The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 83 85 100
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCP 8 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.80% 1.46% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.69% 5.49% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 28
Median salary £20,750 £22,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.68% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £18,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £22,600 £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%

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

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
217 346 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.66% 26.62% 23.06%
Number of salaries quoted 131 298 325
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,215 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

MCP Salary Trend in Cheshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

MCP Salary Histogram in Cheshire

MCP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 4 £17,000 - 1
Warrington +2 1 £45,000 +104.54%
Macclesfield -1 1 £26,500 +10.41%
Runcorn - 1 £18,500 -
MCP
North West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 18 (94.74%) Windows
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) Windows 7
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
5 11 (57.89%) Office 365
5 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
5 11 (57.89%) MCSE
5 11 (57.89%) MCSA
6 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (52.63%) Windows 8
6 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (47.37%) Firewall
7 9 (47.37%) MCITP
7 9 (47.37%) DHCP
7 9 (47.37%) DNS
8 8 (42.11%) Mac OS X
8 8 (42.11%) Apple
9 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
9 6 (31.58%) MS Office
10 4 (21.05%) Spiceworks
10 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
11 3 (15.79%) ITIL
11 3 (15.79%) Service Management
12 2 (10.53%) VMware
12 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
13 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
13 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
2 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) DHCP
1 9 (47.37%) DNS
1 9 (47.37%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) NAS
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
1 1 (5.26%) Billing
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) IT Engineer
1 10 (52.63%) IT Support
2 9 (47.37%) IT Support Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Support Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 6 (31.58%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 6 (31.58%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (15.79%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 3 (15.79%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) IT Technician
6 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) ICT Technician
7 1 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows 7
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server
4 10 (52.63%) Windows 8
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (42.11%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
1 3 (15.79%) Service Management
2 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.26%) CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (57.89%) MCSA
2 11 (57.89%) MCSE
3 9 (47.37%) MCITP
4 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.26%) MCTS
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) BladeLogic
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Apple
3 4 (21.05%) Spiceworks
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) BMC
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) Draytek
5 1 (5.26%) NETGEAR
5 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago