Period
to 18 July 2019

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 6 months to 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 97 100
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCP 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.55% 0.20% 0.082%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.35% 1.29% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Leicestershire median annual salary £32,000 £48,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.36% +33.56% +65.91%
East Midlands median annual salary £32,000 £36,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -12.33% +46.00% -13.04%

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

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 179 155 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 16.44% 15.69% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 105 138 174
Leicestershire median annual salary £35,767 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.70% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,775 £26,500
90th Percentile £56,270 £65,750 £56,300
East Midlands median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.88% -5.88% +11.84%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

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
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 18 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -3 5 £32,000 -20.00%
MCP
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 6 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) Fat Client
3 4 (66.67%) SLA
3 4 (66.67%) Thin Client
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) MCSA
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Fat Client
1 4 (66.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft