Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 108 106
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.35% 0.52% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.29% 1.51% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 11
Southampton median annual salary £35,000 £21,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% +5.00% -6.98%
Hampshire median annual salary £26,500 £26,750 £27,500
% change year-on-year -0.93% -2.73% +17.02%

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 Southampton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Southampton
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 388 463 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 27.02% 34.60% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 354 424 315
Southampton median annual salary £35,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,750 £23,125
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,000 £61,550
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.61% -2.35%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Southampton

MCP
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for MCP in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Southampton region with a requirement for MCP.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) High Availability
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (80.00%) MCSA
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Apple
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Veeam
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL V2
5 1 (20.00%) CentOS
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) High Availability
2 4 (80.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V2
3 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) Veeam
2 1 (20.00%) VMware