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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 57 46 63
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.61% 0.28% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.42% 0.86% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Median salary £27,500 £25,000 £19,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £25,000 £18,650
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £19,850
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%

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
124 116 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.10% 32.95% 18.51%
Number of salaries quoted 111 76 71
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £45,000
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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

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

MCP Salary Histogram 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 22 January 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 - 2 £25,500 -
Preston - 1 £40,000 -
MCP
North West

MCP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 6 (66.67%) Wireless
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) SLA
3 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
3 4 (44.44%) Validation
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) Mitel
3 4 (44.44%) R
3 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
3 4 (44.44%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (44.44%) VLAN
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) MCSE
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Dell
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) 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 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Wireless
2 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) VLAN
3 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Mitel Specialist
2 4 (44.44%) Mitel Support
2 4 (44.44%) Support Specialist
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Support
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Support Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Support Specialist
3 3 (33.33%) IT Manager
3 3 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
3 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Manager
3 3 (33.33%) Service Manager
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Validation
1 4 (44.44%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Mitel
2 2 (22.22%) Dell
2 2 (22.22%) VMware