The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 215 197 146
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -51
Permanent jobs citing MCP 25 53 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.87% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.38% 2.88% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 25 51 89
Median salary £26,500 £37,500 £24,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.33% +54.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £21,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,227 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year
- -13.66%
MCP
England

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

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1809 1840 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.26% 30.27% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1459 1401 1371
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MCP
Salary Trend in the South West

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

MCP Salary Trend in the South West

MCP
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in the South West

MCP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Bristol +4 13 £26,500 -41.11% 1
Wiltshire -14 5 £23,500 -14.54%
Cornwall -6 4 £17,000 -15.00%
Somerset +2 3 £33,227 +44.46%
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 South West region with a requirement for MCP.

1 54 (80.60%) Microsoft
2 46 (68.66%) Windows
3 44 (65.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (49.25%) Active Directory
5 30 (44.78%) ITIL
6 26 (38.81%) VMware
7 25 (37.31%) MS Excel
7 25 (37.31%) Windows Server
8 23 (34.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
10 17 (25.37%) Windows 7
11 16 (23.88%) MS Office
12 15 (22.39%) MS Exchange
12 15 (22.39%) MCSE
12 15 (22.39%) DHCP
13 14 (20.90%) DNS
13 14 (20.90%) HP
13 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (19.40%) MCTS
14 13 (19.40%) MCSA
15 12 (17.91%) CCNA
15 12 (17.91%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (17.91%) Degree
15 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (16.42%) SAN
16 11 (16.42%) A+ Certification
16 11 (16.42%) Citrix
16 11 (16.42%) Cisco
16 11 (16.42%) LAN
17 10 (14.93%) Linux

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 15 (22.39%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.94%) IIS
2 8 (11.94%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.48%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.99%) Apache
5 2 (2.99%) nginx
Applications
1 25 (37.31%) MS Excel
2 16 (23.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) Office 365
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.39%) DHCP
2 14 (20.90%) DNS
3 11 (16.42%) LAN
3 11 (16.42%) SAN
4 10 (14.93%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (13.43%) WAN
6 8 (11.94%) Internet
6 8 (11.94%) NAS
7 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
8 6 (8.96%) Firewall
8 6 (8.96%) VPN
9 5 (7.46%) IPv4
9 5 (7.46%) VoIP
10 4 (5.97%) PBX
10 4 (5.97%) Wireless
11 3 (4.48%) SSL
11 3 (4.48%) Unified Communications
12 1 (1.49%) ADSL
12 1 (1.49%) Broadband
12 1 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.99%) MySQL
7 1 (1.49%) DTS
7 1 (1.49%) MS Access
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MSI
General
1 6 (8.96%) Local Government
2 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Analyst
1 17 (25.37%) Support Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) Service Analyst
2 14 (20.90%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (16.42%) IT Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) IT Support
5 7 (10.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Server Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.46%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Developer
7 5 (7.46%) ICT Manager
7 5 (7.46%) IT Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Systems Manager
8 4 (5.97%) 1st Line Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) IT Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.97%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) CSS
1 3 (4.48%) HTML
2 2 (2.99%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) Ajax
2 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.99%) jQuery
2 2 (2.99%) LAMP
2 2 (2.99%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.49%) HTML5
3 1 (1.49%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.46%) Raspberry Pi
4 4 (5.97%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (5.97%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.48%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.99%) Statistics
7 1 (1.49%) Clustering
7 1 (1.49%) iPhone
7 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 46 (68.66%) Windows
2 25 (37.31%) Windows Server
3 17 (25.37%) Windows 7
4 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (14.93%) Linux
7 8 (11.94%) Windows 8
7 8 (11.94%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) ITIL
2 8 (11.94%) ITSM
2 8 (11.94%) Service Management
3 7 (10.45%) Time Management
4 6 (8.96%) Business Continuity
4 6 (8.96%) Project Management
5 5 (7.46%) Change Management
5 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.46%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.97%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.97%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.48%) Database Security
7 3 (4.48%) High Availability
7 3 (4.48%) Matrix Management
7 3 (4.48%) Migration
7 3 (4.48%) Patch Management
7 3 (4.48%) Presales
8 2 (2.99%) Security Testing
8 2 (2.99%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.46%) VB
2 5 (7.46%) VBScript
3 3 (4.48%) PHP
4 2 (2.99%) C#
4 2 (2.99%) Java
5 1 (1.49%) C
5 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (65.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (22.39%) MCSE
3 13 (19.40%) MCSA
3 13 (19.40%) MCTS
4 12 (17.91%) CCNA
4 12 (17.91%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (17.91%) Degree
5 11 (16.42%) A+ Certification
6 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
6 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
6 8 (11.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (10.45%) DBS Check
7 7 (10.45%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (7.46%) HND
8 5 (7.46%) MCDST
8 5 (7.46%) MCITP
9 3 (4.48%) CCA
9 3 (4.48%) CCEA
9 3 (4.48%) CCEE
9 3 (4.48%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 33 (49.25%) Active Directory
2 23 (34.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.45%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.96%) XenApp
5 2 (2.99%) Dovecot
5 2 (2.99%) Postfix
6 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) SCCM
2 5 (7.46%) SmoothWall
3 3 (4.48%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (4.48%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.48%) SCOM
4 2 (2.99%) cPanel
4 2 (2.99%) Plesk
5 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.49%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (80.60%) Microsoft
2 26 (38.81%) VMware
3 14 (20.90%) HP
4 11 (16.42%) Cisco
4 11 (16.42%) Citrix
5 8 (11.94%) Dell
6 7 (10.45%) Intel Security
6 7 (10.45%) Oracle
7 5 (7.46%) Nimble Storage
7 5 (7.46%) Ruckus Wireless
8 4 (5.97%) WatchGuard
9 3 (4.48%) 3Com
9 3 (4.48%) AppSense
9 3 (4.48%) Blue Coat
9 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.48%) Draytek
9 3 (4.48%) Forcepoint
9 3 (4.48%) Infoblox
9 3 (4.48%) NETGEAR
9 3 (4.48%) ZyXEL
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