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

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 77 91 65
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -26
Permanent jobs citing MCP 16 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.45% 0.38% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.47% 1.52% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 18
Average salary £24,750 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.84% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £32,500 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £38,550 £44,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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
358 264 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 32.40% 25.00% 31.26%
Number of salaries quoted 229 237 272
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +2 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Chippenham - 4 £20,000 -
Calne - 2 £21,000 -
Malmesbury - 1 - -
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 39 (88.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 28 (63.64%) ITIL
4 19 (43.18%) PRINCE2
5 16 (36.36%) MCSA
5 16 (36.36%) CISSP
5 16 (36.36%) CHFI
5 16 (36.36%) SIEM
6 14 (31.82%) Firewall
7 13 (29.55%) TCP/IP
8 12 (27.27%) MCSE
9 11 (25.00%) Cisco
9 11 (25.00%) Windows
9 11 (25.00%) VMware
10 10 (22.73%) Management Information System
10 10 (22.73%) PCI DSS
11 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
11 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (18.18%) Hyper-V
12 8 (18.18%) Security Management
12 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
12 8 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (18.18%) CheckPoint
12 8 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
13 7 (15.91%) .NET
13 7 (15.91%) Linux
14 6 (13.64%) LAN
14 6 (13.64%) WAN

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) Firewall
2 13 (29.55%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.64%) LAN
3 6 (13.64%) WAN
3 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (11.36%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (11.36%) DHCP
4 5 (11.36%) DNS
5 4 (9.09%) SAN
5 4 (9.09%) Internet
6 3 (6.82%) Ethernet
6 3 (6.82%) SNMP
6 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.55%) Multicast
8 1 (2.27%) NAS
8 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MSI
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Analyst
1 10 (22.73%) Operations Manager
1 10 (22.73%) Security Manager
1 10 (22.73%) Security Operations Manager
2 6 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (13.64%) Service Analyst
2 6 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (13.64%) Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) IT Operations Manager
4 4 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 4 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 4 (9.09%) CSS
2 4 (9.09%) Ajax
2 4 (9.09%) jQuery
2 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.82%) Fat Client
4 3 (6.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Solaris
3 3 (6.82%) UNIX
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) ITIL
2 19 (43.18%) PRINCE2
3 16 (36.36%) SIEM
4 8 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (18.18%) Security Management
5 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (13.64%) Security Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Coaching
6 5 (11.36%) Information Security
6 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.09%) Data Security
7 4 (9.09%) MVC
7 4 (9.09%) Security Architecture
8 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
8 3 (6.82%) Time Management
8 3 (6.82%) Change Control
8 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.82%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) C#
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
1 4 (9.09%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (88.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (36.36%) MCSA
2 16 (36.36%) CISSP
2 16 (36.36%) CHFI
3 12 (27.27%) MCSE
4 8 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (11.36%) CCNP
6 5 (11.36%) Degree
7 4 (9.09%) SSCP
8 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
8 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.27%) MOS
9 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) SCCM
2 3 (6.82%) SCOM
2 3 (6.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (6.82%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.55%) Netcool
Vendors
1 33 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) Cisco
2 11 (25.00%) VMware
3 8 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 4 (9.09%) HP
5 3 (6.82%) Sun
6 2 (4.55%) IBM
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle
7 1 (2.27%) Dell
7 1 (2.27%) NetApp
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