The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 70 84 96
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCP 7 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.95% 1.14% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.19% 3.56% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 7
Median salary £45,000 £65,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +94.02%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
MCP
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
167 309 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.69% 32.15% 29.80%
Number of salaries quoted 142 263 301
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,718 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MCP Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

MCP
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +13 4 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Dunstable - 1 £45,000 -
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
4 8 (66.67%) MCSE
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 7 (58.33%) ITIL
5 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
5 7 (58.33%) Intel Security
6 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (50.00%) VMware
6 6 (50.00%) MCITP
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (41.67%) SCCM
7 5 (41.67%) MCTS
7 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
7 5 (41.67%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (41.67%) MCSA
8 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 4 (33.33%) MCDST
9 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (25.00%) Software Deployment
9 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (25.00%) Banking
9 3 (25.00%) Cisco
9 3 (25.00%) Symantec
9 3 (25.00%) VPN
9 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (25.00%) LAN
9 3 (25.00%) WAN

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Junos
2 2 (16.67%) VPLS
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Operational Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Operations Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Server Support
3 2 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Support
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Fintech
1 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Security Patching
4 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (66.67%) MCSE
3 6 (50.00%) MCITP
4 5 (41.67%) MCSA
4 5 (41.67%) MCTS
5 4 (33.33%) MCDST
6 2 (16.67%) CCA
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (8.33%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) MBA
7 1 (8.33%) Security+ Certification
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (16.67%) SCDPM
2 2 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Intel Security
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Symantec
5 2 (16.67%) AppSense
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Dell
5 2 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
Luton
IQ Telecom
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago