Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 139 161
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22 +19
Permanent jobs citing MCP 8 34 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.33% 1.09% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.16% 3.68% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9 34 2
Oxfordshire median annual salary £32,500 £45,000 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.78% +62.16% +7.77%
10th Percentile £21,250 £35,500 £18,675
90th Percentile £43,600 £52,500 £39,025
South East median annual salary £32,500 £33,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -2.99% +11.67% -8.40%

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 690 924 822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 28.07% 29.62% 29.14%
Number of salaries quoted 604 801 676
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -22 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Abingdon - 3 £32,500 -
Bicester - 1 £22,500 -
MCP
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
3 6 (75.00%) VLAN
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (50.00%) MCSE
5 4 (50.00%) MCSA
5 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (50.00%) Firewall
5 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (50.00%) Office 365
6 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (37.50%) NAS
6 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (37.50%) Degree
6 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (37.50%) IT Strategy
6 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (37.50%) QNAP
6 3 (37.50%) Mimecast
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (37.50%) SOLIDWORKS

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 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (37.50%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (37.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) VLAN
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) NAS
5 3 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support
1 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) IT Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
1 3 (37.50%) IT Strategy
1 3 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCSA
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
4 1 (12.50%) CCENT
4 1 (12.50%) MCITP
4 1 (12.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) pfSense
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) QNAP
3 3 (37.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Dell