The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Banbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 9 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 12.00% - 4.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.57% - 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Average salary £22,500 - £22,750
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 - £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £22,750 - £23,350
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
MCP
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Banbury region.

Qualifications Category
Banbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 42.00% 25.00% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 11
Average salary £23,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.57% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

MCP
Salary Trend in Banbury

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

MCP Salary Trend in Banbury

MCP
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Banbury 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 10 (100.00%) MS Office
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) MCSE
1 10 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Internet
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (80.00%) QA
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) SQL

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Banbury 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 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (100.00%) MS Office
1 10 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) IT Support
3 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
4 2 (20.00%) Junior
4 2 (20.00%) Graduate
4 2 (20.00%) Junior IT Support
4 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) MCSE
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) VMware