The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Chester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 36 34
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 1.96% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category - 6.67% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
80 75 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 29.96% 29.41% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 47 61 39
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
Cheshire

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

MCP
Salary Trend in Chester

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

MCP Salary Trend in Chester