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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 90 - 96
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.18% - 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% - 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Median salary £36,250 - £29,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 - £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 - £53,800
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 267 388 396
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 24.10% 29.35% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 155 268 234
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in Edinburgh

MCP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for MCP.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

MCP
Top Related 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 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Technician
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VMware