The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 50 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.31% - 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.12% - 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
MCP
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Qualifications Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
89 69 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 27.22% 29.36% 33.00%
Number of salaries quoted 69 63 72
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £23,500 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

MCP
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Cheltenham region.

MCP Salary Trend in Cheltenham

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) LPIC
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) LPIC
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP