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

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 72 65
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire - 0.72% 1.77%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.23% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 6
Median salary - £22,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.32%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,700
% change year-on-year - +1.01%  

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 89 155 164
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 17.25% 22.46% 22.37%
Number of salaries quoted 78 115 109
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCP
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware