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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 33 30 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 0.64% 5.79% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.17% 30.56% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 1
Average salary £24,000 £29,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +61.11%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-13.51% -1.33%
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
46 36 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 29.49% 18.95% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 28 29 19
Average salary £29,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £50,350 £35,000
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 24 November 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 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 24 November 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
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%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
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
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
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%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco