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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 46 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.56% 0.61% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% 3.13% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £28,000 £20,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £18,800 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £20,000 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £27,823 £31,875 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.71% -8.92%
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
120 96 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 33.90% 19.55% 21.87%
Number of salaries quoted 85 81 75
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - 1 £25,000 -
MCP
North West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
4 2 (28.57%) Legal
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) IT Support
2 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) IT Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
1 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
2 1 (14.29%) APACS
2 1 (14.29%) EMV
2 1 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) MVVM
3 1 (14.29%) OWASP
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) Mitel
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Spiceworks
Nelson, Lancashire
Daisy Group
Salary: From £27,500 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday