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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 77 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCP 14 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.79% 2.51% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.83% 10.40% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 7
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +57.69%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -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
240 125 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 30.61% 24.18% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 222 104 123
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,550 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £49,000 £51,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Bournemouth -29 12 £40,000 -2.43% 1
Weymouth -1 1 £25,000 -23.07%
Poole - 1 £37,500 -
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 27 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (96.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (96.30%) Windows
3 13 (48.15%) MCSA
3 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
3 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 13 (48.15%) LAN
3 13 (48.15%) WAN
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (48.15%) VCP4
4 12 (44.44%) vSphere
4 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (44.44%) Rhino Mocks
4 12 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (44.44%) Active Record
4 12 (44.44%) Lync
4 12 (44.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 12 (44.44%) ELMAH
4 12 (44.44%) CCEE
4 12 (44.44%) VCP5
4 12 (44.44%) NetScaler
4 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (44.44%) TeamCity
4 12 (44.44%) XenDesktop
4 12 (44.44%) WCF
4 12 (44.44%) LINQ

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (44.44%) IIS
1 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 12 (44.44%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) LAN
1 13 (48.15%) WAN
2 12 (44.44%) SAN
2 12 (44.44%) NetScaler
3 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) DNS
4 1 (3.70%) DHCP
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Visual Studio
1 12 (44.44%) Log4Net
1 12 (44.44%) NUnit
1 12 (44.44%) Subversion
1 12 (44.44%) TeamCity
1 12 (44.44%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) .NET Developer
2 12 (44.44%) C# Developer
2 12 (44.44%) Consultant
2 12 (44.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 12 (44.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 12 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 1 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) IT Support
4 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Network Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
1 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
1 12 (44.44%) CSS
1 12 (44.44%) NHibernate
1 12 (44.44%) .NET Framework
1 12 (44.44%) JSON
1 12 (44.44%) WCF
1 12 (44.44%) LINQ
1 12 (44.44%) jQuery
1 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
1 12 (44.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 12 (44.44%) ELMAH
1 12 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 26 (96.30%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) SOA
1 12 (44.44%) Project Management
1 12 (44.44%) MVC
1 12 (44.44%) Time Management
1 12 (44.44%) Active Record
2 6 (22.22%) QMS
3 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
3 1 (3.70%) Scrum
3 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) T-SQL
2 12 (44.44%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (96.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (48.15%) MCSA
2 13 (48.15%) VCP4
3 12 (44.44%) CCEE
3 12 (44.44%) VCP5
3 12 (44.44%) MCSD
3 12 (44.44%) MCSE
3 12 (44.44%) CCA
3 12 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
3 12 (44.44%) CCEA
3 12 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.70%) MCTS
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (44.44%) XenDesktop
1 12 (44.44%) vSphere
1 12 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) EMC
2 12 (44.44%) Citrix
2 12 (44.44%) VMware
2 12 (44.44%) AppSense
3 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.70%) Remedy
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