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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 73 67 46
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.74% 2.28% 4.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.85% 5.75% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 29
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £34,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £43,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,950 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.13% +4.16%
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
270 348 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 40.18% 39.59% 38.83%
Number of salaries quoted 219 257 244
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Guildford

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Content Management
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Kindle
5 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) VB
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) GIAC
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) LAN

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Kindle
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) SCADA
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (25.00%) Security Management
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) GIAC
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco