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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 54 71 76
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCP 18 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.52% 1.23% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.18% 4.43% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 1
Median salary £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
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
196 203 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 27.41% 27.66% 29.49%
Number of salaries quoted 155 180 194
Median salary £37,281 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.71% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the North East region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +9 18 £25,000 -3.84%
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for MCP.

1 24 (80.00%) CCNA
1 24 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (60.00%) Windows
3 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
4 15 (50.00%) VMware
5 14 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (46.67%) CCNP
5 14 (46.67%) Hyper-V
6 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
7 11 (36.67%) HP
8 10 (33.33%) Cisco
9 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (26.67%) A+ Certification
10 8 (26.67%) MCSA
10 8 (26.67%) CCENT
11 7 (23.33%) NETGEAR
11 7 (23.33%) 3Com
11 7 (23.33%) ZyXEL
11 7 (23.33%) Draytek
12 5 (16.67%) ITIL
12 5 (16.67%) SLA
13 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
14 3 (10.00%) ServiceNow
14 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
14 3 (10.00%) Finance
15 2 (6.67%) Dell
15 2 (6.67%) Internet
15 2 (6.67%) Firewall
15 2 (6.67%) Wireless
15 2 (6.67%) VLAN

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
1 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
1 2 (6.67%) VLAN
1 2 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) IT Support
2 9 (30.00%) Technical Support
3 7 (23.33%) IT Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Network Technician
5 4 (13.33%) Server Technician
6 3 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) IT Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 1 (3.33%) PC Support
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (6.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.33%) Change Management
3 1 (3.33%) ERP
3 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (3.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 24 (80.00%) CCNA
1 24 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (46.67%) CCNP
2 14 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (26.67%) A+ Certification
4 8 (26.67%) CCENT
4 8 (26.67%) MCSA
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) MCDST
6 1 (3.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (46.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) VMware
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (36.67%) HP
4 10 (33.33%) Cisco
5 7 (23.33%) 3Com
5 7 (23.33%) Draytek
5 7 (23.33%) NETGEAR
5 7 (23.33%) ZyXEL
6 3 (10.00%) ServiceNow
7 2 (6.67%) Dell
8 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
8 1 (3.33%) Fidessa
8 1 (3.33%) IBM
8 1 (3.33%) Reuters