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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 72 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCP 4 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.60% 0.85% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.12% 2.53% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 8
Average salary £62,500 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+98.41% -21.25%
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
189 198 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 28.29% 33.85% 33.15%
Number of salaries quoted 142 171 167
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 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 19 December 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Slough

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) PMP
4 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project Server
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) Ajax
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) WPF
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) Ext JS
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (16.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (16.67%) PMP
4 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CISA
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
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