MCSE
3 13 (34.21%) MCSA
4 7 (18.42%) MCITP
5 3 (7.89%) MCTS
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (5.26%) CCNA
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.16%) XenApp
3 5 (13.16%) UAG
4 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) WSUS
3 2 (5.26%) SCOM
3 2 (5.26%) SCVMM
3 2 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 30 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 16 (42.11%) Citrix
3 13 (34.21%) VMware
4 5 (13.16%) WatchGuard
4 5 (13.16%) Websense
5 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.53%) HP
6 3 (7.89%) Symantec
6 3 (7.89%) Altiris
7 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco
7 2 (5.26%) BT
8 1 (2.63%) Lotus