The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 25 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 Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 80 74 83
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCP 6 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.66% 1.34% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.16% 3.61% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 17
Average salary £31,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
278 305 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.75% 37.06% 44.64%
Number of salaries quoted 225 265 511
Average salary £38,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.31% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
South West

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

MCP
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MCP Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

MCP
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +2 2 £32,000 -1.53% 2
Tewkesbury +7 1 £25,500 -21.53%
Cheltenham - 1 £38,500 - 1
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (66.67%) VMware
4 11 (61.11%) Windows
4 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (55.56%) MCSE
5 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
6 8 (44.44%) HP
6 8 (44.44%) SQL
6 8 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (33.33%) Linux
7 6 (33.33%) Citrix
7 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 5 (27.78%) Marketing
8 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
8 5 (27.78%) HP ASE
8 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (27.78%) DNS
8 5 (27.78%) IBM
8 5 (27.78%) MCSA
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 5 (27.78%) ITIL
8 5 (27.78%) Symantec
8 5 (27.78%) Firewall
9 4 (22.22%) MCITP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (16.67%) IIS
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.11%) Apache
5 2 (11.11%) Lync
6 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 3 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (11.11%) VLAN
4 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 5 (27.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Technical Architect
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Change Management
2 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.56%) Change Control
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) VBScript
2 3 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (55.56%) MCSE
3 8 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) HP ASE
5 5 (27.78%) MCSA
6 4 (22.22%) MCITP
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) MCTS
9 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
9 1 (5.56%) CCNP
9 1 (5.56%) CCNA
9 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (5.56%) CCENT
9 1 (5.56%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
4 3 (16.67%) ISA Server
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) HP
4 6 (33.33%) Citrix
5 5 (27.78%) Symantec
5 5 (27.78%) IBM
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) NetApp
6 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago