Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 74 59
Rank change year-on-year +46 -15 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCP 17 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 5.47% 0.45% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.89% 2.48% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 1
Luton median annual salary £45,000 £34,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% -32.00% -4.76%
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +18.75%

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 Luton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Luton
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 90 121 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 28.94% 18.14% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 83 95 83
Luton median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +21.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £73,500 £67,500 £76,000
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +12.50%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Luton

MCP
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for MCP in Luton

MCP
Salary Histogram in Luton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Luton over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for MCP in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Luton region with a requirement for MCP.

1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (70.59%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) MCSA
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 11 (64.71%) ITIL
3 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
4 10 (58.82%) MCSE
5 7 (41.18%) LAN
5 7 (41.18%) WAN
5 7 (41.18%) Citrix
5 7 (41.18%) VLAN
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
6 6 (35.29%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (29.41%) Migration
7 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (29.41%) VMware
7 5 (29.41%) ITSM
7 5 (29.41%) Service Management
7 5 (29.41%) CMMI
7 5 (29.41%) CCNP
7 5 (29.41%) CCNA
7 5 (29.41%) CCA
7 5 (29.41%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
7 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) LAN
1 7 (41.18%) VLAN
1 7 (41.18%) WAN
2 6 (35.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Team Leader
2 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) IT Support
4 3 (17.65%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Technician
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Technician
6 1 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (5.88%) IT Technician
6 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
3 5 (29.41%) Business Transformation
3 5 (29.41%) CMMI
3 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (29.41%) ITSM
3 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) Proactive Monitoring
3 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (64.71%) MCSA
3 10 (58.82%) MCSE
4 6 (35.29%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (29.41%) CCA
5 5 (29.41%) CCNA
5 5 (29.41%) CCNP
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (29.41%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Citrix
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) VMware