Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 140 134
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 -35
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 6 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.25% 0.27% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% 1.04% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 16
West Sussex median annual salary £25,000 £36,750 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.97% +37.38% -8.69%
10th Percentile £23,650 £21,875 £22,500
90th Percentile £40,550 £55,625 £30,000
South East median annual salary £32,500 £28,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.04% -18.57% +16.67%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 478 578 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 24.08% 26.49% 25.31%
Number of salaries quoted 414 518 545
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £28,300 £27,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in West Sussex

MCP
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for MCP in West Sussex

MCP
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in West Sussex over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for MCP in West Sussex

MCP
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Crawley +24 4 £25,000 -52.38%
Chichester -12 1 £37,500 +54.64%
MCP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for MCP.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Avaya
2 3 (60.00%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Mitel
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Junior
2 2 (40.00%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Audio Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (20.00%) Fluent NHibernate
1 1 (20.00%) LINQ
1 1 (20.00%) Lucene
1 1 (20.00%) Lucene.Net
1 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum-ban
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCAD
1 1 (20.00%) MCSD
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Avaya
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Mitel
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) VMware