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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 98 76 43
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -33
Permanent jobs citing MCP 6 22 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.44% 1.67% 5.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 4.97% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 65
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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
413 443 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.57% 33.59% 32.77%
Number of salaries quoted 285 333 352
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 17 April 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (70.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (60.00%) VMware
4 11 (55.00%) ITIL
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 10 (50.00%) Citrix
6 9 (45.00%) VMware ESX
6 9 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (45.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (45.00%) XenApp
7 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (40.00%) MCSE
8 7 (35.00%) MCSA
9 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
10 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (25.00%) vSphere
10 5 (25.00%) VCP5
10 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 5 (25.00%) C#
10 5 (25.00%) .NET
10 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) HTTP
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) SMTP
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security
4 1 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Wintel Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Manager
5 1 (5.00%) PC Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) PC Support
5 1 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
1 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) WCF
2 2 (10.00%) WPF
2 2 (10.00%) LINQ
2 2 (10.00%) EDI
2 2 (10.00%) WinForms
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (20.00%) Change Control
5 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Data Transformation
6 2 (10.00%) ERP
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) VBScript
3 2 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (45.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (40.00%) MCSE
4 7 (35.00%) MCSA
5 5 (25.00%) VCP5
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.00%) MCAD
7 2 (10.00%) MCSD
7 2 (10.00%) MCTS
8 1 (5.00%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) VMware ESX
2 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (45.00%) XenApp
3 5 (25.00%) vSphere
4 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) ARCserve
1 4 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (25.00%) Intel
5 4 (20.00%) Symantec
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.00%) Jaspersoft
Milton Keynes
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago