The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 25 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 0.96% - 5.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% - 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Average salary £27,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -20.00%
MCP
Lancashire

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

Qualifications Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
23 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 22.12% 17.81% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 27
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

MCP
Salary Trend in Preston

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

MCP Salary Trend in Preston

MCP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Google