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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 184 176 172
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCP 22 48 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 0.94% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.52% 2.65% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 19 39 40
Median salary £36,500 £27,000 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.18% -10.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,950 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.16% -7.84%
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
1443 1812 2024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.39% 35.33% 36.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 1223 1313
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Bracknell -2 9 £52,500 +61.53% 1
Reading +2 6 £26,750 +13.44%
Maidenhead +6 4 £36,500 -18.88%
Thatcham - 3 - -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 39 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 36 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (71.11%) Windows
4 29 (64.44%) Active Directory
5 23 (51.11%) ITIL
6 22 (48.89%) VMware
7 21 (46.67%) Windows Server
8 17 (37.78%) MCSE
9 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
10 15 (33.33%) DNS
10 15 (33.33%) Smartphone
11 14 (31.11%) SCCM
11 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (28.89%) Office 365
12 13 (28.89%) Google
12 13 (28.89%) MOS
12 13 (28.89%) SLA
12 13 (28.89%) MCSA
13 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
13 12 (26.67%) MS Office
13 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (22.22%) Finance
14 10 (22.22%) Windows 8
15 9 (20.00%) DevOps
15 9 (20.00%) vSphere
15 9 (20.00%) Cisco
15 9 (20.00%) VPN
15 9 (20.00%) MCITP
16 8 (17.78%) VMware ESX

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 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) Confluence
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
2 12 (26.67%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Office 365
2 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.78%) Google Apps
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) DNS
2 9 (20.00%) VPN
3 7 (15.56%) DHCP
4 6 (13.33%) Firewall
4 6 (13.33%) LAN
5 3 (6.67%) WAN
6 2 (4.44%) SAN
6 2 (4.44%) VLAN
7 1 (2.22%) Internet
7 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.22%) NAS
7 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.22%) VoIP
7 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.44%) JIRA
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Publishing
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Japanese Language
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Analyst
1 16 (35.56%) Support Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Windows Support Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) IT Support
4 8 (17.78%) Support Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) IT Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (13.33%) IT Analyst
6 6 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 5 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) Consultant
7 5 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.22%) IVR
3 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (2.22%) NHS
3 1 (2.22%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (71.11%) Windows
2 21 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 6 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.89%) Windows Vista
8 3 (6.67%) Android
8 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
8 3 (6.67%) Linux
8 3 (6.67%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) DevOps
3 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.67%) Migration
4 3 (6.67%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.44%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (4.44%) Presales
5 2 (4.44%) Software Licensing
6 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.22%) Change Management
6 1 (2.22%) CRM
6 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.22%) Information Security
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL V2
6 1 (2.22%) ITSM
6 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.22%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.22%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (37.78%) MCSE
3 13 (28.89%) MCSA
3 13 (28.89%) MOS
4 9 (20.00%) MCITP
5 8 (17.78%) CCNA
5 8 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (15.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (13.33%) Degree
8 3 (6.67%) GNVQ
8 3 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (4.44%) A+ Certification
9 2 (4.44%) MCDST
9 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
10 1 (2.22%) CCENT
10 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.22%) ISEB
10 1 (2.22%) MCTS
10 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (64.44%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.00%) vSphere
4 8 (17.78%) Samba
4 8 (17.78%) VMware ESX
5 7 (15.56%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) SCCM
2 8 (17.78%) Puppet
3 2 (4.44%) SCSM
Vendors
1 39 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (48.89%) VMware
3 13 (28.89%) Google
4 9 (20.00%) Cisco
5 3 (6.67%) Acronis
5 3 (6.67%) Citrix
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle
5 3 (6.67%) Symantec
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.22%) 3Com
7 1 (2.22%) Avaya
7 1 (2.22%) Draytek
7 1 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) IBM
7 1 (2.22%) Mitel
7 1 (2.22%) NETGEAR
7 1 (2.22%) SAP
7 1 (2.22%) ZyXEL
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