The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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)
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 - 45
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 3.73% - 3.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.51% - 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 5
Median salary £30,000 - £17,500
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 Ipswich.

Academic & Professional Certification
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 37 115 107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 27.61% 26.93% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33 92 61
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich 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 Ipswich

MCP
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for MCP in Ipswich

MCP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich

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 Ipswich region with a requirement for MCP.

1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) SMTP
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
1 5 (100.00%) Google
1 5 (100.00%) IMAP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 5 (100.00%) IMAP
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) SMTP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 5 (100.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) IT Support
1 5 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability
1 5 (100.00%) Presales
1 5 (100.00%) Ticket Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Google
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
Ipswich, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago