Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 240 204
Rank change year-on-year +48 -36 +34
Permanent jobs citing MCP 72 25 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.14% 0.37% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.94% 0.98% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 72 24 70
Hampshire median annual salary £26,500 £26,750 £26,875
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.93% -0.47% +19.44%
10th Percentile £22,750 £17,825 £20,000
90th Percentile £43,850 £45,250 £67,625
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 Hampshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1828 2560 2322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 28.95% 37.49% 32.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1459 2110 1914
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -3.61% -2.35%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £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 Hampshire

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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
Portsmouth - 31 £23,500 -
Farnborough +11 15 £42,000 +20.00%
Fareham +13 8 £26,000 +2.97%
Basingstoke -1 7 £32,500 -19.75%
Southampton -4 5 £35,000 +66.67%
Gosport - 3 £26,000 -
Havant -1 1 £40,000 +36.75%
MCP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (94.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (93.06%) Microsoft
4 60 (83.33%) Active Directory
5 56 (77.78%) MS Exchange
6 50 (69.44%) ITIL
7 48 (66.67%) MCITP
8 42 (58.33%) WAN
9 37 (51.39%) Windows 7
10 35 (48.61%) Microsoft Office
11 34 (47.22%) Windows Server
12 32 (44.44%) MCTS
13 31 (43.06%) MCSE
14 29 (40.28%) LAN
14 29 (40.28%) SC Cleared
14 29 (40.28%) Security Cleared
15 27 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
15 27 (37.50%) MCDST
15 27 (37.50%) Driving Licence
16 26 (36.11%) VMware
16 26 (36.11%) High Availability
17 25 (34.72%) Problem Management
18 24 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
18 24 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
19 22 (30.56%) Service Delivery
19 22 (30.56%) IIS
20 20 (27.78%) DV Cleared
21 18 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
21 18 (25.00%) PowerShell
22 17 (23.61%) Exchange Server 2013

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 56 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 24 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (30.56%) IIS
4 17 (23.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (15.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (48.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (58.33%) WAN
2 29 (40.28%) LAN
3 17 (23.61%) Firewall
4 16 (22.22%) VPN
5 14 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (19.44%) Cisco PIX
5 14 (19.44%) DSL
5 14 (19.44%) Ethernet
5 14 (19.44%) MPLS
5 14 (19.44%) Remote Desktop
5 14 (19.44%) SSL
5 14 (19.44%) VoIP
6 11 (15.28%) Skype
7 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.17%) PBX
8 3 (4.17%) SAN
9 2 (2.78%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) MySQL
General
1 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (41.67%) Analyst
2 27 (37.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 27 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 27 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (19.44%) Consultant
3 14 (19.44%) IT Consultant
3 14 (19.44%) Technical Consultant
4 13 (18.06%) VMware Consultant
4 13 (18.06%) VMware Technical Consultant
5 11 (15.28%) Support Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) IT Support
7 7 (9.72%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 6 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Server Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Server Support
9 5 (6.94%) Data Centre Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 27 (37.50%) Driving Licence
2 14 (19.44%) Clustering
2 14 (19.44%) Replication
3 6 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (51.39%) Windows 7
3 34 (47.22%) Windows Server
4 27 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (15.28%) Linux
8 9 (12.50%) CentOS
8 9 (12.50%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (69.44%) ITIL
2 26 (36.11%) High Availability
3 25 (34.72%) Problem Management
4 22 (30.56%) Service Delivery
5 14 (19.44%) Integration Testing
5 14 (19.44%) Load Balancing
5 14 (19.44%) Migration
5 14 (19.44%) Presales
5 14 (19.44%) Server Building
6 12 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 8 (11.11%) CRM
7 8 (11.11%) Customer-Centricity
7 8 (11.11%) Release Management
7 8 (11.11%) Time Management
8 6 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.78%) Performance Management
11 1 (1.39%) ITIL V2
11 1 (1.39%) ITIL V3
11 1 (1.39%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 17 (23.61%) SQL
3 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 68 (94.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (66.67%) MCITP
3 32 (44.44%) MCTS
4 31 (43.06%) MCSE
5 29 (40.28%) SC Cleared
5 29 (40.28%) Security Cleared
6 27 (37.50%) MCDST
7 20 (27.78%) DV Cleared
8 16 (22.22%) CCNA
8 16 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (19.44%) CCIE
9 14 (19.44%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (19.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (13.89%) MCSA
11 8 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (2.78%) DBS Check
13 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 60 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 18 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (20.83%) Terminal Services
4 14 (19.44%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.78%) Firmware
5 2 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (20.83%) Backup Exec
2 14 (19.44%) vCenter Server
3 8 (11.11%) WSUS
4 2 (2.78%) SCOM
5 1 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (93.06%) Microsoft
2 26 (36.11%) VMware
3 16 (22.22%) Veeam
4 15 (20.83%) Cisco
4 15 (20.83%) Dell
4 15 (20.83%) HP
4 15 (20.83%) Symantec
5 14 (19.44%) Draytek
5 14 (19.44%) Juniper
5 14 (19.44%) ProCurve
5 14 (19.44%) SonicWALL
5 14 (19.44%) Veritas
5 14 (19.44%) WatchGuard
5 14 (19.44%) ZyXEL
6 8 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.39%) Acronis
7 1 (1.39%) Apple