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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 87 97 108
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.41% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.83% 1.55% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 8
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
241 387 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.13% 26.34% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 143 248 269
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,175 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 2 December 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013

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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) IT Technician
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Office Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware