The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Abingdon region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 33 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 0.63% 1.36% 2.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.43% 5.41% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £24,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Qualifications Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
70 37 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 43.75% 25.17% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 59 33 23
Average salary £52,500 £24,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+118.75% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCP
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MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

MCP
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

MCP Salary Trend in Abingdon

MCP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP.

1 8 (88.89%) MVC
1 8 (88.89%) Games
1 8 (88.89%) TDD
1 8 (88.89%) Google
1 8 (88.89%) MCTS
1 8 (88.89%) WCF
1 8 (88.89%) Android
1 8 (88.89%) iPhone
1 8 (88.89%) Domain-Driven Design
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (88.89%) Dependency Injection
1 8 (88.89%) Node.js
1 8 (88.89%) Ninject
1 8 (88.89%) KnockoutJS
1 8 (88.89%) Web Application Development
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2012
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 8 (88.89%) Mobile App
1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
1 8 (88.89%) MCAD
1 8 (88.89%) MCSD
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (88.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2012
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (88.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) .NET Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) WCF
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (88.89%) Ninject
1 8 (88.89%) KnockoutJS
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) iPhone
1 8 (88.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
1 8 (88.89%) TDD
1 8 (88.89%) Domain-Driven Design
1 8 (88.89%) Dependency Injection
1 8 (88.89%) Web Application Development
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) MCTS
1 8 (88.89%) MCAD
1 8 (88.89%) MCSD
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft