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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - - 31
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 5.45%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £15,390
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
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
100 44 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 48.54% 26.83% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 46 30 50
Average salary £26,500 £33,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.69% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,700 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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