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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 86 82 91
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCP 10 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.07% 0.79% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.85% 3.38% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 21
Average salary £30,000 £51,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.46% +46.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £27,800 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
206 266 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.10% 23.35% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 168 211 335
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,400 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

MCP
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +9 3 £22,000 -60.00%
Luton -1 1 £25,500 +2.00% 1
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (88.00%) Windows Server
3 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (76.00%) VMware
4 17 (68.00%) ITIL
5 16 (64.00%) MCSE
5 16 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
7 12 (48.00%) MCSA
8 10 (40.00%) Intel
8 10 (40.00%) VMware ESX
8 10 (40.00%) vSphere
9 9 (36.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (36.00%) VCP5
9 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
9 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (36.00%) VPN
10 8 (32.00%) LAN
10 8 (32.00%) Linux
10 8 (32.00%) Dell
10 8 (32.00%) WAN
10 8 (32.00%) Cisco
10 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (32.00%) Firewall
10 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (28.00%) XenApp
11 7 (28.00%) Citrix

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.00%) IIS
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (28.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) VPN
2 8 (32.00%) Firewall
2 8 (32.00%) LAN
2 8 (32.00%) WAN
3 6 (24.00%) Junos
3 6 (24.00%) VPLS
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) SSL
4 2 (8.00%) VLAN
4 2 (8.00%) VRRP
4 2 (8.00%) Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.00%) Automotive
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 6 (24.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (24.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Operational Support Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Operations Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Operations Support Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Wintel Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) VMware Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Field Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Field Service Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Support Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (32.00%) Linux
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (24.00%) Windows 10
6 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (24.00%) Data Protection
3 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (24.00%) Presales
3 6 (24.00%) Security Patching
4 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.00%) Server Building
5 2 (8.00%) High Availability
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.00%) Time Management
6 1 (4.00%) Data Management
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) C
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (64.00%) MCSE
3 12 (48.00%) MCSA
4 9 (36.00%) VCP5
4 9 (36.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (24.00%) MCDST
6 3 (12.00%) A+ Certification
6 3 (12.00%) MCITP
6 3 (12.00%) MCTS
6 3 (12.00%) VCAP
7 2 (8.00%) CCA
7 2 (8.00%) CCIP
7 2 (8.00%) CCNA
7 2 (8.00%) CCNP
7 2 (8.00%) CCSP
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (8.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (40.00%) VMware ESX
2 10 (40.00%) vSphere
3 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (28.00%) XenApp
5 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (16.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (8.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) FortiGate
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 6 (24.00%) SCDPM
1 6 (24.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (76.00%) VMware
2 10 (40.00%) Intel
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco
3 8 (32.00%) Dell
4 7 (28.00%) Citrix
5 6 (24.00%) Intel Security
5 6 (24.00%) Juniper
5 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.00%) Draytek
6 2 (8.00%) NETGEAR
6 2 (8.00%) SonicWALL
7 1 (4.00%) IBM
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago