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 8 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 97 106 91
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCP 33 30 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.47% 1.37% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.63% 4.46% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 39
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -12.16%
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
712 673 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.63% 30.73% 28.73%
Number of salaries quoted 520 483 525
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 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,857 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +2.14%

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 8 July 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 8 July 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
Milton Keynes -15 17 £30,000 -40.00% 2
High Wycombe +7 8 £23,000 +9.52% 1
Marlow - 3 £50,000 -
Chesham - 2 £32,750 -
Amersham - 1 £20,000 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 66 (90.41%) Microsoft
2 56 (76.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (53.42%) Windows
4 29 (39.73%) MCSE
5 28 (38.36%) VMware
6 27 (36.99%) Active Directory
7 24 (32.88%) Software Licensing
8 22 (30.14%) MCSA
8 22 (30.14%) MS Excel
9 19 (26.03%) ISEB
9 19 (26.03%) Asset Management
9 19 (26.03%) IT Asset Management
9 19 (26.03%) Software Asset Management
9 19 (26.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (23.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 17 (23.29%) ITIL
11 16 (21.92%) TCP/IP
11 16 (21.92%) Cisco
12 15 (20.55%) MCITP
12 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (19.18%) Windows 7
14 13 (17.81%) Law
14 13 (17.81%) SLA
15 12 (16.44%) MS Exchange
16 11 (15.07%) Linux
17 10 (13.70%) Citrix
17 10 (13.70%) Hyper-V
18 9 (12.33%) DHCP
18 9 (12.33%) DNS
18 9 (12.33%) SQL Server

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 12 (16.44%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 22 (30.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Office 365
2 2 (2.74%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.92%) TCP/IP
2 9 (12.33%) DNS
2 9 (12.33%) DHCP
3 8 (10.96%) Firewall
4 4 (5.48%) Telnet
4 4 (5.48%) LAN
4 4 (5.48%) WAN
5 3 (4.11%) Network Security
6 2 (2.74%) SAN
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MSI
2 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (17.81%) Law
2 9 (12.33%) Finance
3 5 (6.85%) Legal
4 3 (4.11%) Automotive
5 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.74%) Local Government
6 1 (1.37%) Retail
6 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Consultant
2 12 (16.44%) Software Consultant
3 7 (9.59%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (9.59%) Management Consultant
4 5 (6.85%) Desktop Support
4 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Software Manager
5 4 (5.48%) Software Asset Manager
5 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Specialist
5 4 (5.48%) IT Support
5 4 (5.48%) Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (4.11%) Help Desk Technician
6 3 (4.11%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Support Technician
6 3 (4.11%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 2 (2.74%) Software Licensing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.74%) EDI
3 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.22%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.85%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.11%) Physics
4 3 (4.11%) PACS
4 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) Clustering
5 2 (2.74%) NHS
6 1 (1.37%) EPoS
6 1 (1.37%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 39 (53.42%) Windows
2 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (19.18%) Windows 7
4 11 (15.07%) Linux
5 6 (8.22%) Windows 8
6 5 (6.85%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.48%) Mac OS X
7 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.74%) UNIX
10 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Software Licensing
2 19 (26.03%) IT Asset Management
2 19 (26.03%) Software Asset Management
2 19 (26.03%) Asset Management
3 17 (23.29%) ITIL
4 7 (9.59%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.85%) Patch Management
5 5 (6.85%) Server Building
6 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.11%) Coaching
7 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.74%) ERP
8 2 (2.74%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.74%) Change Control
8 2 (2.74%) Data Transformation
8 2 (2.74%) Migration
8 2 (2.74%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.74%) People Management
9 1 (1.37%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) C
1 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.74%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) VBScript
2 2 (2.74%) VB
2 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.37%) C#
Qualifications
1 56 (76.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (39.73%) MCSE
3 22 (30.14%) MCSA
4 19 (26.03%) ISEB
5 17 (23.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 15 (20.55%) MCITP
7 7 (9.59%) CCNA
7 7 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (4.11%) MCTS
10 2 (2.74%) Degree
10 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.74%) VCP5
10 2 (2.74%) CCNP
10 2 (2.74%) CNA
10 2 (2.74%) CNE
10 2 (2.74%) Novell Certification
11 1 (1.37%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.37%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.81%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) HL7
2 3 (4.11%) DICOM
System Software
1 27 (36.99%) Active Directory
2 19 (26.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.70%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.48%) XenApp
4 4 (5.48%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.74%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.74%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Backup Exec
1 5 (6.85%) SCCM
2 3 (4.11%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.74%) SCOM
3 2 (2.74%) WSUS
3 2 (2.74%) ARCserve
3 2 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.74%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 66 (90.41%) Microsoft
2 28 (38.36%) VMware
3 16 (21.92%) Cisco
4 10 (13.70%) Citrix
5 3 (4.11%) McAfee
6 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.74%) Symantec
6 2 (2.74%) Computacenter
6 2 (2.74%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (2.74%) HP
6 2 (2.74%) Intel
7 1 (1.37%) IBM
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
First Point
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: From £21,000 to £27,000 per annum based on experience + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes
First Point
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago