The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 114 97 107
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs citing MCP 24 39 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.02% 1.72% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.43% 4.48% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13 38 28
Average salary £26,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £16,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
988 871 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.92% 38.45% 34.70%
Number of salaries quoted 641 683 662
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
Berkshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 58 (98.31%) Microsoft
2 51 (86.44%) Windows
3 40 (67.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (57.63%) Active Directory
5 33 (55.93%) MS Exchange
6 31 (52.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (49.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (47.46%) MS Excel
9 26 (44.07%) SC Cleared
9 26 (44.07%) Security Cleared
10 25 (42.37%) ITIL
11 23 (38.98%) MCSE
12 20 (33.90%) MCSA
12 20 (33.90%) Windows 7
13 19 (32.20%) MCTS
14 17 (28.81%) Windows 8
15 16 (27.12%) DV Cleared
16 15 (25.42%) Windows XP
17 14 (23.73%) Disaster Recovery
18 13 (22.03%) SLA
18 13 (22.03%) Symantec
19 12 (20.34%) HP
19 12 (20.34%) VMware
19 12 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2007
19 12 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2010
20 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
20 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
20 11 (18.64%) Citrix
20 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
21 10 (16.95%) SQL Server

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 33 (55.93%) MS Exchange
2 12 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2000
3 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
4 8 (13.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (6.78%) Documentum
6 4 (6.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (6.78%) Lync
7 2 (3.39%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (47.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.25%) MS Office
3 7 (11.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) WAN
1 9 (15.25%) LAN
2 8 (13.56%) Firewall
3 4 (6.78%) Wireless
3 4 (6.78%) DHCP
3 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.78%) VPN
3 4 (6.78%) DNS
3 4 (6.78%) SAN
3 4 (6.78%) MPLS
3 4 (6.78%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (6.78%) VoIP
4 3 (5.08%) Unified Communications
5 2 (3.39%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.69%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (54.24%) Support Engineer
2 25 (42.37%) 2nd Line Support
3 19 (32.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) Technical Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Technical Support Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) Service Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) Technical Support
5 8 (13.56%) Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Consultant
6 7 (11.86%) Security Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) Security Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Wintel Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Wintel Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Network Support
7 4 (6.78%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) HTML
1 2 (3.39%) .NET
1 2 (3.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Blackberry
1 8 (13.56%) Clustering
2 2 (3.39%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 51 (86.44%) Windows
2 31 (52.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (49.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (33.90%) Windows 7
5 17 (28.81%) Windows 8
6 15 (25.42%) Windows XP
7 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (6.78%) Windows Vista
9 3 (5.08%) UNIX
9 3 (5.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) ITIL
2 14 (23.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
4 7 (11.86%) Change Control
5 5 (8.47%) Network Management
6 4 (6.78%) Problem Management
6 4 (6.78%) Project Management
6 4 (6.78%) Security Management
7 3 (5.08%) Network Design
8 1 (1.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) SQL
1 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.39%) C
2 2 (3.39%) C#
2 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.39%) VBScript
2 2 (3.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (67.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (44.07%) SC Cleared
2 26 (44.07%) Security Cleared
3 23 (38.98%) MCSE
4 20 (33.90%) MCSA
5 19 (32.20%) MCTS
6 16 (27.12%) DV Cleared
7 7 (11.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (8.47%) MCITP
9 4 (6.78%) A+ Certification
9 4 (6.78%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.69%) CCNA
10 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.03%) SLA
2 4 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (57.63%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
3 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 7 (11.86%) VMware ESX
5 6 (10.17%) Terminal Services
6 5 (8.47%) XenApp
7 2 (3.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) ARCserve
1 5 (8.47%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (8.47%) NetBackup
1 5 (8.47%) SCCM
2 4 (6.78%) SCOM
2 4 (6.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (6.78%) Backup Exec
2 4 (6.78%) DameWare
Vendors
1 58 (98.31%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.03%) Symantec
3 12 (20.34%) VMware
3 12 (20.34%) HP
4 11 (18.64%) Citrix
5 5 (8.47%) EMC
5 5 (8.47%) Cisco
6 4 (6.78%) Sage
6 4 (6.78%) Aruba
7 1 (1.69%) Mitel
7 1 (1.69%) NetApp
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