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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 84 77
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.54% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.71% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 14
Average salary - £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.75%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -12.16%
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
325 293 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 32.08% 31.37% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 234 245 303
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,400 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 3 July 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) NHibernate
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) WCF
3 4 (66.67%) WF
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 4 (66.67%) UML
3 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Sybase
3 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (66.67%) ADO.NET
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ADO.NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) DAO
1 4 (66.67%) NHibernate
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (66.67%) WCF
1 4 (66.67%) WF
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
1 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) UML
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) Workflow
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Sybase
3 1 (16.67%) Apple