The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 95 107 94
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing MCP 30 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.65% 0.37% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.51% 1.18% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 28 5 16
Average salary £40,000 £22,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
544 507 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 29.96% 31.33% 39.46%
Number of salaries quoted 382 424 553
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
South West

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 July 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Bristol

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 54 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 46 (85.19%) Windows
3 43 (79.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (61.11%) SQL Server
4 33 (61.11%) MCTS
5 29 (53.70%) WCF
5 29 (53.70%) .NET
5 29 (53.70%) C#
5 29 (53.70%) ASP.NET
5 29 (53.70%) MCSD
6 25 (46.30%) MVC
6 25 (46.30%) MCAD
6 25 (46.30%) WPF
6 25 (46.30%) Scrum
6 25 (46.30%) WinForms
6 25 (46.30%) TDD
6 25 (46.30%) NUnit
6 25 (46.30%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (46.30%) Kanban
6 25 (46.30%) Spring.NET
6 25 (46.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (46.30%) Dependency Injection
6 25 (46.30%) Inversion of Control
6 25 (46.30%) MSTest
6 25 (46.30%) MVVM
6 25 (46.30%) Rhino Mocks
6 25 (46.30%) Moq
6 25 (46.30%) Castle Windsor
6 25 (46.30%) Ninject
6 25 (46.30%) Razor View Engine

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 15 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.52%) SharePoint
3 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (12.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
6 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (9.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (7.41%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (7.41%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.11%) MS Office
3 4 (7.41%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) DNS
2 5 (9.26%) Firewall
3 4 (7.41%) Intranet
4 3 (5.56%) DHCP
4 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (46.30%) NUnit
1 25 (46.30%) MSTest
1 25 (46.30%) Rhino Mocks
1 25 (46.30%) Moq
General
1 4 (7.41%) Back Office
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Developer
2 25 (46.30%) .NET Developer
3 5 (9.26%) Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Web Developer
4 4 (7.41%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (7.41%) IT Support
4 4 (7.41%) Software Licensing Specialist
5 3 (5.56%) Wintel Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Support
6 2 (3.70%) Wintel Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (53.70%) .NET
1 29 (53.70%) ASP.NET
1 29 (53.70%) WCF
2 25 (46.30%) WPF
2 25 (46.30%) WinForms
2 25 (46.30%) Spring.NET
2 25 (46.30%) ASP.NET MVC
2 25 (46.30%) Castle Windsor
2 25 (46.30%) Ninject
2 25 (46.30%) Razor View Engine
2 25 (46.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 25 (46.30%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (7.41%) Ajax
3 4 (7.41%) Silverlight
3 4 (7.41%) CSS
3 4 (7.41%) Web Services
3 4 (7.41%) XHTML
3 4 (7.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (46.30%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (12.96%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.41%) Clustering
3 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 46 (85.19%) Windows
2 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.26%) Windows XP
4 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.56%) Mac OS X
5 3 (5.56%) Linux
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Vista
5 3 (5.56%) CentOS
5 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) MVC
1 25 (46.30%) Scrum
1 25 (46.30%) TDD
1 25 (46.30%) Dependency Injection
1 25 (46.30%) MVVM
1 25 (46.30%) Continuous Integration
1 25 (46.30%) Kanban
1 25 (46.30%) Web Application Development
2 9 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (12.96%) Asset Management
4 4 (7.41%) ITIL
5 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.56%) Service Management
5 3 (5.56%) Project Planning
5 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.56%) Change Control
5 3 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.70%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) C#
2 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.70%) SQL
4 1 (1.85%) VBScript
4 1 (1.85%) VB
4 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (79.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (61.11%) MCTS
3 29 (53.70%) MCSD
4 25 (46.30%) MCAD
5 9 (16.67%) MCSE
6 7 (12.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (12.96%) Degree
7 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 5 (9.26%) MCITP
9 4 (7.41%) MCSA
9 4 (7.41%) CCSP
9 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (3.70%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.41%) Terminal Services
4 4 (7.41%) VMware ESX
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (5.56%) XenApp
5 3 (5.56%) vSphere
5 3 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.70%) ARCserve
2 2 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.70%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.67%) VMware
3 6 (11.11%) Citrix
3 6 (11.11%) Symantec
4 5 (9.26%) Cisco
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle
5 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.56%) Dell
6 2 (3.70%) McAfee
7 1 (1.85%) Apple
7 1 (1.85%) HP
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