The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 47 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 0.62% 2.65% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.50% 8.40% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 5
Average salary £20,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-60.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
MCP
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Qualifications Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
80 119 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 24.62% 31.48% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 68 97 91
Average salary £33,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

MCP
Salary Trend in Bath

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

MCP Salary Trend in Bath

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP.

1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
4 5 (45.45%) MCSA
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) CCNA
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) C
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
6 3 (27.27%) HND
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) Apache
7 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
7 2 (18.18%) DHCP
7 2 (18.18%) HTTP
7 2 (18.18%) NFS
7 2 (18.18%) Hyperic
7 2 (18.18%) HTML
7 2 (18.18%) Clustering
7 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
7 2 (18.18%) Incident Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Support Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) IT Support
4 3 (27.27%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (27.27%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (18.18%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) IT Operations Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Operations Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (45.45%) MCSA
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) HND
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) NFS
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) Xen
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
1 2 (18.18%) Hyperic
2 1 (9.09%) Netcool
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) HP