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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 14 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 3.45% - 1.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% - 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £24,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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 40 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 37.93% 61.54% 42.37%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 18
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,175 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,926 £38,500 £46,000
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
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Fife region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline - 1 £24,000 -
MCP
Scotland

MCP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) MCDST
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Services Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Services Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCDST
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft