The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Exeter region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 9 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCP 28 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 20.00% 0.85% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.83% 3.70% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 26 1 2
Average salary £23,000 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.68% -17.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Qualifications Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
53 27 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 37.86% 22.88% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 46 25 29
Average salary £24,000 £34,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -6.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £23,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,563 £47,000 £36,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCP
Devon

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 18 April 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 39 (88.64%) Microsoft
2 35 (79.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (72.73%) Windows
4 20 (45.45%) .NET
4 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 18 (40.91%) SLA
5 18 (40.91%) MVC
5 18 (40.91%) Scrum
5 18 (40.91%) ITIL
5 18 (40.91%) MCAD
5 18 (40.91%) MCSD
5 18 (40.91%) LAN
5 18 (40.91%) TDD
5 18 (40.91%) MCTS
5 18 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (40.91%) Kanban
5 18 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (40.91%) Dependency Injection
5 18 (40.91%) Web Application Development
5 18 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 17 (38.64%) UNIX
7 15 (34.09%) MCSE
7 15 (34.09%) VB.NET
7 15 (34.09%) Unity DI Container
7 15 (34.09%) Castle Windsor
7 15 (34.09%) Ninject
7 15 (34.09%) Razor View Engine
7 15 (34.09%) Inversion of Control
7 15 (34.09%) MSTest

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (31.82%) MS Exchange
1 14 (31.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (29.55%) MS Office
1 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) LAN
2 13 (29.55%) Internet
3 10 (22.73%) DHCP
3 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 10 (22.73%) DNS
4 8 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) MSTest
1 15 (34.09%) Rhino Mocks
1 15 (34.09%) Moq
1 15 (34.09%) NUnit
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
1 2 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) .NET Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Support Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Analyst
5 8 (18.18%) Service Analyst
6 7 (15.91%) Customer Analyst
7 6 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (11.36%) Desktop Support
8 5 (11.36%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (11.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (11.36%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (9.09%) Systems Support
10 3 (6.82%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
11 2 (4.55%) Junior Developer
11 2 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
11 2 (4.55%) Junior
11 2 (4.55%) Graduate
12 1 (2.27%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) .NET
1 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 18 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
2 18 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 15 (34.09%) Unity DI Container
3 15 (34.09%) Castle Windsor
3 15 (34.09%) Ninject
3 15 (34.09%) Razor View Engine
3 15 (34.09%) Spring.NET
3 15 (34.09%) WinForms
3 15 (34.09%) WCF
3 15 (34.09%) WPF
4 3 (6.82%) RESTful
4 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.55%) Ajax
5 2 (4.55%) HTML
5 2 (4.55%) CSS
5 2 (4.55%) Web Services
5 2 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Inversion of Control
2 14 (31.82%) Blackberry
3 10 (22.73%) Firmware
3 10 (22.73%) Clustering
4 8 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.55%) iPad
5 2 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 32 (72.73%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) UNIX
3 5 (11.36%) Windows 2000
3 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
3 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) MVC
1 18 (40.91%) Scrum
1 18 (40.91%) ITIL
1 18 (40.91%) TDD
1 18 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
1 18 (40.91%) Kanban
1 18 (40.91%) Dependency Injection
1 18 (40.91%) Web Application Development
2 15 (34.09%) MVVM
3 10 (22.73%) Network Load Balancing
3 10 (22.73%) Configuration Management
4 9 (20.45%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 8 (18.18%) Contact Management
6 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.82%) BDD
8 2 (4.55%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) VB.NET
2 7 (15.91%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) Objective-C
3 2 (4.55%) C++
3 2 (4.55%) Java
3 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (79.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (40.91%) MCAD
2 18 (40.91%) MCSD
2 18 (40.91%) MCTS
3 15 (34.09%) MCSE
4 10 (22.73%) CCA
4 10 (22.73%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.91%) SLA
2 8 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) XenApp
1 10 (22.73%) ISA Server
2 9 (20.45%) XenServer
2 9 (20.45%) XenDesktop
2 9 (20.45%) Hyper-V
2 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) WSUS
2 10 (22.73%) SCOM
3 9 (20.45%) SCCM
4 4 (9.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 4 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (88.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) HP
2 10 (22.73%) Dell
2 10 (22.73%) Citrix
3 9 (20.45%) VMware
4 8 (18.18%) Cisco
Exeter, Devon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £22950 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago