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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 126 96 109
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCP 10 29 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.53% 1.59% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.72% 5.44% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 7
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £25,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,950 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -20.00%
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
581 533 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 30.94% 29.30% 31.78%
Number of salaries quoted 471 377 427
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Bristol

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 13 (61.90%) MS Exchange
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) Citrix
3 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
5 9 (42.86%) Clustering
5 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
6 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
6 8 (38.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2000
7 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 6 (28.57%) MCTS
9 5 (23.81%) DNS
10 4 (19.05%) ITIL
10 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
10 4 (19.05%) SQL
10 4 (19.05%) VB
10 4 (19.05%) .NET
10 4 (19.05%) Degree
11 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
11 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (14.29%) Migration
11 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
11 3 (14.29%) WPF

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (61.90%) MS Exchange
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) VPN
3 2 (9.52%) MPLS
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
3 2 (9.52%) VLAN
4 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
1 5 (23.81%) Technical Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Network Support
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (9.52%) Wintel Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Junior
4 1 (4.76%) Support Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
1 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
2 3 (14.29%) WPF
2 3 (14.29%) LINQ
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) MVC
2 3 (14.29%) Workflow
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Change Control
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (14.29%) Coaching
3 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
3 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.52%) ITSM
3 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
1 4 (19.05%) VB
2 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 3 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (28.57%) MCTS
4 4 (19.05%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
6 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
4 3 (14.29%) XenApp
4 3 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) ARCserve
1 3 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) Citrix
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Symantec
4 2 (9.52%) Intel
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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