Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 149 196
Rank change year-on-year +1 +47 -41
Permanent jobs citing MCP 6 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.24% 0.78% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 2.25% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 25
Reading median annual salary £28,250 £28,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.88% -16.18% -15.00%
10th Percentile £22,950 £21,000 £24,400
90th Percentile £47,750 £33,750 £46,500
Berkshire median annual salary £23,000 £33,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year -31.34% +15.52% -17.14%

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 Reading with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Reading
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 763 1,068 1,648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 29.92% 34.88% 37.25%
Number of salaries quoted 585 700 1,246
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,950 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +6.38%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Reading

MCP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for MCP in Reading

MCP
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Reading over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for MCP in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for MCP.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
4 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL V2
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Skype
5 1 (16.67%) Mimecast
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Mimecast
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V2
2 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) CCSA
3 1 (16.67%) CCSE
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) HND
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Meraki
4 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (16.67%) Sophos
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam
4 1 (16.67%) ZyXEL