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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 157 145 130
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCP 26 40 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 0.99% 1.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.06% 4.25% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 54
Average salary £27,500 £38,750 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.03% +21.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £41,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
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
849 942 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.38% 23.21% 23.26%
Number of salaries quoted 692 739 830
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 August 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Manchester

MCP
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. 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
Bolton +2 3 - -
Oldham -1 2 £36,250 - 1
MCP
North West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 54 (67.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (62.50%) Windows
3 42 (52.50%) Active Directory
4 37 (46.25%) Microsoft
5 34 (42.50%) ITIL
6 26 (32.50%) MCITP
7 22 (27.50%) MS Exchange
8 21 (26.25%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (25.00%) SCCM
9 20 (25.00%) MCSE
9 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 19 (23.75%) MCSA
10 19 (23.75%) Data Centre
10 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 18 (22.50%) SLA
12 17 (21.25%) MS Excel
12 17 (21.25%) SQL
12 17 (21.25%) Migration
12 17 (21.25%) Windows 7
13 16 (20.00%) Degree
13 16 (20.00%) VMware
13 16 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
14 14 (17.50%) Client/Server
15 12 (15.00%) AppSense
15 12 (15.00%) MS Office
15 12 (15.00%) DNS
15 12 (15.00%) Citrix
15 12 (15.00%) MSI

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 22 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 18 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (7.50%) Lync
6 5 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.50%) IIS
8 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 17 (21.25%) MS Excel
2 12 (15.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) DNS
2 8 (10.00%) DHCP
2 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.75%) LAN
3 7 (8.75%) WAN
4 6 (7.50%) VoIP
4 6 (7.50%) Internet
5 5 (6.25%) Unified Communications
6 4 (5.00%) Firewall
6 4 (5.00%) SSL
7 3 (3.75%) MPLS
8 2 (2.50%) SAN
8 2 (2.50%) VPN
8 2 (2.50%) SMS
8 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.50%) Network Security
8 2 (2.50%) NAS
8 2 (2.50%) OpenScape
8 2 (2.50%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (15.00%) MSI
2 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 7 (8.75%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Legal
3 2 (2.50%) Publishing
4 1 (1.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (18.75%) IT Support
2 13 (16.25%) Support Engineer
3 10 (12.50%) Analyst
4 9 (11.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (11.25%) Administrator
5 7 (8.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Senior SQL DBA
6 6 (7.50%) Help Desk Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Senior DBA
6 6 (7.50%) SQL DBA
6 6 (7.50%) Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Help Desk Support
6 6 (7.50%) DBA
7 5 (6.25%) Graduate
7 5 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Trainee
7 5 (6.25%) Graduate Hardware Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) HTML
1 6 (7.50%) .NET
1 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.00%) jQuery
3 2 (2.50%) HTML5
3 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.25%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.25%) CSS
4 1 (1.25%) XML
4 1 (1.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.25%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (23.75%) Data Centre
3 14 (17.50%) Client/Server
4 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.75%) Clustering
6 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.25%) APACS
7 1 (1.25%) EMV
7 1 (1.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 50 (62.50%) Windows
2 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (21.25%) Windows 7
5 10 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (11.25%) Windows Vista
6 9 (11.25%) Windows XP
7 6 (7.50%) Apple iOS
8 4 (5.00%) Android
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (42.50%) ITIL
2 17 (21.25%) Migration
3 12 (15.00%) Application Discovery
4 8 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (8.75%) Change Management
6 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.50%) Incident Management
6 6 (7.50%) Web Development
6 6 (7.50%) Release Management
6 6 (7.50%) Cash Management
6 6 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.00%) Android Development
7 4 (5.00%) iOS Development
7 4 (5.00%) Information Assurance
7 4 (5.00%) Security Testing
7 4 (5.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (3.75%) CRM
9 2 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.25%) SQL
2 10 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.75%) T-SQL
4 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.25%) C#
6 4 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.50%) VB
8 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (67.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (32.50%) MCITP
3 20 (25.00%) MCSE
4 19 (23.75%) MCSA
5 16 (20.00%) Degree
6 6 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (5.00%) MCTS
7 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.50%) CCENT
8 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.50%) MCDST
8 2 (2.50%) CCNA
8 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.50%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (52.50%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.75%) XenApp
5 3 (3.75%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (5.00%) WSUS
3 1 (1.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (46.25%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.00%) VMware
3 12 (15.00%) AppSense
3 12 (15.00%) Citrix
4 7 (8.75%) Avaya
5 5 (6.25%) Cisco
6 2 (2.50%) Sophos
6 2 (2.50%) Dell
6 2 (2.50%) Siemens
6 2 (2.50%) Mitel
6 2 (2.50%) SonicWALL
6 2 (2.50%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.25%) McAfee
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago