Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 142 164
Rank change year-on-year -1 +22 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCP 25 38 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.87% 1.21% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.87% 4.33% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 28 32 47
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £37,750 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.83% - -14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £19,600
90th Percentile £47,500 £57,500 £39,250
South East median annual salary £33,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year +11.67% -4.76% +14.55%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 646 877 1288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.53% 27.97% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 510 694 946
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Buckinghamshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for MCP in Buckinghamshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in Buckinghamshire

MCP
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Chesham - 7 £33,000 -
Amersham - 6 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes -11 5 £33,500 +11.67%
Aylesbury - 3 £27,500 -
High Wycombe +12 2 - -
Marlow -20 1 £30,000 -
MCP
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (92.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (64.00%) MCSE
4 15 (60.00%) Windows
5 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
5 14 (56.00%) VMware
6 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
6 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
7 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
8 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (36.00%) ITIL
9 8 (32.00%) MCSA
9 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (28.00%) MCITP
10 7 (28.00%) LAN
10 7 (28.00%) WAN
10 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (28.00%) Firewall
11 6 (24.00%) Finance
11 6 (24.00%) Automotive
11 6 (24.00%) Legal
11 6 (24.00%) Publishing
11 6 (24.00%) Migration
11 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
11 6 (24.00%) Retail
11 6 (24.00%) Data Management
11 6 (24.00%) SharePoint

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (24.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Firewall
1 7 (28.00%) LAN
1 7 (28.00%) WAN
2 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) SAN
4 2 (8.00%) VLAN
4 2 (8.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
General
1 6 (24.00%) Automotive
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
1 6 (24.00%) Legal
1 6 (24.00%) Local Government
1 6 (24.00%) Publishing
1 6 (24.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Consultant
1 7 (28.00%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Server Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) IT Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Network Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.00%) Mac OS X
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.00%) Mac OS
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Data Management
2 6 (24.00%) Integration Testing
2 6 (24.00%) Logistics
2 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (24.00%) UML
2 6 (24.00%) Use Case
2 6 (24.00%) User Stories
3 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.00%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (8.00%) Software Licensing
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.00%) Presales
4 1 (4.00%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (4.00%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (64.00%) MCSE
3 8 (32.00%) MCSA
4 7 (28.00%) MCITP
5 2 (8.00%) CCA
5 2 (8.00%) CCNA
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (8.00%) Degree
5 2 (8.00%) VCP6
5 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (4.00%) MCDST
6 1 (4.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (56.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) Nintex
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix
5 3 (12.00%) Apple
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
6 2 (8.00%) Snow
7 1 (4.00%) Adobe
7 1 (4.00%) IBM
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle