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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 166 214 190
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -24
Permanent jobs citing MCP 25 15 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.68% 0.28% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.21% 0.81% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 28
Median salary £28,500 £27,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £37,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%

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
1133 1841 2017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.79% 34.40% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 801 1438 1292
Median salary £53,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,500 £70,000
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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +40 13 £23,500 -32.85%
Maidenhead +8 9 £60,000 +126.41%
Ascot - 2 £25,000 -
Slough - 1 £60,500 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 54 (80.60%) Windows
2 53 (79.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (71.64%) Active Directory
4 37 (55.22%) MCSE
5 36 (53.73%) Microsoft
5 36 (53.73%) Windows Server
6 28 (41.79%) MCSA
6 28 (41.79%) VMware
7 27 (40.30%) TCP/IP
8 24 (35.82%) Firewall
9 23 (34.33%) Cisco
9 23 (34.33%) CCNA
9 23 (34.33%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (34.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (32.84%) SQL Server
11 21 (31.34%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (31.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (26.87%) ITIL
13 17 (25.37%) MCITP
14 16 (23.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (23.88%) Network Security
14 16 (23.88%) Office 365
15 15 (22.39%) CISSP
16 14 (20.90%) MS Office
16 14 (20.90%) MCTS
16 14 (20.90%) Finance
16 14 (20.90%) Degree
16 14 (20.90%) Computer Science
16 14 (20.90%) Mentoring
17 13 (19.40%) Windows 7

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 (17.91%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (16.42%) MS Exchange
3 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (10.45%) Skype for Business
5 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
6 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.48%) Documentum
7 3 (4.48%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) MS Office
2 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.88%) Office 365
2 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (40.30%) TCP/IP
2 24 (35.82%) Firewall
3 16 (23.88%) Network Security
4 10 (14.93%) VLAN
5 9 (13.43%) DHCP
5 9 (13.43%) DNS
6 8 (11.94%) LAN
6 8 (11.94%) Wireshark
7 7 (10.45%) WAN
8 6 (8.96%) VPN
9 5 (7.46%) SAN
9 5 (7.46%) Skype
10 4 (5.97%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.99%) CTI
11 2 (2.99%) Kerberos
11 2 (2.99%) PBX
11 2 (2.99%) VoIP
12 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
12 1 (1.49%) SSL
12 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.84%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.42%) InfluxDB
2 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
General
1 14 (20.90%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Games
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (49.25%) Support Engineer
2 17 (25.37%) Analyst
3 14 (20.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (19.40%) Support Analyst
5 12 (17.91%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (17.91%) Windows Engineer
6 11 (16.42%) IT Engineer
7 10 (14.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 10 (14.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (14.93%) IT Support
8 9 (13.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (11.94%) Applications Engineer
9 8 (11.94%) Applications Support
9 8 (11.94%) Applications Support Engineer
9 8 (11.94%) IT Analyst
9 8 (11.94%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (10.45%) VMware Engineer
10 7 (10.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 6 (8.96%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) ODBC
2 2 (2.99%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.96%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (5.97%) Statistics
4 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.48%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.48%) PKI
4 3 (4.48%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.99%) IVR
5 2 (2.99%) Replication
5 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 54 (80.60%) Windows
2 36 (53.73%) Windows Server
3 23 (34.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (31.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.45%) Linux
7 6 (8.96%) Windows 8
7 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (4.48%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) ITIL
2 14 (20.90%) Mentoring
3 7 (10.45%) Analytics
3 7 (10.45%) Presales
4 6 (8.96%) SIEM
5 4 (5.97%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.97%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.97%) Software Asset Management
5 4 (5.97%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (4.48%) Network Management
6 3 (4.48%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (4.48%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (2.99%) ITIL V2
7 2 (2.99%) Product Management
8 1 (1.49%) Change Management
8 1 (1.49%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (1.49%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.49%) DevOps
8 1 (1.49%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.99%) C#
4 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (79.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (55.22%) MCSE
3 28 (41.79%) MCSA
4 23 (34.33%) CCNA
4 23 (34.33%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (25.37%) MCITP
6 16 (23.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (22.39%) CISSP
8 14 (20.90%) Degree
8 14 (20.90%) MCTS
9 11 (16.42%) CISA
10 9 (13.43%) GCIH
11 8 (11.94%) CEH
12 4 (5.97%) VCP5
13 3 (4.48%) CCA
13 3 (4.48%) CCAA
13 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
13 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
13 3 (4.48%) VCP6
13 3 (4.48%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (71.64%) Active Directory
2 21 (31.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.93%) vSphere
4 9 (13.43%) Hyper-V
5 8 (11.94%) ProxySG
6 3 (4.48%) vCloud
6 3 (4.48%) XenApp
7 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.99%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) Nessus
1 8 (11.94%) SCCM
2 3 (4.48%) Grafana
2 3 (4.48%) Graphite
2 3 (4.48%) Kibana
2 3 (4.48%) PowerCLI
2 3 (4.48%) vRealize
2 3 (4.48%) WSUS
3 1 (1.49%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 36 (53.73%) Microsoft
2 28 (41.79%) VMware
3 23 (34.33%) Cisco
4 12 (17.91%) CheckPoint
5 11 (16.42%) LogRhythm
6 8 (11.94%) Blue Coat
7 5 (7.46%) HP
8 4 (5.97%) Juniper
8 4 (5.97%) NetApp
9 3 (4.48%) Citrix
9 3 (4.48%) Huawei
9 3 (4.48%) Lumension
9 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.99%) Avaya
10 2 (2.99%) Google
10 2 (2.99%) Mitel
10 2 (2.99%) NEC
10 2 (2.99%) Symantec
11 1 (1.49%) 3Com
11 1 (1.49%) IBM