The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Preston region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 22 -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - 5.83% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 20.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Qualifications Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20 29 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 14.93% 28.16% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 54
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £27,500 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,400 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCP
Lancashire

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 27 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) MCAD
1 2 (100.00%) MCSD
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (100.00%) Moq
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (100.00%) Moq
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Graduate
1 2 (100.00%) Junior
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Junior Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCAD
1 2 (100.00%) MCSD
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) Degree