The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 8 20
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool - 16.67% 3.77%
As % of the Qualifications category - 50.00% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Average salary - £26,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
MCP
Lancashire

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

Qualifications Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
17 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 50.00% 33.33% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 15
Average salary £30,000 £23,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.65% -9.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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