The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 82 68 61
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.25% 2.40% 2.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 6.71% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 20
Average salary £29,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% -2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
MCP
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
211 313 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 26.21% 35.73% 33.46%
Number of salaries quoted 191 289 257
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,650 £22,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

MCP
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

MCP Salary Trend in Southampton

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) MS Office
3 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (57.14%) MCSE
4 8 (57.14%) MCSA
5 7 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (50.00%) MCTS
5 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (42.86%) A+ Certification
7 5 (35.71%) ITIL
8 4 (28.57%) SLA
8 4 (28.57%) MCITP
9 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
9 3 (21.43%) Change Management
9 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
9 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
9 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Management
9 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
9 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (14.29%) LAN
10 2 (14.29%) WAN
10 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Office
2 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Junior Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Field Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.14%) PDA
3 1 (7.14%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
2 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
2 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Management
2 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (57.14%) MCSE
2 8 (57.14%) MCSA
3 7 (50.00%) MCTS
4 6 (42.86%) A+ Certification
5 4 (28.57%) MCITP
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (7.14%) MCDST
7 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Siemens
2 1 (7.14%) Mitel
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 24 days ago
Southampton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago