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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 72 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCP 6 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.78% 4.12% 5.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.05% 14.86% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 36
Average salary £28,750 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.83% +15.62%
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-21.33% +2.73%
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
197 148 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 25.49% 27.72% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 158 138 200
Average salary £31,000 £39,500 £34,450
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.51% +14.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,450 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram 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 15 September 2014. 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
Bath -26 6 £28,750 -37.83% 3
MCP
South West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) MCSA
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) HND
5 2 (28.57%) C
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 1 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (14.29%) HTTP
6 1 (14.29%) NFS
6 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (14.29%) SSL
6 1 (14.29%) HP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCSA
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) HND
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) CWNA
5 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Xen
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 1 (14.29%) Netcool
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
Bath, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £700000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago