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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 58 47 59
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.22% 0.87% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.00% 2.73% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Median salary £23,500 £28,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.07% +40.00%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%

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
100 110 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.32% 32.07% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 88 81 79
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £47,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 27 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
Chorley - 1 £23,500 -
MCP
North West

MCP
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) A+ Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013

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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) IT Manager
1 3 (60.00%) IT Services Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Service Desk Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Dell
1 2 (40.00%) VMware