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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 122 110 98
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCP 19 30 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.84% 1.22% 1.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.32% 2.98% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 39
Average salary £23,579 £24,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -38.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £31,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -12.16%
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
819 1008 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.29% 41.16% 38.41%
Number of salaries quoted 560 687 694
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Reading

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 56 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 47 (73.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (71.88%) Active Directory
4 41 (64.06%) Windows
5 40 (62.50%) MCSE
6 38 (59.38%) ITIL
7 35 (54.69%) Security Cleared
8 30 (46.88%) SC Cleared
9 28 (43.75%) DV Cleared
10 27 (42.19%) HP
11 22 (34.38%) MS Exchange
11 22 (34.38%) MS Excel
12 19 (29.69%) Symantec
13 17 (26.56%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (26.56%) CCNA
13 17 (26.56%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (23.44%) Windows 7
14 15 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (23.44%) VMware
14 15 (23.44%) SLA
14 15 (23.44%) MS Visio
14 15 (23.44%) Configuration Management
15 14 (21.88%) MS Office
16 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2007
17 10 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 9 (14.06%) MCSA
19 8 (12.50%) Terminal Services
19 8 (12.50%) Windows XP
19 8 (12.50%) Citrix
19 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2000

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 22 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 17 (26.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2000
5 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
7 4 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (34.38%) MS Excel
2 15 (23.44%) MS Visio
3 14 (21.88%) MS Office
4 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.81%) SAN
2 5 (7.81%) Firewall
3 4 (6.25%) VLAN
4 3 (4.69%) DNS
4 3 (4.69%) DHCP
5 1 (1.56%) LAN
5 1 (1.56%) WAN
5 1 (1.56%) NAS
5 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (42.19%) Support Engineer
2 19 (29.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (23.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Architect
5 7 (10.94%) Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Security Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Security Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.25%) Software Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.69%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) IT Support
8 3 (4.69%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) HTML
1 4 (6.25%) .NET
1 4 (6.25%) ADO.NET
1 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 4 (6.25%) CSS
1 4 (6.25%) XML
1 4 (6.25%) XSLT
1 4 (6.25%) .NET Framework
1 4 (6.25%) jQuery
1 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (6.25%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Clustering
2 4 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 4 (6.25%) Thin Client
2 4 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 41 (64.06%) Windows
2 15 (23.44%) Windows 7
3 8 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.69%) Linux
6 3 (4.69%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (59.38%) ITIL
2 15 (23.44%) Configuration Management
3 5 (7.81%) Time Management
3 5 (7.81%) ITIL V2
4 4 (6.25%) Change Control
4 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.25%) MVC
4 4 (6.25%) DevOps
4 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.69%) Migration
6 2 (3.13%) Analytics
6 2 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.56%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) C#
1 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.13%) SQL
3 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.56%) VBScript
4 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (73.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (62.50%) MCSE
3 35 (54.69%) Security Cleared
4 30 (46.88%) SC Cleared
5 28 (43.75%) DV Cleared
6 17 (26.56%) CCNA
6 17 (26.56%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (14.06%) MCSA
9 7 (10.94%) MCTS
10 4 (6.25%) MCPD
11 3 (4.69%) MCITP
12 2 (3.13%) MCDST
12 2 (3.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.44%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (71.88%) Active Directory
2 15 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 8 (12.50%) Terminal Services
4 4 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (6.25%) XenApp
5 1 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) ARCserve
1 4 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.69%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.13%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 56 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (42.19%) HP
3 19 (29.69%) Symantec
4 15 (23.44%) VMware
5 8 (12.50%) Citrix
6 5 (7.81%) Cisco
7 2 (3.13%) Intel
7 2 (3.13%) MobileIron
7 2 (3.13%) McAfee
8 1 (1.56%) Apple
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