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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 103 67 90
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +23
Permanent jobs citing MCP 14 54 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.93% 3.08% 2.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.32% 11.76% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 53 44
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
422 459 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.10% 26.21% 27.09%
Number of salaries quoted 339 391 515
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Witney +21 2 - -
Oxford -2 2 £26,750 -33.12% 1
Banbury - 1 £32,500 -
Bicester - 1 £22,500 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 28 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (84.38%) Windows
3 19 (59.38%) MS Excel
4 18 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (46.88%) MCSE
5 15 (46.88%) ITIL
5 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
6 13 (40.63%) Degree
7 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (34.38%) MS Office
8 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
9 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
9 9 (28.13%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (28.13%) IIS
9 9 (28.13%) DNS
10 8 (25.00%) CCNA
10 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
11 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (21.88%) Data Management
11 7 (21.88%) MCT
11 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
12 5 (15.63%) Firewall
12 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
12 5 (15.63%) Analytics
13 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
13 4 (12.50%) MCSA
13 4 (12.50%) SQL

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 9 (28.13%) IIS
2 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (59.38%) MS Excel
2 11 (34.38%) MS Office
3 4 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) Firewall
3 4 (12.50%) VoIP
3 4 (12.50%) WAN
3 4 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (6.25%) MPLS
4 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.25%) DHCP
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) LAN
4 2 (6.25%) PBX
4 2 (6.25%) IPv4
4 2 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) ADSL
5 1 (3.13%) Broadband
5 1 (3.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) IT Support
2 11 (34.38%) Help Desk Manager
3 10 (31.25%) Help Desk Support
4 9 (28.13%) Help Desk Supervisor
4 9 (28.13%) Service Desk Supervisor
4 9 (28.13%) Senior Manager
4 9 (28.13%) Analyst
5 7 (21.88%) IT Support Analyst
5 7 (21.88%) Support Analyst
5 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Support Technician
6 3 (9.38%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (9.38%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Installations Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Graduate
8 1 (3.13%) Junior IT Support
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
2 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
7 2 (6.25%) Android
7 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.13%) Linux
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Data Management
3 5 (15.63%) Analytics
4 3 (9.38%) Time Management
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.25%) Document Management
5 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Web Development
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.13%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (46.88%) MCSE
3 13 (40.63%) Degree
4 9 (28.13%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (25.00%) CCNA
5 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (21.88%) MCT
7 4 (12.50%) MCSA
8 1 (3.13%) CCNP
8 1 (3.13%) MCTS
8 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) DameWare
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) Kaspersky
4 2 (6.25%) Apple
5 1 (3.13%) Trend Micro
5 1 (3.13%) Altiris
5 1 (3.13%) Draytek
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago