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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 62 79 56
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.89% 0.44% 2.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.29% 1.20% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 18
Average salary £28,250 £24,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.70% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £26,800 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
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
218 249 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 38.79% 36.73% 31.85%
Number of salaries quoted 163 170 177
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 October 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) MS Office
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) ITSM
3 7 (58.33%) Informatics
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Terminal Server
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) WorkSite
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Service Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) VMware