The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 76 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.18% 2.90% 4.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 5.70% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 18
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.15%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-22.66% +4.16%
MCP
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
276 263 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 51.02% 50.77% 41.08%
Number of salaries quoted 86 136 154
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

MCP
Salary Trend in Bracknell

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

MCP Salary Trend in Bracknell

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (100.00%) Internet
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) MVC
2 7 (53.85%) Games
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 7 (53.85%) MCAD
2 7 (53.85%) MCSD
2 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) NUnit
2 7 (53.85%) Subversion
2 7 (53.85%) Ajax
2 7 (53.85%) MCTS
2 7 (53.85%) NHibernate
2 7 (53.85%) WCF
2 7 (53.85%) LINQ
2 7 (53.85%) MonoRail
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (53.85%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (53.85%) Castle Windsor
2 7 (53.85%) Razor View Engine
2 7 (53.85%) Web Application Development
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 6 (46.15%) Relational Database

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Internet
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) DHCP
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
3 6 (46.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) NUnit
1 7 (53.85%) Subversion
1 7 (53.85%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 7 (53.85%) Games
2 6 (46.15%) German Language
3 1 (7.69%) Italian Language
3 1 (7.69%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
1 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Technical Support Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Technical Support
2 6 (46.15%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
1 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
1 7 (53.85%) Ajax
1 7 (53.85%) NHibernate
1 7 (53.85%) WCF
1 7 (53.85%) LINQ
1 7 (53.85%) MonoRail
1 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (53.85%) Castle Windsor
1 7 (53.85%) Razor View Engine
1 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
1 7 (53.85%) Scrum
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) TDD
1 7 (53.85%) MVC
1 7 (53.85%) Web Application Development
2 6 (46.15%) Validation
2 6 (46.15%) Time Management
2 6 (46.15%) Service Management
2 6 (46.15%) ITSM
2 6 (46.15%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (53.85%) MCTS
2 7 (53.85%) MCAD
2 7 (53.85%) MCSD
3 6 (46.15%) MCSE
3 6 (46.15%) MCSA
3 6 (46.15%) MCDBA
3 6 (46.15%) CCNA
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
3 6 (46.15%) Network+ Certification
3 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware ESX
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Workstation
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) VMware