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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
North West / Manchester
Rank 180 146 161
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCP 19 33 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% 1.03% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.45% 3.72% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 31
Median salary £35,000 £25,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,200 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%

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
777 886 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.18% 27.72% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 614 695 873
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £25,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Bolton - 9 £35,000 -
Stockport +5 1 £37,500 +40.18%
MCP
North West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 36 (83.72%) Microsoft
2 34 (79.07%) Windows
3 32 (74.42%) ITIL
3 32 (74.42%) Active Directory
4 28 (65.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (51.16%) MCSE
6 21 (48.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (34.88%) Windows 7
7 15 (34.88%) SCCM
7 15 (34.88%) Windows Server
8 14 (32.56%) VMware
8 14 (32.56%) MS Exchange
9 13 (30.23%) MS Office
10 11 (25.58%) MCSA
10 11 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (25.58%) Windows 8
11 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (23.26%) CCNA
11 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
11 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
12 9 (20.93%) Citrix
12 9 (20.93%) SLA
12 9 (20.93%) DHCP
12 9 (20.93%) DNS
12 9 (20.93%) Service Management
13 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (18.60%) SCOrch
13 8 (18.60%) ITIL V3
13 8 (18.60%) Application Virtualisation
13 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003

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 14 (32.56%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Site Server
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) MS Office
2 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) DHCP
1 9 (20.93%) DNS
2 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
2 7 (16.28%) WAN
2 7 (16.28%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (13.95%) LAN
4 4 (9.30%) SAN
4 4 (9.30%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.33%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
2 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) InstallShield
1 8 (18.60%) MSI
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Analyst
2 15 (34.88%) Support Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (20.93%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) IT Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) IT Support
3 9 (20.93%) IT Support Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Developer
6 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) C# Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (11.63%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) .NET
1 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
1 6 (13.95%) HTML
2 5 (11.63%) jQuery
3 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.33%) HTML5
3 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) APACS
1 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (2.33%) EMV
1 1 (2.33%) NHS
1 1 (2.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 34 (79.07%) Windows
2 21 (48.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (34.88%) Windows 7
3 15 (34.88%) Windows Server
4 11 (25.58%) Windows 8
5 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (18.60%) Windows XP
7 5 (11.63%) Android
7 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
8 4 (9.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) ITIL
2 9 (20.93%) Service Management
3 8 (18.60%) Application Packaging
3 8 (18.60%) Application Virtualisation
3 8 (18.60%) ITIL V3
4 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
4 6 (13.95%) Web Development
5 5 (11.63%) Android Development
5 5 (11.63%) iOS Development
6 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (4.65%) Software Distribution
8 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.33%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (2.33%) Compliance Management
8 1 (2.33%) Line Management
8 1 (2.33%) Mobile Development
8 1 (2.33%) MVC
8 1 (2.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.95%) C#
3 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.63%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 28 (65.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (51.16%) MCSE
3 11 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (25.58%) MCSA
4 10 (23.26%) CCNA
4 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
5 8 (18.60%) BC Cleared
6 4 (9.30%) MCITP
7 3 (6.98%) MCTS
7 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (4.65%) A+ Certification
8 2 (4.65%) CCA
8 2 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (4.65%) DBS Check
8 2 (4.65%) Degree
8 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.33%) CCIE
9 1 (2.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) SLA
2 5 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.33%) PA-DSS
3 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (74.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.30%) VMware ESX
4 4 (9.30%) XenApp
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) SCCM
2 8 (18.60%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) Microsoft
2 14 (32.56%) VMware
3 9 (20.93%) Citrix
4 7 (16.28%) Cisco
5 6 (13.95%) Dell
5 6 (13.95%) HP
5 6 (13.95%) Intel Security
6 4 (9.30%) Apple
6 4 (9.30%) Avaya
7 3 (6.98%) Mitel
8 1 (2.33%) F5
8 1 (2.33%) Juniper
8 1 (2.33%) NetApp
8 1 (2.33%) Riverbed
Manchester, Lancashire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Full package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester, North West, United Kingdom
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Posted: 24 days ago