The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 54 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.68% 1.10% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.65% 2.20% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 3
Average salary £42,500 £19,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+120.77% -48.66%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -20.00%
MCP
Hampshire

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

Qualifications Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
182 363 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 41.46% 49.73% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 118 235 152
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,850 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

MCP
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

MCP Salary Trend in Basingstoke

MCP
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

MCP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco