The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 100 72 51
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -21
Permanent jobs citing MCP 30 49 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.42% 2.47% 5.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.62% 8.32% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 27 47 103
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £25,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
649 589 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.71% 29.72% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 450 513 621
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
South East

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -4 19 £45,000 -10.00% 3
High Wycombe - 3 £21,000 - 2
Chesham -2 2 £22,500 -43.75%
Newport Pagnell - 2 £52,500 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 46 (85.19%) Microsoft
2 42 (77.78%) Windows
3 37 (68.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (51.85%) SQL Server
5 26 (48.15%) MS Excel
6 20 (37.04%) C#
6 20 (37.04%) .NET
6 20 (37.04%) MCAD
6 20 (37.04%) MCSD
6 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (37.04%) NUnit
6 20 (37.04%) WCF
6 20 (37.04%) WPF
6 20 (37.04%) Unit Testing
7 19 (35.19%) Active Directory
8 17 (31.48%) Degree
9 16 (29.63%) VMware
9 16 (29.63%) MS Exchange
10 15 (27.78%) MCSE
10 15 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
11 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (24.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
11 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
11 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (22.22%) Citrix
12 12 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2003
2 13 (24.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2000
5 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (48.15%) MS Excel
2 15 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (12.96%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.41%) DNS
2 4 (7.41%) DHCP
3 3 (5.56%) Firewall
3 3 (5.56%) Internet
4 2 (3.70%) LAN
4 2 (3.70%) WAN
5 1 (1.85%) Wireless
5 1 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (37.04%) NUnit
2 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Team Leader
2 12 (22.22%) Development Team Leader
3 9 (16.67%) Software Team Leader
3 9 (16.67%) Software Development Team Leader
4 7 (12.96%) Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Wintel Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Manager
7 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.41%) .NET Team Leader
7 4 (7.41%) Build Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Wintel Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.04%) .NET
1 20 (37.04%) WCF
1 20 (37.04%) WPF
2 6 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 8 (14.81%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 42 (77.78%) Windows
2 10 (18.52%) Windows 7
3 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.41%) Linux
7 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (37.04%) Unit Testing
2 12 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (14.81%) Change Control
4 6 (11.11%) User Stories
5 5 (9.26%) ITIL
6 2 (3.70%) Code Coverage
6 2 (3.70%) Migration
6 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.70%) Data Management
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.70%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.85%) Process Improvement
7 1 (1.85%) Time Management
7 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.85%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) C#
2 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.70%) SQL
3 2 (3.70%) VBScript
3 2 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (68.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (37.04%) MCAD
2 20 (37.04%) MCSD
3 17 (31.48%) Degree
4 15 (27.78%) MCSE
5 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
5 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
6 12 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (16.67%) MCSA
8 4 (7.41%) MCITP
9 2 (3.70%) CCNA
9 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.70%) MCDBA
10 1 (1.85%) VCP5
10 1 (1.85%) MCDST
10 1 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.85%) CCNP
10 1 (1.85%) CNA
10 1 (1.85%) CNE
10 1 (1.85%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) DICOM
System Software
1 19 (35.19%) Active Directory
2 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (20.37%) VMware ESX
4 9 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 9 (16.67%) XenApp
5 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (7.41%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) SCCM
2 4 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.56%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.85%) WSUS
4 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (85.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.63%) VMware
3 12 (22.22%) Citrix
4 5 (9.26%) Symantec
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco
6 2 (3.70%) Progress
7 1 (1.85%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.85%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.85%) Altiris
7 1 (1.85%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.85%) HP
7 1 (1.85%) Intel
7 1 (1.85%) Remedy
7 1 (1.85%) McAfee
7 1 (1.85%) Sophos
7 1 (1.85%) BMC
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits and IT Certification Trai
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago