The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Wokingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 26 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 1.54% 13.48% 12.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 32.43% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 12
Average salary £23,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.85% +6.06%
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.85% -6.66%
MCP
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wokingham region.

Qualifications Category
Wokingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
17 37 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wokingham 26.15% 41.57% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 28
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £47,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wokingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Wokingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Wokingham

MCP
Salary Trend in Wokingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Wokingham region.

MCP Salary Trend in Wokingham

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wokingham

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wokingham 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (50.00%) CQRS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCAD
2 1 (50.00%) MCSD
2 1 (50.00%) OO

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Wokingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wokingham 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) CQRS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCAD
2 1 (50.00%) MCSD
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft