Period
to 23 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 76 -
Rank change year-on-year -21 - +68
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.69% 0.16% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.48% 0.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Leicester median annual salary £32,000 £24,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.61% - -
Leicestershire median annual salary £32,000 £41,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -21.95% +12.33% +52.08%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leicester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 202 102 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 27.71% 16.56% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 97 95 134
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% -13.33%
10th Percentile £28,569 £26,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £56,225
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +4.94%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Leicester

MCP
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for MCP in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for MCP.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Back Office
5 1 (20.00%) Replication
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) MCSA

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) PBX
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Antivirus Management
4 1 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) Threat Detection
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) GFI Software
3 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) VMware