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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 45 57 41
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCP 9 13 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.07% 2.34% 7.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.64% 4.74% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 30
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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
194 274 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 44.60% 49.28% 53.07%
Number of salaries quoted 139 153 147
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 May 2015, 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%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (61.54%) RDBMS
4 8 (61.54%) Internet
4 8 (61.54%) Degree
4 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
4 8 (61.54%) MCDBA
4 8 (61.54%) LANDesk
4 8 (61.54%) Time Management
4 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
5 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (53.85%) VMware
5 7 (53.85%) Firewall
5 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (53.85%) CCNA
6 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
6 5 (38.46%) MCSE
6 5 (38.46%) MCSA
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL
7 4 (30.77%) UNIX
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle
7 4 (30.77%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
7 4 (30.77%) Business Objects
7 4 (30.77%) IIS
7 4 (30.77%) ODBC
7 4 (30.77%) DHCP
7 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 4 (30.77%) DNS

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) IIS
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Internet
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) RDBMS
1 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
2 4 (30.77%) MS Access
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) French Language
1 4 (30.77%) German Language
1 4 (30.77%) Italian Language
1 4 (30.77%) Spanish Language
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Support Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Technical Support
2 8 (61.54%) Technical Support Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) ODBC
2 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) XSLT
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
2 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) Solaris
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Time Management
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
1 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 8 (61.54%) MCDBA
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (53.85%) CCNA
4 5 (38.46%) MCSE
4 5 (38.46%) MCSA
5 4 (30.77%) OCA
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (7.69%) MCPD
6 1 (7.69%) MCTS
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCSM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) LANDesk
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) Business Objects
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) Sun
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix