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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 86 78 118
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +40
Permanent jobs citing MCP 25 50 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.67% 2.79% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.23% 9.69% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 23 50 8
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £40,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
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
478 516 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 31.87% 28.75% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 379 449 438
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,300 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +14 6 £26,000 -35.00%
Witney +17 4 £26,000 -35.00%
Bicester - 3 £23,000 -
Wallingford +10 2 £25,000 -44.44%
Abingdon -18 2 £22,500 -43.75%
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 32 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 30 (83.33%) Windows
3 24 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 22 (61.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (55.56%) MCSE
6 17 (47.22%) MS Office
6 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
7 16 (44.44%) Degree
8 15 (41.67%) Windows 7
9 14 (38.89%) ITIL
10 9 (25.00%) Windows 8
10 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (25.00%) IIS
10 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 9 (25.00%) DNS
11 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 8 (22.22%) SQL
11 8 (22.22%) CCNA
11 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
12 7 (19.44%) Data Management
12 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (19.44%) Internet
12 7 (19.44%) MCT
13 6 (16.67%) QA
14 5 (13.89%) Analytics
14 5 (13.89%) .NET

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) Umbraco
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 24 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 17 (47.22%) MS Office
3 4 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) DNS
2 7 (19.44%) Internet
3 3 (8.33%) VPN
3 3 (8.33%) Firewall
3 3 (8.33%) WAN
3 3 (8.33%) VoIP
4 2 (5.56%) PBX
4 2 (5.56%) DHCP
4 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) IPv4
4 2 (5.56%) SAN
4 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.56%) MPLS
5 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.78%) Network Security
5 1 (2.78%) LAN
5 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
1 13 (36.11%) IT Support
2 11 (30.56%) Help Desk Manager
2 11 (30.56%) Support Analyst
3 10 (27.78%) Help Desk Support
4 9 (25.00%) Senior Manager
4 9 (25.00%) Help Desk Supervisor
4 9 (25.00%) Service Desk Supervisor
5 8 (22.22%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (11.11%) Support Technician
6 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Junior IT Support
8 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Graduate
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.56%) Junior
8 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.33%) XML
2 3 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 15 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
5 2 (5.56%) Android
5 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Data Management
3 5 (13.89%) Analytics
4 4 (11.11%) Workflow
5 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.56%) Scrum
5 2 (5.56%) Web Design
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.56%) OOD
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Web Development
5 2 (5.56%) Time Management
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.56%) Line Management
6 1 (2.78%) Software License Management
6 1 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) C#
2 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (55.56%) MCSE
3 16 (44.44%) Degree
4 9 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (22.22%) CCNA
5 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (19.44%) MCT
7 3 (8.33%) MCSA
8 1 (2.78%) CCNP
8 1 (2.78%) MCTS
8 1 (2.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 32 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco
2 3 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Kaspersky
3 2 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle