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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 21 39
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - 1.43% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.03% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,823 £31,875 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.71% -8.92%
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
43 33 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 41.35% 47.14% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 32 19 38
Average salary £56,250 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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