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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 84 112 95
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCP 23 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.74% 1.05% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.63% 3.65% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 24
Median salary £25,000 £35,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £29,750 £29,126 £32,125
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -9.33%

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
347 521 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.19% 28.83% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 305 397 418
Median salary £40,000 £40,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.84% -4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Buckinghamshire region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

MCP Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

MCP
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +10 11 £22,500 -35.71%
High Wycombe +17 9 £25,000 -37.50%
Chesham - 1 £33,000 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 32 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (75.00%) MCSE
3 24 (60.00%) Windows
4 16 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 14 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
8 12 (30.00%) MCSA
8 12 (30.00%) Finance
9 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
9 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
10 10 (25.00%) Billing
10 10 (25.00%) Statistics
10 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (25.00%) WAN
10 10 (25.00%) LAN
10 10 (25.00%) VMware
10 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 10 (25.00%) A+ Certification
10 10 (25.00%) Windows Server
11 9 (22.50%) Citrix
11 9 (22.50%) VoIP
12 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
12 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
12 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
12 8 (20.00%) Mitel
12 8 (20.00%) Unified Communications
12 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
3 6 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (10.00%) SAS
5 3 (7.50%) IIS
5 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
2 10 (25.00%) LAN
2 10 (25.00%) WAN
3 9 (22.50%) VoIP
4 8 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 5 (12.50%) FCoE
5 5 (12.50%) SAN
6 4 (10.00%) DHCP
6 4 (10.00%) DNS
7 1 (2.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Big Data
2 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Billing
3 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Deskside Engineer
1 10 (25.00%) Deskside Support
1 10 (25.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
1 10 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Developer
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Report Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 4 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Network Operations Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) CSS
1 3 (7.50%) CSS3
1 3 (7.50%) HTML
1 3 (7.50%) HTML5
1 3 (7.50%) jQuery
1 3 (7.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (25.00%) Statistics
4 3 (7.50%) AS400
4 3 (7.50%) Clustering
5 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (5.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
3 10 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.00%) Linux
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.50%) AIX
6 3 (7.50%) OS/400
6 3 (7.50%) Unix
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Migration
2 4 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
2 4 (10.00%) Data Management
2 4 (10.00%) Validation
3 3 (7.50%) Application Packaging
3 3 (7.50%) Front End Development
3 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (7.50%) Patch Management
3 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (7.50%) Server Building
4 2 (5.00%) Decision Quality
4 2 (5.00%) Innovation Management
4 2 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (2.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL
5 1 (2.50%) Line Management
5 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) VBScript
3 4 (10.00%) C#
3 4 (10.00%) Perl
3 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (10.00%) Python
3 4 (10.00%) R
3 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.00%) VB
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (75.00%) MCSE
3 12 (30.00%) MCSA
4 10 (25.00%) A+ Certification
5 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 6 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (12.50%) MCTS
8 2 (5.00%) MCDST
8 2 (5.00%) MCITP
9 1 (2.50%) CCA
9 1 (2.50%) CCNA
9 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (12.50%) NFS
3 5 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.50%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) VMware
3 9 (22.50%) Citrix
4 8 (20.00%) Mitel
5 7 (17.50%) Cisco
6 6 (15.00%) HP
7 5 (12.50%) Avaya
8 4 (10.00%) Teradata
9 2 (5.00%) Apple
9 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.50%) NetApp