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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 18 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.99% 0.66% 7.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 2.78% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 13
Average salary £22,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.14% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
4 36 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 5.97% 23.84% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 36 46
Average salary £23,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.77% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,550 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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

MCP
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCDST
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bolton 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCDST
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft