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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 159 205 175
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -30
Permanent jobs citing MCP 22 21 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.64% 0.41% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.19% 1.23% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 43
Median salary £28,500 £27,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £35,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%

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
1005 1702 2063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.02% 32.93% 37.74%
Number of salaries quoted 731 1319 1421
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Reading +46 12 £27,750 -11.20%
Maidenhead +7 10 £28,500 +5.55%
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 35 (72.92%) Windows
2 34 (70.83%) Active Directory
3 32 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 20 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
5 19 (39.58%) Firewall
6 18 (37.50%) MCSE
7 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (27.08%) Network Security
9 12 (25.00%) MCSA
9 12 (25.00%) CCNA
9 12 (25.00%) CISSP
9 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 11 (22.92%) InfluxDB
10 11 (22.92%) MS Office
10 11 (22.92%) Degree
10 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
11 10 (20.83%) VMware
11 10 (20.83%) ITIL
11 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
12 9 (18.75%) LogRhythm
12 9 (18.75%) SQL
12 9 (18.75%) VPN
12 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
12 9 (18.75%) GCIH

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 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.25%) Documentum
3 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Office
2 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.33%) Final Cut Pro
3 4 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (8.33%) QuarkXPress
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Office 365
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 19 (39.58%) Firewall
3 13 (27.08%) Network Security
4 9 (18.75%) VPN
5 8 (16.67%) VLAN
5 8 (16.67%) Wireshark
6 7 (14.58%) LAN
7 6 (12.50%) WAN
8 4 (8.33%) DHCP
8 4 (8.33%) DNS
8 4 (8.33%) Internet
8 4 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (8.33%) Skype
9 3 (6.25%) IP Telephony
10 2 (4.17%) Kerberos
10 2 (4.17%) PABX
10 2 (4.17%) PBX
10 2 (4.17%) Unified Communications
10 2 (4.17%) VoIP
10 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.92%) InfluxDB
3 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Support Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 8 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (14.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) IT Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) IT Support
5 5 (10.42%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Asset Management Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) IT Security Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Security Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) PDA
3 3 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (6.25%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (72.92%) Windows
2 20 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.33%) Linux
7 4 (8.33%) Mac OS
7 4 (8.33%) Mac OS X
7 4 (8.33%) Windows 2000
7 4 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) ITIL
1 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
2 8 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 5 (10.42%) Change Management
4 4 (8.33%) Analytics
4 4 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 4 (8.33%) BCP
4 4 (8.33%) Patch Management
4 4 (8.33%) Presales
4 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.33%) Software Asset Management
5 3 (6.25%) Network Management
5 3 (6.25%) SIEM
6 2 (4.17%) ITIL V2
6 2 (4.17%) Statistics
6 2 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.08%) DevOps
7 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) C
2 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.33%) C++
3 4 (8.33%) Objective-C
3 4 (8.33%) Python
3 4 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (37.50%) MCSE
3 12 (25.00%) CCNA
3 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (25.00%) CISSP
3 12 (25.00%) MCSA
4 11 (22.92%) Degree
5 9 (18.75%) GCIH
6 8 (16.67%) CEH
6 8 (16.67%) CISA
6 8 (16.67%) MCTS
7 5 (10.42%) MCITP
8 4 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
9 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
10 2 (4.17%) CCNP
11 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
11 1 (2.08%) CCENT
11 1 (2.08%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.67%) ProxySG
2 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Nessus
2 6 (12.50%) SCCM
3 3 (6.25%) Grafana
3 3 (6.25%) Graphite
3 3 (6.25%) Kibana
3 3 (6.25%) WSUS
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.83%) VMware
3 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 9 (18.75%) LogRhythm
4 8 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 8 (16.67%) Cisco
5 5 (10.42%) HP
6 4 (8.33%) Adobe
6 4 (8.33%) Apple
6 4 (8.33%) Quark
6 4 (8.33%) Snow
7 3 (6.25%) Lumension
8 2 (4.17%) Avaya
8 2 (4.17%) Mitel
8 2 (4.17%) NEC
9 1 (2.08%) 3Com
9 1 (2.08%) Draytek
9 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.08%) Juniper
9 1 (2.08%) ZyXEL