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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 136 149 135
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCP 56 38 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.50% 0.93% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.22% 2.44% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 54 37 51
Average salary £24,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,650 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £39,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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
1326 1559 1362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.55% 38.17% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 1312 1031
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +2 19 £19,250 -27.35%
Farnborough +10 11 £30,000 -13.04% 4
Andover - 10 £24,000 -
Havant +12 5 £27,500 -3.50%
Fareham +11 5 £21,250 -22.72% 1
Portsmouth - 5 £45,000 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 95 (93.14%) Windows
2 78 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 64 (62.75%) MS Excel
4 61 (59.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 53 (51.96%) Active Directory
6 51 (50.00%) MS Office
7 42 (41.18%) VMware
8 39 (38.24%) ITIL
9 34 (33.33%) MCSE
10 28 (27.45%) Security Cleared
11 27 (26.47%) Hyper-V
11 27 (26.47%) MCITP
11 27 (26.47%) MS Exchange
11 27 (26.47%) SLA
12 26 (25.49%) Cisco
12 26 (25.49%) Windows 7
13 23 (22.55%) MCTS
13 23 (22.55%) LAN
13 23 (22.55%) WAN
14 21 (20.59%) MCSA
14 21 (20.59%) SC Cleared
15 20 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
16 19 (18.63%) Windows XP
16 19 (18.63%) A+ Certification
17 18 (17.65%) DV Cleared
17 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
18 17 (16.67%) Firewall
19 16 (15.69%) HP
19 16 (15.69%) Linux
19 16 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 27 (26.47%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.96%) WorkSite
6 2 (1.96%) Lync
7 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 64 (62.75%) MS Excel
2 51 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.55%) LAN
1 23 (22.55%) WAN
2 17 (16.67%) Firewall
3 14 (13.73%) Wireless
4 12 (11.76%) DNS
5 11 (10.78%) DHCP
6 9 (8.82%) VLAN
7 6 (5.88%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.92%) VPN
8 4 (3.92%) SAN
9 3 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.94%) NAS
10 1 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.86%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (1.96%) Law
1 2 (1.96%) Legal
2 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (40.20%) Analyst
2 36 (35.29%) Service Analyst
2 36 (35.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 21 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (14.71%) Field Engineer
4 15 (14.71%) Technical Analyst
4 15 (14.71%) Technical Services Analyst
5 14 (13.73%) Support Engineer
6 10 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (8.82%) IT Support
8 8 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (6.86%) Support Analyst
9 7 (6.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (5.88%) Team Leader
10 6 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (5.88%) Administrator
11 5 (4.90%) IT Administrator
12 4 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 3 (2.94%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.94%) COM
2 2 (1.96%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.90%) Clustering
3 4 (3.92%) Thin Client
3 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.92%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.94%) EPoS
5 2 (1.96%) PDA
5 2 (1.96%) iPhone
5 2 (1.96%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 95 (93.14%) Windows
2 26 (25.49%) Windows 7
3 20 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (18.63%) Windows XP
5 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (15.69%) Linux
7 10 (9.80%) Windows 8
8 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.94%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.98%) Scientific Linux
10 1 (0.98%) CentOS
10 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.98%) UNIX
10 1 (0.98%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (38.24%) ITIL
2 14 (13.73%) Service Desk Management
3 13 (12.75%) Configuration Management
3 13 (12.75%) Change Management
4 12 (11.76%) Service Management
4 12 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 10 (9.80%) Service Delivery
6 8 (7.84%) Incident Management
7 7 (6.86%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.90%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.94%) Migration
11 2 (1.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.92%) SQL
2 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (59.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (33.33%) MCSE
3 28 (27.45%) Security Cleared
4 27 (26.47%) MCITP
5 23 (22.55%) MCTS
6 21 (20.59%) SC Cleared
6 21 (20.59%) MCSA
7 19 (18.63%) A+ Certification
8 18 (17.65%) DV Cleared
9 14 (13.73%) MCDST
10 13 (12.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (9.80%) CCNA
12 6 (5.88%) Degree
13 3 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.96%) CCA
14 2 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
15 1 (0.98%) CCENT
15 1 (0.98%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (26.47%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (51.96%) Active Directory
2 27 (26.47%) Hyper-V
3 16 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (2.94%) XenApp
5 3 (2.94%) vSphere
6 1 (0.98%) Xen
6 1 (0.98%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) SCCM
1 1 (0.98%) SCOM
1 1 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 78 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 42 (41.18%) VMware
3 26 (25.49%) Cisco
4 16 (15.69%) HP
5 15 (14.71%) Citrix
6 5 (4.90%) Dell
7 2 (1.96%) NetApp
7 2 (1.96%) Siemens
7 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.96%) Apple
7 2 (1.96%) Mitel
7 2 (1.96%) Google
8 1 (0.98%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.98%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.98%) Remedy
8 1 (0.98%) Juniper
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago