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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 57 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCP 11 1 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.82% 0.20% 3.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.47% 0.69% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 29
Average salary £34,000 £24,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,375 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -6.66%
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
201 145 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 33.33% 29.65% 35.27%
Number of salaries quoted 148 95 263
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 23 January 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) Firewall
4 10 (62.50%) VMware
5 9 (56.25%) Cisco
5 9 (56.25%) VLAN
5 9 (56.25%) Wireless
5 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) MS Office
7 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
9 2 (12.50%) ITIL
9 2 (12.50%) SQL
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 2 (12.50%) MCSE
9 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
9 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (6.25%) Degree
10 1 (6.25%) Informatics
10 1 (6.25%) WorkSite
10 1 (6.25%) LANDesk
10 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) WorkSite
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) VLAN
2 9 (56.25%) Wireless
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Field Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Informatics
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.25%) Coaching
2 1 (6.25%) ITSM
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.25%) VCP4
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) LANDesk
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Remedy