The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 69 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.81% 1.69% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.31% 5.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 0
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
MCP
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Qualifications Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
151 220 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 24.55% 28.57% 37.38%
Number of salaries quoted 130 165 314
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,275 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

MCP
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

MCP Salary Trend in Oxford

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) SCOM
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL V2
2 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (83.33%) ServiceNow
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (83.33%) Avaya
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 5 (83.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (83.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Support
2 5 (83.33%) Service Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Web Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Web Support Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Wintel Analyst
2 5 (83.33%) Wintel Support
2 5 (83.33%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL V2
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
1 5 (83.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Avaya
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) ServiceNow
2 5 (83.33%) VMware