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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 22 15
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - 5.84% 11.54%
As % of the Qualifications category - 25.81% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 12
Average salary - £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
22 31 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 16.18% 22.63% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 27
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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