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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 57 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCP 4 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.86% 1.91% 3.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.52% 4.80% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 32
Average salary £29,000 £30,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.91% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £21,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £49,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £36,834
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.97%
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
159 250 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 34.12% 39.81% 42.80%
Number of salaries quoted 118 170 245
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,844 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 9 (75.00%) Wireless
3 9 (75.00%) VLAN
3 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (8.33%) LAN
6 1 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Remedy
6 1 (8.33%) MCSE
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (8.33%) VCP4
6 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) Wireless
2 9 (75.00%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Field Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) VCP4
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy
4 1 (8.33%) LANDesk