The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Bicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 8 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 9.52% - 21.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% - 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £26,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -20.00%
MCP
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bicester region.

Qualifications Category
Bicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 28.57% 15.38% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 5
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Bicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Bicester

MCP
Salary Trend in Bicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Bicester region.

MCP Salary Trend in Bicester

MCP
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Bicester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bicester 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 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bicester 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft