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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 162 230 186
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -44
Permanent jobs citing MCP 33 20 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.81% 0.33% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.52% 0.97% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30 19 33
Median salary £32,500 £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,700 £51,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
1310 2059 2174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.96% 34.11% 37.59%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1596 1263
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Berkshire

MCP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Reading +32 15 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Maidenhead - 11 £50,000 - 1
Slough +27 2 £46,500 +72.22% 1
Bracknell +16 2 £42,500 +102.38%
Ascot - 2 £25,000 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 69 (84.15%) Windows
2 65 (79.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 59 (71.95%) Active Directory
4 53 (64.63%) Microsoft
5 50 (60.98%) MCSE
6 44 (53.66%) VMware
7 42 (51.22%) Windows Server
8 41 (50.00%) MCSA
9 39 (47.56%) Cisco
10 34 (41.46%) CCNA
10 34 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
11 32 (39.02%) Windows Server 2012
12 31 (37.80%) VMware Infrastructure
13 30 (36.59%) Firewall
14 29 (35.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 29 (35.37%) TCP/IP
15 28 (34.15%) Office 365
16 27 (32.93%) Finance
17 26 (31.71%) ITIL
17 26 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
18 24 (29.27%) MCITP
19 23 (28.05%) SQL Server
20 22 (26.83%) MS Exchange
21 19 (23.17%) vSphere
22 18 (21.95%) MS Office
23 15 (18.29%) Network Security
23 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2013
23 15 (18.29%) DHCP
23 15 (18.29%) DNS
24 14 (17.07%) CISSP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 22 (26.83%) MS Exchange
2 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (13.41%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (12.20%) Skype for Business
6 9 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.66%) SharePoint Foundation
9 1 (1.22%) Documentum
Applications
1 18 (21.95%) MS Office
2 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (34.15%) Office 365
2 3 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (36.59%) Firewall
2 29 (35.37%) TCP/IP
3 15 (18.29%) DHCP
3 15 (18.29%) DNS
3 15 (18.29%) Network Security
4 14 (17.07%) VLAN
5 12 (14.63%) LAN
6 11 (13.41%) WAN
7 9 (10.98%) VPN
8 8 (9.76%) Wireshark
9 7 (8.54%) SAN
10 6 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (6.10%) CTI
11 5 (6.10%) PBX
11 5 (6.10%) Skype
11 5 (6.10%) VoIP
12 2 (2.44%) Kerberos
13 1 (1.22%) IP Telephony
13 1 (1.22%) SSL
13 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (12.20%) InfluxDB
4 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
General
1 27 (32.93%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Publishing
2 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (39.02%) Support Engineer
2 25 (30.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (21.95%) Analyst
3 18 (21.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (20.73%) Windows Engineer
5 14 (17.07%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (17.07%) Support Analyst
6 13 (15.85%) VMware Engineer
6 13 (15.85%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (14.63%) Exchange Engineer
7 12 (14.63%) IT Engineer
8 10 (12.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 10 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (12.20%) Administrator
8 10 (12.20%) IT Support
8 10 (12.20%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 10 (12.20%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 10 (12.20%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (10.98%) IT Analyst
10 8 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) .NET
2 3 (3.66%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.32%) Statistics
3 5 (6.10%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.10%) IVR
3 5 (6.10%) Replication
4 4 (4.88%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.66%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.66%) PKI
5 3 (3.66%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 69 (84.15%) Windows
2 42 (51.22%) Windows Server
3 32 (39.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (15.85%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.54%) Windows 8
7 6 (7.32%) Linux
8 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (3.66%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.44%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.22%) CentOS
11 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.71%) ITIL
2 14 (17.07%) Mentoring
3 6 (7.32%) Analytics
3 6 (7.32%) Presales
3 6 (7.32%) Virtual Environments
4 5 (6.10%) Product Management
4 5 (6.10%) SIEM
5 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.66%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (3.66%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (2.44%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.44%) ITIL V2
7 2 (2.44%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.44%) Software Asset Management
8 1 (1.22%) Change Management
8 1 (1.22%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (1.22%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.22%) DevOps
8 1 (1.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.22%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.20%) SQL
2 5 (6.10%) C#
2 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 65 (79.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (60.98%) MCSE
3 41 (50.00%) MCSA
4 34 (41.46%) CCNA
4 34 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (35.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (29.27%) MCITP
7 14 (17.07%) CISSP
7 14 (17.07%) MCTS
8 13 (15.85%) Degree
9 11 (13.41%) CISA
10 9 (10.98%) GCIH
11 8 (9.76%) CEH
12 5 (6.10%) CCNP
13 4 (4.88%) MOS
13 4 (4.88%) VCP5
14 3 (3.66%) CCA
14 3 (3.66%) CCAA
14 3 (3.66%) VCP6
14 3 (3.66%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (71.95%) Active Directory
2 31 (37.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (23.17%) vSphere
4 10 (12.20%) Hyper-V
5 8 (9.76%) ProxySG
6 4 (4.88%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.88%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (3.66%) vCloud
7 3 (3.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) Nessus
2 7 (8.54%) SCCM
3 3 (3.66%) PowerCLI
3 3 (3.66%) vRealize
4 2 (2.44%) Grafana
4 2 (2.44%) Graphite
4 2 (2.44%) Kibana
5 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (64.63%) Microsoft
2 44 (53.66%) VMware
3 39 (47.56%) Cisco
4 12 (14.63%) CheckPoint
5 10 (12.20%) LogRhythm
6 8 (9.76%) Blue Coat
7 5 (6.10%) Avaya
7 5 (6.10%) Mitel
7 5 (6.10%) NEC
8 4 (4.88%) Google
8 4 (4.88%) Juniper
8 4 (4.88%) NetApp
9 3 (3.66%) Citrix
9 3 (3.66%) HP
9 3 (3.66%) Huawei
9 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.44%) Symantec
11 1 (1.22%) 3Com
11 1 (1.22%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.22%) IBM
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