The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 39 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 10 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 3.92% - 6.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.93% - 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 8
Average salary £40,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,950 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.13% +4.16%
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 Kingston Upon Thames region.

Qualifications Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
67 36 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 26.27% 30.77% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 58 36 53
Average salary £40,000 £35,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.88% -24.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

MCP
Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

MCP Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 16 (100.00%) MCSE
1 16 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 16 (100.00%) DNS
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (93.75%) MS Exchange
3 12 (75.00%) CRM
3 12 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 12 (75.00%) MCT
3 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 12 (75.00%) MCTS
3 12 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (75.00%) SCOM
3 12 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 12 (75.00%) Lync
3 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (75.00%) High Availability
3 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (50.00%) Email Migration
4 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (50.00%) Migration
5 4 (25.00%) Backup Exec
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) SAN
5 4 (25.00%) Symantec
5 4 (25.00%) SCCM
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) VoIP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 15 (93.75%) MS Exchange
2 12 (75.00%) Lync
2 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 12 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) IPv4
2 4 (25.00%) VoIP
2 4 (25.00%) DHCP
2 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (18.75%) DEFINITY
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
1 12 (75.00%) Administrator
1 12 (75.00%) Exchange Administrator
2 8 (50.00%) Systems Architect
2 8 (50.00%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technician
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) CRM
1 12 (75.00%) High Availability
2 8 (50.00%) Email Migration
2 8 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) VBScript
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) MCSE
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (75.00%) MCTS
2 12 (75.00%) MCT
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (75.00%) SCOM
2 4 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Symantec
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Avaya