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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 109 97 97
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 18 30 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.90% 1.55% 2.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.85% 5.19% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 44
Average salary £34,375 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
631 578 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.60% 29.84% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 460 462 576
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £70,000
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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 -17 8 £40,250 +11.80% 1
High Wycombe - 7 £24,000 - 1
Chesham +2 1 £27,500 +10.00%
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 22 (64.71%) Windows
3 18 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (47.06%) VMware
5 13 (38.24%) MCSE
5 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
5 13 (38.24%) MS Exchange
6 12 (35.29%) ITIL
6 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
8 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
9 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (23.53%) MCSA
9 8 (23.53%) Firewall
10 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
11 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
11 6 (17.65%) MS Office
11 6 (17.65%) DNS
11 6 (17.65%) CCNA
11 6 (17.65%) SLA
11 6 (17.65%) Cisco
11 6 (17.65%) Citrix
11 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (17.65%) MCITP
12 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
12 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (14.71%) DHCP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 13 (38.24%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.94%) Lync
5 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.65%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
2 8 (23.53%) Firewall
3 6 (17.65%) DNS
4 5 (14.71%) DHCP
5 4 (11.76%) Telnet
6 3 (8.82%) SAN
7 2 (5.88%) Internet
7 2 (5.88%) LAN
7 2 (5.88%) WAN
7 2 (5.88%) NAS
8 1 (2.94%) HTTP
8 1 (2.94%) SMTP
8 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) NUnit
3 1 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
1 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Local Government
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Support Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (17.65%) IT Support Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) IT Support
3 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Wintel Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Support
5 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
1 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.88%) WCF
2 2 (5.88%) WPF
2 2 (5.88%) LINQ
2 2 (5.88%) WinForms
3 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) PACS
2 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.88%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.88%) Service Management
3 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.88%) Scrum
3 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Time Management
4 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.94%) Change Control
4 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.94%) Coaching
4 1 (2.94%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (2.94%) Software License Management
4 1 (2.94%) Software Licensing
4 1 (2.94%) Process Management
4 1 (2.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (5.88%) C
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (38.24%) MCSE
3 8 (23.53%) MCSA
4 6 (17.65%) CCNA
4 6 (17.65%) MCITP
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (8.82%) Degree
6 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) MCDST
7 2 (5.88%) MCAD
7 2 (5.88%) MCSD
7 2 (5.88%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.94%) MCTS
8 1 (2.94%) CCDA
8 1 (2.94%) CCDP
8 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) HL7
2 1 (2.94%) DICOM
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.88%) XenApp
4 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.94%) ARCserve
2 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 16 (47.06%) VMware
3 6 (17.65%) Citrix
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) Apple
4 2 (5.88%) Symantec
5 1 (2.94%) McAfee
5 1 (2.94%) Altiris
5 1 (2.94%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.94%) BMC
5 1 (2.94%) HP
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Package £70k
Posted: Yesterday
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 37k per year + Car and Pension
Posted: 3 days ago