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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 117 106 73
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -33
Permanent jobs citing MCP 17 20 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.78% 0.99% 2.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.65% 3.40% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 48
Average salary £27,250 £28,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.21% -28.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £47,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £29,900 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -20.26%
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
642 589 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.37% 29.03% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 481 423 477
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -11 10 £29,250 -32.36% 1
High Wycombe -2 1 £27,000 -6.89%
Chesham -3 1 £33,000 +60.97%
Amersham - 1 £20,000 -
Aylesbury - 1 £26,000 - 1
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 63 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 59 (85.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (50.72%) Windows
4 32 (46.38%) MCSE
5 25 (36.23%) Active Directory
6 24 (34.78%) Software Licensing
7 22 (31.88%) MCSA
7 22 (31.88%) MS Excel
8 21 (30.43%) VMware
9 20 (28.99%) Asset Management
9 20 (28.99%) ISEB
9 20 (28.99%) IT Asset Management
9 20 (28.99%) Software Asset Management
10 18 (26.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 17 (24.64%) MCITP
11 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (20.29%) Windows 7
12 14 (20.29%) Law
13 13 (18.84%) Hyper-V
13 13 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
14 12 (17.39%) Cisco
15 11 (15.94%) Finance
15 11 (15.94%) SLA
15 11 (15.94%) MS Exchange
16 10 (14.49%) ITIL
17 9 (13.04%) Linux
17 9 (13.04%) Windows 8
18 8 (11.59%) Data Centre
18 8 (11.59%) Windows XP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (15.94%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (31.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Office 365
2 3 (4.35%) Google Apps
3 2 (2.90%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.14%) DNS
2 7 (10.14%) Firewall
3 4 (5.80%) DHCP
4 3 (4.35%) Wireless
5 2 (2.90%) Network Security
5 2 (2.90%) LAN
5 2 (2.90%) WAN
6 1 (1.45%) Telnet
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.45%) MSI
1 1 (1.45%) NUnit
General
1 14 (20.29%) Law
2 11 (15.94%) Finance
3 6 (8.70%) Legal
4 3 (4.35%) Local Government
4 3 (4.35%) Automotive
4 3 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Consultant
2 12 (17.39%) Software Consultant
3 8 (11.59%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.14%) Management Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) IT Support
7 4 (5.80%) Software Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Software Asset Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Desktop Support
8 3 (4.35%) Support Technician
8 3 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Specialist
8 3 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Technician
8 3 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.35%) Help Desk Technician
8 3 (4.35%) Service Desk Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Messaging Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Software Licensing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.45%) WCF
2 1 (1.45%) WPF
2 1 (1.45%) LINQ
2 1 (1.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) COM
2 1 (1.45%) WinForms
2 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.80%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.35%) Physics
3 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.90%) NHS
5 1 (1.45%) EPoS
5 1 (1.45%) PACS
5 1 (1.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 35 (50.72%) Windows
2 17 (24.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (20.29%) Windows 7
4 9 (13.04%) Windows 8
4 9 (13.04%) Linux
5 8 (11.59%) Windows XP
6 7 (10.14%) Mac OS X
7 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.35%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.90%) UNIX
11 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Software Licensing
2 20 (28.99%) IT Asset Management
2 20 (28.99%) Asset Management
2 20 (28.99%) Software Asset Management
3 10 (14.49%) ITIL
4 8 (11.59%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.25%) Patch Management
5 5 (7.25%) Server Building
6 2 (2.90%) Migration
7 1 (1.45%) Scrum
7 1 (1.45%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.45%) TDD
7 1 (1.45%) Service Management
7 1 (1.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.45%) People Management
7 1 (1.45%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.45%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.45%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (1.45%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (1.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) C
2 2 (2.90%) SQL
2 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 59 (85.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (46.38%) MCSE
3 22 (31.88%) MCSA
4 20 (28.99%) ISEB
5 18 (26.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 17 (24.64%) MCITP
7 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (7.25%) CCNA
8 4 (5.80%) CNA
8 4 (5.80%) CNE
8 4 (5.80%) Novell Certification
9 3 (4.35%) CCNP
9 3 (4.35%) Degree
10 1 (1.45%) MCAD
10 1 (1.45%) MCSD
10 1 (1.45%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.45%) MCDST
10 1 (1.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) HL7
2 1 (1.45%) DICOM
System Software
1 25 (36.23%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (18.84%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.90%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) SCCM
2 2 (2.90%) SCOM
3 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 63 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.43%) VMware
3 12 (17.39%) Cisco
4 4 (5.80%) Computacenter
5 3 (4.35%) Google
5 3 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (1.45%) McAfee
6 1 (1.45%) IBM
Aylesbury
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Travel Expenses
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago