The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Essex / Chelmsford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 - 27
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford 1.06% - 2.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% - 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Median salary £30,750 - £33,826
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year - +1.69%  

MCP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Chelmsford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 38 20 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford 20.11% 14.60% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 36 20 53
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +31.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Chelmsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chelmsford citing MCP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Chelmsford

MCP
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

Salary trend for MCP in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chelmsford region with a requirement for MCP.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Wyse
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) MCDST
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Deskside Support
2 1 (50.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Technician
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (50.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCDST
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (50.00%) Wyse