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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 54 24 49
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +25
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 34 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 0.83% 9.42% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.40% 29.31% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 32 3
Average salary £21,000 £22,950 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.49% -20.86%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £36,834
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.97%
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
125 116 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 34.44% 32.13% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 92 105 59
Average salary £35,000 £24,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £43,000
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
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 27 March 2015. 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 - 3 £21,000 -
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
4 8 (61.54%) WAN
4 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
4 8 (61.54%) LAN
4 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
5 7 (53.85%) MCITP
6 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
6 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
7 5 (38.46%) MCSA
7 5 (38.46%) Internet
7 5 (38.46%) Firewall
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (38.46%) Unified Communications
8 4 (30.77%) Lync
8 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
8 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (30.77%) CCNA
9 3 (23.08%) DHCP
9 3 (23.08%) SQL
9 3 (23.08%) MS Office
9 3 (23.08%) ITIL
9 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
9 3 (23.08%) VoIP
9 3 (23.08%) MCDST
9 3 (23.08%) VMware
9 3 (23.08%) DNS

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
1 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (30.77%) Lync
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
2 8 (61.54%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) Internet
3 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) Unified Communications
4 3 (23.08%) DHCP
4 3 (23.08%) VoIP
4 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Project Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Help Desk Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
3 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
4 2 (15.38%) IT Support
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
5 2 (15.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (53.85%) MCITP
3 5 (38.46%) MCSA
4 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (23.08%) MCDST
6 2 (15.38%) MCTS
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Apple