The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 127 127 115
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCP 10 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.55% 0.77% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.60% 2.16% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 19
Median salary £28,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% -21.42%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
MCP
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
625 786 1031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.68% 35.58% 41.51%
Number of salaries quoted 450 557 652
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MCP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

MCP Salary Trend in Reading

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Reading region with a requirement for MCP.

1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (61.11%) CCNA
3 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (55.56%) Cisco
4 10 (55.56%) Windows
5 9 (50.00%) MCSE
6 8 (44.44%) MCSA
6 8 (44.44%) LAN
6 8 (44.44%) SQL
6 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
7 6 (33.33%) IVR
7 6 (33.33%) Mitel
7 6 (33.33%) Avaya
7 6 (33.33%) MS Office
7 6 (33.33%) VoIP
7 6 (33.33%) WAN
7 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 5 (27.78%) PBX
8 5 (27.78%) Linux
8 5 (27.78%) .NET
8 5 (27.78%) C#
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 5 (27.78%) VPN
8 5 (27.78%) Replication
8 5 (27.78%) CTI
8 5 (27.78%) NEC
8 5 (27.78%) Product Management
8 5 (27.78%) Skype for Business
8 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Software

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) Skype for Business
2 2 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) LAN
1 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 6 (33.33%) VoIP
2 6 (33.33%) WAN
3 5 (27.78%) CTI
3 5 (27.78%) PBX
3 5 (27.78%) VPN
4 3 (16.67%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) IT Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Support
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) IT Support
3 3 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) IT Technician
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) IVR
2 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (27.78%) Replication
3 2 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Product Management
2 3 (16.67%) Presales
2 3 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) Information Security
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (61.11%) CCNA
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (50.00%) MCSE
4 8 (44.44%) MCSA
5 4 (22.22%) MCITP
5 4 (22.22%) MCTS
6 3 (16.67%) CCA
6 3 (16.67%) CCAA
6 3 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (16.67%) VCP5
6 3 (16.67%) VCP6
6 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (16.67%) VTSP
7 2 (11.11%) Degree
7 2 (11.11%) MCDST
8 1 (5.56%) CCENT
8 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 3 (16.67%) vCloud
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (16.67%) vSphere
1 3 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) Avaya
3 6 (33.33%) Mitel
4 5 (27.78%) NEC
5 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 3 (16.67%) Citrix
6 3 (16.67%) Huawei
6 3 (16.67%) NetApp
6 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.56%) 3Com
7 1 (5.56%) Draytek
7 1 (5.56%) HP
7 1 (5.56%) IBM
7 1 (5.56%) NETGEAR
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle
7 1 (5.56%) SAP
7 1 (5.56%) ZyXEL