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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 136 152 161
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCP 51 53 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.38% 1.31% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.95% 3.32% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 49 48 38
Average salary £27,500 £21,250 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -27.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £18,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £28,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -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
1291 1598 1276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 34.90% 39.50% 32.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1057 1276 1038
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Portsmouth +41 19 £25,000 +4.16% 1
Southampton +4 10 £20,000 -6.97% 2
Farnborough -11 9 £47,500 +5.55%
Basingstoke +22 3 £42,500 +120.77%
Havant +1 2 £26,000 -5.45%
Bordon - 2 £34,800 - 2
Fareham -1 1 £26,000 +42.46%
Andover -2 1 £24,000 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 106 (94.64%) Windows
2 96 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 78 (69.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 75 (66.96%) MS Excel
5 64 (57.14%) MS Office
6 63 (56.25%) Active Directory
7 52 (46.43%) VMware
8 42 (37.50%) MCTS
8 42 (37.50%) MCITP
9 41 (36.61%) LAN
9 41 (36.61%) WAN
10 40 (35.71%) MCSE
11 38 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 35 (31.25%) MS Exchange
12 35 (31.25%) Security Cleared
13 33 (29.46%) ITIL
14 30 (26.79%) Hyper-V
14 30 (26.79%) Windows 7
15 29 (25.89%) SQL Server
16 28 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 27 (24.11%) Windows XP
17 27 (24.11%) Service Management
18 26 (23.21%) MCSA
19 25 (22.32%) Linux
20 23 (20.54%) SLA
20 23 (20.54%) MCDST
20 23 (20.54%) Exchange Server 2007
20 23 (20.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 23 (20.54%) Windows Server 2012
21 20 (17.86%) Firewall

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 35 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 23 (20.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 19 (16.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (13.39%) SharePoint
5 11 (9.82%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.89%) Lync
Applications
1 75 (66.96%) MS Excel
2 64 (57.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (36.61%) LAN
1 41 (36.61%) WAN
2 20 (17.86%) Firewall
3 17 (15.18%) TCP/IP
4 11 (9.82%) DNS
5 7 (6.25%) VPN
5 7 (6.25%) DHCP
6 5 (4.46%) SAN
7 3 (2.68%) FTP
8 2 (1.79%) NAS
9 1 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.61%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 7 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (0.89%) Legal
3 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (40.18%) Analyst
2 36 (32.14%) Service Analyst
2 36 (32.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 18 (16.07%) Systems Engineer
4 17 (15.18%) Technical Analyst
5 15 (13.39%) Technical Services Analyst
6 10 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (8.04%) Support Analyst
7 9 (8.04%) Support Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) Technical Leader
9 6 (5.36%) IT Support
9 6 (5.36%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (4.46%) IT Support Analyst
10 5 (4.46%) Head of Architecture
11 4 (3.57%) Head of Technology
12 3 (2.68%) Systems Administrator
12 3 (2.68%) Administrator
12 3 (2.68%) Head of Enterprise Architecture
13 2 (1.79%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.68%) COM
2 2 (1.79%) JSP
3 1 (0.89%) Ajax
3 1 (0.89%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.89%) jQuery
3 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.89%) HTML
3 1 (0.89%) .NET
3 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.89%) NHS
4 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.89%) Clustering
4 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 106 (94.64%) Windows
2 30 (26.79%) Windows 7
3 28 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (24.11%) Windows XP
5 25 (22.32%) Linux
6 23 (20.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.57%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.68%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.79%) Debian
10 1 (0.89%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.46%) ITIL
2 27 (24.11%) Service Management
3 19 (16.96%) Service Desk Management
4 11 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 8 (7.14%) Change Management
6 7 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.25%) Line Management
6 7 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 7 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 6 (5.36%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (4.46%) Project Management
9 4 (3.57%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.68%) Incident Management
11 2 (1.79%) Migration
11 2 (1.79%) Software Deployment
11 2 (1.79%) ITSM
12 1 (0.89%) MVC
12 1 (0.89%) Data Management
12 1 (0.89%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 78 (69.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (37.50%) MCTS
2 42 (37.50%) MCITP
3 40 (35.71%) MCSE
4 35 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 26 (23.21%) MCSA
6 23 (20.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 23 (20.54%) MCDST
7 19 (16.96%) A+ Certification
8 13 (11.61%) Degree
9 12 (10.71%) SC Cleared
10 11 (9.82%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (5.36%) CCIE
12 5 (4.46%) CCNA
13 3 (2.68%) RHCE
13 3 (2.68%) CEH
14 2 (1.79%) HND
15 1 (0.89%) MCAD
15 1 (0.89%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.54%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) JSP 440
System Software
1 63 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 38 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (26.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.89%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) cPanel
2 1 (0.89%) SCCM
2 1 (0.89%) SCOM
2 1 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 96 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 52 (46.43%) VMware
3 13 (11.61%) Citrix
4 12 (10.71%) SonicWALL
5 6 (5.36%) Cisco
6 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.89%) Apple
7 1 (0.89%) HP
7 1 (0.89%) Dell
Southampton, Hampshire
Amicus ITS
Salary: £20,000 per annum plus shift allowance of 15% of basic annual salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Bordon, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £34800 - £35800 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £65,000 to £80,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 22 days ago