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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 74 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCP 14 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.84% 2.11% 2.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.19% 8.44% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 16
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
UK excluding London average salary £32,375 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -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 Dorset region.

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
226 154 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 29.66% 25.00% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 211 126 141
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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
Poole - 7 £37,500 - 1
Bournemouth -27 6 £40,000 -2.43%
Weymouth -3 1 £25,000 +26.58% 1
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 32 (94.12%) Windows
2 31 (91.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
4 23 (67.65%) MS Excel
5 16 (47.06%) SQL
6 15 (44.12%) MVC
6 15 (44.12%) .NET
6 15 (44.12%) C#
6 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
6 15 (44.12%) Visual Studio
6 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
6 15 (44.12%) CSS
6 15 (44.12%) MCSD
6 15 (44.12%) MCSA
6 15 (44.12%) Time Management
7 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (41.18%) LAN
7 14 (41.18%) WAN
8 13 (38.24%) MS Exchange
8 13 (38.24%) MCSE
8 13 (38.24%) Project Management
8 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (35.29%) NetScaler
9 12 (35.29%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (35.29%) Lync
9 12 (35.29%) CCEE
9 12 (35.29%) VCP5
9 12 (35.29%) XenDesktop
9 12 (35.29%) VCP4
9 12 (35.29%) vSphere

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 13 (38.24%) MS Exchange
2 12 (35.29%) Lync
3 6 (17.65%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (67.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) LAN
1 14 (41.18%) WAN
2 12 (35.29%) NetScaler
2 12 (35.29%) SAN
3 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.76%) DHCP
5 3 (8.82%) DNS
6 2 (5.88%) Internet
6 2 (5.88%) Firewall
6 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.94%) VPN
7 1 (2.94%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Visual Studio
2 6 (17.65%) Log4Net
2 6 (17.65%) NUnit
2 6 (17.65%) Subversion
2 6 (17.65%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (17.65%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.94%) Banking
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 15 (44.12%) .NET Developer
2 15 (44.12%) C# Developer
2 15 (44.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 15 (44.12%) C# .NET Developer
3 12 (35.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 12 (35.29%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.88%) IT Support
6 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Manager
6 1 (2.94%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Support Manager
6 1 (2.94%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) .NET
1 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
1 15 (44.12%) CSS
2 9 (26.47%) HTML
3 6 (17.65%) NHibernate
3 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
3 6 (17.65%) JSON
3 6 (17.65%) WCF
3 6 (17.65%) jQuery
3 6 (17.65%) LINQ
3 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 6 (17.65%) ELMAH
3 6 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 32 (94.12%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) MVC
1 15 (44.12%) Time Management
2 13 (38.24%) Project Management
3 6 (17.65%) SOA
3 6 (17.65%) Active Record
4 4 (11.76%) QMS
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.94%) Coaching
6 1 (2.94%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) C#
3 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (91.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (44.12%) MCSD
2 15 (44.12%) MCSA
3 13 (38.24%) MCSE
4 12 (35.29%) CCEE
4 12 (35.29%) VCP5
4 12 (35.29%) VCP4
4 12 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (35.29%) CCA
4 12 (35.29%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (35.29%) CCEA
5 3 (8.82%) Degree
6 2 (5.88%) MCTS
7 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) VMware ESXi
1 12 (35.29%) XenDesktop
1 12 (35.29%) vSphere
1 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) AppSense
2 12 (35.29%) VMware
2 12 (35.29%) EMC
2 12 (35.29%) Citrix
3 2 (5.88%) Remedy
3 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
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