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

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 134 131 147
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.044% 0.62% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 2.32% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 14
Median salary £22,500 £35,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.28%
UK excluding London median salary £29,750 £29,126 £32,125
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -9.33%

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
552 776 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.34% 26.86% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 346 507 578
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 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
Edinburgh +8 1 £22,500 -
MCP
UK

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 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 Scotland region with a requirement for MCP.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Office Automation
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Office Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware