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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank - 240 265
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 0 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.032% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.12% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Median salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -6.66%
MCPD
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1432 1632 1855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.94% 26.51% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1119 1222 1558
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing MCPD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MCPD
Salary Trend in the North West

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

MCPD Salary Trend in the North West

MCPD
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing MCPD 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 West region with a requirement for MCPD.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) VMware