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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 79 76 90
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCP 17 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.41% 1.61% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.30% 5.35% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 10
Average salary £29,500 £47,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.89% +131.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £35,300
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
321 299 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 26.57% 30.14% 40.47%
Number of salaries quoted 273 256 442
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 August 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 August 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 -3 15 £29,500 -37.89% 1
Chippenham - 1 £27,500 -
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (76.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
3 10 (47.62%) Windows
3 10 (47.62%) VMware
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 9 (42.86%) .NET
4 9 (42.86%) C#
4 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (33.33%) MCSE
7 6 (28.57%) CSS
7 6 (28.57%) Web Services
7 6 (28.57%) HTML
7 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
7 6 (28.57%) MVC
7 6 (28.57%) jQuery
7 6 (28.57%) Ajax
7 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (23.81%) Firewall
8 5 (23.81%) Cisco
8 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
8 5 (23.81%) VoIP
8 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
9 4 (19.05%) Citrix
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
1 5 (23.81%) VoIP
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) Multicast
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Web Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Web Developer
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Web Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior .NET Web Developer
3 5 (23.81%) IT Support
4 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Leader
5 3 (14.29%) Lead C# Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Lead Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
1 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
2 6 (28.57%) CSS
2 6 (28.57%) Web Services
2 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 6 (28.57%) jQuery
2 6 (28.57%) Ajax
2 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 3 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) MVC
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (33.33%) MCSE
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (19.05%) CCNA
3 4 (19.05%) MCSA
3 4 (19.05%) MCDST
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.76%) Xen
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) Juniper
4 4 (19.05%) Sophos
4 4 (19.05%) Symantec
5 3 (14.29%) McAfee
6 2 (9.52%) IBM
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle