The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 75 65 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCP 14 23 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.33% 2.19% 5.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.99% 6.65% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 64
Average salary £50,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.13% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,350 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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 Milton Keynes region.

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
351 346 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 33.24% 32.95% 34.63%
Number of salaries quoted 250 275 364
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

MCP
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MCP Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

MCP
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 11 (61.11%) MS Exchange
4 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 10 (55.56%) ITIL
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (55.56%) VMware
4 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (50.00%) XenApp
5 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 9 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (50.00%) Citrix
6 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
6 7 (38.89%) MCSE
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
8 5 (27.78%) vSphere
8 5 (27.78%) VCP5
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (27.78%) MCSA
8 5 (27.78%) Intel
8 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
8 5 (27.78%) C#
8 5 (27.78%) .NET

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (61.11%) MS Exchange
2 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) NAS
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) SMTP
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
1 5 (27.78%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Wintel Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) WinForms
2 2 (11.11%) WCF
2 2 (11.11%) WPF
2 2 (11.11%) LINQ
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (38.89%) MCSE
4 5 (27.78%) MCSA
4 5 (27.78%) VCP5
5 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) MCAD
6 2 (11.11%) MCSD
7 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (50.00%) XenApp
3 5 (27.78%) vSphere
4 4 (22.22%) Terminal Services
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) ARCserve
1 3 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) Intel
5 3 (16.67%) Symantec
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