The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 47 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCP 7 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.69% 1.17% 3.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.93% 6.38% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 9
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +0.67%
MCP
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
101 47 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 24.40% 18.29% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 77 41 40
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

MCP
Salary Trend in Devon

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

MCP Salary Trend in Devon

MCP
Salary Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Devon region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Devon

MCP
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Devon region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -10 2 £33,250 +79.73%
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 28 (96.55%) Microsoft
2 27 (93.10%) Windows
3 24 (82.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (48.28%) MCSE
5 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
6 11 (37.93%) Blackberry
6 11 (37.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (34.48%) MS Office
7 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
7 10 (34.48%) LAN
7 10 (34.48%) WSUS
8 9 (31.03%) .NET
8 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
8 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
8 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
8 9 (31.03%) Internet
9 8 (27.59%) VB.NET
9 8 (27.59%) MCAD
9 8 (27.59%) MCSD
9 8 (27.59%) Windows 2000
9 8 (27.59%) Windows XP
9 8 (27.59%) MVC
9 8 (27.59%) Scrum
9 8 (27.59%) WinForms
9 8 (27.59%) TDD
9 8 (27.59%) NUnit
9 8 (27.59%) MCTS
9 8 (27.59%) WCF
9 8 (27.59%) WPF
9 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2007

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
2 11 (37.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Office
1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.90%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) LAN
2 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
2 9 (31.03%) Internet
3 6 (20.69%) WAN
4 4 (13.79%) DHCP
4 4 (13.79%) DNS
5 2 (6.90%) SAN
5 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
5 2 (6.90%) NAS
6 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) NUnit
1 8 (27.59%) MSTest
1 8 (27.59%) Rhino Mocks
1 8 (27.59%) Moq
General
1 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Support Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Developer
3 8 (27.59%) .NET Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) Desktop Support
5 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (17.24%) Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Systems Support
6 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Graduate
9 1 (3.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) .NET
1 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
2 8 (27.59%) WinForms
2 8 (27.59%) WCF
2 8 (27.59%) WPF
2 8 (27.59%) Spring.NET
2 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (27.59%) Castle Windsor
2 8 (27.59%) Ninject
2 8 (27.59%) Razor View Engine
2 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 8 (27.59%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (3.45%) Ajax
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Blackberry
2 8 (27.59%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (20.69%) Clustering
4 4 (13.79%) Firmware
5 1 (3.45%) iPad
5 1 (3.45%) iPhone
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows 2000
2 8 (27.59%) Windows XP
2 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.79%) UNIX
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) MVC
1 8 (27.59%) Scrum
1 8 (27.59%) TDD
1 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (27.59%) Kanban
1 8 (27.59%) Dependency Injection
1 8 (27.59%) MVVM
1 8 (27.59%) Web Application Development
2 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.79%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (13.79%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.90%) Time Management
6 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.45%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) C++
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (82.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (48.28%) MCSE
3 8 (27.59%) MCAD
3 8 (27.59%) MCSD
3 8 (27.59%) MCTS
4 4 (13.79%) CCA
4 4 (13.79%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (10.34%) Degree
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
1 5 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) XenApp
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) ISA Server
4 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.34%) XenServer
4 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) WSUS
2 7 (24.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 7 (24.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (13.79%) SCOM
4 3 (10.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Citrix
3 5 (17.24%) VMware
4 4 (13.79%) HP
4 4 (13.79%) Dell
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
6 2 (6.90%) NetApp