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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 28 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 7 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 4.43% 1.15% -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.54% 2.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £19,000 £25,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.49% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,823 £31,875 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.71% -8.92%
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
107 89 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 67.72% 51.15% 31.54%
Number of salaries quoted 64 79 60
Average salary £45,500 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 13 February 2016, 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 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) MCSE
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Internet
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
5 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Service Management
5 4 (36.36%) Change Management
5 4 (36.36%) ITSM
5 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
5 4 (36.36%) CCNA
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Apache
6 3 (27.27%) PHP
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) IIS
6 3 (27.27%) LAMP
6 3 (27.27%) cPanel
6 3 (27.27%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (27.27%) nginx
6 3 (27.27%) Plesk

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) IIS
1 3 (27.27%) nginx
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Server Support
2 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Server Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Server Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Service Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) LAMP
1 3 (27.27%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Change Management
1 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
1 4 (36.36%) ITSM
1 4 (36.36%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) MCSE
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) Dovecot
2 3 (27.27%) Postfix
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) cPanel
1 3 (27.27%) Plesk
2 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) arcserve
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec
2 2 (18.18%) VMware