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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 98 84 81
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.096% 0.93% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 2.74% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 15
Average salary £52,000 £41,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.55% +4.37%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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
354 328 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.10% 33.95% 46.24%
Number of salaries quoted 268 278 342
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £22,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) NHibernate
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) Workflow
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (50.00%) DAO
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (50.00%) WCF
3 4 (50.00%) WF
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (50.00%) UML
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Sybase

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 1 (12.50%) Lync
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (50.00%) NHibernate
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
1 4 (50.00%) DAO
1 4 (50.00%) WCF
1 4 (50.00%) WF
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ADO.NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) Workflow
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) UML
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITSM
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Sybase
3 1 (12.50%) Apple