Period
to 21 July 2017

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 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 87 89
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.37% 0.56% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.60% 2.25% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 7
Swindon median annual salary £21,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £19,500 £17,500 £20,400
90th Percentile £31,500 £41,250 £40,900
Wiltshire median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -25.00% +23.08% -

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 187 267 267
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 22.86% 24.88% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 159 229 223
Swindon median annual salary £40,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.44% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,758 £26,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £75,000 £56,250
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

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 21 July 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Support Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) VMware