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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 96 135 97
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -38
Permanent jobs citing MCP 20 5 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.28% 0.27% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.88% 0.86% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 38
Median salary £26,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.46% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,200 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £45,600
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
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
410 583 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 26.33% 31.14% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 300 479 481
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £57,500 £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 8 December 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Bristol

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
3 20 (68.97%) Windows Server
4 17 (58.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
5 15 (51.72%) Firewall
6 14 (48.28%) VMware
6 14 (48.28%) MS Excel
6 14 (48.28%) Hyper-V
7 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
9 11 (37.93%) Citrix
10 10 (34.48%) MCSE
10 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (31.03%) LAN
11 9 (31.03%) WAN
12 8 (27.59%) MCSA
12 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
12 8 (27.59%) MS Office
12 8 (27.59%) ITIL
12 8 (27.59%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (24.14%) Windows 8
13 7 (24.14%) Windows Vista
13 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
13 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (17.24%) HP
14 5 (17.24%) DNS

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 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
2 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (48.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (27.59%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) Firewall
2 9 (31.03%) LAN
2 9 (31.03%) WAN
3 8 (27.59%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (17.24%) DNS
5 4 (13.79%) Wireless
6 2 (6.90%) DHCP
6 2 (6.90%) NAS
6 2 (6.90%) SAN
6 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.90%) VPN
7 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (3.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Support Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Wintel Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) IT Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) IT Support
4 6 (20.69%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Technical Support
4 6 (20.69%) Wintel Support
4 6 (20.69%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (13.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (13.79%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Desktop Support
5 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Network Support
5 4 (13.79%) Server Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Windows Server
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (24.14%) Windows 8
5 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (24.14%) Windows Vista
5 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
6 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.34%) Change Control
3 3 (10.34%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security Management
4 2 (6.90%) ISMS
4 2 (6.90%) Patch Management
4 2 (6.90%) Security Management
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (34.48%) MCSE
3 8 (27.59%) MCSA
4 3 (10.34%) CCNA
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) MCTS
4 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) A+ Certification
5 2 (6.90%) CCENT
5 2 (6.90%) HNC
5 2 (6.90%) HND
5 2 (6.90%) MCITP
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.45%) CCNP
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 14 (48.28%) Hyper-V
3 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (13.79%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (6.90%) Firmware
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
1 2 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 14 (48.28%) VMware
3 11 (37.93%) Citrix
4 5 (17.24%) HP
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) CommVault
5 3 (10.34%) Intel Security
6 2 (6.90%) 3Com
6 2 (6.90%) arcserve
6 2 (6.90%) Draytek
6 2 (6.90%) NETGEAR
6 2 (6.90%) Remedy
6 2 (6.90%) Sophos
6 2 (6.90%) Symantec
6 2 (6.90%) ZyXEL
7 1 (3.45%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) IBM