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

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 174 163 153
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCP 17 32 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.46% 0.83% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.03% 3.54% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 33
Median salary £25,500 £27,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £24,600 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £40,400 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +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
837 903 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.70% 23.51% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 701 740 737
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 £29,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 August 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 August 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
Stockport - 3 £37,500 -
Rochdale - 2 £23,000 - 1
Salford - 2 £21,500 -
Oldham -5 1 £41,500 +14.48% 1
Altrincham - 1 - -
MCP
North West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
1 26 (76.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (67.65%) ITIL
3 20 (58.82%) Windows
4 19 (55.88%) MCSE
4 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
5 17 (50.00%) MCSA
5 17 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 17 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (44.12%) Windows 7
6 15 (44.12%) CCNA
6 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (35.29%) Windows 8
8 12 (35.29%) MS Office
9 11 (32.35%) DHCP
9 11 (32.35%) DNS
9 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
10 10 (29.41%) Citrix
11 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
11 9 (26.47%) Finance
11 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (23.53%) SCCM
12 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (23.53%) VMware
12 8 (23.53%) Cisco
13 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
13 7 (20.59%) Windows 10
14 6 (17.65%) SAN

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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (35.29%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) DHCP
1 11 (32.35%) DNS
2 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
3 6 (17.65%) SAN
4 4 (11.76%) Firewall
5 3 (8.82%) LAN
5 3 (8.82%) WAN
6 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Law
3 3 (8.82%) Legal
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
1 8 (23.53%) Support Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (11.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (8.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
1 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
1 4 (11.76%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) jQuery
3 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.94%) HTML5
3 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) APACS
2 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.94%) EMV
2 1 (2.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (44.12%) Windows 7
4 12 (35.29%) Windows 8
5 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
6 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (20.59%) Windows 10
8 3 (8.82%) Android
8 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
9 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
2 5 (14.71%) Migration
3 4 (11.76%) Web Development
4 3 (8.82%) Android Development
4 3 (8.82%) iOS Development
5 2 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.94%) Document Management
6 1 (2.94%) Line Management
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile Development
6 1 (2.94%) MVC
6 1 (2.94%) OWASP
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) Release Management
6 1 (2.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) C#
2 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (76.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (55.88%) MCSE
3 17 (50.00%) MCSA
4 15 (44.12%) CCNA
4 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (11.76%) MCDST
6 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (8.82%) MCITP
6 3 (8.82%) MCTS
7 2 (5.88%) CCA
7 2 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (5.88%) MOS
7 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.82%) XenApp
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) SCCM
2 4 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 4 (11.76%) SCVMM
3 3 (8.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.94%) WMI
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) Citrix
3 8 (23.53%) Cisco
3 8 (23.53%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) NetApp
4 4 (11.76%) Nimble Storage
4 4 (11.76%) Proofpoint
5 3 (8.82%) Symantec
6 2 (5.88%) Apple
6 2 (5.88%) Avaya
6 2 (5.88%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) Mitel
7 1 (2.94%) iManage
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