The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 31 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 0.75% 4.63% 1.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.56% 15.38% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 3
Average salary £24,000 £26,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.43% -8.62%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
MCP
Devon

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Qualifications Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
64 65 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 47.76% 30.09% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 41 55 36
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

MCP
Salary Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Exeter region.

MCP Salary Trend in Exeter

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp