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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 127 128 119
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 22 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 0.96% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 2.64% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 18
Median salary £26,000 £23,579 £24,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.26% -2.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £50,000 £32,950
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
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
590 832 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.00% 36.28% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 430 571 671
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,579 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 29 June 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 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (41.67%) MCSA
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (16.67%) Smartphone
6 2 (16.67%) Office 365
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (16.67%) Confluence
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA
6 2 (16.67%) MCDST
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) MCSE
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco
7 1 (8.33%) IBM

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 2 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) AutoCAD
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) VPN
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) IT Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) IT Support
2 3 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) IT Technician
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Smartphone
2 1 (8.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V2
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (41.67%) MCSA
3 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) MCDST
5 2 (16.67%) MCSE
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
6 1 (8.33%) CCENT
6 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) MCITP
6 1 (8.33%) MCTS
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) 3Com
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) Draytek
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Mitel
3 1 (8.33%) NETGEAR
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) ZyXEL