The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 60 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.36% 1.15% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.16% 4.95% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.38%
UK excluding London average salary £29,950 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.13% +4.16%
MCP
Tyne and Wear

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

Qualifications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
172 101 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 30.55% 23.22% 22.42%
Number of salaries quoted 113 87 85
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,600 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

MCP
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

MCP Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) E-business
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) XenServer
4 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) LANDesk
4 2 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 2 (33.33%) MCDST
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Trainer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Trainer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-business
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCDST
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCT
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) XenApp
1 2 (33.33%) XenServer
1 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) LANDesk