Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 147 180
Rank change year-on-year -7 +33 -44
Permanent jobs citing MCP 25 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.81% 0.48% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.89% 1.65% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 25 7 9
Oxfordshire median annual salary £38,000 £25,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.00% -7.41% -5.26%
10th Percentile £34,000 £21,800 £23,500
90th Percentile £52,000 £33,300 £44,950
South East median annual salary £32,000 £28,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +12.28% -17.39% +6.15%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 866 789 1,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 27.98% 29.31% 31.84%
Number of salaries quoted 766 664 858
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +10.39%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Oxfordshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for MCP in Oxfordshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for MCP in Oxfordshire

MCP
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. 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
Oxford +5 25 £38,000 +36.94% 1
MCP
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (96.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (92.00%) .NET
3 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (92.00%) MCPD
3 23 (92.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (92.00%) Test Automation
3 23 (92.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 23 (92.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 21 (84.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 18 (72.00%) Microservices
5 18 (72.00%) Kendo UI
5 18 (72.00%) NServiceBus
5 18 (72.00%) HTML5
5 18 (72.00%) MVC
5 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
5 18 (72.00%) C#
5 18 (72.00%) HTML
5 18 (72.00%) SOLID
6 16 (64.00%) .NET Framework
6 16 (64.00%) Entity Framework
6 16 (64.00%) Sitefinity
7 7 (28.00%) SSDT
8 6 (24.00%) Windows
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.00%) WinForms
9 5 (20.00%) GitHub
10 2 (8.00%) Web Development

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 18 (72.00%) NServiceBus
2 16 (64.00%) Sitefinity
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SSDT
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (92.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (84.00%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Applications Developer
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Senior Applications Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (20.00%) .NET Applications Developer
3 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 5 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Web Applications Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Officer
5 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) .NET
2 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
2 18 (72.00%) HTML
2 18 (72.00%) HTML5
2 18 (72.00%) Kendo UI
3 16 (64.00%) .NET Framework
3 16 (64.00%) Entity Framework
4 5 (20.00%) WinForms
5 2 (8.00%) Ajax
5 2 (8.00%) CSS
5 2 (8.00%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (92.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 23 (92.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 23 (92.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (72.00%) Microservices
2 18 (72.00%) MVC
2 18 (72.00%) SOLID
3 2 (8.00%) Web Development
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (96.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (92.00%) MCPD
3 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.00%) ECDL
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) MOS
3 1 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Apple
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) VMware