The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 16 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 Oldham region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 10 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCP 12 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 21.05% 2.08% 9.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.14% 6.25% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 6
Average salary £32,500 £33,373 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.61% +27.13%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Qualifications Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 36.84% 33.33% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 15
Average salary £32,500 £33,373 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.61% +25.93%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCP
Manchester

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

MCP
Salary Trend in Oldham

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

MCP Salary Trend in Oldham

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oldham 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (92.31%) MVC
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (61.54%) Ajax
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) Degree
3 8 (61.54%) MCSE
3 8 (61.54%) XML
3 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) HTML5
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
5 5 (38.46%) WCF
5 5 (38.46%) MCTS
5 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 5 (38.46%) Games
5 5 (38.46%) Internet
5 5 (38.46%) MCAD

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Oldham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 5 (38.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (92.31%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
2 8 (61.54%) XML
2 8 (61.54%) Ajax
2 8 (61.54%) HTML5
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
4 5 (38.46%) WCF
4 5 (38.46%) Razor View Engine
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (30.77%) Silverlight
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) EMV
1 4 (30.77%) W3C
1 4 (30.77%) APACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) MVC
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Domain-Driven Design
3 5 (38.46%) BDD
3 5 (38.46%) CQRS
3 5 (38.46%) Web Application Development
3 5 (38.46%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (61.54%) MCSE
2 8 (61.54%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) MCTS
3 5 (38.46%) MCAD
3 5 (38.46%) MCSD
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
Oldham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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