The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 36 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCP 7 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.08% 2.30% 4.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.37% 11.67% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 16
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £40,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,823 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.39% -7.14%
MCP
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Qualifications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
95 60 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 41.85% 19.67% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 91 44 77
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £70,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

MCP
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Bedford region.

MCP Salary Trend in Bedford

MCP
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Bedford

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (86.67%) MCSE
2 13 (86.67%) Windows Server
3 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (73.33%) VMware
4 11 (73.33%) MCSA
4 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
4 11 (73.33%) ITIL
4 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
4 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (66.67%) vSphere
5 10 (66.67%) XenApp
5 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (66.67%) Intel
5 10 (66.67%) Citrix
5 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
5 10 (66.67%) VMware ESX
6 9 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (60.00%) VCP5
6 9 (60.00%) Presales
6 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (53.33%) MS Office
7 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (46.67%) Mentoring

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (53.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) VRRP
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Field Service Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Support
4 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Design Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows Server
3 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) Presales
3 8 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
4 7 (46.67%) Server Building
5 4 (26.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) High Availability
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) MCSE
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (73.33%) MCSA
3 9 (60.00%) VCP5
3 9 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (13.33%) A+ Certification
4 2 (13.33%) CCA
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (13.33%) MCITP
5 1 (6.67%) CCIP
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) CCNP
5 1 (6.67%) CCSP
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 10 (66.67%) vSphere
2 10 (66.67%) XenApp
3 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (20.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) Citrix
3 10 (66.67%) Intel
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
4 2 (13.33%) Draytek
4 2 (13.33%) NETGEAR
4 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago