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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 67 66 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCP 4 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.72% 2.72% 2.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.21% 12.88% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 20
Median salary £20,000 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +12.90%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
95 163 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 17.03% 21.14% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 66 113 142
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,450 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bournemouth -5 4 £20,000 -42.85%
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) MCTS
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Apple
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (22.22%) BMC
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Remedy
4 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
4 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (22.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) SCCM
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (22.22%) XenApp
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) MCDST
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) Data Security

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 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (77.78%) Support Engineer
3 6 (66.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 6 (66.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (66.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 6 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (66.67%) Applications Engineer
3 6 (66.67%) Applications Support
3 6 (66.67%) Applications Support Engineer
3 6 (66.67%) IT Engineer
3 6 (66.67%) IT Support
3 6 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 6 (66.67%) Software Applications Engineer
3 6 (66.67%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Deskside Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Deskside Support
4 1 (11.11%) Deskside Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
1 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) MCTS
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (22.22%) MCDST
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Apple
2 2 (22.22%) BMC
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) Lotus