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 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 61 65 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.34% 1.22% 3.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.55% 4.65% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 16
Average salary £27,250 £31,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.09% -34.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £25,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £50,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -20.00%
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
129 172 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 22.09% 26.26% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 123 142 120
Average salary £42,500 £45,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.10% -3.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 31 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) SCOM
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 1 (14.29%) MCSA
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 1 (14.29%) .NET

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Server Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Operations Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
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