The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 70 61
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.25% 0.17% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 0.68% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -  
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 Swindon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 102 148 135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 25.31% 24.79% 23.89%
Number of salaries quoted 88 125 97
Median salary £35,000 £46,150 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.16% +15.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

MCP
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for MCP in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 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 Swindon region with a requirement for MCP.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) SAN
6 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
6 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (14.29%) MCSE
6 1 (14.29%) MCSA
6 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco
6 1 (14.29%) ITSM
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) Clustering
6 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) IT Support
2 5 (71.43%) IT Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Technical Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) Data Encryption
1 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
1 1 (14.29%) ITSM
1 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
1 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
1 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
4 1 (14.29%) MCSA
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam