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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 58 75 74
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCP 8 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.29% 1.53% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.78% 4.80% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 12
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £21,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,300 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%

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
118 250 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.97% 31.81% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 93 220 205
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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
Bedford +12 5 £37,500 +7.14% 1
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) MCSE
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (80.00%) MCSA
3 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (60.00%) ITIL V3
5 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (60.00%) Performance Improvement
6 5 (50.00%) Office 365
6 5 (50.00%) High Availability
6 5 (50.00%) SaaS
6 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (50.00%) IIS
6 5 (50.00%) SQL
6 5 (50.00%) VBScript
6 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
7 4 (40.00%) PaaS
8 3 (30.00%) MS Excel

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 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (50.00%) IIS
1 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 5 (50.00%) SaaS
3 4 (40.00%) PaaS
4 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Azure Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Server Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Support
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL V3
2 6 (60.00%) Performance Improvement
3 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (50.00%) High Availability
4 4 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) Service Design
5 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) MCSE
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) MCSA
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CCIP
4 1 (10.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) CCSP
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (10.00%) MCITP
4 1 (10.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) Draytek
2 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (10.00%) NETGEAR
2 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec
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