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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 96 78 101
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +23
Permanent jobs citing MCP 14 43 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.92% 2.47% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.36% 7.69% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 14 41 13
Average salary £24,000 £42,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £28,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
417 559 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.45% 32.11% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 350 472 440
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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
Banbury - 7 £22,500 -
Oxford -8 4 £30,500 -26.50% 2
Wallingford -5 3 £41,500 -7.77% 1
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (79.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (66.67%) MCSE
4 15 (62.50%) Windows
5 14 (58.33%) Windows 7
6 13 (54.17%) MS Office
6 13 (54.17%) MS Excel
6 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
7 10 (41.67%) Internet
7 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
8 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 9 (37.50%) Degree
9 8 (33.33%) QA
9 8 (33.33%) .NET
10 7 (29.17%) C#
10 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
11 6 (25.00%) SQL
11 6 (25.00%) Workflow
12 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (20.83%) CCNA
13 4 (16.67%) HTML
13 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
13 4 (16.67%) XML
13 4 (16.67%) ITIL
13 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
14 3 (12.50%) Web Design
14 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (12.50%) Lua
14 3 (12.50%) Umbraco
14 3 (12.50%) Mathematics

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) CMS
2 3 (12.50%) Umbraco
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) MS Office
1 13 (54.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) WLAN
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) IT Support
4 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (16.67%) Support Technician
5 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Technical Support
7 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Programmer
7 2 (8.33%) Development Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Graduate
7 2 (8.33%) Junior
7 2 (8.33%) Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (16.67%) XML
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Workflow
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Web Development
3 3 (12.50%) Scrum
3 3 (12.50%) Web Design
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) ERP
3 3 (12.50%) OOD
3 3 (12.50%) Process Management
4 2 (8.33%) Data Management
4 2 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Content Management
5 1 (4.17%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) C#
1 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 3 (12.50%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) Lua
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (66.67%) MCSE
3 9 (37.50%) Degree
4 5 (20.83%) CCNA
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (12.50%) MCPD
6 2 (8.33%) MCSA
6 2 (8.33%) MCT
6 2 (8.33%) CWNA
6 2 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (8.33%) MCITP
7 1 (4.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Epicor
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
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