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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 159 195 179
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCP 51 28 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.18% 0.54% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.75% 1.65% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 48 26 45
Median salary £42,500 £32,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.78% -7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £75,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +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
1360 1692 2142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.58% 32.53% 36.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 1307 1287
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 26 September 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 September 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
Maidenhead +12 19 £33,500 +45.65%
Bracknell - 19 £52,500 -
Reading +9 10 £28,500 -11.62% 1
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 66 (90.41%) Windows
2 60 (82.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (79.45%) Active Directory
4 56 (76.71%) Microsoft
5 50 (68.49%) VMware
6 47 (64.38%) MCSE
7 44 (60.27%) Windows Server
8 40 (54.79%) MCSA
9 39 (53.42%) Cisco
10 35 (47.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 32 (43.84%) Office 365
11 32 (43.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 30 (41.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 30 (41.10%) CCNA
12 30 (41.10%) Cisco Certification
13 29 (39.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 28 (38.36%) Finance
15 27 (36.99%) MS Exchange
16 26 (35.62%) ITIL
16 26 (35.62%) MCITP
17 24 (32.88%) vSphere
18 21 (28.77%) Firewall
18 21 (28.77%) SQL Server
19 20 (27.40%) TCP/IP
20 19 (26.03%) MS Office
21 18 (24.66%) DHCP
21 18 (24.66%) DNS
22 16 (21.92%) Exchange Server 2010
22 16 (21.92%) Exchange Server 2013
23 15 (20.55%) MS Excel

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 27 (36.99%) MS Exchange
2 16 (21.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (21.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (9.59%) Skype for Business
5 6 (8.22%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.11%) SharePoint Foundation
7 2 (2.74%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (26.03%) MS Office
2 15 (20.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 32 (43.84%) Office 365
2 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.77%) Firewall
2 20 (27.40%) TCP/IP
3 18 (24.66%) DHCP
3 18 (24.66%) DNS
4 12 (16.44%) VPN
5 11 (15.07%) LAN
6 9 (12.33%) Network Security
6 9 (12.33%) WAN
7 8 (10.96%) VLAN
8 7 (9.59%) SAN
9 6 (8.22%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (8.22%) Wireshark
10 5 (6.85%) CTI
10 5 (6.85%) PBX
10 5 (6.85%) VoIP
11 2 (2.74%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (8.22%) InfluxDB
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.74%) JIRA
General
1 28 (38.36%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Publishing
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (31.51%) Support Engineer
3 19 (26.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (21.92%) Analyst
5 14 (19.18%) VMware Engineer
6 13 (17.81%) IT Analyst
6 13 (17.81%) Windows Engineer
6 13 (17.81%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (16.44%) Administrator
7 12 (16.44%) Exchange Engineer
7 12 (16.44%) IT Support
7 12 (16.44%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 12 (16.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 12 (16.44%) Support Analyst
7 12 (16.44%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (15.07%) IT Engineer
8 11 (15.07%) IT Support Analyst
9 10 (13.70%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (9.59%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 7 (9.59%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) .NET
2 3 (4.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Smartphone
2 9 (12.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.22%) Statistics
4 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.85%) IVR
4 5 (6.85%) Replication
5 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.11%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (4.11%) Fat Client
6 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.11%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 66 (90.41%) Windows
2 44 (60.27%) Windows Server
3 35 (47.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (39.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (15.07%) Windows 8
6 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.85%) Linux
7 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.85%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.48%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.48%) Windows Vista
9 3 (4.11%) Android
9 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
9 3 (4.11%) Mac OS X
9 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (4.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) ITIL
2 12 (16.44%) Mentoring
3 6 (8.22%) Virtual Environments
4 5 (6.85%) Product Management
5 4 (5.48%) Presales
5 4 (5.48%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.11%) Analytics
6 3 (4.11%) Migration
6 3 (4.11%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (4.11%) SIEM
6 3 (4.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 1 (1.37%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.37%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) SQL
2 5 (6.85%) C#
3 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (82.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (64.38%) MCSE
3 40 (54.79%) MCSA
4 30 (41.10%) CCNA
4 30 (41.10%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (41.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 26 (35.62%) MCITP
6 14 (19.18%) Degree
7 9 (12.33%) CISA
7 9 (12.33%) CISSP
8 8 (10.96%) MCTS
8 8 (10.96%) MOS
9 6 (8.22%) CEH
9 6 (8.22%) GCIH
10 3 (4.11%) CCA
10 3 (4.11%) CCNP
10 3 (4.11%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (4.11%) GNVQ
10 3 (4.11%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (4.11%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (79.45%) Active Directory
2 32 (43.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (32.88%) vSphere
4 8 (10.96%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.96%) VMware ESX
4 8 (10.96%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (8.22%) ProxySG
6 3 (4.11%) vCloud
6 3 (4.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) SCCM
2 6 (8.22%) Nessus
3 3 (4.11%) PowerCLI
3 3 (4.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 56 (76.71%) Microsoft
2 50 (68.49%) VMware
3 39 (53.42%) Cisco
4 9 (12.33%) CheckPoint
5 8 (10.96%) Google
5 8 (10.96%) LogRhythm
6 6 (8.22%) Blue Coat
7 5 (6.85%) Avaya
7 5 (6.85%) Mitel
7 5 (6.85%) NEC
7 5 (6.85%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.85%) Symantec
8 4 (5.48%) Citrix
9 3 (4.11%) Acronis
9 3 (4.11%) Huawei
9 3 (4.11%) Juniper
9 3 (4.11%) NetApp
10 2 (2.74%) Oracle
11 1 (1.37%) HP
11 1 (1.37%) ZyXEL
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