The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 65 55 58
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.17% 0.92% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 3.70% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 4
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
MCP
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Qualifications Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
152 135 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 25.42% 24.95% 22.20%
Number of salaries quoted 131 101 107
Average salary £46,150 £39,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.33% -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

MCP
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Swindon region.

MCP Salary Trend in Swindon

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (72.73%) HP
4 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
5 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
5 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
6 6 (54.55%) IIS
6 6 (54.55%) MCTS
6 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
7 5 (45.45%) Degree
7 5 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
7 5 (45.45%) NAS
7 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (45.45%) Local Government
7 5 (45.45%) Ruckus Wireless
7 5 (45.45%) Raspberry Pi
7 5 (45.45%) Nimble Storage
7 5 (45.45%) DBS Check
7 5 (45.45%) SmoothWall
7 5 (45.45%) SQL
7 5 (45.45%) VBScript
7 5 (45.45%) VB
7 5 (45.45%) HND
7 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
7 5 (45.45%) DHCP
7 5 (45.45%) DNS

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 (54.55%) IIS
2 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DHCP
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
1 5 (45.45%) IPv4
1 5 (45.45%) NAS
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
1 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (45.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) ICT Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) IT Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Server Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Support Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) Ajax
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Raspberry Pi
2 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) VB
1 5 (45.45%) VBScript
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (54.55%) MCTS
3 5 (45.45%) DBS Check
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) HND
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (27.27%) MCSE
5 1 (9.09%) MCSA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SmoothWall
2 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 8 (72.73%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) Dell
4 5 (45.45%) Nimble Storage
4 5 (45.45%) Ruckus Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco