The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 25 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 19 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 6.31% 0.43% -
As % of the Qualifications category 19.59% 1.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
MCP
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Qualifications Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
97 75 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 32.23% 32.19% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 71 56 46
Average salary £55,000 £48,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.98% +37.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,900 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

MCP
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the High Wycombe region.

MCP Salary Trend in High Wycombe

MCP
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 18 (64.29%) TCP/IP
3 16 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (53.57%) Windows
5 13 (46.43%) VMware
5 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (42.86%) Firewall
7 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 10 (35.71%) MCSE
7 10 (35.71%) DNS
7 10 (35.71%) DHCP
7 10 (35.71%) Cisco
8 9 (32.14%) SLA
8 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
8 9 (32.14%) ITIL
8 9 (32.14%) Software Licensing
9 8 (28.57%) Telnet
9 8 (28.57%) ISEB
9 8 (28.57%) Citrix
9 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (28.57%) CCNA
10 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
10 6 (21.43%) MCSA
10 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
10 6 (21.43%) Asset Management
10 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (21.43%) Software Asset Management
10 6 (21.43%) IT Asset Management
10 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
10 6 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) TCP/IP
2 12 (42.86%) Firewall
3 10 (35.71%) DHCP
3 10 (35.71%) DNS
4 8 (28.57%) Telnet
5 4 (14.29%) LAN
5 4 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MSI
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) IT Support
3 5 (17.86%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Management Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Software Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Software Licensing Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
2 4 (14.29%) PACS
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.86%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
1 9 (32.14%) Software Licensing
2 6 (21.43%) IT Asset Management
2 6 (21.43%) Asset Management
2 6 (21.43%) Software Asset Management
3 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 4 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.57%) Business Development
4 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) C
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (35.71%) MCSE
3 8 (28.57%) CCNA
3 8 (28.57%) ISEB
3 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (21.43%) MCSA
4 6 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) SLA
2 4 (14.29%) HL7
2 4 (14.29%) DICOM
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) VMware
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) Citrix
5 4 (14.29%) McAfee