The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 46 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.35% - 3.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.37% - 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 12
Average salary £38,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
73 62 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.35% 29.25% 49.09%
Number of salaries quoted 55 54 142
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
Gloucestershire

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 23 July 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) Lync
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix