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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 185 124 115
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCP 13 61 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.34% 1.82% 2.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.99% 5.39% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12 58 90
Average salary £29,875 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.41% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-14.86% -1.33%
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
1315 1131 1569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 34.52% 33.71% 37.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1121 940 1326
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 27 November 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 27 November 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
Basingstoke +14 6 £36,000 +50.00% 1
Havant -10 2 £27,500 -15.38%
Portsmouth -24 2 £24,000 +24.67%
Andover -5 1 £24,000 +2.76%
Fareham - 1 £19,750 - 1
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 52 (77.61%) Microsoft
2 48 (71.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (71.64%) Windows
3 45 (67.16%) MS Office
4 33 (49.25%) Active Directory
5 32 (47.76%) MS Exchange
6 30 (44.78%) MS Excel
7 28 (41.79%) MCSE
8 27 (40.30%) VMware
9 26 (38.81%) ITIL
10 24 (35.82%) Citrix
10 24 (35.82%) MCTS
11 20 (29.85%) Hyper-V
12 19 (28.36%) MCSA
12 19 (28.36%) LAN
13 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (25.37%) SLA
14 17 (25.37%) Change Management
14 17 (25.37%) MCITP
15 16 (23.88%) WAN
16 15 (22.39%) Windows XP
17 13 (19.40%) Firewall
18 12 (17.91%) MCDST
18 12 (17.91%) Exchange Server 2007
18 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2003
18 12 (17.91%) Windows 7
19 11 (16.42%) Windows 8
19 11 (16.42%) HP
19 11 (16.42%) Cisco

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 32 (47.76%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.91%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.46%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.99%) Apache
5 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.49%) IIS
6 1 (1.49%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 45 (67.16%) MS Office
2 30 (44.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.36%) LAN
2 16 (23.88%) WAN
3 13 (19.40%) Firewall
4 5 (7.46%) Wireless
4 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.46%) VPN
5 4 (5.97%) DHCP
5 4 (5.97%) VLAN
6 3 (4.48%) DNS
7 2 (2.99%) WLAN
7 2 (2.99%) SSH
8 1 (1.49%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Analyst
2 22 (32.84%) Service Analyst
2 22 (32.84%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (19.40%) Administrator
4 11 (16.42%) Support Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) Network Administrator
6 7 (10.45%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.46%) IT Administrator
8 5 (7.46%) Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.97%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Technical Services Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) HTML
2 4 (5.97%) .NET
2 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.97%) Ajax
2 4 (5.97%) .NET Framework
2 4 (5.97%) jQuery
2 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Informatics
2 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) NHS
3 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (71.64%) Windows
2 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (22.39%) Windows XP
5 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (17.91%) Windows 7
6 11 (16.42%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.48%) Linux
8 2 (2.99%) Solaris
9 1 (1.49%) UNIX
9 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) ITIL
2 17 (25.37%) Change Management
3 9 (13.43%) Configuration Management
4 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.96%) Problem Management
5 6 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.96%) ITSM
6 4 (5.97%) MVC
6 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.97%) Service Desk Management
6 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.99%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (2.99%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.99%) Information Security
7 2 (2.99%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (2.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (2.99%) Service Management
8 1 (1.49%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.49%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.97%) C#
1 4 (5.97%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) VBScript
2 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (71.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (41.79%) MCSE
3 24 (35.82%) MCTS
4 19 (28.36%) MCSA
5 17 (25.37%) MCITP
6 12 (17.91%) MCDST
7 8 (11.94%) A+ Certification
7 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
8 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
8 7 (10.45%) DV Cleared
9 6 (8.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (5.97%) MCAD
10 4 (5.97%) MCPD
10 4 (5.97%) CCNA
10 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (2.99%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (2.99%) CCSE
11 2 (2.99%) CEH
11 2 (2.99%) RHCSA
12 1 (1.49%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.37%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (49.25%) Active Directory
2 20 (29.85%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.49%) vSphere
4 1 (1.49%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (77.61%) Microsoft
2 27 (40.30%) VMware
3 24 (35.82%) Citrix
4 11 (16.42%) HP
4 11 (16.42%) Cisco
5 6 (8.96%) Symantec
6 5 (7.46%) McAfee
6 5 (7.46%) Kaspersky
7 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.99%) NetApp
8 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.49%) Apple
9 1 (1.49%) Juniper
9 1 (1.49%) SAP
9 1 (1.49%) EMC
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + Car + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago