The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 52 47 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCP 15 5 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.91% 1.41% 6.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.32% 6.10% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 35
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
MCP
North East

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

Qualifications Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
161 82 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.26% 23.16% 32.89%
Number of salaries quoted 125 68 152
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

MCP
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

MCP Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

MCP
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

MCP
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 15 £52,500 +50.00%
MCP
North East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) SharePoint
4 10 (62.50%) MCTS
5 8 (50.00%) MCSE
5 8 (50.00%) CRM
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 7 (43.75%) MCSA
6 7 (43.75%) IIS
6 7 (43.75%) Blackberry
6 7 (43.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (43.75%) Office 365
7 6 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (37.50%) NAS
7 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (37.50%) Lync
7 6 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (37.50%) Replication
7 6 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (37.50%) MCITP
7 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
7 6 (37.50%) WCF
7 6 (37.50%) Firewall
7 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (37.50%) Ajax
7 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (43.75%) IIS
2 7 (43.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (37.50%) Lync
3 6 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Office 365
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) NAS
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
1 6 (37.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
1 6 (37.50%) SharePoint Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) PC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
1 6 (37.50%) WCF
1 6 (37.50%) Ajax
1 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 6 (37.50%) CSS
1 6 (37.50%) HTML
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Blackberry
2 6 (37.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) CRM
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
2 6 (37.50%) OO
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 6 (37.50%) C#
1 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
1 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
1 6 (37.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (62.50%) MCTS
3 8 (50.00%) MCSE
4 7 (43.75%) MCSA
5 6 (37.50%) MCITP
5 6 (37.50%) MCAD
5 6 (37.50%) MCSD
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (6.25%) MCDST
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) XenServer
2 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) EMC
2 6 (37.50%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) LANDesk