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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 66 90 59
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -31
Permanent jobs citing MCP 27 8 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.43% 0.79% 3.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.20% 2.58% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 36
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £28,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £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
375 310 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 33.81% 30.51% 35.30%
Number of salaries quoted 287 276 346
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £25,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,750
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 2 March 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 2 March 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 0 11 £42,500 +21.42%
Chippenham +13 4 £20,000 -50.00% 1
Calne 0 2 £21,000 +5.00%
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 40 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 27 (60.00%) ITIL
4 17 (37.78%) PRINCE2
5 14 (31.11%) Windows
5 14 (31.11%) MCSE
5 14 (31.11%) MCSA
5 14 (31.11%) CISSP
5 14 (31.11%) VMware
5 14 (31.11%) CHFI
5 14 (31.11%) SIEM
6 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
7 11 (24.44%) Linux
7 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
8 10 (22.22%) PCI DSS
9 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (20.00%) Firewall
9 9 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 9 (20.00%) Cisco
10 8 (17.78%) .NET
10 8 (17.78%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (17.78%) SAN
10 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
11 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (15.56%) DNS
11 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
11 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
11 7 (15.56%) DHCP
11 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
2 9 (20.00%) Firewall
3 8 (17.78%) SAN
4 7 (15.56%) DNS
4 7 (15.56%) DHCP
5 6 (13.33%) LAN
5 6 (13.33%) WAN
6 5 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (8.89%) Internet
8 3 (6.67%) Ethernet
8 3 (6.67%) SNMP
8 3 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (6.67%) Multicast
9 1 (2.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
1 3 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Analyst
1 10 (22.22%) Operations Manager
1 10 (22.22%) Security Manager
1 10 (22.22%) Security Operations Manager
2 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Developer
4 5 (11.11%) IT Operations Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.89%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Security Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.89%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.89%) CSS
3 4 (8.89%) Ajax
3 4 (8.89%) jQuery
3 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (8.89%) HTML
4 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.67%) Fat Client
4 3 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) UNIX
4 3 (6.67%) Solaris
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) ITIL
2 17 (37.78%) PRINCE2
3 14 (31.11%) SIEM
4 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (13.33%) Security Management
5 6 (13.33%) Security Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (11.11%) Coaching
6 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 5 (11.11%) Information Security
7 4 (8.89%) Security Architecture
7 4 (8.89%) MVC
7 4 (8.89%) Data Security
8 3 (6.67%) Business Continuity
8 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
8 3 (6.67%) Time Management
8 3 (6.67%) Performance Management
8 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) C#
2 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
3 3 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (31.11%) MCSE
2 14 (31.11%) MCSA
2 14 (31.11%) CISSP
2 14 (31.11%) CHFI
3 8 (17.78%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (11.11%) CCNP
4 5 (11.11%) Degree
4 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.89%) SSCP
6 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) MOS
7 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
1 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) SCCM
1 4 (8.89%) SCOM
2 3 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 3 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (6.67%) Netcool
2 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.11%) VMware
3 9 (20.00%) Cisco
3 9 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (8.89%) HP
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle
5 3 (6.67%) IBM
5 3 (6.67%) Sun
6 1 (2.22%) NetApp
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
Wiltshire
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car + shift allowance
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago