The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 53 70 58
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.74% 0.72% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% 3.05% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Median salary £24,000 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-43.52% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £42,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £42,500 £40,800
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
MCP
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
75 131 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.47% 23.65% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 63 110 63
Median salary £35,000 £38,250 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.49% +5.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,500 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

MCP
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

MCP Salary Trend in Lancashire

MCP
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Burnley - 1 £21,500 -
Nelson - 1 £29,500 - 1
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £24,000 -
MCP
North West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (37.50%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) Mitel
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) MCSA
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) VLAN
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (12.50%) Intranet
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Mitel Support
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Technician
3 2 (25.00%) Mitel Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Telephony Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Mitel
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
Preston, Lancashire
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Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum + pension, maybe company car
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago