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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 82 84 69
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCP 12 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.21% 0.42% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.74% 1.57% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 12
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
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
321 254 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 32.26% 26.51% 22.17%
Number of salaries quoted 226 220 186
Average salary £39,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 +4 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Salisbury - 2 £38,750 -
Calne - 1 £28,000 -
Malmesbury - 1 - -
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 33 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (79.49%) Microsoft
3 23 (58.97%) ITIL
4 14 (35.90%) PRINCE2
4 14 (35.90%) MCSA
4 14 (35.90%) CISSP
4 14 (35.90%) CHFI
4 14 (35.90%) SIEM
5 12 (30.77%) Firewall
6 11 (28.21%) Cisco
6 11 (28.21%) MCSE
7 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
7 10 (25.64%) Windows
7 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
8 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
9 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
9 8 (20.51%) VMware
9 8 (20.51%) PCI DSS
9 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (15.38%) Security Management
10 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (15.38%) HP
10 6 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
10 6 (15.38%) MS Office
11 5 (12.82%) Linux
11 5 (12.82%) Thin Client

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) Firewall
2 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (10.26%) Internet
3 4 (10.26%) LAN
3 4 (10.26%) WAN
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (5.13%) DNS
5 2 (5.13%) DHCP
6 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Operations Manager
2 8 (20.51%) Security Operations Manager
2 8 (20.51%) Security Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) IT Operations Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (10.26%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Security Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Team Leader
5 4 (10.26%) Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Ajax
1 4 (10.26%) jQuery
1 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (10.26%) HTML
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
1 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
1 4 (10.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.82%) Thin Client
3 5 (12.82%) Fat Client
3 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
3 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) ITIL
2 14 (35.90%) PRINCE2
2 14 (35.90%) SIEM
3 6 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (15.38%) Security Management
4 5 (12.82%) Information Security
4 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
5 4 (10.26%) Security Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Security Architecture
5 4 (10.26%) Business Continuity
5 4 (10.26%) MVC
5 4 (10.26%) Data Security
6 3 (7.69%) Coaching
6 3 (7.69%) Time Management
7 2 (5.13%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Management
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) C#
1 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (35.90%) MCSA
2 14 (35.90%) CISSP
2 14 (35.90%) CHFI
3 11 (28.21%) MCSE
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (12.82%) Degree
6 4 (10.26%) SSCP
7 3 (7.69%) CCNP
7 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 2 (5.13%) CCNA
9 1 (2.56%) ISEB
9 1 (2.56%) MOS
9 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
2 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (79.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.21%) Cisco
3 8 (20.51%) VMware
4 6 (15.38%) HP
4 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.69%) Dell