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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 165 128 107
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -21
Permanent jobs citing MCP 54 120 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.92% 1.99% 2.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.50% 5.81% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 40 103 111
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-13.51% -1.33%
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
2161 2067 1952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.95% 34.32% 35.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1422 1620
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 November 2014.

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 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 44 £35,000 - 4
Maidenhead +3 7 £32,500 -40.90%
Slough -9 2 £53,750 -2.27% 1
Windsor - 2 £35,500 -
Newbury +8 1 £52,500 +133.33%
Wokingham -5 1 £23,500 -32.85% 1
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 93 (96.88%) Microsoft
2 70 (72.92%) Windows
3 58 (60.42%) MS Excel
3 58 (60.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (57.29%) Active Directory
5 45 (46.88%) MS Exchange
6 42 (43.75%) VMware
7 40 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 39 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 39 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 38 (39.58%) MCSE
10 34 (35.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (34.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 32 (33.33%) MCSA
13 31 (32.29%) Security Cleared
14 29 (30.21%) Windows 7
15 28 (29.17%) ITIL
16 26 (27.08%) SC Cleared
17 25 (26.04%) VMware ESX
18 23 (23.96%) Disaster Recovery
18 23 (23.96%) SQL Server
18 23 (23.96%) TCP/IP
18 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2003
18 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2012
19 22 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2000
19 22 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2003
20 21 (21.88%) Citrix
20 21 (21.88%) MCTS
20 21 (21.88%) XenApp
21 20 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 45 (46.88%) MS Exchange
2 39 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 39 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2000
3 22 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (15.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (13.54%) SharePoint
7 9 (9.38%) Documentum
8 3 (3.13%) Lync
9 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.04%) MS Project Server
9 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 58 (60.42%) MS Excel
2 20 (20.83%) MS Office
3 5 (5.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.04%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.96%) TCP/IP
2 19 (19.79%) VPN
3 9 (9.38%) Firewall
4 8 (8.33%) Internet
5 4 (4.17%) DHCP
5 4 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.21%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.04%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.21%) Finance
1 5 (5.21%) German Language
2 3 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (1.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 22 (22.92%) Consultant
3 20 (20.83%) Analyst
4 16 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (15.63%) Support Analyst
5 15 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 13 (13.54%) Wintel Consultant
7 12 (12.50%) IT Support
8 9 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (9.38%) Technical Support
8 9 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (8.33%) Architect
9 8 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (7.29%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (7.29%) Technical Engineer
10 7 (7.29%) Wintel Architect
11 6 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
11 6 (6.25%) Service Analyst
12 5 (5.21%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) XML
2 3 (3.13%) JSON
3 2 (2.08%) WCF
3 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.08%) .NET
3 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.04%) Web Services
4 1 (1.04%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.04%) DAO
4 1 (1.04%) NHibernate
4 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (1.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.04%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.04%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Blackberry
1 15 (15.63%) Clustering
2 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 70 (72.92%) Windows
2 34 (35.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (30.21%) Windows 7
4 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (15.63%) Windows XP
6 9 (9.38%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.21%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.17%) ITIL
2 23 (23.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (15.63%) Change Control
4 14 (14.58%) Configuration Management
5 11 (11.46%) Service Delivery
6 9 (9.38%) Network Management
6 9 (9.38%) Asset Management
6 9 (9.38%) Time Management
6 9 (9.38%) Software Asset Management
7 8 (8.33%) Software License Management
7 8 (8.33%) Software Licensing
7 8 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (6.25%) IT Asset Management
8 6 (6.25%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.17%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.17%) Service Management
9 4 (4.17%) ITSM
9 4 (4.17%) Security Management
9 4 (4.17%) Validation
10 3 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.75%) SQL
2 13 (13.54%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.13%) C#
4 2 (2.08%) VBScript
4 2 (2.08%) VB
5 1 (1.04%) VBA
5 1 (1.04%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.04%) C++
5 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (60.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (39.58%) MCSE
3 33 (34.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 32 (33.33%) MCSA
5 31 (32.29%) Security Cleared
6 26 (27.08%) SC Cleared
7 21 (21.88%) MCTS
8 19 (19.79%) DV Cleared
9 14 (14.58%) CCNA
9 14 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (10.42%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (8.33%) MCITP
12 4 (4.17%) Degree
12 4 (4.17%) MCDBA
13 3 (3.13%) MCDST
14 2 (2.08%) MCSD
15 1 (1.04%) MCAD
15 1 (1.04%) A+ Certification
15 1 (1.04%) PMP
15 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (57.29%) Active Directory
2 40 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (26.04%) VMware ESX
4 21 (21.88%) XenApp
5 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 15 (15.63%) Hyper-V
7 8 (8.33%) Terminal Services
8 4 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (19.79%) SCCM
2 9 (9.38%) SCOM
2 9 (9.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.13%) ARCserve
3 3 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.13%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 93 (96.88%) Microsoft
2 42 (43.75%) VMware
3 21 (21.88%) Citrix
4 12 (12.50%) Cisco
5 10 (10.42%) HP
5 10 (10.42%) EMC
5 10 (10.42%) Symantec
6 8 (8.33%) Dell
7 5 (5.21%) Oracle
8 4 (4.17%) SAP
9 3 (3.13%) IBM
9 3 (3.13%) Avaya
10 1 (1.04%) NetApp
10 1 (1.04%) Altiris
10 1 (1.04%) FrontRange
10 1 (1.04%) Sybase
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25870 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago