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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 107 95
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.39% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £30,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -12.16%
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
381 359 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.74% 22.76% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 262 226 168
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

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 2 July 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (40.00%) SMS
3 2 (40.00%) Publishing
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) WSUS
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SMS
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
1 2 (40.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Senior DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) OCP
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £41000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago