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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 65 47 65
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Permanent jobs citing MCP 9 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.08% 3.46% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.44% 12.99% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 7
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
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
262 177 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 31.57% 26.62% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 179 151 164
Average salary £36,000 £39,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +7.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
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 27 August 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
Durham +7 7 £19,500 -13.33% 3
Tyne and Wear -10 2 £27,500 +10.00%
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (50.00%) SQL
5 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
5 9 (45.00%) MySQL
5 9 (45.00%) Oracle
5 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
6 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (35.00%) .NET
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (30.00%) Graceful Degradation
8 6 (30.00%) CSS3
8 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 6 (30.00%) Web Application Development
8 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (30.00%) Open Source
8 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (30.00%) HTML5
8 6 (30.00%) Progressive Enhancement
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (30.00%) Degree
8 6 (30.00%) Blog
8 6 (30.00%) WCF

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) MySQL
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) DBA
2 7 (35.00%) Administrator
3 5 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 4 (20.00%) Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Head of Technology
5 3 (15.00%) Head of Development
6 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Trainer
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Technician
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
7 1 (5.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (30.00%) CSS
2 6 (30.00%) WCF
2 6 (30.00%) jQuery
2 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (30.00%) HTML5
2 6 (30.00%) CSS3
2 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (15.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Blog
1 6 (30.00%) Open Source
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Firmware
3 1 (5.00%) iPhone
3 1 (5.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) MVC
1 6 (30.00%) Scrum
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (30.00%) Data Management
1 6 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 6 (30.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 6 (30.00%) Web Application Development
1 6 (30.00%) Graceful Degradation
2 4 (20.00%) E-business
3 3 (15.00%) Business Development
4 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (30.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (30.00%) MCSD
2 6 (30.00%) MCSE
2 6 (30.00%) MCTS
2 6 (30.00%) MCITP
2 6 (30.00%) MCPD
2 6 (30.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) MCDST
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.00%) MCT
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) XenApp
1 2 (10.00%) XenServer
1 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) LANDesk
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