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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 89 92 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCP 8 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.87% 0.51% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.88% 1.42% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 9
Average salary £19,000 £22,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.48% -49.44%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.72% -7.85%
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
425 351 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 46.30% 35.74% 34.91%
Number of salaries quoted 279 269 264
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 14 February 2016. 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 +3 7 £19,000 -25.49%
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) MCSE
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) CCNA
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) Internet
5 5 (38.46%) ITSM
5 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
5 5 (38.46%) Service Management
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
6 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
6 4 (30.77%) Change Management
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 3 (23.08%) IIS
7 3 (23.08%) PHP
7 3 (23.08%) MySQL
7 3 (23.08%) Apache
7 3 (23.08%) Migration
7 3 (23.08%) LAMP
7 3 (23.08%) Postfix
7 3 (23.08%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (23.08%) cPanel

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (23.08%) Apache
1 3 (23.08%) IIS
1 3 (23.08%) nginx
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Server Support
1 5 (38.46%) Service Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Server Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Server Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) LAMP
1 3 (23.08%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
1 5 (38.46%) ITSM
1 5 (38.46%) Service Management
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
2 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (53.85%) MCSE
3 5 (38.46%) CCNA
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
2 3 (23.08%) Dovecot
2 3 (23.08%) Postfix
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) cPanel
1 3 (23.08%) Plesk
2 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
2 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
2 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) arcserve
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Symantec
2 2 (15.38%) VMware