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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 179 183 178
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCP 37 41 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.83% 0.82% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.57% 2.43% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 33 31 27
Median salary £42,500 £25,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £42,100
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +3.33%
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
1442 1689 2023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.50% 33.72% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1104 1140 1263
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +8 18 £52,500 - 1
Reading +2 7 £28,500 +20.87% 2
Maidenhead -2 7 £33,500 -1.47% 1
Thatcham - 3 - -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 56 (90.32%) Microsoft
2 52 (83.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (80.65%) Windows
4 43 (69.35%) Active Directory
5 39 (62.90%) VMware
6 33 (53.23%) MCSE
7 32 (51.61%) Windows Server
8 31 (50.00%) ITIL
9 26 (41.94%) MCSA
10 25 (40.32%) Cisco
11 24 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (37.10%) Office 365
13 22 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (33.87%) Finance
15 20 (32.26%) MS Exchange
15 20 (32.26%) MS Office
15 20 (32.26%) CCNA
15 20 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
16 19 (30.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 18 (29.03%) MS Excel
18 17 (27.42%) DNS
18 17 (27.42%) MCITP
18 17 (27.42%) vSphere
19 16 (25.81%) Smartphone
20 14 (22.58%) Google
20 14 (22.58%) MOS
20 14 (22.58%) SCCM
21 13 (20.97%) Windows 8
22 12 (19.35%) 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 20 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.45%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (32.26%) MS Office
2 18 (29.03%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 23 (37.10%) Office 365
2 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.06%) Google Apps
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.42%) DNS
2 12 (19.35%) DHCP
3 11 (17.74%) LAN
4 10 (16.13%) Firewall
4 10 (16.13%) VPN
5 8 (12.90%) WAN
6 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
7 5 (8.06%) SAN
7 5 (8.06%) VLAN
7 5 (8.06%) VoIP
8 4 (6.45%) CTI
8 4 (6.45%) PBX
9 3 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.61%) Internet
10 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.61%) NAS
10 1 (1.61%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 21 (33.87%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Publishing
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Legal
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Japanese Language
4 1 (1.61%) Law
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (27.42%) Analyst
2 17 (27.42%) Support Analyst
3 13 (20.97%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (20.97%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (19.35%) Support Engineer
5 11 (17.74%) IT Support
6 10 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 10 (16.13%) VMware Engineer
7 9 (14.52%) IT Analyst
7 9 (14.52%) IT Support Analyst
8 8 (12.90%) Administrator
8 8 (12.90%) Exchange Engineer
8 8 (12.90%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 8 (12.90%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 8 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (12.90%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (12.90%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (11.29%) IT Engineer
10 6 (9.68%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) Web Services
2 4 (6.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Smartphone
2 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.06%) IVR
2 5 (8.06%) Replication
3 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.84%) Statistics
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 50 (80.65%) Windows
2 32 (51.61%) Windows Server
3 24 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (20.97%) Windows 8
6 9 (14.52%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.68%) Windows 10
7 6 (9.68%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.45%) Linux
8 4 (6.45%) Windows Vista
9 3 (4.84%) Android
9 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
9 3 (4.84%) Mac OS X
9 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (9.68%) DevOps
3 4 (6.45%) Presales
3 4 (6.45%) Product Management
3 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.84%) Asset Management
4 3 (4.84%) Migration
4 3 (4.84%) Software Asset Management
4 3 (4.84%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (3.23%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (3.23%) Software Licensing
6 1 (1.61%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.61%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL V2
6 1 (1.61%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.61%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.61%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (1.61%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.35%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 52 (83.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (53.23%) MCSE
3 26 (41.94%) MCSA
4 20 (32.26%) CCNA
4 20 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (30.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (27.42%) MCITP
7 14 (22.58%) MOS
8 6 (9.68%) Degree
9 3 (4.84%) GNVQ
9 3 (4.84%) MCTS
9 3 (4.84%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (3.23%) A+ Certification
10 2 (3.23%) CCNP
10 2 (3.23%) MCDST
11 1 (1.61%) CCA
11 1 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.61%) ISEB
11 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (69.35%) Active Directory
2 22 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (27.42%) vSphere
4 12 (19.35%) VMware ESX
5 11 (17.74%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
7 5 (8.06%) Samba
8 2 (3.23%) XenApp
9 1 (1.61%) vCloud
9 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) SCCM
2 5 (8.06%) Puppet
3 2 (3.23%) SCSM
4 1 (1.61%) vRealize
Vendors
1 56 (90.32%) Microsoft
2 39 (62.90%) VMware
3 25 (40.32%) Cisco
4 14 (22.58%) Google
5 5 (8.06%) Avaya
5 5 (8.06%) Mitel
6 4 (6.45%) Citrix
6 4 (6.45%) NEC
7 3 (4.84%) Acronis
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle
7 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.84%) Symantec
8 1 (1.61%) 3Com
8 1 (1.61%) Draytek
8 1 (1.61%) HP
8 1 (1.61%) IBM
8 1 (1.61%) NetApp
8 1 (1.61%) NETGEAR
8 1 (1.61%) SAP
8 1 (1.61%) ZyXEL
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