The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 99 - 104
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% - 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% - 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Median salary £35,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
MCP
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
316 475 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.53% 30.57% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 195 334 243
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £58,100 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MCP
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

MCP Salary Trend in Edinburgh

MCP
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for MCP.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Office Automation
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix