The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 149 151 175
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +24
Permanent jobs citing MCP 14 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.83% 0.85% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 10
Average salary £34,000 £38,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +27.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £25,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
MCP
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
766 819 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.65% 26.07% 24.48%
Number of salaries quoted 480 504 638
Average salary £45,000 £42,926 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MCP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

MCP Salary Trend in Scotland

MCP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Scotland

MCP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Glasgow -2 11 £34,000 -28.42% 1
Edinburgh +11 3 - - 1
MCP
UK

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (76.67%) MS Excel
3 18 (60.00%) .NET
4 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (56.67%) SOA
4 17 (56.67%) Computer Science
5 15 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
5 15 (50.00%) OO
6 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (33.33%) Windows
8 9 (30.00%) MCSE
8 9 (30.00%) VMware
8 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
9 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
9 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
10 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
11 6 (20.00%) CCNA
11 6 (20.00%) Citrix
11 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (20.00%) SAN
12 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (16.67%) MCSA
12 5 (16.67%) ITIL
13 4 (13.33%) SQL
14 3 (10.00%) Finance
14 3 (10.00%) HP
14 3 (10.00%) C#

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (76.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) IPv4
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) WAAS
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 17 (56.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Server Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) IT Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Support
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Technician
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) Ajax
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.33%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Unix
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (56.67%) SOA
2 15 (50.00%) OO
2 15 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) Facilities Management
4 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.33%) Case Management
5 1 (3.33%) CRM
5 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
5 1 (3.33%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (30.00%) MCSE
3 6 (20.00%) CCNA
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (16.67%) MCSA
5 2 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) CCNP
6 1 (3.33%) MCITP
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) Firmware
3 2 (6.67%) XenApp
3 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
1 2 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) VMware
3 6 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) Compaq
6 1 (3.33%) Avaya
6 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.33%) Sophos
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