The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 23 21
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - 10.07% 10.77%
As % of the Qualifications category - 30.43% 45.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 14
Average salary - £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
MCP
Manchester

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

Qualifications Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
55 46 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 39.86% 33.09% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 55 45 29
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £24,150 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £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 Bolton

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

MCP
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

MCP Salary Trend in Bolton