The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 71 - 77
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.14% - 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% - 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £36,500 - £38,500
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 Leicestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 148 161 155
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 20.73% 24.07% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 120 123 111
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £21,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

MCP
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for MCP in Leicestershire

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) 3Com
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (50.00%) ZyXEL
3 2 (50.00%) Draytek
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) NETGEAR
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) CCENT
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) IaaS
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) A+ Certification
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCENT
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) 3Com
3 2 (50.00%) Draytek
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) NETGEAR
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) ZyXEL
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam