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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 78 96
Rank change year-on-year -5 +18  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 7 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.74% 1.08% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.54% 5.12% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 5
Essex median annual salary £27,000 £20,000 £33,826
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% -40.87%  
10th Percentile £26,125 £20,000 £29,534
90th Percentile £40,625 £33,300 £35,067
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £38,750 £30,500
% change year-on-year -9.67% +27.04%  

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 276 215 298
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 29.05% 21.18% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 384 299 444
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £51,459 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.83% +16.95%  
10th Percentile £25,225 £22,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing MCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Essex over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in Essex

MCP
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 2 £30,750 -
Colchester -1 1 £42,500 +30.76%
MCP
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Essex region with a requirement for MCP.

1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) MCTS
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) XenApp
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange

MCP
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) MVVM
4 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (10.00%) People Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (30.00%) MCTS
3 1 (10.00%) MCDST
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) BMC
2 1 (10.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (10.00%) Wyse
Essex
FinTech London Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago