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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 70 62 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.16% 0.21% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.72% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £30,000 £18,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.16% -63.00%
UK excluding London average salary £27,662 £31,875 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.21% -8.92%
MCP
South West

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
179 138 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 29.39% 28.34% 23.09%
Number of salaries quoted 152 121 116
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £33,927
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +10.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £22,950 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £48,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Street - 1 £30,000 -
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft