The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Buckinghamshire / High Wycombe
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 37 31
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 4 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 2.60% 1.83% 4.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.26% 4.76% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 7
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -40.90%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,900
% change year-on-year - +0.33%  

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 High Wycombe.

Academic & Professional Certification
High Wycombe
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 39 84 126
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe 25.32% 38.53% 40.26%
Number of salaries quoted 24 83 90
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in High Wycombe

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in High Wycombe 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 High Wycombe

MCP
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

Salary trend for MCP in High Wycombe

MCP
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in High Wycombe over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 25 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 High Wycombe region with a requirement for MCP.

1 23 (95.83%) Microsoft
2 19 (79.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (66.67%) Windows
4 12 (50.00%) Office 365
4 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 12 (50.00%) MCSE
4 12 (50.00%) MCSA
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (33.33%) VMware
6 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 8 (33.33%) Windows 10
7 7 (29.17%) Driving Licence
7 7 (29.17%) Software Licensing
7 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Licensing
7 7 (29.17%) Snow
7 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (29.17%) Asset Management
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (20.83%) VTSP
9 5 (20.83%) Veeam
9 5 (20.83%) Software Asset Management
9 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (20.83%) Backup Exec
9 5 (20.83%) Firewall
9 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
9 5 (20.83%) Citrix
9 5 (20.83%) SAN
9 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
9 5 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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Co-occurring IT Skills in High Wycombe 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 5 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) Office 365
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) DHCP
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) ReSharper
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.50%) Dutch Language
1 3 (12.50%) French Language
1 3 (12.50%) German Language
1 3 (12.50%) Polish Language
1 3 (12.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) IT Support
2 6 (25.00%) Senior IT Support
3 5 (20.83%) Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) IT Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Support Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Support
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Support Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) VMware Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) VMware Technical Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) IT Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Software Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Software Licensing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.17%) Ajax
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) jQuery
1 1 (4.17%) Kendo UI
1 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Driving Licence
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Licensing
2 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Asset Management
1 7 (29.17%) Software Licensing
2 5 (20.83%) Software Asset Management
3 4 (16.67%) IT Asset Management
4 3 (12.50%) Analytics
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 3 (12.50%) Software License Management
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (50.00%) MCSA
2 12 (50.00%) MCSE
3 5 (20.83%) VTSP
4 3 (12.50%) CCNA
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Snow
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco
4 5 (20.83%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) Veeam
5 1 (4.17%) Telerik