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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 106 133 100
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -33
Permanent jobs citing MCP 11 9 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.70% 0.46% 1.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.34% 1.51% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 28
Median salary £25,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.21% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,800 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £52,100 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
MCP
South West

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
471 596 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 29.98% 30.39% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 389 491 448
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 30 June 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Bristol

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 18 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (57.69%) Windows 7
5 13 (50.00%) MS Office
6 12 (46.15%) DHCP
7 11 (42.31%) DNS
7 11 (42.31%) ITIL
7 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
8 10 (38.46%) VMware
8 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (34.62%) Cisco
9 9 (34.62%) CCNA
9 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (30.77%) Intel Security
11 7 (26.92%) Citrix
11 7 (26.92%) HP
11 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
11 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
11 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (26.92%) MCTS
11 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
12 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
12 6 (23.08%) A+ Certification
13 5 (19.23%) Sophos
13 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
13 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
13 5 (19.23%) MCSA

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 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Office
2 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) DHCP
2 11 (42.31%) DNS
3 4 (15.38%) LAN
3 4 (15.38%) SAN
3 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 4 (15.38%) WAN
3 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (11.54%) PBX
4 3 (11.54%) Unified Communications
4 3 (11.54%) VPN
4 3 (11.54%) Wireless
5 2 (7.69%) NAS
5 2 (7.69%) SSL
6 1 (3.85%) ADSL
6 1 (3.85%) Broadband
6 1 (3.85%) Firewall
6 1 (3.85%) MPLS
6 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MSI
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Games
1 2 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Technical Support
3 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Field Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Field Service Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) IT Support
3 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Technical Support
4 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) IT Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.85%) LINQ
1 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows 7
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
4 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (19.23%) Linux
6 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
7 3 (11.54%) Mac OS
7 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
8 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
8 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (3.85%) Android
9 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Time Management
3 3 (11.54%) Patch Management
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) High Availability
4 2 (7.69%) ITSM
4 2 (7.69%) Matrix Management
4 2 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) MVC
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.69%) VBScript
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) VB
2 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (34.62%) CCNA
2 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (26.92%) MCTS
3 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
4 6 (23.08%) A+ Certification
5 5 (19.23%) MCDST
5 5 (19.23%) MCSA
5 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) Degree
6 4 (15.38%) MCITP
6 4 (15.38%) MCSE
7 3 (11.54%) CCENT
8 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
8 2 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (7.69%) Terminal Services
4 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.69%) XenApp
5 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) NetBackup
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 9 (34.62%) Cisco
4 8 (30.77%) Intel Security
5 7 (26.92%) Citrix
5 7 (26.92%) HP
6 5 (19.23%) Sophos
7 3 (11.54%) 3Com
7 3 (11.54%) Draytek
7 3 (11.54%) NETGEAR
7 3 (11.54%) Panasonic
7 3 (11.54%) ZyXEL
8 2 (7.69%) arcserve
8 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
8 2 (7.69%) Forcepoint
8 2 (7.69%) Infoblox
8 2 (7.69%) Juniper
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle
8 2 (7.69%) Remedy
8 2 (7.69%) Symantec