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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 73 87 89
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCP 23 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.18% 1.04% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.03% 3.37% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 3
Average salary £55,000 £37,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.64% -17.77%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -20.00%
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
327 356 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.02% 30.85% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 280 307 192
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,400 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,000 £62,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015. 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 +12 19 £55,000 +46.66%
Luton - 1 £50,000 -
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 30 (93.75%) Active Directory
1 30 (93.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 29 (90.63%) MCSA
3 28 (87.50%) MCSE
3 28 (87.50%) Microsoft
4 27 (84.38%) VMware
4 27 (84.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 26 (81.25%) Citrix
6 25 (78.13%) VMware ESX
7 24 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (71.88%) MS Exchange
8 23 (71.88%) ITIL
9 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
9 22 (68.75%) Intel
9 22 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 22 (68.75%) vSphere
10 21 (65.63%) VCP5
10 21 (65.63%) XenApp
11 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (62.50%) Server Building
12 19 (59.38%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (59.38%) Exchange Server 2007
12 19 (59.38%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (34.38%) Network Security
14 8 (25.00%) MS Office
15 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
15 6 (18.75%) DHCP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 23 (71.88%) MS Exchange
2 22 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (59.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (59.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Office
2 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) Network Security
2 6 (18.75%) DHCP
2 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 6 (18.75%) DNS
3 5 (15.63%) Firewall
4 4 (12.50%) WAN
4 4 (12.50%) SAN
5 3 (9.38%) LAN
5 3 (9.38%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.13%) Wireless
6 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Consultant
2 10 (31.25%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Team Leader
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.25%) AWS Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) iPhone
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 24 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) ITIL
2 20 (62.50%) Server Building
3 19 (59.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.38%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) People Management
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) CAD
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) VBScript
2 1 (3.13%) VB
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (93.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (90.63%) MCSA
3 28 (87.50%) MCSE
4 27 (84.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 21 (65.63%) VCP5
6 4 (12.50%) CCA
6 4 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (9.38%) A+ Certification
7 3 (9.38%) CCNA
7 3 (9.38%) MCTS
8 1 (3.13%) MCITP
8 1 (3.13%) Degree
8 1 (3.13%) VCP4
8 1 (3.13%) CCNP
8 1 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 25 (78.13%) VMware ESX
3 24 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (68.75%) vSphere
5 21 (65.63%) XenApp
6 4 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (12.50%) Terminal Server
7 3 (9.38%) ISA Server
8 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (84.38%) VMware
3 26 (81.25%) Citrix
4 22 (68.75%) Intel
5 3 (9.38%) Websense
5 3 (9.38%) Juniper
6 1 (3.13%) CA
6 1 (3.13%) CommVault
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) Altiris
6 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.13%) Draytek
6 1 (3.13%) NETGEAR
6 1 (3.13%) FalconStor
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Flint IT Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago