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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 45 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 0.35% 0.70% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.19% 2.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £23,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.00% -
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
84 73 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 29.58% 25.52% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 79 64 107
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,750 £52,500
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 2 March 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
4 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) MCSA
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (12.50%) Hyperic
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) Clustering
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (12.50%) Sage 1000
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (37.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) HND
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Sage
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) IBM