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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 37 49 50
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 0.98% 0.45% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.96% 1.23% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £25,500 £27,500 £15,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.27% +74.60%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
102 81 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 50.00% 36.16% 53.17%
Number of salaries quoted 92 67 92
Average salary £50,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £50,000 £52,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) ITSM
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 1 (20.00%) Lync
5 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (20.00%) HSRP
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Broadband
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) OSPF
1 1 (20.00%) BGP
1 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (20.00%) VRRP
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (20.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (20.00%) HSRP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
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 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Programmer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) C++ Programmer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Support
1 1 (20.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support
1 1 (20.00%) C# Programmer
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%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) 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 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco