The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.32% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.97% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £31,000 - -
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 Gloucestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 309 420 360
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 33.01% 42.60% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 213 277 273
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £34,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

MCP
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for MCP in Gloucestershire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in Gloucestershire

MCP
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 3 £31,000 -
MCP
South West

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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Advertising
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (40.00%) NAS
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
1 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (80.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Technician
3 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Technician
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Dell