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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 96 104 94
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.24% 0.093% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.23% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 8
Median salary £19,750 £18,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.75% -54.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,550 £18,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £19,950 £18,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year - -1.63%  

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 321 436 369
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 38.44% 40.60% 36.28%
Number of salaries quoted 241 290 278
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
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 26 March 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
Gloucester +2 1 £19,500 +5.40%
Mitcheldean - 1 £20,000 -
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Server Building
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising

MCP
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix