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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 62 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCP 22 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.03% 1.21% 2.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.43% 5.34% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 11
Average salary £40,000 £24,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.26% -5.76%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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
211 131 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 29.06% 22.63% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 180 106 153
Average salary £35,000 £34,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% +3.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £54,750
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -5 21 £40,000 +70.21% 5
Weymouth -3 1 £25,000 -23.07%
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 36 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (97.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (91.67%) Windows
4 18 (50.00%) SQL
4 18 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 17 (47.22%) Citrix
5 17 (47.22%) T-SQL
5 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
6 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (41.67%) TeamCity
7 15 (41.67%) WCF
7 15 (41.67%) LINQ
7 15 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (41.67%) NHibernate
7 15 (41.67%) .NET Framework
7 15 (41.67%) JSON
7 15 (41.67%) jQuery
7 15 (41.67%) Time Management
7 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (41.67%) Rhino Mocks
7 15 (41.67%) Entity Framework
7 15 (41.67%) ELMAH
7 15 (41.67%) CCEE
7 15 (41.67%) Active Record
7 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (41.67%) Project Management
7 15 (41.67%) SAN

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 15 (41.67%) IIS
1 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) SAN
2 10 (27.78%) LAN
2 10 (27.78%) WAN
3 9 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 15 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) MS Access
4 1 (2.78%) DTS
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Visual Studio
1 15 (41.67%) Log4Net
1 15 (41.67%) NUnit
1 15 (41.67%) Subversion
1 15 (41.67%) TeamCity
1 15 (41.67%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Developer
2 15 (41.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 15 (41.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 15 (41.67%) Consultant
2 15 (41.67%) .NET Developer
2 15 (41.67%) C# Developer
2 15 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Database Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Database Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) IT Support
5 1 (2.78%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Network Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Service Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) NHibernate
1 15 (41.67%) .NET Framework
1 15 (41.67%) JSON
1 15 (41.67%) WCF
1 15 (41.67%) LINQ
1 15 (41.67%) jQuery
1 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 15 (41.67%) Entity Framework
1 15 (41.67%) ELMAH
1 15 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 15 (41.67%) .NET
1 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET
1 15 (41.67%) CSS
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) SOA
1 15 (41.67%) Project Management
1 15 (41.67%) MVC
1 15 (41.67%) Time Management
1 15 (41.67%) Active Record
2 6 (16.67%) QMS
3 3 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (5.56%) Service Management
4 2 (5.56%) Change Management
4 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.78%) Scrum
5 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.78%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) SQL
2 17 (47.22%) T-SQL
3 15 (41.67%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
4 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (97.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (41.67%) MCSD
2 15 (41.67%) MCSE
2 15 (41.67%) MCSA
2 15 (41.67%) CCA
2 15 (41.67%) Citrix Certification
2 15 (41.67%) CCEA
2 15 (41.67%) CCEE
3 9 (25.00%) VCP5
3 9 (25.00%) VCP4
4 2 (5.56%) MCDST
5 1 (2.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (25.00%) XenDesktop
1 9 (25.00%) vSphere
1 9 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (16.67%) XenApp
3 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (47.22%) Citrix
3 15 (41.67%) VMware
3 15 (41.67%) AppSense
3 15 (41.67%) EMC
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £45,000 Dependant on experience +10% Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £43000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: car, bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday