The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - - 26
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - - 5.73%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £15,390
UK excluding London average salary £29,950 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.13% +4.16%
MCP
County Antrim

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

Qualifications Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
78 39 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 53.79% 26.35% 36.12%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 45
Average salary £26,000 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,675 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

MCP
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

MCP Salary Trend in Belfast