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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 101 72 102
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +30
Permanent jobs citing MCP 14 43 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.94% 2.59% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.19% 8.02% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14 41 15
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £29,900 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-20.26% +2.73%
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
439 536 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.36% 32.23% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 361 459 430
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Oxford -1 6 £26,000 -38.09%
Bicester - 3 £23,000 - 1
Witney +12 2 £26,000 -35.00%
Wallingford +7 2 £25,000 -44.44%
Banbury - 1 £20,000 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 24 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 22 (78.57%) Windows
3 21 (75.00%) MS Office
3 21 (75.00%) MCSE
3 21 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 18 (64.29%) Windows 7
5 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
5 15 (53.57%) Degree
6 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
6 10 (35.71%) Internet
7 9 (32.14%) IIS
7 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (32.14%) Windows 8
8 8 (28.57%) CCNA
8 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (28.57%) QA
9 7 (25.00%) SQL
9 7 (25.00%) MCT
9 7 (25.00%) DNS
9 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
9 7 (25.00%) Data Management
9 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (21.43%) .NET
10 6 (21.43%) Workflow
11 5 (17.86%) Analytics
12 4 (14.29%) C#

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 9 (32.14%) IIS
3 3 (10.71%) CMS
3 3 (10.71%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (75.00%) MS Office
2 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) Internet
2 7 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) VoIP
4 1 (3.57%) WLAN
4 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Support Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) IT Support
3 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (14.29%) Support Technician
7 3 (10.71%) Technical Support
8 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Graduate
8 2 (7.14%) Junior
8 2 (7.14%) Development Manager
8 2 (7.14%) IT Development Manager
8 2 (7.14%) Junior IT Support
8 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
8 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 4 (14.29%) XML
2 4 (14.29%) HTML
3 3 (10.71%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Windows 7
3 9 (32.14%) Windows 8
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Data Management
2 6 (21.43%) Workflow
3 5 (17.86%) Analytics
4 3 (10.71%) Web Development
4 3 (10.71%) Scrum
4 3 (10.71%) Web Design
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) OOD
4 3 (10.71%) Line Management
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
6 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.57%) Content Management
6 1 (3.57%) Document Management
6 1 (3.57%) Database Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) Service Management
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) C#
2 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) MCSE
1 21 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (53.57%) Degree
3 8 (28.57%) CCNA
3 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (25.00%) MCT
5 1 (3.57%) CCNP
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) MCTS
5 1 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) VMware
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bicester
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago