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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 110 108
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.21% 0.92% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 3.24% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 14
Median salary £55,000 £32,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.23% -11.56%  
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 Oxfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 446 432 456
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 30.80% 28.44% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 398 362 324
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,275
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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
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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thame - 3 £55,000 -
MCP
South East

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

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (44.44%) CRM
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) IIS
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Identity Management
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Case Management
4 4 (44.44%) Line Management
4 4 (44.44%) Retail
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (44.44%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (33.33%) Fat Client
5 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) PLM
5 3 (33.33%) Teamcenter
5 3 (33.33%) Siemens NX
5 3 (33.33%) Itk
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (33.33%) Change Management
5 3 (33.33%) Workflow
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (33.33%) Siemens

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 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (11.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Itk
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Case Management
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
1 4 (44.44%) Identity Management
1 4 (44.44%) Line Management
2 3 (33.33%) CAD
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) PLM
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Siemens
3 1 (11.11%) VMware