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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 87 98 89
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCP 15 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.29% 1.25% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.48% 4.63% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 23
Average salary £37,500 £27,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -36.47%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
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
335 367 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 28.73% 26.97% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 285 304 378
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,500 £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
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 29 May 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 +7 7 - -
Haywards Heath -16 1 £37,500 +66.66%
Horsham - 1 £42,500 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 37 (88.10%) Windows
2 29 (69.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
7 16 (38.10%) Firewall
8 15 (35.71%) Internet
9 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 14 (33.33%) VMware
10 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
10 13 (30.95%) ITIL
10 13 (30.95%) MCSE
11 12 (28.57%) Linux
11 12 (28.57%) Blackberry
11 12 (28.57%) Hyper-V
12 11 (26.19%) Mac OS
12 11 (26.19%) Office 365
12 11 (26.19%) SAN
12 11 (26.19%) Mac OS X
12 11 (26.19%) MCSA
12 11 (26.19%) C
12 11 (26.19%) MS Office
12 11 (26.19%) Citrix
12 11 (26.19%) SharePoint
13 10 (23.81%) XenApp
14 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
14 9 (21.43%) DHCP
14 9 (21.43%) DNS

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (26.19%) SharePoint
2 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.52%) Lync
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Office
2 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) Firewall
2 15 (35.71%) Internet
3 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 11 (26.19%) SAN
5 9 (21.43%) DHCP
5 9 (21.43%) DNS
6 4 (9.52%) VoIP
7 3 (7.14%) LAN
8 1 (2.38%) Broadband
8 1 (2.38%) SSL
8 1 (2.38%) VPN
8 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 4 (9.52%) Retail
2 3 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (9.52%) IT Support
6 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Graduate
7 2 (4.76%) Designer
7 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) IT Graduate
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Trainee
7 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Designer
8 1 (2.38%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.38%) jQuery
1 1 (2.38%) HTML5
1 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.38%) CSS
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.29%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) iPhone
4 1 (2.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 37 (88.10%) Windows
2 29 (69.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (28.57%) Linux
6 11 (26.19%) Mac OS
6 11 (26.19%) Mac OS X
7 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
8 4 (9.52%) HPUX
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.38%) Android
9 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
9 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) ITIL V3
3 7 (16.67%) Server Building
3 7 (16.67%) CRM
4 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
4 4 (9.52%) Service Management
5 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.38%) Document Management
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) C
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (30.95%) MCSE
3 11 (26.19%) MCSA
4 2 (4.76%) MCSD
4 2 (4.76%) MCDBA
4 2 (4.76%) MCPD
4 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
2 12 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 10 (23.81%) XenApp
4 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (9.52%) ISA Server
5 4 (9.52%) VMware Server
6 3 (7.14%) XenServer
7 1 (2.38%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) HP Data Protector
1 8 (19.05%) SCCM
1 8 (19.05%) SCOM
2 4 (9.52%) SCVMM
3 3 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (33.33%) VMware
3 11 (26.19%) Citrix
4 8 (19.05%) HP
5 7 (16.67%) Websense
6 4 (9.52%) 3PAR
7 3 (7.14%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.38%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.38%) Draytek
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco
8 1 (2.38%) Symantec
8 1 (2.38%) Sophos
8 1 (2.38%) Sage
8 1 (2.38%) Red Hat