The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 99 84 102
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Permanent jobs citing MCP 13 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.96% 0.64% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.49% 2.34% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
Average salary £42,250 £40,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.32% +68.75%
UK excluding London average salary £27,823 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.39% -7.14%
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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
373 299 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.43% 27.51% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 239 194 134
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 10 February 2016, 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 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 14 (58.33%) Windows
4 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (41.67%) VMware
5 10 (41.67%) MCSA
5 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (41.67%) .NET
5 10 (41.67%) SOA
5 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
5 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 9 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (37.50%) OO
7 8 (33.33%) MCSE
7 8 (33.33%) Citrix
8 7 (29.17%) SAN
8 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
8 7 (29.17%) XenApp
9 6 (25.00%) XenDesktop
9 6 (25.00%) ITIL
9 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 5 (20.83%) Finance
10 5 (20.83%) HP
10 5 (20.83%) Compaq
10 5 (20.83%) IIS
10 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
11 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
11 4 (16.67%) PowerShell

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (20.83%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (12.50%) SSL
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) IPv4
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) WAAS
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Technical Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Android Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) Java Mobile Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Android SDK
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) iOS SDK
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
2 1 (4.17%) RxJava
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (41.67%) SOA
2 9 (37.50%) OO
2 9 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 4 (16.67%) Service Management
5 3 (12.50%) Case Management
5 3 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) Android Development
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.17%) Facilities Management
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (41.67%) MCSA
3 8 (33.33%) MCSE
4 3 (12.50%) MCITP
5 2 (8.33%) CCNA
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.17%) CCA
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (29.17%) XenApp
3 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCOM
2 3 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (12.50%) SCCM
3 2 (8.33%) WSUS
4 1 (4.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) Compaq
4 5 (20.83%) HP
5 3 (12.50%) Intel Security
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) Google
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