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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 76 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCP 9 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.04% 1.33% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.65% 4.17% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 4
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
339 288 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 39.15% 31.82% 34.24%
Number of salaries quoted 298 280 289
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 £22,500 £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 25 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 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) MS Excel
3 11 (64.71%) MCSE
3 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (58.82%) Windows
5 8 (47.06%) WAN
5 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
5 8 (47.06%) SQL
6 7 (41.18%) MCSA
6 7 (41.18%) MS Office
6 7 (41.18%) LAN
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (35.29%) A+ Certification
7 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
8 5 (29.41%) ITIL
9 4 (23.53%) ISO 9001
9 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
9 4 (23.53%) SLA
9 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
9 4 (23.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Management
9 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
9 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
9 4 (23.53%) Change Management
10 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
10 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
11 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (47.06%) SharePoint
2 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
3 4 (23.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (82.35%) MS Excel
2 7 (41.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) WAN
2 7 (41.18%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.88%) MS Access
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Support Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Service Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) IT Support
4 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
2 4 (23.53%) Change Management
2 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
2 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
2 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) MCSE
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (41.18%) MCSA
3 6 (35.29%) A+ Certification
4 2 (11.76%) MCTS
5 1 (5.88%) MCITP
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.88%) CCNP
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO 9001
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
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