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

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 157 137 133
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCP 24 54 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.69% 1.49% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.96% 5.20% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 40 61
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £23,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
810 1039 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.44% 28.73% 22.24%
Number of salaries quoted 689 824 729
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 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
(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
Altrincham - 3 £32,000 -
Bolton +17 2 £22,500 -57.14%
MCP
North West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 51 (91.07%) Microsoft
2 47 (83.93%) Windows
3 45 (80.36%) ITIL
4 42 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 42 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (53.57%) MCSE
6 29 (51.79%) MCSA
7 27 (48.21%) Windows Server
8 25 (44.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (44.64%) Windows 7
9 24 (42.86%) TCP/IP
10 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (33.93%) MS Office
11 19 (33.93%) MCTS
12 18 (32.14%) SCCM
12 18 (32.14%) VMware
12 18 (32.14%) Citrix
13 17 (30.36%) WAN
13 17 (30.36%) Finance
14 16 (28.57%) MCITP
15 15 (26.79%) Hyper-V
15 15 (26.79%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (26.79%) Dell
15 15 (26.79%) LAN
15 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
16 14 (25.00%) NetApp
17 13 (23.21%) CCNA
17 13 (23.21%) Citrix Certification
17 13 (23.21%) Cisco Certification
17 13 (23.21%) MS Exchange

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (23.21%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (8.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (33.93%) MS Office
2 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.79%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 24 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 17 (30.36%) WAN
3 15 (26.79%) LAN
3 15 (26.79%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (17.86%) DHCP
4 10 (17.86%) DNS
5 5 (8.93%) SAN
6 3 (5.36%) Firewall
7 1 (1.79%) VoIP
7 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.79%) MSI
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Law
2 7 (12.50%) Legal
3 4 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (23.21%) IT Support
4 12 (21.43%) IT Engineer
5 11 (19.64%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (19.64%) Storage Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 8 (14.29%) Storage Specialist
7 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 6 (10.71%) IT Support Technician
7 6 (10.71%) IT Technician
7 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Support Technician
8 5 (8.93%) Applications Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Service Manager
8 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support
9 4 (7.14%) Service Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
1 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.79%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 47 (83.93%) Windows
2 27 (48.21%) Windows Server
3 25 (44.64%) Windows 7
3 25 (44.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (19.64%) Windows 8
5 11 (19.64%) Windows XP
6 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (7.14%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (80.36%) ITIL
2 6 (10.71%) Service Management
3 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.36%) Change Management
4 3 (5.36%) Migration
4 3 (5.36%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (5.36%) Project Management
5 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.57%) Document Management
5 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.57%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.79%) CRM
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.79%) Presales
6 1 (1.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (53.57%) MCSE
3 29 (51.79%) MCSA
4 19 (33.93%) MCTS
5 16 (28.57%) MCITP
6 13 (23.21%) CCNA
6 13 (23.21%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (23.21%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (19.64%) CCA
8 11 (19.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (8.93%) Degree
9 5 (8.93%) MCDST
10 2 (3.57%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.79%) GNVQ
11 1 (1.79%) HNC
11 1 (1.79%) HND
11 1 (1.79%) NVQ Level 3
11 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (26.79%) Hyper-V
3 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (19.64%) XenServer
5 2 (3.57%) XenApp
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (32.14%) SCCM
2 6 (10.71%) SCOM
3 3 (5.36%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.36%) SCVMM
3 3 (5.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (5.36%) WMI
4 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 51 (91.07%) Microsoft
2 18 (32.14%) Citrix
2 18 (32.14%) VMware
3 15 (26.79%) Dell
4 14 (25.00%) NetApp
5 11 (19.64%) Cisco
6 9 (16.07%) Intel Security
7 5 (8.93%) Proofpoint
8 4 (7.14%) Symantec
9 3 (5.36%) iManage
9 3 (5.36%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (3.57%) Veeam
11 1 (1.79%) AppSense
11 1 (1.79%) Avaya
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