The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 47 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCP 9 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.79% 1.51% 4.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.87% 4.04% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 8
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +57.89%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £29,950 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.83% -20.13%
MCP
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Farnborough region.

Qualifications Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
131 99 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 40.56% 37.36% 39.63%
Number of salaries quoted 120 82 63
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

MCP
Salary Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Farnborough region.

MCP Salary Trend in Farnborough

MCP
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Farnborough

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (92.00%) Linux
3 22 (88.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
4 21 (84.00%) MCSE
4 21 (84.00%) MCSA
5 20 (80.00%) VMware
5 20 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
7 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
8 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
8 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
10 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
11 7 (28.00%) Degree
11 7 (28.00%) Finance
12 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (12.00%) RHCE
12 3 (12.00%) CCNA
12 3 (12.00%) ITIL
12 3 (12.00%) FTP
12 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
12 3 (12.00%) DNS
12 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
12 3 (12.00%) Ubuntu
12 3 (12.00%) cPanel
12 3 (12.00%) CEH
13 2 (8.00%) HND

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) FTP
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Technical Leader
3 4 (16.00%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Operations Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Operations Manager
6 1 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) Ajax
1 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.00%) jQuery
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (92.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (8.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) ITSM
3 1 (4.00%) MVC
3 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (84.00%) MCSE
2 21 (84.00%) MCSA
3 20 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (28.00%) Degree
6 3 (12.00%) CCNA
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (12.00%) RHCE
6 3 (12.00%) CEH
7 2 (8.00%) HND
8 1 (4.00%) MCAD
8 1 (4.00%) MCTS
8 1 (4.00%) MCPD
System Software
1 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) cPanel
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) VMware
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat