The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 147 153 138
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCP 51 41 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.30% 1.01% 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.27% 3.19% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 46 40 50
Average salary £19,875 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.72% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
MCP
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1559 1284 1553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 39.64% 31.68% 37.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1236 1054 1316
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

MCP Salary Trend in Hampshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Hampshire

MCP
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fareham -1 18 £18,000 -20.00% 1
Southampton +9 14 £21,500 -14.00%
Basingstoke +1 8 £19,250 -48.66% 1
Farnborough -7 4 £45,000 +57.89%
Andover - 2 £24,000 -
Havant - 2 £27,500 - 1
Hook -2 1 - -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 84 (89.36%) Microsoft
2 64 (68.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (65.96%) Windows
4 55 (58.51%) Active Directory
5 51 (54.26%) MS Exchange
6 47 (50.00%) MS Office
7 45 (47.87%) MCSE
8 44 (46.81%) MS Excel
9 35 (37.23%) VMware
10 34 (36.17%) MCSA
11 33 (35.11%) Citrix
12 27 (28.72%) ITIL
13 25 (26.60%) Windows Server 2008
14 24 (25.53%) MCITP
15 23 (24.47%) LAN
15 23 (24.47%) SLA
16 22 (23.40%) Hyper-V
17 19 (20.21%) WAN
17 19 (20.21%) MCTS
18 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
18 18 (19.15%) SharePoint
19 17 (18.09%) Cisco
19 17 (18.09%) Change Management
20 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
20 16 (17.02%) DHCP
21 15 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
22 14 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2007
22 14 (14.89%) Windows 8
22 14 (14.89%) SQL
23 13 (13.83%) SQL Server

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 51 (54.26%) MS Exchange
2 18 (19.15%) SharePoint
3 14 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (5.32%) Lync
5 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.32%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.13%) Apache
6 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.13%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (1.06%) IIS
7 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.06%) WorkSite
Applications
1 47 (50.00%) MS Office
2 44 (46.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Office 365
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.47%) LAN
2 19 (20.21%) WAN
3 16 (17.02%) DHCP
4 13 (13.83%) Firewall
5 12 (12.77%) TCP/IP
6 10 (10.64%) DNS
7 5 (5.32%) SAN
7 5 (5.32%) VPN
8 3 (3.19%) Wireless
9 2 (2.13%) SSH
9 2 (2.13%) NAS
9 2 (2.13%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.13%) Kerberos
9 2 (2.13%) PBX
9 2 (2.13%) WLAN
9 2 (2.13%) Extranet
10 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.06%) Intranet
10 1 (1.06%) Internet
10 1 (1.06%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.06%) MS Access
General
1 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.13%) Legal
2 1 (1.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (24.47%) Support Engineer
2 21 (22.34%) Analyst
3 19 (20.21%) Service Analyst
3 19 (20.21%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (12.77%) IT Support
5 11 (11.70%) Administrator
6 9 (9.57%) Network Administrator
6 9 (9.57%) Support Technician
7 8 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (8.51%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (7.45%) Developer
8 7 (7.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Desktop Support
10 5 (5.32%) .NET Developer
10 5 (5.32%) IT Support Technician
10 5 (5.32%) IT Administrator
11 4 (4.26%) Desktop Support Technician
11 4 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 4 (4.26%) Desktop Technician
11 4 (4.26%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) .NET
2 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.32%) .NET Framework
3 5 (5.32%) HTML
4 4 (4.26%) Ajax
4 4 (4.26%) jQuery
4 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.13%) Web Services
6 1 (1.06%) XML
6 1 (1.06%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Informatics
2 4 (4.26%) Kindle
2 4 (4.26%) NHS
2 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.06%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 62 (65.96%) Windows
2 25 (26.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (14.89%) Windows 8
6 13 (13.83%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.57%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.26%) Linux
9 2 (2.13%) Solaris
9 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) ITIL
2 17 (18.09%) Change Management
3 9 (9.57%) Configuration Management
4 7 (7.45%) ITSM
4 7 (7.45%) Incident Management
4 7 (7.45%) Problem Management
5 5 (5.32%) ITIL V3
5 5 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.26%) MVC
6 4 (4.26%) Service Management
6 4 (4.26%) Service Desk Management
7 3 (3.19%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.19%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.13%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.13%) Workflow
8 2 (2.13%) Information Security
8 2 (2.13%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (2.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.89%) SQL
2 6 (6.38%) C#
3 1 (1.06%) C
3 1 (1.06%) VBScript
3 1 (1.06%) VB
3 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 64 (68.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (47.87%) MCSE
3 34 (36.17%) MCSA
4 24 (25.53%) MCITP
5 19 (20.21%) MCTS
6 8 (8.51%) MCDST
6 8 (8.51%) A+ Certification
7 7 (7.45%) CCNA
7 7 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (6.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (5.32%) Degree
10 4 (4.26%) MCPD
10 4 (4.26%) MCAD
11 2 (2.13%) MCSD
11 2 (2.13%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (2.13%) CCSE
11 2 (2.13%) CEH
11 2 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
11 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (24.47%) SLA
2 7 (7.45%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (58.51%) Active Directory
2 22 (23.40%) Hyper-V
3 15 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.19%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.13%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.13%) XenApp
5 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 84 (89.36%) Microsoft
2 35 (37.23%) VMware
3 33 (35.11%) Citrix
4 17 (18.09%) Cisco
5 12 (12.77%) HP
6 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.19%) Symantec
8 2 (2.13%) McAfee
8 2 (2.13%) Apple
8 2 (2.13%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.13%) Kaspersky
8 2 (2.13%) Interwoven
8 2 (2.13%) Juniper
8 2 (2.13%) CA
9 1 (1.06%) NetApp
9 1 (1.06%) EMC
9 1 (1.06%) SAP
9 1 (1.06%) LexisNexis
9 1 (1.06%) Mitel
9 1 (1.06%) Google
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago