The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Farnborough region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 29 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCP 6 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.62% 3.09% 4.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.94% 7.69% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 12
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
101 65 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 44.10% 40.12% 50.79%
Number of salaries quoted 80 64 113
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
Hampshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) MCSE
3 4 (50.00%) MCSA
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) MCITP
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) MCTS
4 2 (25.00%) MCPD
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) NHS
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Ajax
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) MCSA
2 4 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (25.00%) MCTS
3 2 (25.00%) MCPD
3 2 (25.00%) MCAD
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Mitel