The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 54 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 8 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.26% 1.72% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.52% 7.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 0
Average salary £45,000 £19,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+133.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
MCP
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Qualifications Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
145 68 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 40.96% 23.45% 35.27%
Number of salaries quoted 136 62 81
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £19,250 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

MCP
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Portsmouth region.

MCP Salary Trend in Portsmouth

MCP
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

MCP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) VMware ESX
2 6 (60.00%) MCSE
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) MCDST
3 4 (40.00%) MCTS
3 4 (40.00%) MCITP
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Applications
1 10 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Team Leader
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Services Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) MCSE
3 4 (40.00%) MCDST
3 4 (40.00%) MCTS
3 4 (40.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) HP
1 6 (60.00%) VMware