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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 35 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.50% 0.41% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% 1.30% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £50,000 - £34,875
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 - £33,975
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 - £35,775
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.21% -1.33%
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
81 77 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 40.50% 31.30% 46.90%
Number of salaries quoted 67 58 108
Average salary £50,000 £42,250 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.34% +0.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £24,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £56,867
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Gloucester

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) VBScript
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) ISA Server

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) HSRP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (20.00%) VRRP
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) C++/C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) C# Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) DAO
1 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
1 1 (20.00%) WF
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
1 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VBScript
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) CCIE
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) ISA Server
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Sybase
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco