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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 92 103 107
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% 0.15% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 0.56% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Average salary - £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £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
371 355 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.63% 25.99% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 256 203 246
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,712 £55,000 £56,150
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 29 April 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Edinburgh
IQ Telecom
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