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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 96 82 77
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCP 4 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.35% 1.39% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.04% 5.33% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 13
Average salary £23,500 £29,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.33% -37.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -20.00%
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
386 319 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 33.71% 26.04% 30.81%
Number of salaries quoted 335 273 256
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -1 2 £22,000 -25.42%
Salisbury - 2 £32,500 -
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (93.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco
3 10 (62.50%) MCSE
4 8 (50.00%) ITIL
4 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (43.75%) HP
6 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 6 (37.50%) Linux
6 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 5 (31.25%) VMware
7 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 5 (31.25%) Windows
7 5 (31.25%) MS Office
7 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (31.25%) SCCM
8 4 (25.00%) Dell
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (18.75%) Clustering
9 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
9 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
9 3 (18.75%) DHCP
9 3 (18.75%) CCNA
9 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 3 (18.75%) DNS
9 3 (18.75%) MCSA
9 3 (18.75%) SCOM
9 3 (18.75%) Fat Client

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (31.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) HTTP
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MSI
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) IT Security Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) IT Security Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 2 (12.50%) IT Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) Ajax
1 1 (6.25%) jQuery
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
1 3 (18.75%) Fat Client
1 3 (18.75%) HP Storage
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
1 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (12.50%) Security Management
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 2 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Time Management
2 2 (12.50%) SIEM
2 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) MVC
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (62.50%) MCSE
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (18.75%) MCSA
5 3 (18.75%) CCNA
6 2 (12.50%) CISSP
6 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) CHFI
7 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (6.25%) MCDST
7 1 (6.25%) MCTS
7 1 (6.25%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco
3 7 (43.75%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) Dell
6 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint