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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 71 71 70
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCP 7 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.08% 0.17% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.43% 0.89% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 8
Median salary £41,000 £19,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+110.25% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,500 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £19,500 £51,200
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
204 112 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 31.53% 19.21% 27.06%
Number of salaries quoted 155 97 165
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £29,712
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +24.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram 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 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bath - 7 £41,000 -
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (85.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 16 (76.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (71.43%) T-SQL
4 15 (71.43%) MCSA
4 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (71.43%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (42.86%) TDD
5 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 9 (42.86%) RedGate
5 9 (42.86%) GitHub
5 9 (42.86%) SSDT
5 9 (42.86%) Mentoring
5 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 9 (42.86%) Data Modelling
5 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
6 7 (33.33%) MCSE
7 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (28.57%) OLAP
7 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (28.57%) OLTP
7 6 (28.57%) tSQLt
7 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
7 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (9.52%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 18 (85.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 18 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 18 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (71.43%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (42.86%) SSDT
4 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (28.57%) OLAP
4 6 (28.57%) OLTP
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 6 (28.57%) tSQLt
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) DBA
1 15 (71.43%) Development DBA
1 15 (71.43%) SQL DBA
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server DBA
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Development DBA
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Developer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Customer Support
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 9 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 9 (42.86%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
3 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Database Security
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Case Management
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) Line Management
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (71.43%) MCSA
3 7 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) RedGate
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) VMware