The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 - 63
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.56% - 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% - 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Median salary £29,500 - £26,250
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,700
% change year-on-year - +1.01%  

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 Slough.

Academic & Professional Certification
Slough
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 66 180 158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 18.44% 35.09% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 56 168 111
Median salary £46,250 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.91% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £62,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

MCP
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for MCP in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 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 Slough region with a requirement for MCP.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) GPG13
2 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Professional Services Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Defence
1 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GPG13
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft