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 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 121 100 108
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCP 7 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.37% 1.15% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.15% 4.18% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 16
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £35,000 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
610 479 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 31.90% 27.64% 33.95%
Number of salaries quoted 482 357 470
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,525
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 March 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Bristol

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 40 (80.00%) Windows
2 35 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 32 (64.00%) Microsoft
4 27 (54.00%) VMware
5 21 (42.00%) MS Exchange
6 18 (36.00%) Citrix
6 18 (36.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (34.00%) Hyper-V
7 17 (34.00%) Exchange Server 2000
7 17 (34.00%) Clustering
8 16 (32.00%) XenApp
8 16 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
9 15 (30.00%) SQL
9 15 (30.00%) MS Office
9 15 (30.00%) Terminal Services
9 15 (30.00%) VMware ESX
10 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (28.00%) PowerShell
10 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (28.00%) Blackberry
10 14 (28.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (28.00%) Change Control
10 14 (28.00%) Mentoring
11 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (26.00%) SQL Server

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 21 (42.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (34.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (28.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
5 9 (18.00%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (30.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) VPN
1 10 (20.00%) MPLS
1 10 (20.00%) VLAN
2 9 (18.00%) Firewall
2 9 (18.00%) ISDN
3 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) NUnit
1 3 (6.00%) MSTest
1 3 (6.00%) Moq
2 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Consultant
1 11 (22.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 10 (20.00%) Service Desk Manager
2 10 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 8 (16.00%) Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Wintel Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Support Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support
6 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Desktop Support
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) .NET
1 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (10.00%) XML
3 4 (8.00%) Web Services
3 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.00%) WinForms
5 2 (4.00%) Ajax
5 2 (4.00%) WCF
5 2 (4.00%) WPF
5 2 (4.00%) LINQ
5 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) Clustering
2 14 (28.00%) Blackberry
3 10 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (22.00%) Windows XP
2 11 (22.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (4.00%) Android
4 2 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (28.00%) Change Control
2 14 (28.00%) Mentoring
3 12 (24.00%) ITIL
4 11 (22.00%) Service Management
4 11 (22.00%) Coaching
4 11 (22.00%) Problem Management
5 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 10 (20.00%) Software Deployment
5 10 (20.00%) CRM
5 10 (20.00%) ITSM
6 9 (18.00%) Change Management
7 6 (12.00%) MVC
8 3 (6.00%) OOD
8 3 (6.00%) OO
8 3 (6.00%) TDD
9 2 (4.00%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (4.00%) Line Management
9 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) SQL
2 14 (28.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (14.00%) C#
4 5 (10.00%) VB
4 5 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (22.00%) Degree
4 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (16.00%) MCDST
6 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (10.00%) MCSE
7 5 (10.00%) MCSA
7 5 (10.00%) CCA
7 5 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.00%) CCNA
8 2 (4.00%) MCTS
8 2 (4.00%) VCP4
8 2 (4.00%) CCENT
9 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.00%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (34.00%) Hyper-V
4 16 (32.00%) XenApp
5 15 (30.00%) Terminal Services
5 15 (30.00%) VMware ESX
6 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) ARCserve
1 4 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (8.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (8.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (54.00%) VMware
3 18 (36.00%) Citrix
4 4 (8.00%) Symantec
5 2 (4.00%) McAfee
5 2 (4.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco
5 2 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) Intel
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago