Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England > North East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 89 105
Rank change year-on-year -14 +16 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCP 9 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.64% 1.85% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.11% 6.26% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 18
North East median annual salary £24,000 £22,500 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -14.29% -3.67%
10th Percentile £19,500 £17,250 £19,275
90th Percentile £28,200 £33,750 £38,125
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% -3.08%

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 427 447 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.48% 29.52% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 368 386 331
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,180 £55,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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
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 24 November 2017. 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
Tyne and Wear -4 8 £24,000 +6.67%
Durham - 1 £26,000 -
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for MCP.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) CCNA
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Office 365
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (22.22%) Network Management
5 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
5 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
5 2 (22.22%) CCNP
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (22.22%) B2B
5 2 (22.22%) HNC
5 2 (22.22%) MCSA
5 2 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Skype
5 2 (22.22%) Ticket Management
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012

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 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Skype
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) B2B
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Ticket Management
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) HNC
2 2 (22.22%) MCSA
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Capita