The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 83 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 8 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.88% 2.46% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.21% 8.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 0
Average salary £21,250 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-14.66% -
Qualifications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
190 213 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 20.86% 29.10% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 157 177 111
Average salary £34,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.68% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
South West

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
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 10 July 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
Bournemouth -24 8 £21,250 -55.26% 3
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (81.25%) Windows 7
3 12 (75.00%) MCSA
4 11 (68.75%) DHCP
5 10 (62.50%) DNS
5 10 (62.50%) Degree
5 10 (62.50%) Windows 8
6 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
7 8 (50.00%) ITIL
7 8 (50.00%) Remedy
7 8 (50.00%) ServiceNow
8 7 (43.75%) Firewall
9 5 (31.25%) MS Office
10 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (18.75%) MCITP
11 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (18.75%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (18.75%) Sophos
11 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
11 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
11 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
11 3 (18.75%) A+ Certification
11 3 (18.75%) Citrix

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) DHCP
2 10 (62.50%) DNS
3 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
4 7 (43.75%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
6 2 (12.50%) ADSL
7 1 (6.25%) LAN
7 1 (6.25%) WAN
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Analyst
2 10 (62.50%) Service Analyst
3 9 (56.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Handset
2 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows 7
3 10 (62.50%) Windows 8
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Phone
6 2 (12.50%) Android
6 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
2 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (75.00%) MCSA
3 10 (62.50%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) MCITP
4 3 (18.75%) MCSE
4 3 (18.75%) A+ Certification
4 3 (18.75%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (6.25%) MCTS
5 1 (6.25%) CCNP
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.25%) MCSD
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Remedy
2 8 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 3 (18.75%) Sophos
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Apple
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Lotus
Dorchester, Dorset
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Gym
Posted: 21 hours ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £18000 - £24500 per annum + on call & overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas 50
Salary: From £17,868 to £24,000 per annum company pension, flexible benefits,
Posted: 9 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago