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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 115 121 88
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -33
Permanent jobs citing MCP 11 6 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.65% 0.32% 2.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.35% 1.08% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 43
Median salary £32,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,900 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
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
468 558 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 27.46% 29.68% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 377 446 424
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 £26,750 £28,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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 25 September 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Bristol

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 10 (47.62%) DNS
6 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
7 8 (38.10%) HP
7 8 (38.10%) VMware
8 7 (33.33%) Cisco
8 7 (33.33%) DHCP
8 7 (33.33%) MS Office
9 6 (28.57%) CCNA
9 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (28.57%) Sophos
9 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (23.81%) Wireless
10 5 (23.81%) Firewall
10 5 (23.81%) Citrix
10 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
10 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
11 4 (19.05%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (19.05%) MCSE
11 4 (19.05%) ITIL
11 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
11 4 (19.05%) Intel Security
11 4 (19.05%) A+ Certification
11 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery

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 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) DNS
2 7 (33.33%) DHCP
3 5 (23.81%) Firewall
3 5 (23.81%) Wireless
4 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (14.29%) LAN
5 3 (14.29%) PBX
5 3 (14.29%) WAN
5 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (9.52%) SAN
6 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.52%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Support Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Technical Support
3 5 (23.81%) IT Support
4 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Technician
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Wintel Support
4 3 (14.29%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Technical Support
5 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Field Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Field Service Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) LINQ
1 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Mac OS
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
5 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
5 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.76%) Android
6 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Change Control
3 1 (4.76%) CRM
3 1 (4.76%) High Availability
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (4.76%) MVC
3 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
1 3 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (28.57%) CCNA
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (19.05%) A+ Certification
3 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) MCSE
3 4 (19.05%) MCTS
3 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) CCENT
4 3 (14.29%) MCSA
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (9.52%) MCITP
6 1 (4.76%) Degree
6 1 (4.76%) HNC
6 1 (4.76%) HND
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 3 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (9.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) HP
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco
4 6 (28.57%) Sophos
5 5 (23.81%) Citrix
6 4 (19.05%) Intel Security
7 3 (14.29%) 3Com
7 3 (14.29%) arcserve
7 3 (14.29%) Draytek
7 3 (14.29%) NETGEAR
7 3 (14.29%) Panasonic
7 3 (14.29%) Remedy
7 3 (14.29%) Symantec
7 3 (14.29%) ZyXEL
8 2 (9.52%) Dell
8 2 (9.52%) IBM
9 1 (4.76%) CommVault