The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 98 79 68
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.29% 0.71% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 2.12% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 6
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £29,950 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -20.13%
MCP
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
419 283 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 41.12% 33.65% 33.55%
Number of salaries quoted 307 232 229
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,088 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 3 September 2015. 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 -4 2 £38,750 +21.09% 1
Cheltenham -7 1 £36,500 - 1
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (50.00%) ARCserve
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (50.00%) Lync
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) DAO
1 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) WF
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
1 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) ARCserve
1 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Sybase
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
SCC
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago