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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 29 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 0.65% 1.67% 3.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.63% 8.33% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 5
Average salary £24,000 £20,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
38 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 24.84% 20.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 28 20 21
Average salary £32,750 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.67% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
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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 23 July 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 28 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 24 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (46.67%) .NET
3 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 13 (43.33%) MCAD
4 13 (43.33%) MCSD
4 13 (43.33%) VB.NET
4 13 (43.33%) MVC
4 13 (43.33%) Scrum
4 13 (43.33%) WinForms
4 13 (43.33%) TDD
4 13 (43.33%) NUnit
4 13 (43.33%) MCTS
4 13 (43.33%) WCF
4 13 (43.33%) WPF
4 13 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (43.33%) Kanban
4 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (43.33%) Dependency Injection
4 13 (43.33%) Inversion of Control
4 13 (43.33%) MSTest
4 13 (43.33%) MVVM
4 13 (43.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 13 (43.33%) Moq
4 13 (43.33%) Spring.NET
4 13 (43.33%) Castle Windsor
4 13 (43.33%) Ninject
4 13 (43.33%) Razor View Engine

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Office
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) LAN
2 5 (16.67%) WAN
3 4 (13.33%) DHCP
3 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.33%) DNS
3 4 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) NUnit
1 13 (43.33%) MSTest
1 13 (43.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 13 (43.33%) Moq
General
1 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 6 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Service Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Systems Support
6 4 (13.33%) Customer Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.33%) Graduate
8 1 (3.33%) Junior Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Systems Support Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Junior
8 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) .NET
1 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET
2 13 (43.33%) WinForms
2 13 (43.33%) WCF
2 13 (43.33%) WPF
2 13 (43.33%) Spring.NET
2 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (43.33%) Castle Windsor
2 13 (43.33%) Ninject
2 13 (43.33%) Razor View Engine
2 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 13 (43.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (3.33%) Ajax
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (30.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (13.33%) Clustering
4 4 (13.33%) Firmware
5 1 (3.33%) iPad
5 1 (3.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) UNIX
3 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) MVC
1 13 (43.33%) Scrum
1 13 (43.33%) TDD
1 13 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (43.33%) Kanban
1 13 (43.33%) Dependency Injection
1 13 (43.33%) MVVM
1 13 (43.33%) Web Application Development
2 9 (30.00%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) Contact Management
3 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 5 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 4 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.33%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) VB.NET
2 2 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (43.33%) MCTS
2 13 (43.33%) MCAD
2 13 (43.33%) MCSD
3 10 (33.33%) MCSE
4 4 (13.33%) CCA
4 4 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) SLA
2 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) ISA Server
1 4 (13.33%) XenApp
2 3 (10.00%) XenServer
2 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) WSUS
2 5 (16.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 5 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (13.33%) SCOM
4 3 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco
3 4 (13.33%) HP
3 4 (13.33%) Dell
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix
4 3 (10.00%) VMware