The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Gloucester region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 40 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.05% 0.55% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.44% 1.14% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
82 88 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 42.93% 48.62% 55.63%
Number of salaries quoted 75 73 171
Average salary £42,500 £46,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.60% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
Gloucestershire

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 31 July 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 31 July 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%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
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 Server 2003
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
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%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) SC 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%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 20 days ago