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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 112 108 131
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Permanent jobs citing MCP 14 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.92% 0.98% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.25% 3.28% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 9
Average salary £32,500 £36,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.56% +63.33%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
431 457 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.32% 29.87% 31.79%
Number of salaries quoted 360 321 521
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
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 29 April 2016. 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 5 £32,500 +14.03%
Witney - 5 £27,000 -
Banbury - 1 £37,500 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (76.19%) Windows
3 13 (61.90%) Degree
4 12 (57.14%) Office 365
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 10 (47.62%) VMware
6 9 (42.86%) ITIL
6 9 (42.86%) MS Office
6 9 (42.86%) Sophos
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (38.10%) SCCM
8 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 7 (33.33%) MCSE
8 7 (33.33%) MCSA
8 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 7 (33.33%) Project Management
9 6 (28.57%) CCNA
9 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (28.57%) SCOM
9 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
10 5 (23.81%) Time Management
10 5 (23.81%) Veeam
10 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (23.81%) WatchGuard
10 5 (23.81%) Cisco IOS

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Office
2 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 2 (9.52%) Siemens NX
3 2 (9.52%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Office 365
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) Intranet
4 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
2 12 (57.14%) Support Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (23.81%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco Support
3 5 (23.81%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (23.81%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) IT Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Server Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Server Support
3 5 (23.81%) Server Support Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Service Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Web Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Support Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Wintel Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Wintel Support
3 5 (23.81%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) CMDB
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL V2
3 5 (23.81%) Time Management
4 4 (19.05%) ERP
5 3 (14.29%) ITSM
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
6 2 (9.52%) CAD
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) PLM
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) Workflow
7 1 (4.76%) Coaching
7 1 (4.76%) Competitive Intelligence
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
7 1 (4.76%) Information Security
7 1 (4.76%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (61.90%) Degree
3 7 (33.33%) MCSA
3 7 (33.33%) MCSE
4 6 (28.57%) CCNA
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (14.29%) A+ Certification
5 3 (14.29%) LPIC
6 2 (9.52%) MCITP
6 2 (9.52%) MCTS
7 1 (4.76%) CISSP
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.76%) Xen
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
2 6 (28.57%) SCOM
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (23.81%) Nagios
4 1 (4.76%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) Sophos
4 5 (23.81%) Avaya
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco
4 5 (23.81%) ServiceNow
4 5 (23.81%) Veeam
4 5 (23.81%) WatchGuard
5 2 (9.52%) ANSYS
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) AppSense
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
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