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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 71 76 77
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCP 9 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.32% 1.66% 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 4.01% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 12
Average salary £20,000 £21,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -31.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £17,500 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £24,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £29,900 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -20.26%
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
180 349 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 26.32% 41.45% 31.84%
Number of salaries quoted 161 299 267
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 4 September 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Southampton

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
2 26 (92.86%) MS Excel
3 25 (89.29%) Windows
4 21 (75.00%) MS Office
5 19 (67.86%) A+ Certification
5 19 (67.86%) Service Desk Management
6 13 (46.43%) SLA
7 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (21.43%) VMware
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
9 4 (14.29%) Service Management
10 3 (10.71%) Change Management
10 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
10 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (10.71%) CCIE
10 3 (10.71%) ITIL
10 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
10 3 (10.71%) Citrix
10 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
10 3 (10.71%) Line Management
10 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (7.14%) COM
11 2 (7.14%) Degree

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (92.86%) MS Excel
2 21 (75.00%) MS Office
General
1 2 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Analyst
1 19 (67.86%) Service Analyst
1 19 (67.86%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Head of Architecture
3 3 (10.71%) Head of Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Head of Technology
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Service Desk Management
2 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (10.71%) Change Management
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.71%) Line Management
5 1 (3.57%) ITSM
5 1 (3.57%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 19 (67.86%) A+ Certification
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.71%) CCIE
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (46.43%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
Southampton, Hampshire
Amicus ITS
Salary: £20,000 per annum plus shift allowance of 15% of basic annual salary
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £65,000 to £80,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 25 days ago