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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 41 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.59% 1.20% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.72% 3.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Average salary £23,000 £21,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
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
106 78 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 33.65% 31.08% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 91 47 48
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £39,246
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +27.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £64,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 August 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (64.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
4 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (40.00%) Software Licensing
5 9 (36.00%) ISEB
6 8 (32.00%) MCSE
6 8 (32.00%) MCSA
6 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (28.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (28.00%) Asset Management
7 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (28.00%) IT Asset Management
7 7 (28.00%) Software Asset Management
7 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (24.00%) SLA
8 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.00%) Linux
9 5 (20.00%) Application Packaging
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
9 5 (20.00%) VMware
9 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (20.00%) SCCM
9 5 (20.00%) Patch Management
9 5 (20.00%) Server Building
10 4 (16.00%) Office 365

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 7 (28.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) DHCP
3 3 (12.00%) Firewall
4 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 1 (4.00%) Telnet
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Law
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Management Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Software Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Software Licensing Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (12.00%) Physics
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (8.00%) NHS
5 1 (4.00%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (8.00%) UNIX
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Software Licensing
2 7 (28.00%) IT Asset Management
2 7 (28.00%) Software Asset Management
2 7 (28.00%) Asset Management
3 5 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 5 (20.00%) Server Building
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Service Management
7 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.00%) Business Development
7 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (36.00%) ISEB
3 8 (32.00%) MCSE
3 8 (32.00%) MCSA
4 7 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (12.00%) MCITP
6 2 (8.00%) CCNA
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
7 1 (4.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) HL7
2 1 (4.00%) DICOM
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) McAfee