Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 136 141
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 +18
Permanent jobs citing MCP 6 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.26% 0.14% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.34% 0.59% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 11
Glasgow median annual salary £23,500 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.68% +17.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,300 £36,800 £29,500
90th Percentile £39,600 £43,600 £51,000
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 Glasgow with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 447 507 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.64% 23.55% 26.77%
Number of salaries quoted 265 285 520
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £57,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Glasgow

MCP
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for MCP in Glasgow

MCP
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Glasgow over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for MCP.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) SAP
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) JD Edwards
5 2 (33.33%) CRM
5 2 (33.33%) ERP
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Selenium
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) ADSL
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) UniData
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) ERP Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Junior
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) LIMS
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) HND
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) OCP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) DameWare
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) SAP
4 2 (33.33%) JD Edwards
4 2 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee
5 1 (16.67%) VMware