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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 127 126 92
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -34
Permanent jobs citing MCP 54 64 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.49% 1.59% 2.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.17% 7.23% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 40 60 117
Average salary £27,500 £29,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.98% -22.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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
1044 885 1083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 28.86% 22.04% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 823 730 925
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Stockport +5 5 £37,500 +167.85%
Oldham -4 2 £30,000 -7.69%
Bolton 0 1 £52,500 +31.25% 1
MCP
North West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 57 (67.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (65.88%) Windows
3 52 (61.18%) Microsoft
4 45 (52.94%) Active Directory
5 29 (34.12%) SCCM
6 27 (31.76%) MS Excel
7 26 (30.59%) ITIL
8 25 (29.41%) Windows 7
9 22 (25.88%) MCITP
9 22 (25.88%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (25.88%) SQL Server
9 22 (25.88%) MS Office
10 19 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (21.18%) TCP/IP
12 17 (20.00%) Client/Server
12 17 (20.00%) Migration
12 17 (20.00%) Degree
13 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (18.82%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (18.82%) LAN
13 16 (18.82%) WAN
14 15 (17.65%) MCSE
15 14 (16.47%) SQL
15 14 (16.47%) Finance
16 13 (15.29%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (15.29%) Windows XP
16 13 (15.29%) Dell
16 13 (15.29%) Citrix
16 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (15.29%) MCTS

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (14.12%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.06%) IIS
2 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.35%) Apache
4 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.18%) Lync
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (31.76%) MS Excel
2 22 (25.88%) MS Office
3 3 (3.53%) AutoCAD
4 2 (2.35%) Revit
4 2 (2.35%) SketchUp
4 2 (2.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.18%) TCP/IP
2 16 (18.82%) LAN
2 16 (18.82%) WAN
3 13 (15.29%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (9.41%) DHCP
4 8 (9.41%) DNS
5 6 (7.06%) SAN
6 5 (5.88%) Firewall
7 4 (4.71%) SMS
7 4 (4.71%) VoIP
8 3 (3.53%) Extranet
8 3 (3.53%) MPLS
9 2 (2.35%) VPN
9 2 (2.35%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.35%) NAS
9 2 (2.35%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.35%) OpenScape
10 1 (1.18%) Network Security
10 1 (1.18%) Wireless
10 1 (1.18%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.41%) RDBMS
3 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (11.76%) MSI
2 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (16.47%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Legal
2 4 (4.71%) Publishing
2 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (14.12%) Developer
2 11 (12.94%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (12.94%) IT Support
3 10 (11.76%) Administrator
3 10 (11.76%) Analyst
3 10 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.59%) .NET Developer
5 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) DBA
6 6 (7.06%) SQL DBA
6 6 (7.06%) Hardware Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Senior DBA
6 6 (7.06%) Senior SQL DBA
6 6 (7.06%) Trainee
7 5 (5.88%) Graduate Hardware Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Graduate
8 4 (4.71%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) .NET
1 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET
2 9 (10.59%) HTML
3 8 (9.41%) jQuery
4 4 (4.71%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.18%) HTML5
5 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.88%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.53%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.53%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.18%) Statistics
6 1 (1.18%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 56 (65.88%) Windows
2 25 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 19 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (15.29%) Windows XP
5 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (12.94%) Apple iOS
7 8 (9.41%) Android
8 7 (8.24%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.35%) UNIX
9 2 (2.35%) HPUX
9 2 (2.35%) Solaris
9 2 (2.35%) Linux
10 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.59%) ITIL
2 17 (20.00%) Migration
3 9 (10.59%) Web Development
4 8 (9.41%) Android Development
4 8 (9.41%) iOS Development
5 6 (7.06%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (7.06%) Cash Management
6 4 (4.71%) Data Migration
6 4 (4.71%) Software Deployment
6 4 (4.71%) MVC
6 4 (4.71%) Document Management
6 4 (4.71%) OO
6 4 (4.71%) Service Management
7 3 (3.53%) Change Management
7 3 (3.53%) OOD
7 3 (3.53%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (2.35%) Software Asset Management
8 2 (2.35%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.35%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (2.35%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.47%) SQL
2 12 (14.12%) PowerShell
3 11 (12.94%) C#
4 9 (10.59%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.41%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.06%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.35%) VB
7 2 (2.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (67.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (25.88%) MCITP
3 17 (20.00%) Degree
4 15 (17.65%) MCSE
5 13 (15.29%) MCTS
6 10 (11.76%) MCSA
7 6 (7.06%) CCNA
7 6 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (3.53%) MCDST
9 3 (3.53%) MCPD
10 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.18%) CNA
11 1 (1.18%) Novell Certification
11 1 (1.18%) CCA
11 1 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.18%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 16 (18.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.71%) XenApp
6 3 (3.53%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.18%) vSphere
8 1 (1.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (34.12%) SCCM
2 6 (7.06%) WSUS
3 5 (5.88%) SCOM
4 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 52 (61.18%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.29%) Dell
2 13 (15.29%) Citrix
3 10 (11.76%) Cisco
3 10 (11.76%) VMware
3 10 (11.76%) AppSense
4 5 (5.88%) McAfee
5 3 (3.53%) Avaya
6 2 (2.35%) Siemens
6 2 (2.35%) StorageTek
6 2 (2.35%) Adobe
6 2 (2.35%) Sun
6 2 (2.35%) HP
6 2 (2.35%) Sophos
6 2 (2.35%) Mitel
6 2 (2.35%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.18%) SAP
7 1 (1.18%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.18%) Veeam
7 1 (1.18%) IBM
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + 10.5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Superb training
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + pension, healthcare, etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
IDH Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago