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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 63 87 79
Rank change year-on-year +24 -8  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 13 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.62% 0.83% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.71% 2.39% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 17
Median salary £30,000 £34,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +23.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year - -1.63%  

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 Wiltshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wiltshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 276 376 350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 34.41% 34.65% 31.19%
Number of salaries quoted 242 329 235
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -2.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +19 6 £31,500 -11.88%
Trowbridge +7 2 - -
Calne - 1 £28,000 -
Chippenham - 1 £41,500 -
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (94.74%) Windows
3 14 (73.68%) VMware
4 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (57.89%) Firewall
5 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
6 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (47.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (47.37%) CCNA
7 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
7 8 (42.11%) WAN
7 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (42.11%) Office 365
8 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (31.58%) MCITP
9 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
9 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (31.58%) DHCP
9 6 (31.58%) MCSE
9 6 (31.58%) MCSA
9 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
9 6 (31.58%) DNS
10 5 (26.32%) SLA
10 5 (26.32%) Cisco
10 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
10 5 (26.32%) LAN
10 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (26.32%) Problem Management

MCP
Top Related 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 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (15.79%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) WAN
3 6 (31.58%) DHCP
3 6 (31.58%) DNS
4 5 (26.32%) LAN
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (15.79%) DSL
5 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
5 3 (15.79%) MPLS
5 3 (15.79%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (15.79%) SSL
5 3 (15.79%) VoIP
5 3 (15.79%) VPN
6 2 (10.53%) Internet
7 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Support Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) IT Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) IT Support
4 5 (26.32%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Consultant
6 3 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) IT Consultant
8 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Citrix Consultant
8 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Clustering
2 4 (21.05%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) Unix
8 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Network Management
1 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
2 4 (21.05%) High Availability
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Server Building
4 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Encryption
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.53%) ITSM
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Management
4 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
4 2 (10.53%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (47.37%) CCNA
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (47.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (31.58%) MCITP
3 6 (31.58%) MCSA
3 6 (31.58%) MCSE
4 3 (15.79%) CCIE
4 3 (15.79%) CCNP
4 3 (15.79%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.26%) MCDBA
5 1 (5.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Terminal Services
4 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) Veeam
5 3 (15.79%) Dell
5 3 (15.79%) Draytek
5 3 (15.79%) Juniper
5 3 (15.79%) ProCurve
5 3 (15.79%) SonicWALL
5 3 (15.79%) Symantec
5 3 (15.79%) Veritas
5 3 (15.79%) WatchGuard
5 3 (15.79%) ZyXEL
6 2 (10.53%) Mitel
7 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix