The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 43 34
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 1.32% 3.98%
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 9
Average salary - £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +0.67%
MCP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
71 60 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 27.41% 26.32% 23.89%
Number of salaries quoted 63 52 45
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,850 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

MCP
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Worcestershire region.

MCP Salary Trend in Worcestershire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Sage 50
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) HNC
2 1 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) Exchequer
2 1 (50.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Exchequer
1 1 (50.00%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) HNC
2 1 (50.00%) HND
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Sage
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Draytek