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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 145 133 123
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCP 48 31 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.27% 0.94% 1.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.57% 2.81% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 48 31 70
Average salary £24,000 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £34,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
1345 1105 1650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.54% 33.49% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 913 1336
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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
Basingstoke +8 11 £34,000 +41.66%
Fareham - 8 £19,375 -
Southampton -8 7 £23,000 -32.35% 1
Andover - 6 £24,000 -
Portsmouth -21 5 £45,000 +133.76% 1
Farnborough 0 2 £19,000 -24.00% 2
Aldershot - 2 £22,500 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 65 (84.42%) Windows
2 50 (64.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (62.34%) Microsoft
4 45 (58.44%) MS Excel
4 45 (58.44%) MS Office
5 31 (40.26%) Active Directory
5 31 (40.26%) VMware
6 29 (37.66%) ITIL
7 26 (33.77%) MCSE
7 26 (33.77%) MCTS
7 26 (33.77%) MCITP
8 24 (31.17%) LAN
8 24 (31.17%) WAN
9 23 (29.87%) Hyper-V
10 22 (28.57%) Windows XP
11 21 (27.27%) MS Exchange
11 21 (27.27%) Windows 7
12 19 (24.68%) Security Cleared
13 18 (23.38%) SC Cleared
13 18 (23.38%) DV Cleared
14 17 (22.08%) Service Delivery
14 17 (22.08%) Firewall
14 17 (22.08%) Cisco
15 16 (20.78%) SLA
15 16 (20.78%) MCDST
16 15 (19.48%) MCSA
17 14 (18.18%) HP
17 14 (18.18%) Wireless
18 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
19 12 (15.58%) Citrix

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 21 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.69%) SharePoint
2 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.49%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (3.90%) WorkSite
6 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.30%) Lync
7 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 45 (58.44%) MS Office
1 45 (58.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (31.17%) LAN
1 24 (31.17%) WAN
2 17 (22.08%) Firewall
3 14 (18.18%) Wireless
4 9 (11.69%) VLAN
5 5 (6.49%) VPN
6 3 (3.90%) DNS
6 3 (3.90%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.90%) DHCP
7 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (3.90%) Law
2 2 (2.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (36.36%) Analyst
2 26 (33.77%) Service Analyst
2 26 (33.77%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (16.88%) Support Engineer
4 12 (15.58%) Field Engineer
4 12 (15.58%) Technical Analyst
4 12 (15.58%) Technical Services Analyst
5 10 (12.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (11.69%) Administrator
7 8 (10.39%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (10.39%) Network Administrator
8 5 (6.49%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (5.19%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) IT Support
10 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (3.90%) Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.90%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) HTML
1 2 (2.60%) .NET
1 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.60%) WAP
1 2 (2.60%) Ajax
1 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
1 2 (2.60%) jQuery
1 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.60%) PDA
3 2 (2.60%) Informatics
3 2 (2.60%) iPhone
3 2 (2.60%) iPad
3 2 (2.60%) EPoS
3 2 (2.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 65 (84.42%) Windows
2 22 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 21 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.19%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.90%) Linux
8 3 (3.90%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.30%) UNIX
9 1 (1.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) ITIL
2 17 (22.08%) Service Delivery
3 12 (15.58%) Change Management
4 9 (11.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.19%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.90%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.90%) Service Desk Management
7 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.60%) MVC
8 2 (2.60%) Service Management
9 1 (1.30%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.30%) ITSM
9 1 (1.30%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.49%) SQL
2 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.60%) C#
Qualifications
1 50 (64.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (33.77%) MCSE
2 26 (33.77%) MCTS
2 26 (33.77%) MCITP
3 19 (24.68%) Security Cleared
4 18 (23.38%) SC Cleared
4 18 (23.38%) DV Cleared
5 16 (20.78%) MCDST
6 15 (19.48%) MCSA
7 8 (10.39%) A+ Certification
8 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.90%) CCNA
8 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.60%) MCAD
9 2 (2.60%) MCPD
9 2 (2.60%) Degree
9 2 (2.60%) CCA
9 2 (2.60%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.30%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.78%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (40.26%) Active Directory
2 23 (29.87%) Hyper-V
3 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.90%) vSphere
4 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.60%) XenApp
6 1 (1.30%) Xen
6 1 (1.30%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 48 (62.34%) Microsoft
2 31 (40.26%) VMware
3 17 (22.08%) Cisco
4 14 (18.18%) HP
5 12 (15.58%) Citrix
6 5 (6.49%) Symantec
6 5 (6.49%) McAfee
6 5 (6.49%) Kaspersky
7 2 (2.60%) Mitel
7 2 (2.60%) Google
7 2 (2.60%) Apple
7 2 (2.60%) Siemens
8 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.30%) Juniper
8 1 (1.30%) NetApp
8 1 (1.30%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.30%) Remedy
Southampton, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Totton, Hampshire
Amicus ITS
Salary: £20,000-£22,000 plus shift allowance of 15% of basic annual salary
Posted: 16 days ago