The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 165 141 134
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCP 17 43 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 1.31% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.00% 4.80% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15 34 52
Median salary £24,500 £31,250 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.60% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £30,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -13.04%
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 Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
850 895 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.23% 27.26% 22.33%
Number of salaries quoted 740 720 690
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MCP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

MCP Salary Trend in Manchester

MCP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Manchester

MCP
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Altrincham - 4 £32,000 - 1
Bolton +5 2 £22,500 -57.14%
MCP
North West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MCP.

1 49 (94.23%) Microsoft
2 44 (84.62%) ITIL
2 44 (84.62%) Windows
3 42 (80.77%) Active Directory
4 41 (78.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (61.54%) MCSE
6 31 (59.62%) MCSA
7 25 (48.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (48.08%) Windows 7
7 25 (48.08%) Windows Server
8 23 (44.23%) TCP/IP
9 19 (36.54%) Citrix
9 19 (36.54%) MS Office
10 18 (34.62%) MCTS
11 17 (32.69%) MCITP
11 17 (32.69%) VMware
11 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (32.69%) MS Exchange
11 17 (32.69%) MS Excel
12 16 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
12 16 (30.77%) SCCM
12 16 (30.77%) Finance
13 15 (28.85%) Hyper-V
14 14 (26.92%) WAN
14 14 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (26.92%) CCNA
14 14 (26.92%) NetApp
15 13 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
16 12 (23.08%) Dell

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 17 (32.69%) MS Exchange
2 16 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (36.54%) MS Office
2 17 (32.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 23 (44.23%) TCP/IP
2 14 (26.92%) WAN
3 12 (23.08%) DHCP
3 12 (23.08%) DNS
3 12 (23.08%) LAN
3 12 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (9.62%) SAN
5 3 (5.77%) Firewall
6 1 (1.92%) VoIP
6 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.92%) MSI
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Law
2 7 (13.46%) Legal
3 4 (7.69%) Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Retail
5 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (23.08%) IT Engineer
3 11 (21.15%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (21.15%) Storage Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) IT Support
5 8 (15.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 8 (15.38%) Storage Specialist
6 7 (13.46%) Support Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 5 (9.62%) Applications Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (9.62%) IT Technician
8 5 (9.62%) Service Manager
8 5 (9.62%) Support Technician
8 5 (9.62%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 4 (7.69%) Desktop Support
9 4 (7.69%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
1 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.92%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (84.62%) Windows
2 25 (48.08%) Windows 7
2 25 (48.08%) Windows Server
2 25 (48.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (21.15%) Windows 8
5 9 (17.31%) Windows XP
6 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (9.62%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (84.62%) ITIL
2 6 (11.54%) Service Management
3 4 (7.69%) Migration
3 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.77%) Change Management
4 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.77%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (5.77%) Project Management
5 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.85%) Document Management
5 2 (3.85%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.92%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (78.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (61.54%) MCSE
3 31 (59.62%) MCSA
4 18 (34.62%) MCTS
5 17 (32.69%) MCITP
6 14 (26.92%) CCNA
6 14 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
7 13 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (21.15%) CCA
8 11 (21.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (7.69%) Degree
9 4 (7.69%) MCDST
10 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (80.77%) Active Directory
2 15 (28.85%) Hyper-V
3 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (21.15%) XenServer
5 2 (3.85%) XenApp
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (30.77%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 4 (7.69%) SCOM
2 4 (7.69%) SCVMM
2 4 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (5.77%) WMI
4 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 49 (94.23%) Microsoft
2 19 (36.54%) Citrix
3 17 (32.69%) VMware
4 14 (26.92%) NetApp
5 12 (23.08%) Dell
6 9 (17.31%) Cisco
7 8 (15.38%) Intel Security
8 6 (11.54%) Proofpoint
9 4 (7.69%) Symantec
10 3 (5.77%) iManage
10 3 (5.77%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (3.85%) Veeam
12 1 (1.92%) AppSense
12 1 (1.92%) Avaya
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