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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 188 164 149
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCP 25 66 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.52% 1.21% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.59% 3.25% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23 45 64
Median salary £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,400 £60,000 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year
- -13.66%
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
1575 2028 1952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.58% 37.16% 33.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 1327 1329
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Reading -11 9 £26,500 +12.38%
Maidenhead +12 8 £31,500 -30.00%
Bracknell -5 4 £30,500 -6.15%
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 34 (82.93%) Microsoft
2 28 (68.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (65.85%) Windows
4 23 (56.10%) ITIL
5 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
6 16 (39.02%) MS Excel
6 16 (39.02%) MOS
6 16 (39.02%) Google
6 16 (39.02%) Smartphone
6 16 (39.02%) Windows Server
7 15 (36.59%) SCCM
7 15 (36.59%) VMware
8 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (26.83%) DevOps
9 11 (26.83%) DNS
9 11 (26.83%) SLA
10 10 (24.39%) VMware ESX
10 10 (24.39%) Samba
10 10 (24.39%) Web Services
10 10 (24.39%) MS Office
10 10 (24.39%) Google Apps
10 10 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (24.39%) Puppet
11 8 (19.51%) MCSE
11 8 (19.51%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (17.07%) LAN
12 7 (17.07%) VPN
13 6 (14.63%) Windows 8
13 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure

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 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Confluence
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (39.02%) MS Excel
2 10 (24.39%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (24.39%) Google Apps
2 4 (9.76%) Office 365
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) DNS
2 7 (17.07%) LAN
2 7 (17.07%) VPN
3 6 (14.63%) Firewall
4 4 (9.76%) WAN
5 2 (4.88%) SAN
5 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.44%) DHCP
6 1 (2.44%) Internet
6 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.44%) NAS
6 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.44%) VoIP
6 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Publishing
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Games
4 1 (2.44%) Japanese Language
4 1 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Analyst
1 20 (48.78%) Support Analyst
2 15 (36.59%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (31.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 11 (26.83%) Windows Support Analyst
5 8 (19.51%) IT Support
6 7 (17.07%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (17.07%) IT Engineer
6 7 (17.07%) Support Engineer
7 6 (14.63%) Consultant
7 6 (14.63%) IT Analyst
7 6 (14.63%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (12.20%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 5 (12.20%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (9.76%) IT Technician
10 3 (7.32%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (7.32%) IT Support Engineer
11 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (4.88%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Smartphone
2 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.44%) IVR
3 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (65.85%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Windows Server
3 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (14.63%) Windows 8
5 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
7 3 (7.32%) Linux
8 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) ITIL
2 11 (26.83%) DevOps
3 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
4 3 (7.32%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.88%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (4.88%) Presales
5 2 (4.88%) Software Licensing
6 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.44%) Change Management
6 1 (2.44%) CRM
6 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.44%) Information Security
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL V2
6 1 (2.44%) ITSM
6 1 (2.44%) Migration
6 1 (2.44%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (68.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (39.02%) MOS
3 8 (19.51%) MCSE
4 6 (14.63%) CCNA
4 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (14.63%) MCSA
5 4 (9.76%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (7.32%) Degree
6 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
7 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.88%) MCDST
7 2 (4.88%) MCITP
7 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.44%) CCENT
8 1 (2.44%) ISEB
8 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (2.44%) MCTS
8 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) Samba
2 10 (24.39%) VMware ESX
3 8 (19.51%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.88%) XenApp
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (36.59%) SCCM
2 10 (24.39%) Puppet
3 2 (4.88%) SCSM
4 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (82.93%) Microsoft
2 16 (39.02%) Google
3 15 (36.59%) VMware
4 5 (12.20%) Citrix
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco
6 1 (2.44%) 3Com
6 1 (2.44%) arcserve
6 1 (2.44%) Avaya
6 1 (2.44%) Draytek
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) IBM
6 1 (2.44%) Mitel
6 1 (2.44%) NETGEAR
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) SAP
6 1 (2.44%) Symantec
6 1 (2.44%) ZyXEL