Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 156 185
Rank change year-on-year -46 +29 -76
Permanent jobs citing MCP 4 28 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.10% 0.87% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 3.15% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 12
Bristol median annual salary £28,750 £26,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.58% -28.28% +3.57%
10th Percentile £21,875 £19,250 £21,450
90th Percentile £42,600 £46,250 £42,500
South West median annual salary £25,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -28.57% - +2.94%

MCP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bristol
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1115 890 1172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 29.12% 27.61% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 830 698 946
Bristol median annual salary £40,750 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.39% +10.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £63,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing MCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Bristol

MCP
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for MCP in Bristol

MCP
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for MCP.

1 2 (50.00%) VB
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) OOD
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) MSTest
1 2 (50.00%) Moq
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) NUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) VTSP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Moq
1 2 (50.00%) MSTest
1 2 (50.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate C# Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate VB.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) OOD
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) VB
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VTSP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam
2 1 (25.00%) VMware