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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 92 100
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.21% 0.93% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% 3.60% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £40,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +37.93%  
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 Glasgow.

Academic & Professional Certification
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 190 333 274
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 20.17% 25.75% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 122 215 196
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,600 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for MCP.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) OCP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Certification
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Power View
1 1 (50.00%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (50.00%) PowerPivot
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior SharePoint Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) LLBLGen Pro
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) UX Design
1 1 (50.00%) Web Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) OCP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (50.00%) Nintex
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Telerik
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