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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 83 69 79
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Permanent jobs citing MCP 14 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.44% 1.02% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.31% 2.87% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 2
Average salary £22,500 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.09% -24.28%
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
325 314 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 33.54% 35.60% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 260 291 240
Average salary £42,500 £39,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.91% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £22,880 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Southampton

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) MS Office
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) MCSE
5 5 (35.71%) MCSA
5 5 (35.71%) MCITP
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (28.57%) A+ Certification
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (21.43%) SLA
7 3 (21.43%) MCTS
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone
8 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Management
8 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 2 (14.29%) Windows 7

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Office
2 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (21.43%) IT Support
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Field 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
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Management
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (35.71%) MCSE
2 5 (35.71%) MCSA
2 5 (35.71%) MCITP
3 4 (28.57%) A+ Certification
4 3 (21.43%) MCTS
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (7.14%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Siemens
3 1 (7.14%) Mitel
Totton, Southampton
Amicus ITS
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago