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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 123 145 135
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCP 65 33 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.69% 0.93% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.65% 2.64% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65 32 55
Average salary £24,000 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.43% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,000 £46,500
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
1398 1252 1568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.34% 35.33% 37.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1181 1020 1220
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -12 14 £22,500 -18.18% 1
Andover - 10 £24,000 - 1
Fareham +12 9 £20,000 -23.80%
Basingstoke +3 8 £34,000 +11.47%
Portsmouth -15 8 £45,000 +133.76%
Farnborough +9 6 £20,000 -24.52%
Aldershot - 2 £22,500 -
Havant +5 1 £27,500 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 69 (88.46%) Windows
2 54 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 49 (62.82%) MS Excel
4 46 (58.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (50.00%) MS Office
6 34 (43.59%) Active Directory
7 33 (42.31%) ITIL
8 32 (41.03%) VMware
9 28 (35.90%) MCSE
10 24 (30.77%) Cisco
11 23 (29.49%) Security Cleared
12 22 (28.21%) SC Cleared
12 22 (28.21%) MCITP
12 22 (28.21%) Hyper-V
13 21 (26.92%) DV Cleared
14 20 (25.64%) MS Exchange
14 20 (25.64%) Windows 7
15 18 (23.08%) LAN
15 18 (23.08%) WAN
15 18 (23.08%) HP
16 17 (21.79%) Windows XP
16 17 (21.79%) MCTS
17 15 (19.23%) Firewall
17 15 (19.23%) SLA
18 14 (17.95%) Wireless
18 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
19 13 (16.67%) Service Delivery
19 13 (16.67%) MCSA
19 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
20 11 (14.10%) Citrix

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.85%) WorkSite
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.28%) Lync
6 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 49 (62.82%) MS Excel
2 39 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.08%) LAN
1 18 (23.08%) WAN
2 15 (19.23%) Firewall
3 14 (17.95%) Wireless
4 9 (11.54%) VLAN
5 8 (10.26%) DNS
5 8 (10.26%) DHCP
6 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.56%) VPN
8 1 (1.28%) SAN
8 1 (1.28%) NAS
8 1 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (3.85%) Law
2 2 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (34.62%) Analyst
2 25 (32.05%) Service Analyst
2 25 (32.05%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (16.67%) Field Engineer
4 13 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 10 (12.82%) Technical Analyst
5 10 (12.82%) Technical Services Analyst
6 9 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (8.97%) Administrator
8 6 (7.69%) Team Leader
8 6 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) IT Support
9 5 (6.41%) IT Administrator
10 4 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
11 3 (3.85%) Support Analyst
11 3 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Clustering
2 4 (5.13%) Thin Client
2 4 (5.13%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.85%) EPoS
4 2 (2.56%) iPhone
4 2 (2.56%) iPad
4 2 (2.56%) PDA
5 1 (1.28%) Informatics
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 69 (88.46%) Windows
2 20 (25.64%) Windows 7
3 17 (21.79%) Windows XP
4 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (12.82%) Linux
7 8 (10.26%) Windows 8
8 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.85%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.28%) UNIX
10 1 (1.28%) CentOS
10 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.28%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.31%) ITIL
2 13 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 8 (10.26%) Change Management
4 7 (8.97%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.41%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.41%) Service Desk Management
6 5 (6.41%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.13%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.85%) Service Management
9 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.28%) ITSM
10 1 (1.28%) Migration
10 1 (1.28%) Coaching
10 1 (1.28%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (58.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (35.90%) MCSE
3 23 (29.49%) Security Cleared
4 22 (28.21%) SC Cleared
4 22 (28.21%) MCITP
5 21 (26.92%) DV Cleared
6 17 (21.79%) MCTS
7 13 (16.67%) MCSA
8 11 (14.10%) MCDST
9 10 (12.82%) A+ Certification
10 8 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (10.26%) CCNA
11 7 (8.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (6.41%) VCP4
13 3 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (2.56%) CCA
14 2 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (2.56%) Degree
15 1 (1.28%) CCENT
15 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (43.59%) Active Directory
2 22 (28.21%) Hyper-V
3 10 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.85%) XenApp
5 3 (3.85%) vSphere
6 1 (1.28%) Xen
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.28%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 54 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 32 (41.03%) VMware
3 24 (30.77%) Cisco
4 18 (23.08%) HP
5 11 (14.10%) Citrix
6 4 (5.13%) Dell
7 2 (2.56%) NetApp
7 2 (2.56%) Siemens
7 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.56%) Apple
7 2 (2.56%) Symantec
7 2 (2.56%) McAfee
7 2 (2.56%) Kaspersky
7 2 (2.56%) Mitel
7 2 (2.56%) Google
8 1 (1.28%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.28%) Remedy
8 1 (1.28%) Juniper
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Totton, Southampton
Amicus ITS
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago