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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 159 147 131
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCP 26 40 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 0.98% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.89% 4.21% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17 35 45
Average salary £27,500 £29,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.17% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £29,900 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -20.26%
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
899 950 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.23% 23.26% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 721 735 757
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +7 4 - - 1
Oldham -2 2 £36,250 -
MCP
North West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 48 (64.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (54.05%) Windows
3 39 (52.70%) ITIL
4 34 (45.95%) Microsoft
5 32 (43.24%) Active Directory
6 23 (31.08%) SLA
7 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
8 21 (28.38%) MCITP
9 20 (27.03%) MCSE
9 20 (27.03%) MCSA
9 20 (27.03%) MS Exchange
10 18 (24.32%) SQL
10 18 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (21.62%) VMware
13 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
13 15 (20.27%) Degree
14 12 (16.22%) Service Delivery
14 12 (16.22%) DNS
14 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (16.22%) Windows Vista
15 11 (14.86%) SCCM
15 11 (14.86%) Windows 7
15 11 (14.86%) SharePoint
15 11 (14.86%) Migration
16 10 (13.51%) Windows XP
16 10 (13.51%) MS Office
16 10 (13.51%) Windows 8

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 20 (27.03%) MS Exchange
2 18 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (14.86%) SharePoint
4 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (9.46%) Lync
4 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.76%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) DNS
2 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.46%) DHCP
3 7 (9.46%) Internet
4 6 (8.11%) Unified Communications
4 6 (8.11%) VoIP
5 5 (6.76%) WAN
5 5 (6.76%) LAN
5 5 (6.76%) SSL
6 4 (5.41%) Firewall
7 2 (2.70%) Network Security
7 2 (2.70%) NAS
7 2 (2.70%) Extranet
7 2 (2.70%) MPLS
7 2 (2.70%) SAN
7 2 (2.70%) VPN
8 1 (1.35%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.41%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MSI
2 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (1.35%) Local Government
3 1 (1.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (18.92%) Support Engineer
1 14 (18.92%) IT Support
2 12 (16.22%) Analyst
3 8 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (10.81%) Administrator
3 8 (10.81%) Help Desk Support
4 7 (9.46%) Help Desk Analyst
4 7 (9.46%) IT Support Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Senior SQL DBA
5 6 (8.11%) Help Desk Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Senior DBA
5 6 (8.11%) SQL DBA
5 6 (8.11%) DBA
5 6 (8.11%) Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Help Desk Supervisor
7 4 (5.41%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) HTML
1 6 (8.11%) .NET
1 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.41%) jQuery
3 2 (2.70%) HTML5
3 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.35%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.35%) CSS
4 1 (1.35%) XML
4 1 (1.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.51%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.81%) Client/Server
4 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.35%) APACS
6 1 (1.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) EMV
6 1 (1.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 40 (54.05%) Windows
2 18 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (16.22%) Windows Vista
5 11 (14.86%) Windows 7
6 10 (13.51%) Windows XP
6 10 (13.51%) Windows 8
7 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
8 4 (5.41%) Android
9 3 (4.05%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.70%) ITIL
2 12 (16.22%) Service Delivery
3 11 (14.86%) Migration
4 8 (10.81%) Application Discovery
5 7 (9.46%) Incident Management
5 7 (9.46%) Change Management
5 7 (9.46%) PRINCE2
5 7 (9.46%) Release Management
6 6 (8.11%) Cash Management
6 6 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (8.11%) Web Development
7 5 (6.76%) Software Testing
7 5 (6.76%) Information Assurance
7 5 (6.76%) Security Testing
8 4 (5.41%) Android Development
8 4 (5.41%) iOS Development
8 4 (5.41%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.05%) CRM
9 3 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.05%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) SQL
2 7 (9.46%) T-SQL
2 7 (9.46%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.76%) C#
5 4 (5.41%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.05%) VBA
7 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (64.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (28.38%) MCITP
3 20 (27.03%) MCSE
3 20 (27.03%) MCSA
4 15 (20.27%) Degree
5 7 (9.46%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.05%) CCNA
6 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.70%) MCDST
7 2 (2.70%) MCTS
7 2 (2.70%) CCENT
7 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (31.08%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (43.24%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.76%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.41%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.70%) Firmware
6 1 (1.35%) XenApp
6 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) SCCM
2 1 (1.35%) SCOM
2 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.62%) VMware
3 8 (10.81%) AppSense
3 8 (10.81%) Citrix
3 8 (10.81%) Avaya
4 4 (5.41%) Cisco
5 3 (4.05%) Mitel
6 2 (2.70%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.35%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.35%) Siemens
7 1 (1.35%) Sophos
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