Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 215 241 221
Rank change year-on-year +26 -20 +56
Permanent jobs citing MCP 21 28 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.37% 0.40% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.39% 1.55% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 25
Berkshire median annual salary £25,000 £36,250 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.03% +39.42% -10.34%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,350
90th Percentile £32,500 £60,000 £45,000
South East median annual salary £36,750 £32,500 £25,500
% change year-on-year +13.08% +27.45% -21.54%

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 1,508 1,801 1,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.64% 25.84% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,116 1,377 1,427
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -9.52%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,000 £76,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 +3 12 £24,750 -29.29%
Maidenhead +20 3 - -
Slough - 1 - -
MCP
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 18 (85.71%) ITIL
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) ITIL V2
4 6 (28.57%) LAN
5 5 (23.81%) MCSE
5 5 (23.81%) MCSA
5 5 (23.81%) SLA
6 4 (19.05%) .NET
6 4 (19.05%) Web Services
6 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (19.05%) Marketing
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) MCITP
6 4 (19.05%) Document Management
6 4 (19.05%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (19.05%) Workflow
6 4 (19.05%) Metadata Management
6 4 (19.05%) Machine Learning
7 3 (14.29%) Ticket Management
7 3 (14.29%) DevOps
7 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (14.29%) Mitel
7 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 3 (14.29%) Windows
7 3 (14.29%) VoIP
7 3 (14.29%) WAN

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 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) VoIP
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.76%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) IT Support
2 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) IT Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) IT Support Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) IT Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) IT Systems Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) ITIL V2
3 4 (19.05%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (19.05%) Document Management
3 4 (19.05%) Machine Learning
3 4 (19.05%) Metadata Management
3 4 (19.05%) Workflow
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Ticket Management
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) MCSA
2 5 (23.81%) MCSE
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 4 (19.05%) MCITP
4 3 (14.29%) CCNA
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (4.76%) CNE
5 1 (4.76%) Novell Certification
5 1 (4.76%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Avaya
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Mitel
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) VMware