The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 7 6 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 29.41% 7.69% 11.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.50% 16.67% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 6
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
MCP
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Renfrewshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8 6 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 47.06% 46.15% 86.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 19
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% -21.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Renfrewshire region.

MCP Salary Trend in Renfrewshire

MCP
Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
Paisley - 5 £42,500 -
MCP
Scotland

MCP
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Intranet
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Intranet
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Senior SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft