The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 109 78 82
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCP 9 38 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.63% 2.45% 2.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.51% 9.67% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 8 35 52
Average salary £29,625 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.16% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £40,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
MCP
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
358 393 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.21% 25.29% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 294 315 501
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MCP Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

MCP
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford 0 5 £37,125 -7.18%
Banbury - 1 £32,500 -
Bicester - 1 £22,500 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 27 (79.41%) Windows
3 20 (58.82%) MS Excel
4 19 (55.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
6 15 (44.12%) ITIL
7 14 (41.18%) MCSE
8 13 (38.24%) Degree
9 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (29.41%) MS Office
11 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
11 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
11 9 (26.47%) IIS
11 9 (26.47%) DNS
11 9 (26.47%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (23.53%) CCNA
12 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
13 7 (20.59%) MCT
13 7 (20.59%) Windows 8
13 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (20.59%) Data Management
14 5 (14.71%) Analytics
14 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
14 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
14 5 (14.71%) Firewall
15 4 (11.76%) VoIP
15 4 (11.76%) WAN
15 4 (11.76%) VPN

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (26.47%) IIS
2 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (58.82%) MS Excel
2 10 (29.41%) MS Office
3 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) DNS
2 5 (14.71%) Firewall
3 4 (11.76%) VoIP
3 4 (11.76%) WAN
3 4 (11.76%) VPN
4 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.88%) DHCP
4 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.88%) LAN
4 2 (5.88%) PBX
4 2 (5.88%) IPv4
4 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) MPLS
5 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.94%) Network Security
5 1 (2.94%) ADSL
5 1 (2.94%) Broadband
5 1 (2.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) NUnit
1 2 (5.88%) MSTest
General
1 2 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) IT Support
2 11 (32.35%) Help Desk Manager
3 10 (29.41%) Help Desk Support
4 9 (26.47%) Senior Manager
4 9 (26.47%) Analyst
4 9 (26.47%) Help Desk Supervisor
4 9 (26.47%) Service Desk Supervisor
5 8 (23.53%) Support Engineer
6 7 (20.59%) Support Analyst
6 7 (20.59%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Installations Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Lead C# Developer
8 2 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Support Technician
8 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.88%) CSS
2 2 (5.88%) Ajax
2 2 (5.88%) jQuery
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
2 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (20.59%) Windows 8
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Vista
5 2 (5.88%) Android
5 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.94%) Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Data Management
3 5 (14.71%) Analytics
4 3 (8.82%) Web Development
4 3 (8.82%) Time Management
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Document Management
5 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.88%) MVC
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (2.94%) Service Management
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.94%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (41.18%) MCSE
3 13 (38.24%) Degree
4 9 (26.47%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (23.53%) CCNA
5 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (20.59%) MCT
7 4 (11.76%) MCSA
8 1 (2.94%) CCNP
8 1 (2.94%) MCTS
8 1 (2.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) DameWare
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) Kaspersky
4 2 (5.88%) Apple
5 1 (2.94%) Trend Micro
5 1 (2.94%) Altiris
5 1 (2.94%) Draytek
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix