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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 114 101 89
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCP 25 31 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.09% 1.44% 2.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.54% 4.65% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23 28 46
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -20.00%
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
707 666 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.71% 30.86% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 532 463 510
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,300 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 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 28 July 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 -10 16 £30,000 -36.84% 2
High Wycombe +5 5 £23,000 +9.52%
Chesham 0 3 £33,000 +46.66%
Amersham - 1 £20,000 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 65 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 56 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (51.43%) Windows
4 29 (41.43%) MCSE
5 25 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 25 (35.71%) VMware
6 24 (34.29%) Software Licensing
7 21 (30.00%) MCSA
8 20 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 19 (27.14%) ISEB
9 19 (27.14%) Asset Management
9 19 (27.14%) IT Asset Management
9 19 (27.14%) Software Asset Management
10 17 (24.29%) MCITP
10 17 (24.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 15 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (21.43%) Cisco
12 14 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (20.00%) Law
12 14 (20.00%) Windows 7
13 12 (17.14%) ITIL
14 11 (15.71%) Linux
14 11 (15.71%) MS Exchange
14 11 (15.71%) SLA
14 11 (15.71%) Finance
14 11 (15.71%) Hyper-V
15 8 (11.43%) Data Centre
15 8 (11.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 7 (10.00%) DNS

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (15.71%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.00%) DNS
2 7 (10.00%) DHCP
2 7 (10.00%) Firewall
3 3 (4.29%) LAN
3 3 (4.29%) WAN
3 3 (4.29%) Network Security
4 2 (2.86%) Telnet
4 2 (2.86%) SAN
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MSI
General
1 14 (20.00%) Law
2 11 (15.71%) Finance
3 6 (8.57%) Legal
4 3 (4.29%) Local Government
4 3 (4.29%) Automotive
4 3 (4.29%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Consultant
2 12 (17.14%) Software Consultant
3 8 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.00%) Management Consultant
5 5 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Software Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Specialist
6 4 (5.71%) Software Asset Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Support Technician
7 3 (4.29%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 3 (4.29%) Help Desk Technician
8 2 (2.86%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Support Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Desktop Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.86%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.71%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.29%) Physics
5 2 (2.86%) PACS
5 2 (2.86%) NHS
6 1 (1.43%) EPoS
6 1 (1.43%) iSeries
6 1 (1.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (51.43%) Windows
2 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (15.71%) Linux
4 6 (8.57%) Windows 8
5 5 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.71%) Mac OS X
7 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.29%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.86%) UNIX
8 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) Software Licensing
2 19 (27.14%) Asset Management
2 19 (27.14%) IT Asset Management
2 19 (27.14%) Software Asset Management
3 12 (17.14%) ITIL
4 7 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.14%) Patch Management
5 5 (7.14%) Server Building
6 2 (2.86%) Migration
6 2 (2.86%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.86%) ERP
6 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.86%) People Management
6 2 (2.86%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.86%) Coaching
6 2 (2.86%) Data Transformation
7 1 (1.43%) Change Control
7 1 (1.43%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (1.43%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) C
1 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.86%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) VBScript
2 2 (2.86%) VB
2 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (41.43%) MCSE
3 21 (30.00%) MCSA
4 19 (27.14%) ISEB
5 17 (24.29%) MCITP
5 17 (24.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (8.57%) CCNA
6 6 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.29%) CCNP
7 3 (4.29%) MCTS
8 2 (2.86%) Degree
8 2 (2.86%) CNA
8 2 (2.86%) CNE
8 2 (2.86%) Novell Certification
9 1 (1.43%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.43%) MCDST
9 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) HL7
2 2 (2.86%) DICOM
System Software
1 25 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 15 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (15.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.86%) VMware Server
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.43%) XenApp
5 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) SCCM
2 3 (4.29%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.86%) SCOM
3 2 (2.86%) WSUS
3 2 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.43%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 65 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 25 (35.71%) VMware
3 15 (21.43%) Cisco
4 5 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (2.86%) Computacenter
5 2 (2.86%) HP
5 2 (2.86%) McAfee
5 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.86%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.43%) Symantec
6 1 (1.43%) IBM
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Aylesbury
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Travel Expenses
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First Point
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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