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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 170 175 111
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -64
Permanent jobs citing MCP 39 39 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 0.70% 2.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.33% 1.90% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 112
Average salary £25,125 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £46,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -20.00%
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
1674 2057 1963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.60% 36.67% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1152 1259 1503
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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 +1 18 £23,790 -10.22% 3
Slough - 5 £25,000 - 1
Bracknell +10 4 - -
Maidenhead - 3 £23,000 -
Newbury - 2 £40,000 -
Windsor +3 1 £22,500 -54.54%
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 93 (87.74%) Microsoft
2 80 (75.47%) Windows
3 66 (62.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 59 (55.66%) Active Directory
5 56 (52.83%) ITIL
6 47 (44.34%) MCSE
7 36 (33.96%) MS Excel
8 31 (29.25%) Security Cleared
9 30 (28.30%) VMware
10 28 (26.42%) MS Exchange
11 26 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (24.53%) SC Cleared
11 26 (24.53%) Windows 7
12 24 (22.64%) DV Cleared
12 24 (22.64%) CCNA
12 24 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (21.70%) HP
14 22 (20.75%) MS Office
15 21 (19.81%) Exchange Server 2010
16 19 (17.92%) Windows Server 2008
16 19 (17.92%) MCSA
16 19 (17.92%) SLA
17 18 (16.98%) Symantec
18 16 (15.09%) Time Management
18 16 (15.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 16 (15.09%) Windows 8
18 16 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
19 15 (14.15%) Exchange Server 2013
19 15 (14.15%) Incident Management
19 15 (14.15%) Hyper-V

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (26.42%) MS Exchange
2 21 (19.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (14.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2000
6 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
7 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (3.77%) IIS
8 4 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.77%) Lync
9 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (33.96%) MS Excel
2 22 (20.75%) MS Office
3 13 (12.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) Office 365
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.94%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.21%) Firewall
2 12 (11.32%) TCP/IP
3 9 (8.49%) DNS
4 8 (7.55%) SAN
4 8 (7.55%) Internet
4 8 (7.55%) VLAN
5 6 (5.66%) DHCP
6 4 (3.77%) 3G
6 4 (3.77%) LAN
6 4 (3.77%) WAN
6 4 (3.77%) 4G
6 4 (3.77%) 2G
7 3 (2.83%) WebEx
7 3 (2.83%) Wireless
8 2 (1.89%) LTE
8 2 (1.89%) NAS
8 2 (1.89%) GSM
8 2 (1.89%) UMTS
8 2 (1.89%) WLAN
9 1 (0.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.26%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.43%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.49%) MS Access
4 8 (7.55%) RDBMS
5 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.77%) Sybase ASA
6 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.77%) SQL Anywhere
7 2 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.94%) Big Data
8 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (7.55%) French Language
2 7 (6.60%) Finance
3 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.77%) German Language
4 4 (3.77%) Italian Language
4 4 (3.77%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (40.57%) Support Engineer
2 22 (20.75%) Analyst
3 17 (16.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (12.26%) Service Analyst
4 13 (12.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (12.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 12 (11.32%) Technical Engineer
5 12 (11.32%) Technical Support Engineer
5 12 (11.32%) Technical Support
6 11 (10.38%) Architect
6 11 (10.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) IT Support
8 6 (5.66%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.72%) Security Support Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Security Engineer
10 4 (3.77%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.60%) HTML
1 7 (6.60%) XML
2 5 (4.72%) .NET
3 4 (3.77%) ODBC
4 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.83%) CSS
4 3 (2.83%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.83%) jQuery
4 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.89%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.89%) ADO.NET
5 2 (1.89%) XSLT
6 1 (0.94%) Ajax
6 1 (0.94%) SOAP
6 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.94%) Ext JS
6 1 (0.94%) JSON
6 1 (0.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.55%) Fat Client
2 8 (7.55%) Thin Client
2 8 (7.55%) Clustering
3 5 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.77%) PMI
4 4 (3.77%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.94%) HP Storage
5 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 80 (75.47%) Windows
2 26 (24.53%) Windows 7
3 19 (17.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (15.09%) Windows 8
4 16 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (9.43%) Windows XP
6 8 (7.55%) Linux
7 4 (3.77%) Solaris
7 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.77%) UNIX
8 3 (2.83%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.83%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (52.83%) ITIL
2 16 (15.09%) Time Management
3 15 (14.15%) Incident Management
4 13 (12.26%) Configuration Management
5 6 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (4.72%) ITIL V2
6 5 (4.72%) Service Management
7 4 (3.77%) Project Management
7 4 (3.77%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.77%) ITSM
7 4 (3.77%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (3.77%) Business Analysis
7 4 (3.77%) Software Deployment
7 4 (3.77%) DevOps
7 4 (3.77%) Change Control
7 4 (3.77%) Network Architecture
8 3 (2.83%) MVC
8 3 (2.83%) Migration
8 3 (2.83%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.15%) SQL
2 8 (7.55%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.66%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.83%) C#
4 3 (2.83%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.89%) Perl
5 2 (1.89%) Python
5 2 (1.89%) F#
6 1 (0.94%) C
6 1 (0.94%) VBScript
6 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (62.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (44.34%) MCSE
3 31 (29.25%) Security Cleared
4 26 (24.53%) SC Cleared
5 24 (22.64%) DV Cleared
5 24 (22.64%) CCNA
5 24 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (17.92%) MCSA
7 16 (15.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (13.21%) Degree
9 9 (8.49%) MCITP
9 9 (8.49%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (7.55%) MCDBA
11 5 (4.72%) MCTS
12 4 (3.77%) PMI Certification
12 4 (3.77%) OCA
12 4 (3.77%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (3.77%) CNE
12 4 (3.77%) Novell Certification
12 4 (3.77%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.92%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (55.66%) Active Directory
2 26 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (14.15%) Hyper-V
4 12 (11.32%) Terminal Services
5 6 (5.66%) XenApp
6 4 (3.77%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (11.32%) SCCM
2 4 (3.77%) ARCserve
2 4 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (3.77%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.83%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.94%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 93 (87.74%) Microsoft
2 30 (28.30%) VMware
3 23 (21.70%) HP
4 18 (16.98%) Symantec
5 13 (12.26%) Citrix
6 10 (9.43%) Oracle
6 10 (9.43%) Cisco
7 8 (7.55%) LANDesk
8 5 (4.72%) Sun
9 4 (3.77%) Sybase
9 4 (3.77%) Novell
10 3 (2.83%) Avaya
11 2 (1.89%) Intel
11 2 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.94%) Apple
12 1 (0.94%) McAfee
12 1 (0.94%) Google
12 1 (0.94%) MobileIron
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