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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 183 155 150
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCP 26 28 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.69% 0.79% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.27% 2.94% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 26 26 43
Median salary £22,500 £27,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £44,800
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -4.76%
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
796 952 1065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.09% 26.72% 24.96%
Number of salaries quoted 670 714 907
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,250 £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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +6 3 £37,500 +138.09% 1
Bolton - 3 £35,000 - 1
Rochdale - 1 £23,000 -
MCP
North West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 32 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 30 (68.18%) ITIL
3 29 (65.91%) Windows
4 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
5 25 (56.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (40.91%) MCSE
8 16 (36.36%) Windows 7
9 15 (34.09%) Windows Server
9 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
9 15 (34.09%) VMware
10 14 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (29.55%) CCNA
11 13 (29.55%) MS Office
12 12 (27.27%) MCSA
12 12 (27.27%) Windows 8
13 11 (25.00%) SLA
14 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (20.45%) WAN
15 9 (20.45%) Citrix
15 9 (20.45%) SCCM
16 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
16 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
16 8 (18.18%) Cisco
16 8 (18.18%) Windows XP
16 8 (18.18%) LAN
16 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
16 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (18.18%) ITIL V3

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 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.27%) Site Server
Applications
1 13 (29.55%) MS Office
2 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) WAN
2 8 (18.18%) LAN
2 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 7 (15.91%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (13.64%) Unified Communications
5 5 (11.36%) SAN
6 4 (9.09%) DHCP
6 4 (9.09%) DNS
7 2 (4.55%) Firewall
8 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) RDBMS
2 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) InstallShield
1 2 (4.55%) MSI
2 1 (2.27%) Subversion
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Analyst
2 17 (38.64%) Support Analyst
3 10 (22.73%) IT Support
4 9 (20.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (20.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) IT Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) IT Support Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) .NET Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Developer
6 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (13.64%) C# Developer
6 6 (13.64%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Service Desk Technician
6 6 (13.64%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (13.64%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (11.36%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) .NET
1 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
1 7 (15.91%) HTML
2 6 (13.64%) jQuery
3 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.27%) HTML5
3 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) APACS
1 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
1 1 (2.27%) EMV
1 1 (2.27%) NHS
1 1 (2.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (65.91%) Windows
2 22 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 15 (34.09%) Windows Server
5 12 (27.27%) Windows 8
6 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (18.18%) Windows XP
8 6 (13.64%) Android
8 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
9 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) ITIL
2 8 (18.18%) ITIL V3
3 7 (15.91%) Web Development
4 6 (13.64%) Android Development
4 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
4 6 (13.64%) iOS Development
5 4 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.82%) Service Management
7 2 (4.55%) Application Packaging
7 2 (4.55%) Application Virtualisation
7 2 (4.55%) Software Distribution
8 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (2.27%) Compliance Management
8 1 (2.27%) Line Management
8 1 (2.27%) Mobile Development
8 1 (2.27%) OWASP
8 1 (2.27%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) C#
2 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.64%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (56.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (40.91%) MCSE
3 14 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (29.55%) CCNA
5 12 (27.27%) MCSA
6 4 (9.09%) MCITP
6 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 3 (6.82%) MCTS
7 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (4.55%) A+ Certification
8 2 (4.55%) BC Cleared
8 2 (4.55%) CCA
8 2 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (4.55%) DBS Check
8 2 (4.55%) Degree
8 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.55%) MOS
8 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.27%) CCIE
9 1 (2.27%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.00%) SLA
2 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.27%) PA-DSS
3 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (61.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 4 (9.09%) XenApp
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.09%) VMware
3 9 (20.45%) Citrix
4 8 (18.18%) Cisco
5 6 (13.64%) Avaya
5 6 (13.64%) Dell
5 6 (13.64%) HP
5 6 (13.64%) Intel Security
6 5 (11.36%) Mitel
7 4 (9.09%) Apple
8 2 (4.55%) NetApp
9 1 (2.27%) F5
9 1 (2.27%) Juniper
9 1 (2.27%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (2.27%) Riverbed
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Posted: 2 days ago
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