The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 87 84 57
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -27
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.61% 1.81% 2.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.50% 6.17% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 13
Average salary £32,896 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.76% -2.43%
UK excluding London average salary £27,823 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.39% -7.14%
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 Dorset region.

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
200 227 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 24.45% 29.37% 24.05%
Number of salaries quoted 111 210 116
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

MCP
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

MCP Salary Trend in Dorset

MCP
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Dorset

MCP
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Bournemouth 0 5 £32,896 -17.76%
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 20 (95.24%) Windows
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (90.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (85.71%) MCSA
4 17 (80.95%) Citrix
5 16 (76.19%) MS Excel
5 16 (76.19%) Project Management
5 16 (76.19%) VMware
5 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
6 15 (71.43%) Presales
6 15 (71.43%) AppSense
6 15 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (71.43%) XenApp
6 15 (71.43%) CCEE
6 15 (71.43%) MS Exchange
6 15 (71.43%) CCA
6 15 (71.43%) Citrix Certification
6 15 (71.43%) CCEA
6 15 (71.43%) MCSE
6 15 (71.43%) SAN
6 15 (71.43%) EMC
7 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
8 4 (19.05%) ITIL
8 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
8 4 (19.05%) Degree
8 4 (19.05%) Firewall
9 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
9 3 (14.29%) Remedy

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 15 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (76.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) SAN
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) DHCP
3 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) DTS
1 1 (4.76%) MS Access
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Consultant
1 15 (71.43%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Database Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) iPhone
1 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Project Management
2 15 (71.43%) Presales
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
1 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (85.71%) MCSA
3 15 (71.43%) CCA
3 15 (71.43%) CCEA
3 15 (71.43%) CCEE
3 15 (71.43%) Citrix Certification
3 15 (71.43%) MCSE
3 15 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (19.05%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) XenApp
2 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 17 (80.95%) Citrix
3 16 (76.19%) VMware
4 15 (71.43%) AppSense
4 15 (71.43%) EMC
5 3 (14.29%) Remedy
5 3 (14.29%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) Lotus
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) SAP