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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 39 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 1.01% 1.32% 5.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.71% 4.35% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £36,500 £19,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.17% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
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
35 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 17.68% 30.26% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 32 18 22
Average salary £50,000 £31,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.73% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (25.00%) LESS
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (25.00%) MVVM
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Finance

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (25.00%) LESS
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft