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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 59 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.35% 1.31% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.18% 4.35% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 9
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +39.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,800 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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
170 161 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 29.82% 30.21% 34.79%
Number of salaries quoted 136 124 206
Average salary £51,250 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 24 April 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Slough

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) OOD
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) Ext JS
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project Server
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) Ajax
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
1 3 (42.86%) JSON
1 3 (42.86%) WPF
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
1 3 (42.86%) Ext JS
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (14.29%) Regular Expression
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) OOD
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) PMP
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CISA
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco