Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 103 84
Rank change year-on-year +25 -19 +16
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 7 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.57% 0.60% 2.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.17% 3.65% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 36
Dorset median annual salary £18,000 £20,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -42.86% +59.09%
10th Percentile £15,500 £18,800 £23,125
90th Percentile £20,000 £24,550 £46,000
South West median annual salary £23,500 £28,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -17.54% -18.57% +27.27%

MCP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset.

Academic & Professional Certification
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 230 192 380
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 26.05% 16.38% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 205 139 283
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £20,600
90th Percentile £56,900 £51,900 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing MCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Dorset

MCP
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for MCP in Dorset

MCP
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shaftesbury - 2 £16,000 -
Weymouth - 2 £20,000 -
Bournemouth +18 1 - -
MCP
South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for MCP.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) A+ Certification
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) MCDST
4 2 (40.00%) MCTS
4 2 (40.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Technician
1 2 (40.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCDST
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) MCTS
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
Dorset
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £43,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago