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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 93 107 49
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -58
Permanent jobs citing MCP 27 24 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.49% 1.25% 5.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.67% 4.12% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 88
Average salary £37,500 £24,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -37.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £20,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £45,500 £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
578 582 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.95% 30.25% 38.76%
Number of salaries quoted 427 416 597
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +5 16 £50,000 +150.00%
High Wycombe +3 9 £29,750 -15.00% 3
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 27 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (69.44%) VMware
3 24 (66.67%) Windows
4 22 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
7 18 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 18 (50.00%) ITIL
8 16 (44.44%) Citrix
9 14 (38.89%) MCSE
9 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
10 13 (36.11%) Firewall
11 10 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (27.78%) DNS
11 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
11 10 (27.78%) Cisco
12 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (25.00%) DHCP
12 9 (25.00%) SLA
12 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 9 (25.00%) XenApp
12 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (25.00%) VMware ESX
13 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (22.22%) CCNA
13 8 (22.22%) MCSA
13 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
13 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 18 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 13 (36.11%) Firewall
3 10 (27.78%) DNS
4 9 (25.00%) DHCP
5 7 (19.44%) Telnet
6 4 (11.11%) SAN
7 3 (8.33%) LAN
7 3 (8.33%) WAN
8 1 (2.78%) Internet
8 1 (2.78%) SMTP
8 1 (2.78%) VoIP
8 1 (2.78%) HTTP
8 1 (2.78%) Network Security
8 1 (2.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.33%) MSI
3 2 (5.56%) NUnit
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Legal
1 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Consultant
2 9 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) IT Support
2 9 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Wintel Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.78%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
1 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.56%) WinForms
2 2 (5.56%) WCF
2 2 (5.56%) WPF
2 2 (5.56%) LINQ
2 2 (5.56%) EDI
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Clustering
1 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 3 (8.33%) PACS
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.56%) Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.11%) Change Control
5 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.33%) Coaching
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) TDD
6 2 (5.56%) Scrum
6 2 (5.56%) Data Transformation
6 2 (5.56%) ERP
7 1 (2.78%) Service Management
7 1 (2.78%) Process Management
7 1 (2.78%) Change Management
7 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.78%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.89%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) C
4 2 (5.56%) VBScript
4 2 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (38.89%) MCSE
3 10 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (22.22%) CCNA
4 8 (22.22%) MCSA
4 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (13.89%) VCP5
6 4 (11.11%) Degree
6 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 3 (8.33%) MCTS
8 2 (5.56%) MCITP
8 2 (5.56%) MCAD
8 2 (5.56%) MCSD
9 1 (2.78%) CCDA
9 1 (2.78%) CCDP
9 1 (2.78%) CCIE
9 1 (2.78%) CCNP
9 1 (2.78%) CCENT
9 1 (2.78%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) SLA
2 3 (8.33%) HL7
2 3 (8.33%) DICOM
System Software
1 22 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
3 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (25.00%) XenApp
3 9 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 5 (13.89%) vSphere
5 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (11.11%) Terminal Services
6 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Backup Exec
2 4 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 4 (11.11%) ARCserve
2 4 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (69.44%) VMware
3 16 (44.44%) Citrix
4 10 (27.78%) Cisco
5 5 (13.89%) Intel
6 4 (11.11%) Symantec
7 3 (8.33%) McAfee
8 2 (5.56%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (5.56%) HP
8 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
High Wycombe
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