The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Blackpool region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 8 -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool - 13.04% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 75.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £25,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Qualifications Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 11.11% 17.39% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £25,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCP
Lancashire

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

MCP
Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

MCP Salary Trend in Blackpool

MCP
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Support Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (71.43%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (71.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Team Lead
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft