Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 134 151
Rank change year-on-year -2 +17 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 14 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.52% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.94% 0.72% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 2
Edinburgh median annual salary £46,500 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.99% +1.43% -
10th Percentile £38,375 £22,150 £29,500
90th Percentile £59,625 £45,750 £38,500
Scotland median annual salary £37,000 £24,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +54.17% -31.43% -

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 720 556 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.70% 24.01% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 448 339 603
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,750 £64,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for MCP.

1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) MCSE
2 9 (64.29%) CCNA
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) CCNP
4 5 (35.71%) HP
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) SAP
4 5 (35.71%) HP UFT
4 5 (35.71%) LoadRunner
4 5 (35.71%) OCP
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (35.71%) SAP Certification
4 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
4 5 (35.71%) Selenium
4 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
4 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
4 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
4 5 (35.71%) Gherkin
4 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
4 5 (35.71%) Defect Management
4 5 (35.71%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Transformation

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:

Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
1 5 (35.71%) HP UFT
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
1 5 (35.71%) LoadRunner
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
General
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Senior Test Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Leader
3 3 (21.43%) Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Defect Management
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
1 5 (35.71%) Scenario Testing
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
1 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
1 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
1 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 2 (14.29%) Facilities Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (64.29%) CCNA
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) MCSE
3 7 (50.00%) CCNP
4 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
4 5 (35.71%) OCP
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (35.71%) SAP Certification
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Firmware
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) HP
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) SAP
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) F5