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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 129 114
Rank change year-on-year +29 -15  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 14 9 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.06% 0.47% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.18% 1.31% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 30
Median salary £25,500 £26,500 £23,579
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.77% +12.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,400 £20,450
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £41,500 £53,750
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 Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 440 687 1027
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 33.43% 35.89% 41.05%
Number of salaries quoted 292 535 608
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 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 Reading region with a requirement for MCP.

1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (53.85%) ITIL
4 12 (46.15%) Windows
5 10 (38.46%) CCNA
5 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (34.62%) LAN
6 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
7 8 (30.77%) WAN
7 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (26.92%) MCSE
9 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
10 5 (19.23%) DHCP
10 5 (19.23%) DNS
10 5 (19.23%) ITIL V2
11 4 (15.38%) Skype for Business
11 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
11 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
11 4 (15.38%) SCCM
11 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
12 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (11.54%) HP
12 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
12 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
12 3 (11.54%) Documentum
12 3 (11.54%) Cisco
12 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
12 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
12 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
12 3 (11.54%) Asset Management

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 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 4 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 3 (11.54%) Documentum
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) LAN
2 8 (30.77%) WAN
3 5 (19.23%) DHCP
3 5 (19.23%) DNS
4 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
5 2 (7.69%) PABX
5 2 (7.69%) PBX
5 2 (7.69%) Skype
5 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
5 2 (7.69%) VoIP
6 1 (3.85%) VLAN
6 1 (3.85%) VPN
6 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Advertising
1 1 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) IT Support
2 9 (34.62%) Support Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 5 (19.23%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) IT Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) IT Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Support
5 3 (11.54%) Asset Management Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Management Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Senior IT Support
5 3 (11.54%) Senior IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL V2
3 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
4 3 (11.54%) Coaching
4 3 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (11.54%) Network Management
4 3 (11.54%) Presales
4 3 (11.54%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (38.46%) CCNA
2 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (26.92%) MCSE
4 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CCNP
5 1 (3.85%) VCP5
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) WSUS
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco
2 3 (11.54%) HP
2 3 (11.54%) Lumension
2 3 (11.54%) Snow
3 2 (7.69%) Avaya
3 2 (7.69%) Mitel
3 2 (7.69%) NEC
4 1 (3.85%) NetApp
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
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