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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 104 88 66
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -22
Permanent jobs citing MCP 10 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.71% 0.70% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.37% 2.06% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 14
Average salary £27,500 £43,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.41% -13.50%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -20.00%
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
422 388 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.08% 34.06% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 313 269 247
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 20 (95.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (76.19%) MCSE
2 16 (76.19%) Windows
3 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 12 (57.14%) Law
3 12 (57.14%) VMware
4 11 (52.38%) MCSA
4 11 (52.38%) MCITP
5 8 (38.10%) Cisco
6 6 (28.57%) ITIL
7 5 (23.81%) SLA
7 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
7 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
8 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
8 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
8 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
8 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (19.05%) Computacenter
8 4 (19.05%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) CNA
8 4 (19.05%) CNE
8 4 (19.05%) Novell Certification
8 4 (19.05%) Mac OS X
9 3 (14.29%) CCNP
9 3 (14.29%) CCNA
9 3 (14.29%) Finance
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
General
1 12 (57.14%) Law
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support
4 3 (14.29%) Support Technician
4 3 (14.29%) Help Desk Technician
4 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Support Manager
6 1 (4.76%) PC Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) PC Support
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Manager
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
3 4 (19.05%) Mac OS X
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.76%) People Management
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (76.19%) MCSE
3 11 (52.38%) MCSA
3 11 (52.38%) MCITP
4 4 (19.05%) CNA
4 4 (19.05%) CNE
4 4 (19.05%) Novell Certification
5 3 (14.29%) CCNP
5 3 (14.29%) CCNA
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.76%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) Computacenter
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-55k
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago