The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 63 60 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCP 10 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.71% 2.30% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.81% 7.17% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 5
Average salary £27,500 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.61% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £27,662 £31,875 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.21% -8.92%
MCP
England

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

Qualifications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
128 223 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 21.92% 32.09% 23.23%
Number of salaries quoted 103 175 114
Average salary £29,250 £38,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.02% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

MCP
Salary Trend in the North East

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

MCP Salary Trend in the North East

MCP
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the North East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in the North East

MCP
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the North East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
Tyne and Wear 0 10 £27,500 -47.61% 4
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North East 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 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) CCNA
2 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (57.14%) VMware
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
5 7 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 7 (33.33%) CCNP
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 5 (23.81%) MCSA
8 4 (19.05%) C#
8 4 (19.05%) .NET
8 4 (19.05%) CSS
8 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
8 4 (19.05%) Backbone.js
8 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
9 3 (14.29%) User Experience
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (14.29%) Puppet
9 3 (14.29%) VB6
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 3 (14.29%) MS Office
9 3 (14.29%) VB
9 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
9 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 3 (14.29%) VoIP
10 2 (9.52%) SLA
10 2 (9.52%) SQL

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North East 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 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) IT Support
2 7 (33.33%) Technical Support
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
1 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
1 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
1 4 (19.05%) Backbone.js
1 4 (19.05%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) jQuery
2 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (4.76%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL
1 2 (9.52%) Wealth Management
2 1 (4.76%) MVC
2 1 (4.76%) MVVM
2 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) VB
2 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 3 (14.29%) VB6
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) CCNA
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (33.33%) CCNP
3 7 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (23.81%) MCSA
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (9.52%) MCSE
6 1 (4.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) VMware
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
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