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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South West / Dorset
Rank 57 90 80
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.71% 0.25% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.37% 1.09% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 14
Median salary £20,000 £26,146 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.50% -34.63%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%

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
89 183 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 21.09% 22.70% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 74 99 208
Median salary £45,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £27,500 £27,500
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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

MCP Salary Histogram 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 28 February 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
Weymouth - 2 £20,000 -
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 February 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
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Presales
4 4 (57.14%) XenApp
4 4 (57.14%) AppSense
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (57.14%) Project Management
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) EMC
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix
4 4 (57.14%) CCA
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (57.14%) CCEA
4 4 (57.14%) MCSA
4 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 7

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
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Presales
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCA
2 4 (57.14%) CCEA
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCSA
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) AppSense
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) EMC