The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 82 71
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 4 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.56% 0.40% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.45% 1.58% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 8
Median salary £45,000 £28,750 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.52% -33.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £23,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £33,750 £45,000
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 Oxford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 163 190 252
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 22.93% 25.50% 31.66%
Number of salaries quoted 374 338 516
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,875 £26,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,125
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Oxford

MCP
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for MCP in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 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 Oxford region with a requirement for MCP.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) MCPD
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (100.00%) NServiceBus
1 4 (100.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Kendo UI
1 4 (100.00%) SSDT
1 4 (100.00%) Microservices
1 4 (100.00%) SOLID

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 4 (100.00%) NServiceBus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Applications Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Web Applications Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Web Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Web Applications Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) Kendo UI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (100.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Microservices
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) SOLID
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCPD
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft