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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 85 101 96
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCP 50 36 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.18% 1.64% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.82% 5.25% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 38
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
733 686 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.95% 31.22% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 503 509 461
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MCP Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

MCP
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe +22 23 £55,000 +175.00% 1
Milton Keynes -32 11 £30,000 -40.00% 6
Marlow - 6 £50,000 -
Chesham - 1 £33,000 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 69 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 56 (71.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (50.00%) Windows
4 33 (42.31%) VMware
5 30 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 29 (37.18%) MCSE
7 28 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (32.05%) MS Excel
9 24 (30.77%) Software Licensing
10 22 (28.21%) MCSA
11 21 (26.92%) ITIL
11 21 (26.92%) TCP/IP
12 20 (25.64%) MS Exchange
13 19 (24.36%) ISEB
13 19 (24.36%) Asset Management
13 19 (24.36%) IT Asset Management
13 19 (24.36%) Software Asset Management
14 17 (21.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 17 (21.79%) Citrix
15 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (19.23%) Windows 7
16 15 (19.23%) Cisco
16 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
17 14 (17.95%) SLA
18 13 (16.67%) Firewall
18 13 (16.67%) Hyper-V
19 11 (14.10%) MCITP
19 11 (14.10%) DHCP
19 11 (14.10%) DNS
19 11 (14.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 20 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
7 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 25 (32.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.92%) TCP/IP
2 13 (16.67%) Firewall
3 11 (14.10%) DHCP
3 11 (14.10%) DNS
4 6 (7.69%) Telnet
5 4 (5.13%) LAN
5 4 (5.13%) WAN
6 3 (3.85%) Network Security
7 2 (2.56%) SAN
8 1 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.85%) MSI
3 2 (2.56%) NUnit
General
1 9 (11.54%) Law
2 6 (7.69%) Finance
3 4 (5.13%) Legal
4 3 (3.85%) Automotive
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (33.33%) Consultant
2 12 (15.38%) Software Consultant
3 8 (10.26%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) IT Support
4 7 (8.97%) IT Support Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Management Consultant
5 6 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (6.41%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.13%) Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Software Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Wintel Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Specialist
7 4 (5.13%) Software Asset Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Analyst
9 2 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) Application Packaging
2 4 (5.13%) .NET
2 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.56%) EDI
3 2 (2.56%) WinForms
3 2 (2.56%) WCF
3 2 (2.56%) WPF
3 2 (2.56%) LINQ
4 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.97%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.13%) Clustering
5 3 (3.85%) Physics
5 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.85%) PACS
6 2 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (50.00%) Windows
2 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (19.23%) Windows 7
4 9 (11.54%) Linux
5 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.13%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.85%) Windows Vista
8 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.56%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.56%) UNIX
9 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) Software Licensing
2 21 (26.92%) ITIL
3 19 (24.36%) Asset Management
3 19 (24.36%) IT Asset Management
3 19 (24.36%) Software Asset Management
4 9 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.41%) Patch Management
6 5 (6.41%) Server Building
6 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.13%) Change Control
8 3 (3.85%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.85%) Coaching
9 2 (2.56%) ERP
9 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.56%) TDD
9 2 (2.56%) Migration
9 2 (2.56%) Scrum
9 2 (2.56%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.69%) C
3 4 (5.13%) C#
4 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.56%) SQL
4 2 (2.56%) VBScript
4 2 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (71.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (37.18%) MCSE
3 22 (28.21%) MCSA
4 19 (24.36%) ISEB
5 17 (21.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (14.10%) MCITP
7 10 (12.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (10.26%) CCNA
8 8 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (6.41%) VCP5
10 4 (5.13%) MCTS
10 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
10 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
11 3 (3.85%) Degree
12 2 (2.56%) MCAD
12 2 (2.56%) MCSD
13 1 (1.28%) CCENT
13 1 (1.28%) MCDST
13 1 (1.28%) CCDA
13 1 (1.28%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.95%) SLA
2 3 (3.85%) HL7
2 3 (3.85%) DICOM
System Software
1 30 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 28 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 9 (11.54%) XenApp
4 9 (11.54%) VMware ESX
5 5 (6.41%) vSphere
5 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (5.13%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) Backup Exec
2 5 (6.41%) SCCM
3 4 (5.13%) ARCserve
3 4 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.13%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.56%) WSUS
5 2 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 33 (42.31%) VMware
3 17 (21.79%) Citrix
4 15 (19.23%) Cisco
5 5 (6.41%) Intel
6 4 (5.13%) Symantec
7 3 (3.85%) McAfee
8 2 (2.56%) HP
8 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.56%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (1.28%) Computacenter
Milton Keynes
Barclay Anderson
Salary: Up to £22,000 + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stott and May
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
High Wycombe
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago