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

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 108 100
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 7 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.58% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.81% 0.83% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -28.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,700
% change year-on-year - +1.01%  

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 249 362 328
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 20.70% 28.17% 25.77%
Number of salaries quoted 149 167 226
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 23 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for MCP.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) OCP
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (62.50%) SAP Certification
2 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
2 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 5 (62.50%) Gherkin
2 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) Defect Management
2 5 (62.50%) Exploratory Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Scenario Testing

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Power View
1 1 (12.50%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (12.50%) PowerPivot
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
1 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
1 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Test Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Gherkin
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) LLBLGen Pro
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
1 1 (12.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Defect Management
1 5 (62.50%) Exploratory Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Management
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
1 5 (62.50%) Scenario Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
1 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) UX Design
3 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 5 (62.50%) OCP
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (62.50%) SAP Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) McAfee
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Adobe
4 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
4 1 (12.50%) Nintex
4 1 (12.50%) Telerik