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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 62 72 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCP 7 1 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.15% 0.18% 2.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.45% 0.58% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 24
Average salary £34,000 £24,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -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
203 172 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 33.44% 30.60% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 142 102 211
Average salary £43,000 £40,850 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,500 £65,000
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 19 December 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) MS Office
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Wireless
3 6 (40.00%) VLAN
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix
5 4 (26.67%) ITSM
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (26.67%) Informatics
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) EMC
7 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (6.67%) Coaching
7 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (6.67%) NetApp
7 1 (6.67%) Symantec
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) WorkSite
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) Wireless
2 6 (40.00%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Field Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Service Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) ITSM
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) EMC