The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 158 138
Rank change year-on-year +7 -20  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 25 33 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.85% 0.95% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% 2.60% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 53
Median salary £23,500 £30,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.66% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 927 1269 1311
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 31.47% 36.47% 35.87%
Number of salaries quoted 792 1053 1060
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing MCP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Hampshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for MCP in Hampshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Hampshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in Hampshire

MCP
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth +2 13 £23,500 -29.85%
Southampton +7 5 £30,000 +42.85%
Farnborough - 5 £39,000 - 2
Winchester - 2 £22,500 -
MCP
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 40 (90.91%) Windows
1 40 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 37 (84.09%) Active Directory
3 36 (81.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (65.91%) MS Exchange
5 22 (50.00%) ITIL
5 22 (50.00%) MCITP
6 21 (47.73%) Windows Server
7 20 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
7 20 (45.45%) WAN
8 18 (40.91%) VMware
8 18 (40.91%) Windows 7
9 16 (36.36%) MCTS
10 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
10 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
10 15 (34.09%) LAN
11 14 (31.82%) Hyper-V
11 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (29.55%) Driving Licence
12 13 (29.55%) MCDST
13 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (27.27%) Citrix
14 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (20.45%) High Availability
16 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
16 9 (20.45%) SLA
17 8 (18.18%) SQL
17 8 (18.18%) SQL Server

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 29 (65.91%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (11.36%) IIS
5 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (45.45%) WAN
2 15 (34.09%) LAN
3 7 (15.91%) Firewall
4 5 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (11.36%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (11.36%) DSL
4 5 (11.36%) Ethernet
4 5 (11.36%) MPLS
4 5 (11.36%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (11.36%) SSL
4 5 (11.36%) VoIP
4 5 (11.36%) VPN
5 3 (6.82%) SAN
6 2 (4.55%) DHCP
6 2 (4.55%) DNS
6 2 (4.55%) PBX
6 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.55%) SAP BW
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Analyst
2 15 (34.09%) Service Analyst
2 15 (34.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (29.55%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) IT Support
5 7 (15.91%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 5 (11.36%) Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) IT Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) IT Support Technician
6 5 (11.36%) IT Technician
6 5 (11.36%) Support Technician
6 5 (11.36%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (9.09%) IT Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) IT Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
7 4 (9.09%) VMware Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) CSS
1 2 (4.55%) HTML
1 2 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Driving Licence
2 5 (11.36%) Clustering
2 5 (11.36%) Replication
3 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (90.91%) Windows
2 21 (47.73%) Windows Server
3 18 (40.91%) Windows 7
4 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
6 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.27%) CentOS
8 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) High Availability
3 6 (13.64%) Change Management
4 5 (11.36%) Integration Testing
4 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
4 5 (11.36%) Migration
4 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
4 5 (11.36%) Server Building
4 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.09%) Presales
5 4 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (2.27%) ITIL V2
7 1 (2.27%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
2 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (81.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (50.00%) MCITP
3 16 (36.36%) MCTS
4 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
4 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
5 13 (29.55%) MCDST
6 7 (15.91%) MCSE
6 7 (15.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (13.64%) MCSA
8 5 (11.36%) CCIE
8 5 (11.36%) CCNA
8 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (11.36%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (9.09%) A+ Certification
9 4 (9.09%) Degree
10 2 (4.55%) CCA
10 2 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (84.09%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.82%) Hyper-V
3 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.36%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Backup Exec
1 5 (11.36%) vCenter Server
2 2 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.91%) VMware
3 12 (27.27%) Citrix
4 6 (13.64%) Draytek
4 6 (13.64%) SonicWALL
4 6 (13.64%) Symantec
4 6 (13.64%) Veeam
4 6 (13.64%) WatchGuard
5 5 (11.36%) Cisco
5 5 (11.36%) Dell
5 5 (11.36%) HP
5 5 (11.36%) Juniper
5 5 (11.36%) ProCurve
5 5 (11.36%) Veritas
5 5 (11.36%) ZyXEL
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle
6 2 (4.55%) SAP
7 1 (2.27%) Apple
Hampshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + on call allow+o/t
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000.00 per annum
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