Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 223 283
Rank change year-on-year 0 +60 -32
Permanent jobs citing MCP 31 73 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.49% 0.84% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.71% 2.65% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 70 52
Berkshire median annual salary £23,000 £42,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.88% +46.55% -17.14%
10th Percentile £18,875 £24,325 £21,875
90th Percentile £40,000 £54,250 £70,500
South East median annual salary £33,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +11.67% -7.69% +18.18%

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 1810 2752 3723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.45% 31.68% 33.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1408 2023 2811
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +8.25% +2.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £78,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Bracknell +1 17 £27,000 -48.57% 1
Reading +33 9 £23,500 -17.54%
Slough 0 2 £19,750 -57.53%
Maidenhead +5 1 - -
MCP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 30 (96.77%) Microsoft
2 28 (90.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (77.42%) MCSE
4 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
5 16 (51.61%) Time Management
5 16 (51.61%) Customer Engagement
5 16 (51.61%) Project Management
5 16 (51.61%) Presales
6 15 (48.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (45.16%) Office 365
8 12 (38.71%) Network Security
8 12 (38.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 12 (38.71%) Windows
8 12 (38.71%) Citrix Certification
9 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
10 9 (29.03%) ITIL
11 7 (22.58%) HP
11 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
12 6 (19.35%) VMware
13 5 (16.13%) SLA
13 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
13 5 (16.13%) Degree
14 4 (12.90%) Business Development
14 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4 (12.90%) VCDX
14 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
14 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
14 4 (12.90%) VCAP
14 4 (12.90%) Line Management

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 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.23%) Documentum
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (45.16%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Network Security
2 3 (9.68%) DNS
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) HTTP
4 1 (3.23%) MPLS
4 1 (3.23%) PBX
4 1 (3.23%) Skype
4 1 (3.23%) SMTP
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (3.23%) Advertising
1 1 (3.23%) Back Office
1 1 (3.23%) Front Office
1 1 (3.23%) Games
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Architect
2 12 (38.71%) Lead Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Support Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Virtualisation Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
5 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) IT Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) IT Support
5 3 (9.68%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
4 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.23%) CentOS
5 1 (3.23%) Fedora
5 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Customer Engagement
1 16 (51.61%) Presales
1 16 (51.61%) Project Management
1 16 (51.61%) Time Management
2 12 (38.71%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (29.03%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Business Development
4 4 (12.90%) Line Management
5 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL V2
6 2 (6.45%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (3.23%) CRM
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.23%) Test Management
7 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (90.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (77.42%) MCSE
3 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
4 12 (38.71%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (16.13%) Degree
5 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
6 4 (12.90%) VCAP
6 4 (12.90%) VCDX
6 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
8 2 (6.45%) CCNA
8 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (6.45%) HND
8 2 (6.45%) MCSA
9 1 (3.23%) CISSP
9 1 (3.23%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
9 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (3.23%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) GPG13
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) Firmware
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) HP
3 6 (19.35%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Avaya
4 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) Kaspersky
4 1 (3.23%) LogRhythm
4 1 (3.23%) Lumension
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat