The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Basingstoke region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 75 67 53
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCP 7 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.91% 1.55% 3.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.89% 4.08% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 20
Average salary £19,250 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
370 245 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 47.87% 37.87% 26.03%
Number of salaries quoted 224 166 135
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
Hampshire

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 28 July 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (95.65%) Active Directory
3 18 (78.26%) Windows
4 15 (65.22%) ITIL
5 12 (52.17%) MS Office
5 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (47.83%) Citrix
6 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
7 9 (39.13%) MCSE
8 8 (34.78%) ITSM
9 7 (30.43%) SLA
10 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
10 6 (26.09%) DNS
10 6 (26.09%) MCSA
10 6 (26.09%) VMware
10 6 (26.09%) MCITP
10 6 (26.09%) Informatics
10 6 (26.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (21.74%) ITIL V3
11 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
11 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
11 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
11 5 (21.74%) DHCP
12 4 (17.39%) LAN
12 4 (17.39%) SQL
12 4 (17.39%) Interwoven
12 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
12 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (13.04%) K2 blackpearl
4 3 (13.04%) WorkSite
5 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (8.70%) Lync
6 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) MS Office
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) DHCP
3 4 (17.39%) LAN
4 3 (13.04%) Extranet
4 3 (13.04%) Kerberos
5 2 (8.70%) WAN
5 2 (8.70%) SAN
5 2 (8.70%) Intranet
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall
5 2 (8.70%) NAS
5 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Service Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Support Supervisor
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
1 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Informatics
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Statistics
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) ITSM
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL V3
3 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) Workflow
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (39.13%) MCSE
3 6 (26.09%) MCSA
3 6 (26.09%) MCITP
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (13.04%) MCSD
5 2 (8.70%) CCNA
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.35%) MCDST
6 1 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (95.65%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) UAG
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Server
4 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) XenApp
4 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) Citrix
3 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) Interwoven
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco
5 3 (13.04%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) Juniper
6 2 (8.70%) CA
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.70%) LexisNexis
7 1 (4.35%) Symantec
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) EMC