The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 14 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 10.13% 5.26% -
As % of the Qualifications category 44.44% 16.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £19,500 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
MCP
North East

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

Qualifications Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
18 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 22.78% 32.89% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 14
Average salary £39,375 £22,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -33.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,950 £22,500 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

MCP
Salary Trend in Durham

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

MCP Salary Trend in Durham

MCP
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Durham region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Darlington - 1 £19,500 -
MCP
North East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) MCSE
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) MCSD
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Data Management
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (87.50%) MCTS
2 7 (87.50%) MCITP
2 7 (87.50%) MCPD
2 7 (87.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (87.50%) Marketing
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Blog
2 7 (87.50%) WCF
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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 8 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (87.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Head of Technology
2 3 (37.50%) Head of Development
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) WCF
1 7 (87.50%) jQuery
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (87.50%) HTML5
1 7 (87.50%) CSS3
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Blog
1 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Data Management
1 7 (87.50%) Requirements Analysis
1 7 (87.50%) Progressive Enhancement
1 7 (87.50%) Web Application Development
1 7 (87.50%) Graceful Degradation
2 3 (37.50%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) MCTS
2 7 (87.50%) MCITP
2 7 (87.50%) MCPD
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) MCSD
2 7 (87.50%) MCSE
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft