Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 226 220
Rank change year-on-year -19 -6 +82
Permanent jobs citing MCP 9 28 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.15% 0.44% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 1.51% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 74
Berkshire median annual salary £77,500 £23,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +236.96% -42.50% +44.14%
10th Percentile £30,000 £18,875 £21,700
90th Percentile £81,250 £37,750 £57,250
South East median annual salary £32,500 £33,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -2.99% +11.67% -8.40%

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 1,604 1,856 2,663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.86% 28.91% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,104 1,433 1,959
Berkshire median annual salary £49,985 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.08% -14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +3 5 £77,500 +174.34% 1
Maidenhead -28 2 - -
Slough -9 1 £30,000 +51.90% 1
Bracknell -26 1 £27,500 +1.85%
MCP
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 5 (55.56%) MCSE
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 4 (44.44%) Presales
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) Time Management
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (44.44%) Vendor Relationship Management
2 4 (44.44%) Thought Leadership
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Mitel
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Avaya
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange

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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Lead Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Leader
2 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Mitel Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Mitel Support
2 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Customer Engagement
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (44.44%) Presales
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Thought Leadership
1 4 (44.44%) Time Management
1 4 (44.44%) Vendor Relationship Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) MCSE
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Mitel
3 2 (22.22%) Avaya
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) HP