The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 16 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 1.64% - 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% - 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £19,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-14.86% -1.33%
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 Fife region.

Qualifications Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
22 34 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 36.07% 68.00% 59.55%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 31
Average salary £28,000 £37,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.32% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,175 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,700 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

MCP
Salary Trend in Fife

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

MCP Salary Trend in Fife

MCP
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Services Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Services Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft