Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 97 93
Rank change year-on-year -15 -4 +35
Permanent jobs citing MCP 15 24 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.84% 1.57% 1.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.16% 4.41% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 28
Wiltshire median annual salary £30,000 £25,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -40.12% +50.06%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,350 £32,675
90th Percentile £52,500 £25,000 £47,500
South West median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -25.37% -4.29%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 693 544 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 38.98% 35.70% 36.25%
Number of salaries quoted 530 466 529
Wiltshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.92% +5.33% -4.87%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,750 £21,760
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,460
South West median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Wiltshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for MCP in Wiltshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for MCP in Wiltshire

MCP
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -18 10 £30,000 +42.86% 1
Calne - 3 £28,750 -
Chippenham - 3 £26,000 -
MCP
South West

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) Office 365
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (60.00%) MCSE
4 8 (53.33%) CCNA
4 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (53.33%) Windows 8
5 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (40.00%) Business Continuity
5 6 (40.00%) Firewall
5 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
5 6 (40.00%) Internet
5 6 (40.00%) DHCP
5 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) SCCM
7 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
7 4 (26.67%) Software Deployment
7 4 (26.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (26.67%) Skype
7 4 (26.67%) Application Discovery
7 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (26.67%) MCDST
7 4 (26.67%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
7 4 (26.67%) QA

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (26.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DHCP
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
1 6 (40.00%) Internet
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) Skype
4 2 (13.33%) DSL
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 2 (13.33%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MSI
General
1 3 (20.00%) Legal
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) IT Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) IT Support
3 5 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Applications Packager
4 3 (20.00%) Incident Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Applications Packager
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Packager
5 2 (13.33%) Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Desktop Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 8
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (26.67%) Application Discovery
3 4 (26.67%) Break/Fix
3 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (26.67%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Software Deployment
3 4 (26.67%) Tech Ops
4 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Compliance Audit
5 2 (13.33%) ITSM
5 2 (13.33%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (26.67%) VB
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) MCSE
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (53.33%) CCNA
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) MCDST
4 2 (13.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
1 4 (26.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Symantec
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco