The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South West / Somerset
Rank 75 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCP 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.64% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.05% 0.62% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Median salary £25,750 £30,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.16% +30.43%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%

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

Qualifications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
131 162 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 20.86% 26.21% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 113 134 121
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,800 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

MCP
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

MCP Salary Trend in Somerset

MCP
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portishead - 3 £27,500 -
Minehead - 1 £21,583 -
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for MCP.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (50.00%) IT Support
3 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
4 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Technician
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Technician
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Technician
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft