The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 101 109 98
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCP 24 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.19% 0.94% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.99% 2.76% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 21
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Qualifications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
601 616 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 29.72% 34.01% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 447 494 657
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCP
South West

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 18 April 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Bristol

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
1 47 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 40 (85.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (74.47%) MCTS
4 29 (61.70%) SQL Server
5 26 (55.32%) .NET
5 26 (55.32%) C#
5 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET
5 26 (55.32%) MCAD
5 26 (55.32%) MCSD
5 26 (55.32%) MVC
5 26 (55.32%) Scrum
5 26 (55.32%) WinForms
5 26 (55.32%) TDD
5 26 (55.32%) NUnit
5 26 (55.32%) WCF
5 26 (55.32%) WPF
5 26 (55.32%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (55.32%) Kanban
5 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (55.32%) Dependency Injection
5 26 (55.32%) Inversion of Control
5 26 (55.32%) MSTest
5 26 (55.32%) MVVM
5 26 (55.32%) Rhino Mocks
5 26 (55.32%) Moq
5 26 (55.32%) Spring.NET
5 26 (55.32%) Castle Windsor
5 26 (55.32%) Ninject
5 26 (55.32%) Razor View Engine

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 15 (31.91%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2000
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) Firewall
2 8 (17.02%) Wireless
2 8 (17.02%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (61.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (55.32%) NUnit
1 26 (55.32%) MSTest
1 26 (55.32%) Rhino Mocks
1 26 (55.32%) Moq
General
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
1 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Developer
1 26 (55.32%) .NET Developer
2 11 (23.40%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (17.02%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 8 (17.02%) Technical Support
4 6 (12.77%) Wintel Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Architect
5 3 (6.38%) IT Support
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Administrator
7 1 (2.13%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.13%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (55.32%) .NET
1 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET
1 26 (55.32%) WinForms
1 26 (55.32%) WCF
1 26 (55.32%) WPF
1 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET MVC
1 26 (55.32%) Spring.NET
1 26 (55.32%) Castle Windsor
1 26 (55.32%) Ninject
1 26 (55.32%) Razor View Engine
1 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 26 (55.32%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 26 (55.32%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.38%) Mac OS X
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) MVC
1 26 (55.32%) Scrum
1 26 (55.32%) TDD
1 26 (55.32%) Continuous Integration
1 26 (55.32%) Kanban
1 26 (55.32%) Dependency Injection
1 26 (55.32%) MVVM
1 26 (55.32%) Web Application Development
2 8 (17.02%) CRM
3 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.26%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL
5 1 (2.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) C#
2 8 (17.02%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) VBScript
3 1 (2.13%) VB
3 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (85.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (74.47%) MCTS
3 26 (55.32%) MCAD
3 26 (55.32%) MCSD
4 7 (14.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
4 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
5 5 (10.64%) MCSE
6 4 (8.51%) Degree
7 3 (6.38%) MCSA
8 2 (4.26%) MCITP
9 1 (2.13%) MCDST
9 1 (2.13%) ECDL
9 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (38.30%) Active Directory
2 12 (25.53%) Hyper-V
3 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (14.89%) Terminal Services
4 7 (14.89%) VMware ESX
5 6 (12.77%) XenApp
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
1 2 (4.26%) SCOM
1 2 (4.26%) ARCserve
1 2 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
1 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) Citrix
3 9 (19.15%) VMware
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle
5 2 (4.26%) Symantec
6 1 (2.13%) McAfee
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago