The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 69 75 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.16% 0.73% 2.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 2.37% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 14
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -6.66%
MCP
Surrey

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

Qualifications Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
182 211 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 28.62% 30.94% 39.12%
Number of salaries quoted 154 178 224
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

MCP
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

MCP Salary Trend in Guildford

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) DSDM
4 3 (37.50%) UML
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Sybase
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) ECDL
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Star Schema
4 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Information Security
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (37.50%) Star Schema
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Support
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) DAO
2 3 (37.50%) NHibernate
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 3 (37.50%) WF
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) Workflow
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) UML
1 3 (37.50%) DSDM
2 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) DNA
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) ECDL
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCSD
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Sybase
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Siemens
3 1 (12.50%) Sophos
3 1 (12.50%) MobileIron