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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 206 174 133
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -41
Permanent jobs citing MCP 17 52 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 0.95% 1.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.01% 2.53% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 17 42 84
Average salary £27,500 £43,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.78% +24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £68,500 £42,400
UK excluding London average salary £27,823 £31,875 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.71% -8.92%
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
1678 2052 1834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.86% 37.49% 33.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1301 1409 1270
Average salary £55,000 £48,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.98% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
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 13 February 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
(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
Maidenhead +2 9 £26,500 -27.39%
Reading -15 5 £27,500 -40.54% 3
Bracknell +4 3 £30,000 -36.84% 1
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 38 (88.37%) Microsoft
2 34 (79.07%) Windows
3 24 (55.81%) MS Excel
3 24 (55.81%) Active Directory
4 22 (51.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (48.84%) ITIL
6 19 (44.19%) Windows Server
7 16 (37.21%) VMware
8 15 (34.88%) MCSE
9 13 (30.23%) MS Exchange
10 12 (27.91%) SQL
11 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
11 11 (25.58%) DNS
11 11 (25.58%) Citrix
11 11 (25.58%) MOS
11 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (20.93%) Google
12 9 (20.93%) Smartphone
12 9 (20.93%) SCCM
13 8 (18.60%) VMware ESX
13 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
14 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
14 7 (16.28%) SLA
14 7 (16.28%) MS Office
14 7 (16.28%) MCSA
15 6 (13.95%) MS Access
15 6 (13.95%) Windows XP
15 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (30.23%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (11.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2000
3 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (9.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (55.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (16.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (13.95%) Google Apps
2 4 (9.30%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) DNS
2 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.95%) Firewall
4 5 (11.63%) DHCP
4 5 (11.63%) LAN
4 5 (11.63%) VPN
4 5 (11.63%) WAN
4 5 (11.63%) Wireless
5 4 (9.30%) Unified Communications
6 2 (4.65%) SAN
7 1 (2.33%) Internet
7 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.33%) MPLS
7 1 (2.33%) NAS
7 1 (2.33%) Network Security
7 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) MS Access
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Anywhere
2 6 (13.95%) Sybase ASA
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Games
2 1 (2.33%) Japanese Language
2 1 (2.33%) Law
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Analyst
2 11 (25.58%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (25.58%) Support Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) IT Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Support Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Architect
5 6 (13.95%) ITSM Architect
5 6 (13.95%) Service Management Architect
5 6 (13.95%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (11.63%) Consultant
6 5 (11.63%) IT Technician
6 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Service Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Exchange Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) IT Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) HTML
1 6 (13.95%) Web Services
1 6 (13.95%) XML
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Smartphone
2 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.95%) PMI
3 5 (11.63%) Blackberry
4 4 (9.30%) Clustering
5 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.33%) NHS
6 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (79.07%) Windows
2 19 (44.19%) Windows Server
3 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.95%) Windows XP
6 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.33%) Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
2 6 (13.95%) DevOps
2 6 (13.95%) ITSM
2 6 (13.95%) Network Architecture
2 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
2 6 (13.95%) Project Management
2 6 (13.95%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
2 6 (13.95%) Service Management
3 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.30%) Migration
4 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.33%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (34.88%) MCSE
3 11 (25.58%) MOS
4 7 (16.28%) MCSA
5 6 (13.95%) CNE
5 6 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (13.95%) Novell Certification
5 6 (13.95%) PMI Certification
6 5 (11.63%) DV Cleared
6 5 (11.63%) MCTS
6 5 (11.63%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
6 5 (11.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (6.98%) Degree
7 3 (6.98%) MCITP
8 2 (4.65%) CCNA
8 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (55.81%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
3 8 (18.60%) VMware ESX
4 6 (13.95%) Samba
4 6 (13.95%) XenApp
5 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (9.30%) Terminal Services
6 3 (6.98%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) SCCM
2 6 (13.95%) Puppet
3 4 (9.30%) Backup Exec
3 4 (9.30%) NetBackup
3 4 (9.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 38 (88.37%) Microsoft
2 16 (37.21%) VMware
3 11 (25.58%) Citrix
4 9 (20.93%) Google
5 6 (13.95%) Novell
5 6 (13.95%) Oracle
5 6 (13.95%) Sybase
6 4 (9.30%) arcserve
6 4 (9.30%) Symantec
7 1 (2.33%) Apple
7 1 (2.33%) Aruba
7 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco
7 1 (2.33%) Sophos
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