The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 34 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 1.40% - 1.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% - 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £47,500 - £35,750
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 - £34,350
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 - £37,150
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -20.00%
MCP
Cheshire

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

Qualifications Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
38 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 26.57% 19.64% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 32
Average salary £34,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £34,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £100,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

MCP
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

MCP Salary Trend in Knutsford

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 11 (100.00%) ITIL
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
1 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 11 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 11 (100.00%) VPN
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Change Management
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (81.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (81.82%) Office 365
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 8
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (81.82%) Mobile Device Management
2 9 (81.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (81.82%) NAS
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
2 9 (81.82%) VLAN
2 9 (81.82%) VDSL
2 9 (81.82%) JNCIA
2 9 (81.82%) MCTS
2 9 (81.82%) MCITP
2 9 (81.82%) Juniper

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (81.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (81.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 11 (100.00%) VPN
2 9 (81.82%) DNS
2 9 (81.82%) SAN
2 9 (81.82%) ADSL
2 9 (81.82%) VDSL
2 9 (81.82%) VLAN
2 9 (81.82%) NAS
2 9 (81.82%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) Broadband
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) IT Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Support Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
2 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 8
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
1 11 (100.00%) Change Management
1 11 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 9 (81.82%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (18.18%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
2 9 (81.82%) CCNA
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (81.82%) JNCIA
2 9 (81.82%) MCTS
2 9 (81.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) IBM
2 9 (81.82%) HP
2 9 (81.82%) Dell
2 9 (81.82%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft