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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 92 117 71
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -46
Permanent jobs citing MCP 42 25 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.88% 1.08% 3.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.08% 3.57% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 63
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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
691 700 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.94% 30.37% 30.01%
Number of salaries quoted 472 509 524
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 1 May 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 1 May 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
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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
High Wycombe +18 20 £55,000 +57.14%
Milton Keynes -31 6 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Marlow - 6 £50,000 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 59 (86.76%) Microsoft
2 48 (70.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (45.59%) Windows
4 27 (39.71%) VMware
5 26 (38.24%) Active Directory
6 24 (35.29%) MCSE
6 24 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (35.29%) Software Licensing
7 23 (33.82%) MS Excel
8 19 (27.94%) TCP/IP
8 19 (27.94%) ISEB
8 19 (27.94%) Asset Management
8 19 (27.94%) Software Asset Management
8 19 (27.94%) IT Asset Management
9 18 (26.47%) MCSA
10 17 (25.00%) ITIL
10 17 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 17 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
11 16 (23.53%) Citrix
12 12 (17.65%) Firewall
12 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (17.65%) Windows 7
13 11 (16.18%) Cisco
14 10 (14.71%) DNS
14 10 (14.71%) DHCP
14 10 (14.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 10 (14.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (14.71%) Hyper-V
15 9 (13.24%) XenApp

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 17 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 23 (33.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.94%) TCP/IP
2 12 (17.65%) Firewall
3 10 (14.71%) DNS
3 10 (14.71%) DHCP
4 6 (8.82%) Telnet
5 3 (4.41%) SAN
5 3 (4.41%) LAN
5 3 (4.41%) WAN
6 2 (2.94%) Network Security
7 1 (1.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.41%) MSI
3 2 (2.94%) NUnit
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Law
3 3 (4.41%) Legal
3 3 (4.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) Consultant
2 12 (17.65%) Software Consultant
3 7 (10.29%) IT Support
3 7 (10.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Management Consultant
3 7 (10.29%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (7.35%) Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Specialist
6 4 (5.88%) Software Asset Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Wintel Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Software Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.41%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Software Licensing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) .NET
1 5 (7.35%) .NET Framework
1 5 (7.35%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.94%) WCF
2 2 (2.94%) WPF
2 2 (2.94%) LINQ
2 2 (2.94%) WinForms
2 2 (2.94%) EDI
3 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Blackberry
1 5 (7.35%) Mathematics
2 4 (5.88%) Clustering
3 3 (4.41%) PACS
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Physics
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (45.59%) Windows
2 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (10.29%) Linux
4 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.94%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.47%) UNIX
6 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) Software Licensing
2 19 (27.94%) Asset Management
2 19 (27.94%) Software Asset Management
2 19 (27.94%) IT Asset Management
3 17 (25.00%) ITIL
4 9 (13.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.88%) Change Control
7 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.41%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.41%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.41%) Coaching
8 2 (2.94%) Data Transformation
8 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.94%) TDD
8 2 (2.94%) Scrum
8 2 (2.94%) ERP
9 1 (1.47%) Service Management
9 1 (1.47%) Migration
9 1 (1.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.35%) C
2 5 (7.35%) C#
3 2 (2.94%) SQL
3 2 (2.94%) VBScript
3 2 (2.94%) VB
4 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (70.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (35.29%) MCSE
3 19 (27.94%) ISEB
4 18 (26.47%) MCSA
5 17 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (14.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (10.29%) CCNA
7 7 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (7.35%) MCITP
8 5 (7.35%) VCP5
9 4 (5.88%) Degree
9 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
9 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
10 3 (4.41%) MCTS
11 2 (2.94%) MCAD
11 2 (2.94%) MCSD
12 1 (1.47%) CCDA
12 1 (1.47%) CCDP
12 1 (1.47%) CCIE
12 1 (1.47%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) HL7
2 3 (4.41%) DICOM
System Software
1 26 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 24 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.71%) Hyper-V
4 9 (13.24%) XenApp
4 9 (13.24%) VMware ESX
5 5 (7.35%) vSphere
6 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (5.88%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Backup Exec
2 5 (7.35%) SCCM
3 4 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.88%) ARCserve
4 3 (4.41%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.94%) WSUS
6 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (86.76%) Microsoft
2 27 (39.71%) VMware
3 16 (23.53%) Citrix
4 11 (16.18%) Cisco
5 5 (7.35%) Intel
6 4 (5.88%) Symantec
7 3 (4.41%) McAfee
8 2 (2.94%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.94%) HP
Milton Keynes
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago