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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 40 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 7 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.92% 0.71% -
As % of the Qualifications category 16.28% 2.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Median salary £33,500 £24,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.58% -
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £30,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -13.04%
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
43 87 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 17.92% 31.07% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 42 78 105
Median salary £33,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.86% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of job ads across the Portsmouth region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for MCP.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (66.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) HP SIM
2 6 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 6 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 6 (66.67%) SCCM
2 6 (66.67%) SCOM
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) DHCP
2 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) SLA
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) HP
2 6 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) MCSE

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DHCP
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Fat Client
1 6 (66.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Performance Optimisation
1 6 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) MCITP
2 3 (33.33%) MCSA
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
2 3 (33.33%) MCTS
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) HP SIM
1 6 (66.67%) SCCM
1 6 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) HP
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft