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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 100 83 92
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.098% 1.12% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 2.53% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 4
Median salary £31,000 £19,000 £21,875
Median salary % change year-on-year
+63.15% -13.14%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%

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
450 396 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 44.29% 44.49% 35.07%
Number of salaries quoted 361 272 285
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +4 1 £31,000 -11.42%
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Server Building
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware