Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 233 221 239
Rank change year-on-year -12 +18 +30
Permanent jobs citing MCP 28 37 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.44% 0.60% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.68% 2.11% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 68
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £23,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +73.91% -45.88% +54.55%
10th Percentile £22,750 £18,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £44,000 £53,750
South East median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

MCP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,663 1,756 2,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.23% 28.64% 32.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,231 1,383 2,065
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £78,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing MCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Berkshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for MCP in Berkshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for MCP in Berkshire

MCP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -7 13 £77,500 +229.79% 2
Maidenhead -35 5 £23,500 -
Bracknell -27 3 £27,500 - 1
Slough -6 1 £30,000 +51.90%
MCP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 25 (89.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (75.00%) MCSE
3 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 14 (50.00%) Office 365
5 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
5 13 (46.43%) Windows
6 12 (42.86%) ITIL
6 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (39.29%) Presales
8 10 (35.71%) Project Management
9 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (28.57%) Network Security
9 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 8 (28.57%) Vendor Relationship Management
10 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
10 7 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
10 7 (25.00%) Windows 10
10 7 (25.00%) MCSA
11 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (21.43%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (21.43%) MCITP
11 6 (21.43%) Degree
11 6 (21.43%) Document Management
11 6 (21.43%) Metadata Management
11 6 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
11 6 (21.43%) Time Management
12 5 (17.86%) NETGEAR
12 5 (17.86%) Remote Desktop

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) Office 365
2 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Network Security
2 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Architect
1 8 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Administrator
2 6 (21.43%) IT Administrator
2 6 (21.43%) IT Systems Administrator
2 6 (21.43%) Lead Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (21.43%) Technical Leader
3 5 (17.86%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (7.14%) IT Technician
6 2 (7.14%) Support Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Support Technician
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.57%) Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Blog
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL
2 11 (39.29%) Presales
3 10 (35.71%) Project Management
4 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (28.57%) Vendor Relationship Management
5 7 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (21.43%) Document Management
6 6 (21.43%) Metadata Management
6 6 (21.43%) Time Management
7 5 (17.86%) Workflow
8 4 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
9 2 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (7.14%) Use Case
10 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
10 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
10 1 (3.57%) Migration
10 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (89.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (75.00%) MCSE
3 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 7 (25.00%) MCSA
5 6 (21.43%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (21.43%) Degree
5 6 (21.43%) MCITP
6 1 (3.57%) CCNA
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) NETGEAR
2 5 (17.86%) Sophos
3 4 (14.29%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Mitel