The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 162 148 122
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -26
Permanent jobs citing MCP 69 79 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.25% 1.37% 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.36% 4.11% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 48 65 101
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,875 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
MCP
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2054 1922 1944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.25% 33.37% 35.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1304 1387
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

MCP Salary Trend in Berkshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Berkshire

MCP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
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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
Reading +4 44 £23,579 -2.76% 2
Newbury +15 7 £43,000 +68.62%
Bracknell +2 7 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Maidenhead -4 3 £45,000 +50.00%
Slough +1 2 £37,500 +25.00%
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 99 (86.09%) Microsoft
2 81 (70.43%) Windows
3 80 (69.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (49.57%) Active Directory
4 57 (49.57%) MCSE
4 57 (49.57%) MS Excel
5 55 (47.83%) ITIL
6 37 (32.17%) VMware
7 35 (30.43%) Security Cleared
8 32 (27.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 32 (27.83%) SQL Server
8 32 (27.83%) HP
9 30 (26.09%) MS Exchange
9 30 (26.09%) MS Office
10 29 (25.22%) DV Cleared
11 27 (23.48%) SQL
12 26 (22.61%) SC Cleared
13 25 (21.74%) MCSA
14 24 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2010
15 21 (18.26%) Windows 7
15 21 (18.26%) CCNA
15 21 (18.26%) Cisco Certification
15 21 (18.26%) Symantec
16 20 (17.39%) TCP/IP
16 20 (17.39%) XML
17 18 (15.65%) HTML
17 18 (15.65%) Exchange Server 2007
18 17 (14.78%) Windows Server 2008
19 16 (13.91%) Hyper-V
19 16 (13.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 30 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 24 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (15.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (10.43%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (6.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (4.35%) Lync
7 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (3.48%) IIS
9 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.87%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 57 (49.57%) MS Excel
2 30 (26.09%) MS Office
3 13 (11.30%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.61%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.87%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.87%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.61%) Office 365
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 13 (11.30%) Firewall
3 10 (8.70%) VPN
4 6 (5.22%) IPX
4 6 (5.22%) SAN
4 6 (5.22%) Internet
5 5 (4.35%) VLAN
6 4 (3.48%) LAN
6 4 (3.48%) WAN
7 3 (2.61%) DHCP
7 3 (2.61%) VoIP
7 3 (2.61%) DNS
8 2 (1.74%) GSM
8 2 (1.74%) 3G
8 2 (1.74%) WLAN
8 2 (1.74%) UMTS
8 2 (1.74%) Network Security
8 2 (1.74%) LTE
8 2 (1.74%) NAS
8 2 (1.74%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.17%) MS Access
3 11 (9.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (9.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (8.70%) Sybase ASA
4 10 (8.70%) SQL Anywhere
5 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (3.48%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.48%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.87%) Big Data
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (6.96%) Finance
2 4 (3.48%) French Language
3 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (31.30%) Support Engineer
2 19 (16.52%) Architect
2 19 (16.52%) Analyst
3 18 (15.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (12.17%) IT Support
6 13 (11.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 12 (10.43%) Support Analyst
8 11 (9.57%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (7.83%) Technical Support
10 7 (6.09%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (6.09%) IT Support Engineer
11 6 (5.22%) Help Desk Analyst
11 6 (5.22%) Consultant
12 5 (4.35%) Software Architect
12 5 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
12 5 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
12 5 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
12 5 (4.35%) Security Engineer
12 5 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.39%) XML
2 18 (15.65%) HTML
3 8 (6.96%) .NET
3 8 (6.96%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.96%) CSS
3 8 (6.96%) .NET Framework
3 8 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (6.96%) jQuery
4 5 (4.35%) Entity Framework
4 5 (4.35%) JSON
4 5 (4.35%) ADO.NET
4 5 (4.35%) XSLT
5 4 (3.48%) ODBC
6 3 (2.61%) Ajax
6 3 (2.61%) WPF
6 3 (2.61%) SOAP
6 3 (2.61%) Ext JS
7 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (0.87%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.70%) PMI
3 6 (5.22%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.35%) Fat Client
4 5 (4.35%) Clustering
4 5 (4.35%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.74%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.87%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 81 (70.43%) Windows
2 21 (18.26%) Windows 7
3 17 (14.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (10.43%) Windows XP
5 11 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.22%) Linux
6 6 (5.22%) Windows 2000
7 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.61%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.74%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.87%) Android
10 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (47.83%) ITIL
2 13 (11.30%) Configuration Management
3 12 (10.43%) Project Management
4 11 (9.57%) PRINCE2
4 11 (9.57%) Time Management
5 10 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 10 (8.70%) Network Architecture
5 10 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (8.70%) Service Management
5 10 (8.70%) ITSM
6 8 (6.96%) MVC
7 6 (5.22%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (5.22%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.35%) ITIL V2
8 5 (4.35%) Data Analysis
9 4 (3.48%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.48%) DevOps
10 3 (2.61%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.61%) OO
10 3 (2.61%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.48%) SQL
2 12 (10.43%) T-SQL
3 8 (6.96%) C#
3 8 (6.96%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.48%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.87%) C
5 1 (0.87%) Python
Qualifications
1 80 (69.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (49.57%) MCSE
3 35 (30.43%) Security Cleared
4 29 (25.22%) DV Cleared
5 26 (22.61%) SC Cleared
6 25 (21.74%) MCSA
7 21 (18.26%) CCNA
7 21 (18.26%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (13.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (12.17%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (11.30%) MCTS
11 11 (9.57%) PMI Certification
12 10 (8.70%) CNE
12 10 (8.70%) Novell Certification
13 9 (7.83%) MCITP
14 8 (6.96%) Degree
15 5 (4.35%) MCPD
15 5 (4.35%) MCDST
16 4 (3.48%) OCA
16 4 (3.48%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.17%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (49.57%) Active Directory
2 32 (27.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (13.91%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.22%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.61%) XenApp
6 2 (1.74%) vSphere
6 2 (1.74%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) SCCM
1 4 (3.48%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.61%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (2.61%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.87%) SCSM
3 1 (0.87%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.87%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.87%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 99 (86.09%) Microsoft
2 37 (32.17%) VMware
3 32 (27.83%) HP
4 21 (18.26%) Symantec
5 15 (13.04%) Oracle
6 10 (8.70%) Sybase
6 10 (8.70%) Cisco
6 10 (8.70%) Novell
7 7 (6.09%) Citrix
8 4 (3.48%) Juniper
8 4 (3.48%) Apple
8 4 (3.48%) Business Objects
8 4 (3.48%) LANDesk
9 3 (2.61%) Veeam
9 3 (2.61%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.61%) Brocade
9 3 (2.61%) Sophos
10 2 (1.74%) SAP
10 2 (1.74%) Intel
11 1 (0.87%) Sun
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22979 - £24179 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago