The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 58 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.48% 1.23% 3.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.44% 6.25% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 14
Average salary £28,750 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.12% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £23,250 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £41,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-14.86% -1.33%
MCP
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bournemouth region.

Qualifications Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
82 64 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 19.81% 19.63% 25.21%
Number of salaries quoted 68 50 53
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £22,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

MCP
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

MCP Salary Trend in Bournemouth

MCP
Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bournemouth region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (61.90%) MS Excel
4 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
5 11 (52.38%) SQL
6 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
6 10 (47.62%) DHCP
6 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
7 9 (42.86%) Windows 8
7 9 (42.86%) MVC
7 9 (42.86%) Degree
7 9 (42.86%) Time Management
7 9 (42.86%) C#
7 9 (42.86%) HTML
7 9 (42.86%) .NET
7 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 9 (42.86%) MCSD
7 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
7 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 9 (42.86%) CSS
8 8 (38.10%) MCSA
8 8 (38.10%) DNS
9 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 7 (33.33%) Firewall
10 6 (28.57%) Remedy
10 6 (28.57%) ITIL
10 6 (28.57%) ServiceNow
11 4 (19.05%) MS Office
12 3 (14.29%) ADSL

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bournemouth region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (61.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) DHCP
2 8 (38.10%) DNS
3 7 (33.33%) Firewall
3 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (14.29%) ADSL
5 1 (4.76%) WAN
5 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 9 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 9 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 9 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Service Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Network Support
6 1 (4.76%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
1 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 9 (42.86%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 9 (42.86%) Windows 8
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) MVC
1 9 (42.86%) Time Management
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.52%) Coaching
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (42.86%) MCSD
2 9 (42.86%) Degree
3 8 (38.10%) MCSA
4 2 (9.52%) MCTS
5 1 (4.76%) MCITP
5 1 (4.76%) CCNP
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Remedy
2 6 (28.57%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Sophos
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix