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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - - 27
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - - 9.33%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 14
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,823 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.39% -7.14%
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
10 54 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 13.16% 34.39% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 54 48
Average salary £25,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.70% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £32,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £49,000
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 12 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Supervisor
1 1 (100.00%) IT Supervisor
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services