The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 17 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 3.41% 2.10% -
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 4.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £51,300 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,900 £32,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -12.16%
MCP
London

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

Qualifications Category
Hounslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
27 70 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 30.68% 48.95% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 61 18
Average salary £60,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

MCP
Salary Trend in Hounslow

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

MCP Salary Trend in Hounslow

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hounslow 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) Brocade
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) RHCT
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) CCA
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hounslow 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Storage Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) IBM Storage Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) NetApp Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) RHCT
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) CCA
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Brocade
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft