The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South West / Bristol
Rank 107 120 117
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCP 17 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.05% 0.51% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.73% 1.53% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 13
Median salary £26,000 £32,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -17.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £39,250 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%

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

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
456 589 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.29% 33.60% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 343 519 454
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

MCP
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

MCP Salary Trend in Bristol

MCP
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

MCP Salary Histogram in Bristol

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Bristol region with a requirement for MCP.

1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 20 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 16 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 14 (50.00%) Firewall
5 14 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
7 12 (42.86%) VMware
8 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
8 11 (39.29%) MCSE
8 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (35.71%) LAN
9 10 (35.71%) WAN
10 9 (32.14%) MCSA
10 9 (32.14%) MS Office
10 9 (32.14%) ITIL
10 9 (32.14%) Citrix
10 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (32.14%) Windows 8
11 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (28.57%) Windows Vista
11 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 8 (28.57%) Windows XP
11 8 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
13 4 (14.29%) CCNA
13 4 (14.29%) Wireless

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
2 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (32.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Firewall
2 10 (35.71%) LAN
2 10 (35.71%) WAN
3 8 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (14.29%) DNS
4 4 (14.29%) Wireless
5 3 (10.71%) VPN
6 2 (7.14%) NAS
6 2 (7.14%) SAN
7 1 (3.57%) DHCP
7 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Support Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) IT Support
3 7 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Desktop Support
5 5 (17.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 5 (17.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (17.86%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Network Support
5 5 (17.86%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Wintel Support
5 5 (17.86%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (32.14%) Windows 8
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Vista
5 8 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (10.71%) Patch Management
2 3 (10.71%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (7.14%) Business Development
3 2 (7.14%) Change Control
3 2 (7.14%) Information Security
3 2 (7.14%) Information Security Management
3 2 (7.14%) ISMS
3 2 (7.14%) Presales
3 2 (7.14%) Project Management
3 2 (7.14%) Security Management
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (39.29%) MCSE
3 9 (32.14%) MCSA
4 4 (14.29%) CCNA
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (10.71%) Degree
5 3 (10.71%) MCTS
6 2 (7.14%) A+ Certification
6 2 (7.14%) CCENT
6 2 (7.14%) CCNP
6 2 (7.14%) HNC
6 2 (7.14%) HND
6 2 (7.14%) VCAP
6 2 (7.14%) VCDX
7 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
3 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.14%) Firmware
4 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
3 9 (32.14%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) CommVault
6 2 (7.14%) 3Com
6 2 (7.14%) Draytek
6 2 (7.14%) NETGEAR
6 2 (7.14%) ZyXEL
7 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
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