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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 59 42
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 0.23% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.94% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £27,823 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.39% -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
152 106 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 37.81% 24.88% 29.43%
Number of salaries quoted 112 82 59
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £48,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware