The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 90 76
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.82% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.56% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 7
Average salary - £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
269 281 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.26% 23.17% 31.36%
Number of salaries quoted 171 186 161
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
Scotland

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

MCP
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

MCP Salary Trend in Glasgow

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) MCDST
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (25.00%) Lync
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) VMware

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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%) Lync
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) IPv4
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WLAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Major Incident Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Support Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Server Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MCDST
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Compaq
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago