The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 66 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.79% 0.50% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.82% 1.83% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 5
Average salary £53,750 £26,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+102.83% -41.11%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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 Slough region.

Qualifications Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
177 164 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 27.83% 27.06% 29.81%
Number of salaries quoted 134 150 164
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

MCP
Salary Trend in Slough

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

MCP Salary Trend in Slough

MCP
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Slough region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Slough

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) MCSE
4 3 (37.50%) MCSA
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) WPF
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) SCCM
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) Ext JS
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project Server
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (25.00%) WPF
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (25.00%) Ajax
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
1 2 (25.00%) Ext JS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (12.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) MVC
1 2 (25.00%) Time Management
1 2 (25.00%) OO
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) MCSA
4 1 (12.50%) CISA
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) MCTS
4 1 (12.50%) MCITP
4 1 (12.50%) PMP
4 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint