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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 174 153 156
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCP 14 28 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.39% 0.78% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.58% 3.29% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 37
Median salary £25,500 £30,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.39% -21.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,200 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,400 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
886 851 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.58% 23.79% 23.31%
Number of salaries quoted 747 697 738
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 £27,500 £26,000 £22,875
10% offered a salary of more than £61,550 £50,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Salford +14 2 £21,500 -
Stockport - 2 £37,500 -
Altrincham - 2 - -
MCP
North West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
1 30 (81.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (75.68%) ITIL
3 24 (64.86%) Windows
3 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
4 23 (62.16%) MCSE
4 23 (62.16%) MCSA
5 19 (51.35%) MS Excel
5 19 (51.35%) MS Exchange
6 17 (45.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (40.54%) Windows 7
7 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (40.54%) CCNA
7 15 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (35.14%) Finance
8 13 (35.14%) DNS
8 13 (35.14%) DHCP
8 13 (35.14%) MS Office
8 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
9 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
9 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (27.03%) Law
11 9 (24.32%) Citrix
11 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
11 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (21.62%) MCITP
12 8 (21.62%) Legal
13 7 (18.92%) SCCM
13 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
14 6 (16.22%) Proofpoint

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 19 (51.35%) MS Exchange
2 17 (45.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (16.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (51.35%) MS Excel
2 13 (35.14%) MS Office
3 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) DHCP
1 13 (35.14%) DNS
2 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 4 (10.81%) SAN
4 3 (8.11%) LAN
4 3 (8.11%) WAN
5 2 (5.41%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.70%) VoIP
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.41%) SQLPlus
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.70%) MSI
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Law
3 8 (21.62%) Legal
4 4 (10.81%) Banking
5 3 (8.11%) Retail
6 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Support Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Service Manager
4 4 (10.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Windows 7
2 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (35.14%) Windows Server
4 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (16.22%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.41%) Android
6 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.41%) VMS
6 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Migration
3 3 (8.11%) Change Management
3 3 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (8.11%) Project Management
3 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.11%) Service Management
4 2 (5.41%) Android Development
4 2 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (5.41%) Document Management
4 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.41%) iOS Development
4 2 (5.41%) Web Development
5 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.70%) CRM
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.41%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (81.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (62.16%) MCSA
2 23 (62.16%) MCSE
3 15 (40.54%) CCNA
3 15 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (21.62%) MCITP
5 5 (13.51%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (13.51%) MCTS
6 4 (10.81%) MCDST
7 2 (5.41%) CCA
7 2 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (5.41%) MOS
7 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) XenApp
4 2 (5.41%) XenServer
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) SCCM
2 4 (10.81%) Backup Exec
2 4 (10.81%) SCVMM
2 4 (10.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (8.11%) WMI
4 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) Citrix
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco
3 6 (16.22%) NetApp
3 6 (16.22%) Proofpoint
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
4 4 (10.81%) Nimble Storage
4 4 (10.81%) Symantec
5 3 (8.11%) Avaya
5 3 (8.11%) iManage
6 2 (5.41%) Mitel
7 1 (2.70%) AppSense
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