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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 33 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 1.13% - 5.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.88% - 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 10
Average salary £33,250 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-22.66% +4.16%
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
41 20 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 23.16% 21.28% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 32
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £34,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £41,552
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Exeter

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) MCSE
3 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) MCAD
3 5 (45.45%) MCSD
3 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
3 5 (45.45%) MVC
3 5 (45.45%) WinForms
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) NUnit
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) MCTS
3 5 (45.45%) WCF
3 5 (45.45%) WPF
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) Kanban
3 5 (45.45%) Spring.NET
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (45.45%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (45.45%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (45.45%) MSTest
3 5 (45.45%) MVVM
3 5 (45.45%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (45.45%) Moq

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) NUnit
1 5 (45.45%) MSTest
1 5 (45.45%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (45.45%) Moq
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
3 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
1 5 (45.45%) WinForms
1 5 (45.45%) WCF
1 5 (45.45%) WPF
1 5 (45.45%) Spring.NET
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (45.45%) Castle Windsor
1 5 (45.45%) Ninject
1 5 (45.45%) Razor View Engine
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 5 (45.45%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
3 2 (18.18%) Clustering
4 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
2 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Scrum
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) TDD
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (45.45%) Kanban
1 5 (45.45%) Dependency Injection
1 5 (45.45%) MVVM
1 5 (45.45%) Web Application Development
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (45.45%) MCTS
2 5 (45.45%) MCAD
2 5 (45.45%) MCSD
2 5 (45.45%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) CCA
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) XenServer
2 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) WSUS
2 2 (18.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Dell