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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 107 96 108
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCP 10 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.51% 1.20% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.86% 4.21% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 18
Average salary £46,250 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.10%
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
538 522 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 27.43% 28.46% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 441 382 471
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,300 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 31 March 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Bristol

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 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 22 (70.97%) Active Directory
2 21 (67.74%) Windows
3 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
4 15 (48.39%) VMware
5 11 (35.48%) SQL
5 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
5 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
5 11 (35.48%) Mentoring
6 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (32.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (32.26%) Citrix
6 10 (32.26%) Clustering
7 9 (29.03%) Terminal Services
7 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
7 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
8 8 (25.81%) Coaching
8 8 (25.81%) Problem Management
8 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2000
8 8 (25.81%) ITIL
9 7 (22.58%) SLA
9 7 (22.58%) VPN
9 7 (22.58%) .NET
9 7 (22.58%) C#
9 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
9 7 (22.58%) MPLS
9 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
9 7 (22.58%) Service Management
9 7 (22.58%) ITSM
9 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
9 7 (22.58%) VLAN

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2000
3 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
4 5 (16.13%) IIS
5 4 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Office
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) VPN
1 7 (22.58%) MPLS
1 7 (22.58%) VLAN
2 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 5 (16.13%) ISDN
3 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) NUnit
1 3 (9.68%) MSTest
1 3 (9.68%) Moq
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Service Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Service Desk Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Wintel Architect
3 5 (16.13%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support
4 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Desktop Support
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
1 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
2 5 (16.13%) XML
3 4 (12.90%) Web Services
4 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.45%) WCF
5 2 (6.45%) WPF
5 2 (6.45%) LINQ
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (6.45%) WinForms
5 2 (6.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Clustering
2 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
3 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
5 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
2 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (6.45%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Mentoring
2 8 (25.81%) Coaching
2 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Problem Management
3 7 (22.58%) Software Deployment
3 7 (22.58%) ITSM
3 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
3 7 (22.58%) Service Management
4 6 (19.35%) CRM
4 6 (19.35%) MVC
5 5 (16.13%) Change Management
5 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (12.90%) Change Control
7 3 (9.68%) OOD
7 3 (9.68%) OO
7 3 (9.68%) TDD
8 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.45%) Migration
8 2 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (6.45%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) C#
3 5 (16.13%) VB
3 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
4 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) Degree
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (16.13%) MCDST
5 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) MCTS
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (70.97%) Active Directory
2 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
3 9 (29.03%) Terminal Services
4 6 (19.35%) XenApp
5 5 (16.13%) VMware ESX
6 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) ARCserve
1 3 (9.68%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
1 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 15 (48.39%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Citrix
4 3 (9.68%) Symantec
5 2 (6.45%) Intel
6 1 (3.23%) McAfee
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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