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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 100 - 92
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.17% - 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% - 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -20.00%
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
291 269 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.23% 19.27% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 227 171 189
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) NVQ Level 3
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) MCSA
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 3 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
1 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 2 (33.33%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) VMware