The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 43 41
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 0.69% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.04% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £34,875 £15,390
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +126.60%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Qualifications Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
54 98 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 27.55% 33.68% 30.28%
Number of salaries quoted 41 47 41
Average salary £29,250 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.87% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

MCP
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Northern Ireland region.

MCP Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

MCP
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System

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Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft