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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 137 145 145
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 55 49 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.53% 1.24% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.39% 3.08% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 51 44 47
Average salary £26,000 £19,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.06% -23.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £17,150 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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
1254 1589 1311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 34.92% 40.21% 33.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1005 1266 1075
Average salary £42,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Southampton +9 14 £20,000 -6.97% 1
Farnborough -20 12 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Portsmouth - 12 £26,000 -
Andover - 6 £24,000 -
Bordon - 4 £29,400 -
Havant - 3 £26,000 - 2
Basingstoke +15 2 £42,500 +120.77%
Fareham +4 2 £23,625 +31.25%
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 111 (97.37%) Windows
2 100 (87.72%) Microsoft
3 81 (71.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 78 (68.42%) MS Excel
5 65 (57.02%) Active Directory
6 63 (55.26%) MS Office
7 55 (48.25%) VMware
8 47 (41.23%) MCSE
9 40 (35.09%) MS Exchange
10 38 (33.33%) MCITP
10 38 (33.33%) Security Cleared
11 37 (32.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 36 (31.58%) MCTS
13 34 (29.82%) LAN
13 34 (29.82%) WAN
13 34 (29.82%) ITIL
14 33 (28.95%) Hyper-V
15 32 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
16 29 (25.44%) Linux
17 28 (24.56%) MCSA
17 28 (24.56%) Windows 7
18 27 (23.68%) SQL Server
19 26 (22.81%) SLA
19 26 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
20 24 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 23 (20.18%) Windows XP
22 22 (19.30%) A+ Certification
22 22 (19.30%) Service Management
22 22 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2007
23 21 (18.42%) Service Desk Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 40 (35.09%) MS Exchange
2 22 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2007
3 20 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (11.40%) SharePoint
6 9 (7.89%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.88%) Lync
Applications
1 78 (68.42%) MS Excel
2 63 (55.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (29.82%) LAN
1 34 (29.82%) WAN
2 18 (15.79%) Firewall
3 15 (13.16%) DNS
4 14 (12.28%) TCP/IP
5 12 (10.53%) DHCP
6 7 (6.14%) VPN
7 6 (5.26%) SAN
8 3 (2.63%) NAS
9 2 (1.75%) FTP
10 1 (0.88%) Internet
10 1 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.40%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 5 (4.39%) Finance
2 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (43.86%) Analyst
2 41 (35.96%) Service Analyst
2 41 (35.96%) Service Desk Analyst
3 18 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
3 18 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (14.91%) Systems Engineer
5 16 (14.04%) Technical Services Analyst
6 11 (9.65%) Support Engineer
7 10 (8.77%) Support Analyst
8 8 (7.02%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) IT Support
9 6 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.39%) Administrator
10 5 (4.39%) Technical Leader
11 4 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
12 3 (2.63%) Field Engineer
12 3 (2.63%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.63%) COM
2 2 (1.75%) JSP
3 1 (0.88%) Ajax
3 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.88%) jQuery
3 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.88%) HTML
3 1 (0.88%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.39%) Clustering
3 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.51%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.51%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.63%) HP Storage
5 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.88%) EPoS
6 1 (0.88%) NHS
6 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 111 (97.37%) Windows
2 32 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (25.44%) Linux
4 28 (24.56%) Windows 7
5 26 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (20.18%) Windows XP
7 10 (8.77%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.88%) Scientific Linux
10 1 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.88%) Debian
10 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.82%) ITIL
2 22 (19.30%) Service Management
3 21 (18.42%) Service Desk Management
4 10 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (7.89%) Configuration Management
5 9 (7.89%) Change Management
5 9 (7.89%) Mentoring
6 8 (7.02%) Project Planning
7 5 (4.39%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.39%) Project Management
8 4 (3.51%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.63%) Migration
10 2 (1.75%) Software Deployment
11 1 (0.88%) Supplier Management
11 1 (0.88%) Line Management
11 1 (0.88%) ITSM
11 1 (0.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.88%) C#
1 1 (0.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (71.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (41.23%) MCSE
3 38 (33.33%) MCITP
3 38 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 36 (31.58%) MCTS
5 28 (24.56%) MCSA
6 24 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (19.30%) A+ Certification
8 20 (17.54%) SC Cleared
9 18 (15.79%) MCDST
10 9 (7.89%) CCNA
10 9 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (7.02%) Degree
12 7 (6.14%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.75%) CEH
13 2 (1.75%) RHCE
14 1 (0.88%) MCAD
14 1 (0.88%) HND
14 1 (0.88%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (22.81%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) JSP 440
System Software
1 65 (57.02%) Active Directory
2 37 (32.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (28.95%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) cPanel
2 1 (0.88%) SCCM
2 1 (0.88%) SCOM
2 1 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 100 (87.72%) Microsoft
2 55 (48.25%) VMware
3 17 (14.91%) Citrix
4 13 (11.40%) Cisco
5 10 (8.77%) SonicWALL
6 8 (7.02%) HP
7 5 (4.39%) Dell
8 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.88%) Apple
9 1 (0.88%) NetApp
Aldershot, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Amicus ITS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Farnborough
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Posted: 19 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Posted: 19 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Technology Means Business Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Technology Means Business Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 25 days ago