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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 146 143 142
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCP 50 45 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.26% 1.17% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.38% 3.63% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 48 42 60
Average salary £21,500 £31,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.20% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £37,500 £41,150
UK excluding London average salary £29,250 £37,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
-22.00% +2.04%
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
1480 1240 1585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.24% 32.35% 37.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1234 1010 1354
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 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +4 14 £18,250 -18.88% 1
Southampton -1 12 £21,500 -42.66% 1
Basingstoke 0 8 £20,500 -25.45% 3
Havant -11 5 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Farnborough -9 4 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Andover - 4 £24,000 - 1
Portsmouth - 3 £24,000 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 76 (84.44%) Microsoft
2 64 (71.11%) Windows
3 63 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 54 (60.00%) MS Office
5 50 (55.56%) MS Exchange
6 49 (54.44%) Active Directory
7 47 (52.22%) MS Excel
8 41 (45.56%) MCSE
9 38 (42.22%) VMware
10 35 (38.89%) Citrix
11 32 (35.56%) MCSA
12 29 (32.22%) MCITP
13 28 (31.11%) ITIL
14 26 (28.89%) MCTS
14 26 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
15 25 (27.78%) Hyper-V
16 24 (26.67%) LAN
17 21 (23.33%) WAN
18 20 (22.22%) SLA
18 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
19 19 (21.11%) Change Management
20 16 (17.78%) Firewall
20 16 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
21 15 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
21 15 (16.67%) Cisco
21 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
21 15 (16.67%) Windows XP
21 15 (16.67%) SQL Server
22 14 (15.56%) SharePoint
22 14 (15.56%) HP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 50 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 15 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (15.56%) SharePoint
4 13 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (7.78%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (4.44%) Lync
7 2 (2.22%) Apache
7 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.11%) WorkSite
8 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 54 (60.00%) MS Office
2 47 (52.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.89%) Office 365
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.67%) LAN
2 21 (23.33%) WAN
3 16 (17.78%) Firewall
4 13 (14.44%) DHCP
5 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.78%) VPN
7 5 (5.56%) DNS
8 3 (3.33%) SAN
9 2 (2.22%) Wireless
9 2 (2.22%) SSH
9 2 (2.22%) WLAN
10 1 (1.11%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.11%) NAS
10 1 (1.11%) IPv4
10 1 (1.11%) PBX
10 1 (1.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) MySQL
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (28.89%) Analyst
2 23 (25.56%) Service Desk Analyst
2 23 (25.56%) Service Analyst
3 20 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 12 (13.33%) Administrator
5 10 (11.11%) Network Administrator
5 10 (11.11%) IT Support
6 9 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (10.00%) Support Technician
7 8 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Desktop Support
9 5 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
9 5 (5.56%) IT Administrator
9 5 (5.56%) Technical Support
10 4 (4.44%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (4.44%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.44%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) HTML
2 4 (4.44%) Ajax
2 4 (4.44%) .NET
2 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (4.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.44%) jQuery
2 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Informatics
2 4 (4.44%) NHS
2 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) Kindle
3 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 64 (71.11%) Windows
2 26 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 13 (14.44%) Windows 8
5 13 (14.44%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.33%) Linux
7 2 (2.22%) Solaris
8 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.11%) ITIL
2 19 (21.11%) Change Management
3 9 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (7.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (7.78%) Service Delivery
4 7 (7.78%) ITSM
5 6 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.44%) MVC
6 4 (4.44%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.44%) Service Desk Management
6 4 (4.44%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.22%) Information Security
7 2 (2.22%) Service Management
7 2 (2.22%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (2.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (2.22%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.22%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (2.22%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.22%) SQL
2 4 (4.44%) C#
3 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (45.56%) MCSE
3 32 (35.56%) MCSA
4 29 (32.22%) MCITP
5 26 (28.89%) MCTS
6 12 (13.33%) MCDST
7 8 (8.89%) A+ Certification
8 7 (7.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
8 7 (7.78%) DV Cleared
8 7 (7.78%) Security Cleared
9 5 (5.56%) Degree
9 5 (5.56%) CCNA
9 5 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (4.44%) MCPD
10 4 (4.44%) MCAD
11 2 (2.22%) CCSE
11 2 (2.22%) CEH
11 2 (2.22%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (1.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.22%) SLA
2 4 (4.44%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (54.44%) Active Directory
2 25 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 16 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.11%) XenApp
5 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 76 (84.44%) Microsoft
2 38 (42.22%) VMware
3 35 (38.89%) Citrix
4 15 (16.67%) Cisco
5 14 (15.56%) HP
6 6 (6.67%) Symantec
7 5 (5.56%) Kaspersky
7 5 (5.56%) McAfee
8 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.11%) Apple
10 1 (1.11%) Juniper
10 1 (1.11%) CA
10 1 (1.11%) NetApp
10 1 (1.11%) EMC
10 1 (1.11%) SAP
10 1 (1.11%) Mitel
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Basingstoke
Capita - ITIN
Posted: 18 days ago
Havant
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago