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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 88 70 60
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCP 4 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.35% 2.05% 2.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.02% 6.59% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 28
Average salary £34,500 £41,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.36% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £26,650 £26,869
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £51,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,250 £37,500 £36,667
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.27%
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
394 334 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 34.93% 31.16% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 285 272 232
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,050 £57,500 £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 21 November 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 12 (80.00%) Windows
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
6 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (33.33%) Change Control
6 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (33.33%) Citrix
6 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
6 5 (33.33%) Clustering
6 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
6 5 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (26.67%) MCSE
7 4 (26.67%) XenApp
7 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 7

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) SMTP
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Wintel Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (13.33%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) WCF
1 2 (13.33%) WPF
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
1 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (33.33%) Change Control
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Software License Management
5 1 (6.67%) Software Licensing
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (26.67%) MCSE
4 2 (13.33%) MCAD
4 2 (13.33%) MCSD
4 2 (13.33%) MCSA
4 2 (13.33%) MCITP
5 1 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
5 1 (6.67%) ISEB
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 4 (26.67%) XenApp
5 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (13.33%) ARCserve
1 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Altiris
5 1 (6.67%) BMC
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