The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
London / Croydon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 43 17
Rank change year-on-year +10 -26  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.68% 1.16% 10.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 3.66% 23.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Median salary £28,000 £24,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -40.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 Croydon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Croydon
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 63 82 71
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 35.20% 31.78% 42.01%
Number of salaries quoted 49 71 52
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £21,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £63,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

MCP
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Salary trend for MCP in Croydon

MCP
Salary Histogram in Croydon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Croydon over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Croydon region with a requirement for MCP.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (75.00%) Line Management
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification