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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 55 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCP 10 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.85% 2.07% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.02% 9.68% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 5
Average salary £27,000 £28,750 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.08% +36.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £18,500 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,750 £26,400
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
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
166 62 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 30.63% 21.38% 17.79%
Number of salaries quoted 138 57 53
Average salary £29,750 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.19% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,625 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -7 2 £33,250 +14.65%
Plymouth - 1 £22,500 -
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
4 9 (69.23%) LAN
4 9 (69.23%) WAN
4 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (69.23%) Internet
5 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
5 5 (38.46%) Unified Communications
6 4 (30.77%) Lync
6 4 (30.77%) MCITP
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (30.77%) CCNA
7 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) QA
8 2 (15.38%) Time Management
8 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
8 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (15.38%) NAS
8 2 (15.38%) XenApp
8 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
8 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (15.38%) MCTS
8 2 (15.38%) VMware
8 2 (15.38%) Clustering
8 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (30.77%) Lync
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (15.38%) MS Project
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
2 9 (69.23%) LAN
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 9 (69.23%) Internet
3 5 (38.46%) Unified Communications
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
4 2 (15.38%) NAS
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) NUnit
1 1 (7.69%) MSTest
1 1 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (7.69%) Moq
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Project Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) WinForms
1 1 (7.69%) WCF
1 1 (7.69%) WPF
1 1 (7.69%) Spring.NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.69%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (7.69%) Ninject
1 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
2 2 (15.38%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Kanban
3 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (7.69%) MVVM
3 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
2 4 (30.77%) MCITP
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) ISEB
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (15.38%) MCTS
4 2 (15.38%) MCSE
5 1 (7.69%) MCSA
5 1 (7.69%) MCAD
5 1 (7.69%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) XenApp
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) NetApp
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Apple