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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 106 -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.37% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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
309 356 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.92% 22.04% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 191 225 163
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (33.33%) SMS
4 2 (33.33%) MCSA
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Publishing
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (33.33%) WSUS
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) MCITP
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SMS
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
1 2 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
2 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) OCP
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco