The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 75 75 85
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing MCP 11 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.28% 1.32% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.18% 4.14% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 3
Average salary £21,500 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
346 290 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 40.33% 31.94% 33.64%
Number of salaries quoted 304 282 284
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
Hampshire

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 29 July 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 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 16 (84.21%) MS Excel
3 13 (68.42%) MCSE
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (63.16%) Windows
5 9 (47.37%) MCSA
5 9 (47.37%) MS Office
6 8 (42.11%) SQL
6 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
6 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
6 8 (42.11%) WAN
6 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (36.84%) Windows 8
7 7 (36.84%) A+ Certification
7 7 (36.84%) LAN
8 5 (26.32%) ITIL
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
9 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Management
9 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (21.05%) Change Management
9 4 (21.05%) MCTS
9 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
9 4 (21.05%) ISO 9001
9 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
9 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
9 4 (21.05%) SLA
9 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
1 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (84.21%) MS Excel
2 9 (47.37%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) WAN
2 7 (36.84%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.26%) MS Access
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Support Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Service Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Support Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (15.79%) IT Support
5 3 (15.79%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Junior
6 2 (10.53%) Junior Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Developer
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (36.84%) Windows 8
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
2 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
2 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
2 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) MCSE
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (47.37%) MCSA
3 7 (36.84%) A+ Certification
4 4 (21.05%) MCTS
5 2 (10.53%) MCITP
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (5.26%) CCNP
6 1 (5.26%) CCNA
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO 9001
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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