Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 127 128
Rank change year-on-year -16 +1 +29
Permanent jobs citing MCP 6 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.89% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.01% 3.32% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 5
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +62.75% -27.14%
10th Percentile £30,500 £22,810 £22,450
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £45,750
Scotland median annual salary £30,000 £39,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year -23.08% +52.94% -43.02%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 595 723 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.58% 26.86% 25.03%
Number of salaries quoted 391 433 352
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,800
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £63,625
Scotland median annual salary £42,750 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.01% -2.35% +6.25%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Edinburgh

MCP
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for MCP in Edinburgh

MCP
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for MCP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for MCP.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) MCSE
6 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) Broadband
6 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) MCTS
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware