The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 73 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.13% 3.08% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 11.70% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 13
Average salary £36,000 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -
Qualifications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
212 171 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 26.50% 26.35% 24.82%
Number of salaries quoted 166 149 184
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £46,950
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
England

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 14 July 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 -14 1 £36,000 +44.00%
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 10 (76.92%) SQL
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) MySQL
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 9 (69.23%) T-SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (30.77%) E-business
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.69%) SQL CLR
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (7.69%) Logistics
8 1 (7.69%) MCTS
8 1 (7.69%) MCITP
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (7.69%) Degree
8 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 1 (7.69%) Citrix
8 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (7.69%) CCNA
8 1 (7.69%) MCSE
8 1 (7.69%) MCT

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) MySQL
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL CLR
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) DBA
2 7 (53.85%) Administrator
3 5 (38.46%) SQL DBA
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Trainer
5 1 (7.69%) Trainer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Server Support
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) E-business
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCTS
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) MCT
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) VMware