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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 74 59 34
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -25
Permanent jobs citing MCP 7 12 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.89% 1.91% 5.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.86% 7.36% 18.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 37
Average salary £39,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
245 163 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 31.01% 25.91% 29.84%
Number of salaries quoted 195 145 168
Average salary £41,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £26,600 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Tyne and Wear -18 7 £39,750 +13.57% 1
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (70.59%) MCSE
3 11 (64.71%) MCTS
3 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
4 10 (58.82%) MCITP
5 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
6 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (47.06%) C#
6 8 (47.06%) MCSD
6 8 (47.06%) HTML
6 8 (47.06%) .NET
6 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
6 8 (47.06%) CSS
6 8 (47.06%) WCF
6 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (41.18%) Marketing
7 7 (41.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (41.18%) Blackberry
7 7 (41.18%) Blog
7 7 (41.18%) Open Source
7 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
7 7 (41.18%) jQuery
7 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (41.18%) HTML5
7 7 (41.18%) CSS3
7 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (41.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
3 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
3 5 (29.41%) Lync
4 3 (17.65%) IIS
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (64.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
1 5 (29.41%) NAS
2 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Head of Technology
3 3 (17.65%) Head of Development
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
1 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
1 8 (47.06%) CSS
1 8 (47.06%) WCF
2 7 (41.18%) jQuery
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (41.18%) HTML5
2 7 (41.18%) CSS3
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
6 1 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Blackberry
1 7 (41.18%) Blog
1 7 (41.18%) Open Source
2 5 (29.41%) Replication
3 3 (17.65%) User Experience
4 1 (5.88%) iPad
4 1 (5.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Android
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Data Management
2 7 (41.18%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (41.18%) Progressive Enhancement
2 7 (41.18%) Web Application Development
2 7 (41.18%) Graceful Degradation
2 7 (41.18%) MVC
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Business Development
4 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) VBScript
2 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (70.59%) MCSE
3 11 (64.71%) MCTS
4 10 (58.82%) MCITP
5 8 (47.06%) MCSD
6 7 (41.18%) MCPD
6 7 (41.18%) Degree
7 6 (35.29%) MCSA
8 2 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (11.76%) MCDST
9 1 (5.88%) MCAD
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) XenApp
2 2 (11.76%) XenServer
2 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) EMC
2 5 (29.41%) NetApp
3 2 (11.76%) LANDesk
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
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