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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 68 77 78
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCP 14 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.96% 1.39% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.93% 3.48% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 12
Average salary £20,000 £21,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -14.00%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -20.00%
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
236 345 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 33.05% 40.02% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 183 302 278
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 £24,750 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (90.32%) MS Excel
3 23 (74.19%) MS Office
4 21 (67.74%) A+ Certification
5 20 (64.52%) Service Desk Management
6 14 (45.16%) SLA
7 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
7 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
8 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
8 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
8 8 (25.81%) VMware
9 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (19.35%) ITIL
11 5 (16.13%) Citrix
12 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (9.68%) MCITP
13 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
13 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
13 3 (9.68%) MCSE
13 3 (9.68%) MCSA
13 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
13 3 (9.68%) Service Management
13 3 (9.68%) Change Management
14 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (6.45%) COM

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (29.03%) MS Exchange
2 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (90.32%) MS Excel
2 23 (74.19%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Analyst
1 22 (70.97%) Service Analyst
1 22 (70.97%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) IT Administrator
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.45%) Administrator
3 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.23%) IT Support
4 1 (3.23%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Service Desk Management
2 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
3 6 (19.35%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.68%) Service Management
4 3 (9.68%) Change Management
4 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) A+ Certification
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.68%) MCITP
3 3 (9.68%) MCSE
3 3 (9.68%) MCSA
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (45.16%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
1 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Citrix
Southampton, Hampshire
Amicus ITS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago