The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -20.00%
MCP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Qualifications Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
35 94 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 36.08% 46.08% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 20 51 32
Average salary £31,000 £28,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.73% -29.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £23,450 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £48,000 £36,050
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

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Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C