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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 66 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 13 0 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.70% - 2.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.05% - 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 28
Average salary £28,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £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
215 319 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 28.18% 35.64% 31.90%
Number of salaries quoted 163 294 263
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Oxford

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 13 (72.22%) MS Excel
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (50.00%) Citrix
3 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (33.33%) Firmware
4 6 (33.33%) SLA
5 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (22.22%) MSTest
6 4 (22.22%) jQuery
6 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Ajax
6 4 (22.22%) Web Development
6 4 (22.22%) MVC
6 4 (22.22%) NUnit
6 4 (22.22%) C#
6 4 (22.22%) HTML
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco
7 3 (16.67%) SAN

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (72.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) NUnit
1 4 (22.22%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Lead Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Leader
3 4 (22.22%) Lead C# Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Developer
4 3 (16.67%) IT Support
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Support Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Technical Support
4 3 (16.67%) Support Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Support Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 4 (22.22%) CSS
1 4 (22.22%) Ajax
1 4 (22.22%) jQuery
1 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) MVC
1 4 (22.22%) Web Development
1 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) Firmware
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Citrix
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco