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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 104 142 121
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -21
Permanent jobs citing MCP 15 13 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.92% 0.53% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.71% 1.36% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 25
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
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
553 954 1118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.03% 38.81% 42.56%
Number of salaries quoted 344 695 582
Median salary £55,000 £54,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% +21.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Reading

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 20 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (60.00%) Windows
4 14 (56.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (52.00%) CCNA
5 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (44.00%) Cisco
6 11 (44.00%) MCSE
7 9 (36.00%) LAN
7 9 (36.00%) VMware
7 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
7 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
8 8 (32.00%) Skype for Business
8 8 (32.00%) MCTS
8 8 (32.00%) Firewall
8 8 (32.00%) WAN
9 7 (28.00%) MS Office
9 7 (28.00%) ITIL
9 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
9 7 (28.00%) VLAN
10 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (24.00%) VPN
11 5 (20.00%) PBX
11 5 (20.00%) VoIP
11 5 (20.00%) C#
11 5 (20.00%) SQL
11 5 (20.00%) .NET
11 5 (20.00%) MCSA
11 5 (20.00%) MS Excel

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 8 (32.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.00%) Documentum
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Office
2 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (36.00%) LAN
3 8 (32.00%) Firewall
3 8 (32.00%) WAN
4 7 (28.00%) VLAN
5 6 (24.00%) VPN
6 5 (20.00%) CTI
6 5 (20.00%) PBX
6 5 (20.00%) VoIP
7 3 (12.00%) SAN
7 3 (12.00%) Skype
8 2 (8.00%) Kerberos
9 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
9 1 (4.00%) Network Security
9 1 (4.00%) SSL
9 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Technical Support
3 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) IT Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Technician
5 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (20.00%) IVR
1 5 (20.00%) Replication
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (12.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (12.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Product Management
3 4 (16.00%) Presales
3 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (12.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL V2
5 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Network Management
6 1 (4.00%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) C#
1 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (52.00%) CCNA
2 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (44.00%) MCSE
4 8 (32.00%) MCTS
5 5 (20.00%) MCSA
6 4 (16.00%) MCITP
6 4 (16.00%) VCP5
6 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (12.00%) CCA
7 3 (12.00%) CCAA
7 3 (12.00%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (12.00%) VCP6
7 3 (12.00%) VTSP
8 2 (8.00%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
9 1 (4.00%) CCENT
9 1 (4.00%) CCNP
9 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
9 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.00%) vCloud
3 3 (12.00%) vSphere
3 3 (12.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) PowerCLI
1 3 (12.00%) vRealize
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco
3 9 (36.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.00%) Avaya
4 5 (20.00%) Mitel
4 5 (20.00%) NEC
5 4 (16.00%) NetApp
6 3 (12.00%) Citrix
6 3 (12.00%) Huawei
6 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.00%) HP
8 1 (4.00%) 3Com
8 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.00%) Draytek
8 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.00%) Juniper
8 1 (4.00%) Lumension
8 1 (4.00%) NETGEAR
8 1 (4.00%) ZyXEL
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