Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 108 108
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.24% 0.56% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.14% 2.13% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 2
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £24,000 £24,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% -3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £24,450 £22,417 £19,325
90th Percentile £51,750 £35,250 £29,975
South West median annual salary £25,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -24.24% +1.54% -7.14%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Somerset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 263 329 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 21.21% 26.32% 26.99%
Number of salaries quoted 223 247 294
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £25,025 £21,550 £21,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £49,400 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Somerset

MCP
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for MCP in Somerset

MCP
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Somerset over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for MCP in Somerset

MCP
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
Bath - 1 £55,000 - 1
Taunton - 1 £37,500 - 1
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £23,000 -
MCP
South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for MCP.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) MCDST
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V2
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) SUSE
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V2
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCDST
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware