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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 158 131 163
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +32
Permanent jobs citing MCP 32 60 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.94% 1.63% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.58% 4.55% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 32 54 32
Median salary £30,000 £24,000 £20,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,250 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
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
1241 1318 1561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.49% 35.85% 39.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 1064 1269
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hampshire region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Hampshire

MCP
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 11 £40,500 -
Southampton -5 10 £21,000 +7.69% 1
Havant +9 5 £31,500 +14.54%
Portsmouth +6 3 £33,500 +21.81%
Fareham -14 3 £30,000 +41.17%
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 50 (94.34%) Windows
2 47 (88.68%) Microsoft
3 31 (58.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (58.49%) VMware
3 31 (58.49%) Windows Server
4 27 (50.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (50.94%) MCSE
5 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
6 25 (47.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (43.40%) MCSA
8 20 (37.74%) MS Excel
9 18 (33.96%) ITIL
9 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (33.96%) Hyper-V
10 17 (32.08%) LAN
10 17 (32.08%) WAN
10 17 (32.08%) DHCP
11 16 (30.19%) SLA
11 16 (30.19%) Firewall
11 16 (30.19%) MCITP
12 15 (28.30%) A+ Certification
13 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (26.42%) CCNA
13 14 (26.42%) MS Exchange
14 13 (24.53%) MS Office
14 13 (24.53%) MCTS
14 13 (24.53%) Windows 7
14 13 (24.53%) Windows 8
15 12 (22.64%) Cisco
16 11 (20.75%) DNS

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (26.42%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.66%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.89%) JBoss
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (37.74%) MS Excel
2 13 (24.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Office 365
2 4 (7.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.08%) DHCP
1 17 (32.08%) LAN
1 17 (32.08%) WAN
2 16 (30.19%) Firewall
3 11 (20.75%) DNS
4 9 (16.98%) VPN
5 6 (11.32%) WLAN
6 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.66%) SAN
7 3 (5.66%) VoIP
8 2 (3.77%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.77%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
General
1 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
1 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Analyst
1 16 (30.19%) Service Analyst
1 16 (30.19%) Service Desk Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (20.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Support Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) IT Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Active Directory Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Exchange Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Field Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Server Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) VMware Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
1 1 (1.89%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Fat Client
1 6 (11.32%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 50 (94.34%) Windows
2 31 (58.49%) Windows Server
3 25 (47.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (24.53%) Windows 7
5 13 (24.53%) Windows 8
6 7 (13.21%) Windows 10
6 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (11.32%) Linux
7 6 (11.32%) Unix
8 3 (5.66%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) ITIL
2 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (11.32%) Performance Optimisation
2 6 (11.32%) Presales
2 6 (11.32%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.55%) ERP
4 3 (5.66%) Change Management
4 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
4 3 (5.66%) Server Building
5 2 (3.77%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (3.77%) High Availability
5 2 (3.77%) Project Management
6 1 (1.89%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) Bourne shell
1 3 (5.66%) Perl
1 3 (5.66%) Python
1 3 (5.66%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) C
2 1 (1.89%) C++
2 1 (1.89%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (58.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (50.94%) MCSE
3 23 (43.40%) MCSA
4 16 (30.19%) MCITP
5 15 (28.30%) A+ Certification
6 14 (26.42%) CCNA
6 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (24.53%) MCTS
8 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
8 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
9 7 (13.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (11.32%) DBS Check
11 5 (9.43%) CCA
11 5 (9.43%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (5.66%) CCEA
13 3 (5.66%) CCENT
13 3 (5.66%) MCDST
14 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.19%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (50.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
3 18 (33.96%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.32%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (11.32%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (11.32%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.66%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (5.66%) vSphere
5 3 (5.66%) Xen
5 3 (5.66%) XenApp
5 3 (5.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) HP SIM
1 6 (11.32%) SCCM
1 6 (11.32%) SCOM
2 2 (3.77%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.77%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 47 (88.68%) Microsoft
2 31 (58.49%) VMware
3 12 (22.64%) Cisco
4 9 (16.98%) HP
5 6 (11.32%) Citrix
6 4 (7.55%) Veeam
7 3 (5.66%) Dell
7 3 (5.66%) Juniper
7 3 (5.66%) NetApp
7 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.66%) SonicWALL
8 2 (3.77%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle
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