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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 92 73 81
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCP 17 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.16% 1.68% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.94% 5.06% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 20
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -12.16%
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
432 395 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.51% 33.25% 26.78%
Number of salaries quoted 319 301 296
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 7 July 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 21 (80.77%) Windows
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
3 15 (57.69%) MCSE
3 15 (57.69%) VMware
4 14 (53.85%) MCSA
5 11 (42.31%) Law
6 10 (38.46%) ITIL
6 10 (38.46%) MCITP
7 9 (34.62%) Cisco
8 6 (23.08%) Linux
8 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
9 5 (19.23%) Citrix
10 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
10 4 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (15.38%) SLA
10 4 (15.38%) Mac OS X
10 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
10 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
10 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
10 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
10 4 (15.38%) XenApp
10 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
10 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
11 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DHCP
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
1 2 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (42.31%) Law
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (19.23%) Desktop Support
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Support Technician
3 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) Help Desk Technician
3 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Wintel Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Support Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) PC Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) EDI
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 2 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
4 4 (15.38%) Mac OS X
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.69%) ERP
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.69%) Change Control
4 2 (7.69%) Data Transformation
4 2 (7.69%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) VBScript
2 2 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (57.69%) MCSE
3 14 (53.85%) MCSA
4 10 (38.46%) MCITP
5 4 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (7.69%) MCTS
6 2 (7.69%) Degree
6 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) VCP5
6 2 (7.69%) CCNP
6 2 (7.69%) CCNA
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (7.69%) CNA
6 2 (7.69%) CNE
6 2 (7.69%) Novell Certification
7 1 (3.85%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 4 (15.38%) XenApp
3 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (7.69%) Terminal Services
4 2 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) ARCserve
1 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 2 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) VMware
3 9 (34.62%) Cisco
4 5 (19.23%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.69%) Symantec
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Intel
5 2 (7.69%) Computacenter
5 2 (7.69%) Jaspersoft
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
First Point
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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First Point
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago