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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 112 93 70
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -23
Permanent jobs citing MCP 15 30 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.72% 1.59% 3.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.44% 5.85% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 68
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,700 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,400 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
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
614 513 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.66% 27.16% 35.33%
Number of salaries quoted 452 449 568
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Chesham 0 5 £20,500 -48.75% 1
Milton Keynes -14 5 £30,000 -31.03% 5
High Wycombe - 2 £40,000 - 1
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 41 (95.35%) Microsoft
2 35 (81.40%) Windows
3 22 (51.16%) Active Directory
3 22 (51.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (44.19%) MS Exchange
5 18 (41.86%) MS Excel
6 17 (39.53%) VMware
7 15 (34.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (32.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
8 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (32.56%) Windows 7
8 14 (32.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (30.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
9 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
9 13 (30.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (30.23%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (27.91%) VMware ESX
10 12 (27.91%) MCSE
10 12 (27.91%) MCSA
11 11 (25.58%) Citrix
11 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2000
12 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
13 9 (20.93%) XenApp
13 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
14 8 (18.60%) Blackberry

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 19 (44.19%) MS Exchange
2 15 (34.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (32.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (32.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (30.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2000
5 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.33%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (41.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.95%) MS Office
3 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.98%) DNS
3 2 (4.65%) SAN
3 2 (4.65%) Internet
3 2 (4.65%) Firewall
3 2 (4.65%) DHCP
4 1 (2.33%) HTTP
4 1 (2.33%) NAS
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) VoIP
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) NUnit
2 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Support Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (11.63%) Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Team Leader
4 5 (11.63%) Build Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Wintel Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Wintel Architect
5 4 (9.30%) .NET Team Leader
5 4 (9.30%) Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Field Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Field Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Change Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) .NET
1 6 (13.95%) WCF
1 6 (13.95%) WPF
2 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Blackberry
1 8 (18.60%) Clustering
1 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (81.40%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Windows 7
3 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.63%) Linux
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (18.60%) Change Control
3 6 (13.95%) Unit Testing
3 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.95%) ITIL
4 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.65%) Line Management
5 2 (4.65%) Service Management
6 1 (2.33%) Process Management
6 1 (2.33%) Change Management
6 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.33%) Data Management
6 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Time Management
6 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.33%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (2.33%) Software License Management
6 1 (2.33%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) C#
1 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) VBScript
2 2 (4.65%) VB
3 1 (2.33%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (30.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
2 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
3 12 (27.91%) MCSE
3 12 (27.91%) MCSA
4 6 (13.95%) MCAD
4 6 (13.95%) MCSD
5 4 (9.30%) MCITP
6 3 (6.98%) Degree
7 2 (4.65%) MCDST
7 2 (4.65%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.33%) MCDBA
8 1 (2.33%) CCNA
8 1 (2.33%) ISEB
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.33%) VCP5
8 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (51.16%) Active Directory
2 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (27.91%) VMware ESX
4 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
4 9 (20.93%) XenApp
5 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (11.63%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) SCCM
2 3 (6.98%) ARCserve
2 3 (6.98%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (6.98%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (95.35%) Microsoft
2 17 (39.53%) VMware
3 11 (25.58%) Citrix
4 4 (9.30%) Symantec
5 2 (4.65%) Apple
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) Altiris
6 1 (2.33%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.33%) BMC
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) Intel
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £19,000 to £24,000 per annum £17,000 - £19,000 + Plus £4.5k Shift
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + +10% Bonus, +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Salary: £17000.00 - £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago