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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South West / Bristol
Rank 113 119 116
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 18 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.98% 0.86% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.48% 2.34% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 7
Median salary £29,000 £26,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.43% -41.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £31,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year - -1.63%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 517 685 533
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 28.13% 36.99% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 415 587 436
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.97% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,300 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing MCP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in Bristol

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
3 22 (68.75%) Windows Server
4 18 (56.25%) MCSE
4 18 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (53.13%) MS Excel
6 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 16 (50.00%) Firewall
6 16 (50.00%) VMware
6 16 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 14 (43.75%) ITIL
7 14 (43.75%) MS Office
8 13 (40.63%) MCSA
9 12 (37.50%) LAN
9 12 (37.50%) WAN
9 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (31.25%) Citrix
12 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
12 9 (28.13%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 8 (25.00%) Cisco
13 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
13 8 (25.00%) Office 365
14 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (21.88%) Windows Vista
14 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (21.88%) SLA
14 7 (21.88%) Windows XP

MCP
Top Related 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 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (53.13%) MS Excel
2 14 (43.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Office 365
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) Firewall
2 12 (37.50%) LAN
2 12 (37.50%) WAN
3 9 (28.13%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.50%) SAN
6 3 (9.38%) VPN
7 2 (6.25%) NAS
8 1 (3.13%) DHCP
8 1 (3.13%) DNS
8 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Moq
1 1 (3.13%) MSTest
1 1 (3.13%) NUnit
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Desktop Support
3 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) IT Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) IT Support
3 6 (18.75%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (15.63%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Junior
4 5 (15.63%) Junior Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Network Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Network Support
4 5 (15.63%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Service Desk Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Wintel Support
4 5 (15.63%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
1 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 5 (15.63%) jQuery
2 5 (15.63%) WCF
2 5 (15.63%) Web Services
3 3 (9.38%) CSS
3 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Windows Server
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (21.88%) Windows Vista
6 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (9.38%) Patch Management
6 2 (6.25%) Business Development
6 2 (6.25%) Change Control
6 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.25%) Information Security
6 2 (6.25%) Information Security Management
6 2 (6.25%) ISMS
6 2 (6.25%) Presales
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Security Management
7 1 (3.13%) OO
7 1 (3.13%) OOD
7 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C#
1 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
2 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) MCSE
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (40.63%) MCSA
3 6 (18.75%) Degree
4 3 (9.38%) CCNA
4 3 (9.38%) CCNP
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.25%) VCAP
5 2 (6.25%) VCDX
6 1 (3.13%) HNC
6 1 (3.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 16 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Firmware
3 2 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 16 (50.00%) VMware
3 10 (31.25%) Citrix
4 8 (25.00%) Cisco
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) CommVault
6 2 (6.25%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) Veeam
Bristol, Avon
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago