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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 38 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 1.52% 1.54% 6.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.36% 5.66% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 9
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
56 53 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 28.43% 27.18% 27.69%
Number of salaries quoted 56 52 33
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 February 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Lync
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) IPv4
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) DEFINITY
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) DTV
4 1 (20.00%) SAN

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Lync
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) IPv4
1 2 (40.00%) DEFINITY
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) MCTS
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) SAP