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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 33 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 1.84% 0.67% 7.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.38% 2.17% 21.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 12
Average salary £37,500 £26,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.23% -56.66%
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
32 46 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 19.63% 30.87% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 32 44 47
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,550 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,750
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 26 January 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 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Lync
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) MCSA
4 2 (33.33%) MCT
4 2 (33.33%) Avaya
4 2 (33.33%) DEFINITY
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) IPv4
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Lync
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) IPv4
2 2 (33.33%) DEFINITY
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
1 2 (33.33%) Email Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCTS
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
2 2 (33.33%) MCT
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) SAP