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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 24 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.02% - 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% - 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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
44 36 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 44.90% 24.32% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 34 29 42
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -29.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £55,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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

MCP
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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%) C
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C