The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 46 48
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 12 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 3.45% 1.21% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.63% 6.38% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 0
Median salary £23,500 £33,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.85% -  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,950
% change year-on-year - +0.16%  

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 Portsmouth.

Academic & Professional Certification
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 95 47 90
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 27.30% 18.95% 30.51%
Number of salaries quoted 80 47 76
Median salary £30,000 £33,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.44% -21.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

MCP
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for MCP in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for MCP.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) MCTS
1 14 (100.00%) MCITP
1 14 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 14 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 12 (85.71%) Driving Licence
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) MCDST
2 12 (85.71%) LAN
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (85.71%) ITIL
2 12 (85.71%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) SLA
3 2 (14.29%) PBX
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) SCOM
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 14 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) LAN
1 12 (85.71%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) PBX
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Analyst
2 12 (85.71%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 12 (85.71%) Service Analyst
2 12 (85.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Lync Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 2 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) MCITP
1 14 (100.00%) MCTS
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (85.71%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) VMware