Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 147 171
Rank change year-on-year -20 +24 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCP 9 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.32% 0.77% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.36% 2.46% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 6
Oxfordshire median annual salary £32,500 £49,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.67% +96.00% -39.02%
10th Percentile £21,100 £42,500 £20,250
90th Percentile £36,675 £52,500 £33,750
South East median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year +1.56% +1.59% +8.62%

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 661 854 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 23.49% 31.11% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 595 724 694
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Abingdon - 5 £32,500 -
Oxford -33 1 £38,000 -19.15%
Woodstock - 1 £21,500 -
Bicester - 1 £22,500 -
Kidlington - 1 £30,000 -
MCP
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) LAN
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
4 6 (66.67%) Degree
4 6 (66.67%) Firewall
4 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (66.67%) WAN
5 5 (55.56%) DHCP
5 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
5 5 (55.56%) VPN
5 5 (55.56%) DNS
5 5 (55.56%) HP
5 5 (55.56%) SAP
5 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
5 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
5 5 (55.56%) Wireless
5 5 (55.56%) Information Security
5 5 (55.56%) VLAN
5 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
5 5 (55.56%) SOLIDWORKS
5 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
5 5 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (55.56%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (55.56%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (55.56%) Problem-Solving

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 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) NServiceBus
3 1 (11.11%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (55.56%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) DHCP
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) VLAN
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) Skype
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) IT Security Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Security Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Support Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Support
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
1 5 (55.56%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
2 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
1 5 (55.56%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Microservices
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) SOLID
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCENT
3 1 (11.11%) GNVQ
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) MCPD
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Apple