Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England > North East
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 112 86
Rank change year-on-year +17 -26 +18
Permanent jobs citing MCP 20 9 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.43% 0.59% 2.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.64% 2.00% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 29
North East median annual salary £26,500 £24,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.42% +6.67% -13.46%
10th Percentile £20,250 £19,500 £17,500
90th Percentile £35,000 £28,200 £31,500
England median annual salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +4.84% +3.33% -3.23%

MCP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 301 451 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.58% 29.81% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 207 397 349
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,975
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.33% +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,350 £21,900 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,998 £69,954 £54,085
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing MCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in the North East

MCP
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP in the North East.

Salary trend for MCP in the North East

MCP
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in the North East over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for MCP in the North East

MCP
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the North East region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham +25 7 £27,000 +3.85%
Tyne and Wear -6 6 £35,000 +45.83%
Northumberland - 6 £25,500 -
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region with a requirement for MCP.

1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (55.00%) MCSA
2 11 (55.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) Office 365
4 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
5 8 (40.00%) MCSE
5 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (30.00%) Systems Engineering
6 6 (30.00%) CCNA
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco
6 6 (30.00%) Migration
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (30.00%) Skype for Business
6 6 (30.00%) Skype
6 6 (30.00%) OneDrive
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (25.00%) VMware
7 5 (25.00%) Citrix
7 5 (25.00%) COM
8 4 (20.00%) Driving Licence
8 4 (20.00%) Break/Fix
9 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (15.00%) SQL

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Office 365
2 6 (30.00%) OneDrive
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Skype
2 2 (10.00%) Broadband
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) DSL
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Field Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) IT Support
3 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) IT Technician
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) COM
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Migration
1 6 (30.00%) Systems Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) Break/Fix
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Security Management
4 1 (5.00%) Threat Management
4 1 (5.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (55.00%) MCSA
3 8 (40.00%) MCSE
4 6 (30.00%) CCNA
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (10.00%) CCENT
6 2 (10.00%) DBS Check
6 2 (10.00%) MCTS
7 1 (5.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
3 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Dell
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Samsung
4 2 (10.00%) Toshiba
4 2 (10.00%) Xerox