The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 51 40
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - 1.57% 4.49%
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.59% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 24
Average salary - £21,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -46.83%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
147 161 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 18.82% 28.15% 32.58%
Number of salaries quoted 131 144 161
Average salary £32,500 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,450 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
South West

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) CWNA
3 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CWNA
3 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (33.33%) CNE
3 1 (33.33%) Novell Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP