The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 85 95 97
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.30% 0.56% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.93% 2.13% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 7
Median salary £70,000 £28,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +150.00% +40.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year - -1.63%  

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 Essex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Essex
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 323 282 360
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 32.08% 26.16% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 237 215 282
Median salary £44,296 £45,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.56% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

MCP
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for MCP in Essex

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Essex region with a requirement for MCP.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) MCTS
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) MS Project
4 1 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Reinsurance
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) MVVM
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Development Team Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCTS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Colchester, Essex
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