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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 55 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCP 10 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 2.06% 4.68% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.29% 19.19% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 1
Average salary £25,500 £29,000 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.06% +48.71%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
159 99 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 32.72% 24.38% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 114 82 44
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Plymouth - 4 £21,750 -
Exeter -3 1 £24,000 -17.24%
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (88.89%) Windows
3 15 (83.33%) TCP/IP
4 14 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (72.22%) LAN
5 13 (72.22%) WAN
6 12 (66.67%) Internet
7 8 (44.44%) Unified Communications
8 7 (38.89%) MCITP
8 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
9 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (33.33%) CCNA
9 6 (33.33%) Lync
10 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
11 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (22.22%) Degree
12 3 (16.67%) MCSA
12 3 (16.67%) Firewall
12 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (16.67%) MS Office
12 3 (16.67%) VMware
12 3 (16.67%) ITIL
13 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
13 2 (11.11%) MS Project
13 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
13 2 (11.11%) Time Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 6 (33.33%) Lync
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (11.11%) MS Project
3 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 13 (72.22%) LAN
2 13 (72.22%) WAN
3 12 (66.67%) Internet
4 8 (44.44%) Unified Communications
5 3 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (11.11%) iSCSI
6 2 (11.11%) NAS
6 2 (11.11%) SAN
6 2 (11.11%) VPN
7 1 (5.56%) DNS
7 1 (5.56%) DHCP
7 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Support Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Technician
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Android
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Service Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (38.89%) MCITP
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) MCSA
6 2 (11.11%) MCSE
6 2 (11.11%) ISEB
6 2 (11.11%) MCTS
6 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (5.56%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) NetApp
3 2 (11.11%) Apple