The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 32 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.21% - 2.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.94% - 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 9
Average salary £32,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
MCP
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Qualifications Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
68 84 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 41.21% 41.38% 56.17%
Number of salaries quoted 62 71 169
Average salary £42,500 £48,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.45% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,608 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

MCP
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

MCP Salary Trend in Gloucester

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (33.33%) ISA Server
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) NetApp
5 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) VBScript
5 2 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
2 2 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) ISA Server
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago