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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 65 62
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 2.90% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category - 10.10% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 20 8
Average salary - £40,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +70.21%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £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
99 198 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 17.22% 28.74% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 75 162 118
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) MCSA
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) CCEE
3 3 (50.00%) Presales
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (50.00%) AppSense
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) CCA
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (50.00%) CCEA
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DTS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Database Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Presales
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCSA
3 3 (50.00%) CCA
3 3 (50.00%) CCEA
3 3 (50.00%) CCEE
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) AppSense
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow