The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Slough region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 61 59 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCP 7 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.26% 1.30% 3.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.29% 3.63% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 15
Average salary £30,000 £21,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.53% -42.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £20,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Qualifications Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
163 248 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 29.42% 35.73% 30.61%
Number of salaries quoted 127 212 144
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCP
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Slough

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (76.92%) MCITP
2 9 (69.23%) MCTS
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (46.15%) Ajax
3 6 (46.15%) WCF
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
3 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (46.15%) HTML5
3 6 (46.15%) CSS3
3 6 (46.15%) Office 365
3 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) WSDL
3 6 (46.15%) MCDBA
3 6 (46.15%) LDAP
3 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) MCSD
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) LDAP
2 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) SharePoint Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Ajax
1 6 (46.15%) WCF
1 6 (46.15%) jQuery
1 6 (46.15%) HTML5
1 6 (46.15%) CSS3
1 6 (46.15%) WSDL
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
1 6 (46.15%) Web Services
1 6 (46.15%) XML
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) LINQ
2 3 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (23.08%) LINQ to SQL
2 3 (23.08%) XSL
2 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
1 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (23.08%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (76.92%) MCITP
2 9 (69.23%) MCTS
3 6 (46.15%) MCDBA
3 6 (46.15%) MCSD
4 4 (30.77%) MCSE
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) MCDST
6 1 (7.69%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
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