The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 76 80 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCP 25 18 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.19% 1.69% 2.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.51% 4.85% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 33
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
MCP
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
333 371 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 29.24% 34.84% 36.88%
Number of salaries quoted 297 317 364
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

MCP Salary Trend in Wiltshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

MCP
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +18 13 £40,000 +14.28%
Melksham - 3 £27,000 -
Corsham - 2 £55,000 -
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 43 (89.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (60.42%) Microsoft
3 23 (47.92%) ITIL
4 22 (45.83%) VMware
5 20 (41.67%) Windows
6 19 (39.58%) MCSE
7 16 (33.33%) MCSA
8 15 (31.25%) PRINCE2
8 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
9 14 (29.17%) Cisco
9 14 (29.17%) Hyper-V
10 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (27.08%) Linux
11 12 (25.00%) CISSP
11 12 (25.00%) Firewall
11 12 (25.00%) CHFI
11 12 (25.00%) SIEM
12 11 (22.92%) .NET
13 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
13 10 (20.83%) SAN
14 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
14 9 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
14 9 (18.75%) PCI DSS
15 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (16.67%) DNS
15 8 (16.67%) DHCP
15 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
15 8 (16.67%) C#
15 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) IIS
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Firewall
2 10 (20.83%) SAN
3 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 8 (16.67%) DNS
4 8 (16.67%) DHCP
5 5 (10.42%) VoIP
5 5 (10.42%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (10.42%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (8.33%) Multicast
6 4 (8.33%) Internet
7 3 (6.25%) WAN
7 3 (6.25%) Ethernet
7 3 (6.25%) SNMP
7 3 (6.25%) LAN
8 1 (2.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (6.25%) Advertising
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Operations Manager
1 9 (18.75%) Security Manager
1 9 (18.75%) Security Operations Manager
2 8 (16.67%) Developer
2 8 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Server Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.42%) IT Support
5 5 (10.42%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior .NET Web Developer
6 4 (8.33%) IT Operations Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Server Support
6 4 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) .NET
2 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
4 5 (10.42%) jQuery
4 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (10.42%) HTML
4 5 (10.42%) Ajax
4 5 (10.42%) CSS
5 4 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Windows
2 13 (27.08%) Linux
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.25%) Solaris
5 3 (6.25%) UNIX
6 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) ITIL
2 15 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 12 (25.00%) SIEM
4 7 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 6 (12.50%) Security Management
5 6 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (10.42%) Coaching
6 5 (10.42%) MVC
7 4 (8.33%) Information Security
7 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 4 (8.33%) ITIL V3
8 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.25%) Security Architecture
8 3 (6.25%) Change Control
8 3 (6.25%) Data Security
8 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.08%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) C#
2 6 (12.50%) SQL
3 5 (10.42%) VB.NET
4 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (89.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (39.58%) MCSE
3 16 (33.33%) MCSA
4 12 (25.00%) CISSP
4 12 (25.00%) CHFI
5 9 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (14.58%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (10.42%) CCNP
8 4 (8.33%) CCNA
8 4 (8.33%) Degree
8 4 (8.33%) MCDST
8 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
9 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
9 3 (6.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) Hyper-V
2 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
4 4 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.08%) Xen
5 1 (2.08%) vSphere
5 1 (2.08%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
1 4 (8.33%) SCOM
1 4 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 3 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (6.25%) Netcool
3 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) Microsoft
2 22 (45.83%) VMware
3 14 (29.17%) Cisco
4 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 5 (10.42%) IBM
6 4 (8.33%) HP
6 4 (8.33%) Citrix
6 4 (8.33%) Juniper
6 4 (8.33%) Symantec
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle
6 4 (8.33%) Sophos
7 3 (6.25%) McAfee
7 3 (6.25%) Sun
8 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.08%) NetApp