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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Scotland > Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 87 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 11 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.87% 0.34% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.22% 1.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,750 £25,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +79.41% -  
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £20,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +100.00% -57.89%  

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 Edinburgh.

Academic & Professional Certification
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 342 316 365
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 27.08% 26.47% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 379 327 485
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £74,000 £63,700 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -4.49% +5.95%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for MCP.

1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (61.54%) Office 365
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (53.85%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (53.85%) ITIL
4 7 (53.85%) Change Management
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (23.08%) MCSE
6 3 (23.08%) CCNP
6 3 (23.08%) CCNA
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (15.38%) SOA
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (15.38%) Clustering
7 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Office 365
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (15.38%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) DBA
1 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
1 2 (15.38%) Technical Leader
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Development DBA
2 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Change Management
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
1 7 (53.85%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco