The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 31 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 Taunton region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - - 14
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton - - 10.84%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 11.49% 40.82% 25.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 21
Average salary £39,500 £29,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.89% -9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £23,250 £25,646
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £32,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
Somerset

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

MCP
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

MCP Salary Trend in Taunton

MCP
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware