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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South West / Dorset
Rank 62 85 75
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.10% 0.76% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.68% 3.06% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 14
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%

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
88 196 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 19.38% 24.90% 29.37%
Number of salaries quoted 71 126 197
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 4 £45,000 -
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for MCP.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) AppSense
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) MCSA
3 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) EMC
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) CCA
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (57.14%) CCEA
3 4 (57.14%) XenApp
3 4 (57.14%) Presales
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) MCTS
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) Data Security
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) IBM Domino
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (14.29%) .NET

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Applications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Presales
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Chat Support
2 1 (14.29%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 4 (57.14%) CCA
3 4 (57.14%) CCEA
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (57.14%) MCSA
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (28.57%) MCTS
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) AppSense
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus