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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 141 161 130
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -31
Permanent jobs citing MCP 35 35 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.08% 0.87% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.04% 3.16% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 54
Average salary £25,000 £25,500 £27,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% -8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £20,000 £20,150
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,823 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.39% -7.14%
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
866 1108 930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 26.65% 27.57% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 672 934 817
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 11 February 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 11 February 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
Stockport -1 4 £26,750 -28.66%
Sale - 1 £22,500 -
MCP
North West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 52 (85.25%) Microsoft
2 44 (72.13%) Windows
3 40 (65.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (60.66%) ITIL
5 33 (54.10%) Active Directory
6 30 (49.18%) MCSE
7 25 (40.98%) Windows Server
8 24 (39.34%) MCSA
9 20 (32.79%) WAN
10 19 (31.15%) TCP/IP
10 19 (31.15%) VMware
11 18 (29.51%) LAN
11 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (29.51%) Windows 7
12 16 (26.23%) MCTS
12 16 (26.23%) Degree
12 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (26.23%) Dell
13 15 (24.59%) Citrix
13 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
13 15 (24.59%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (24.59%) MCITP
14 14 (22.95%) SCCM
14 14 (22.95%) MS Office
15 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (19.67%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (19.67%) Citrix Certification
16 12 (19.67%) SLA
16 12 (19.67%) Finance

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (24.59%) MS Excel
2 14 (22.95%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 20 (32.79%) WAN
2 19 (31.15%) TCP/IP
3 18 (29.51%) LAN
4 15 (24.59%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (4.92%) DNS
5 3 (4.92%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.28%) Internet
6 2 (3.28%) SAN
6 2 (3.28%) SSL
6 2 (3.28%) VoIP
7 1 (1.64%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Subversion
2 3 (4.92%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.92%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.64%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.64%) MSI
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Law
3 3 (4.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) IT Support
2 14 (22.95%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (21.31%) IT Engineer
4 11 (18.03%) Analyst
4 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (16.39%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (16.39%) Storage Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 7 (11.48%) Storage Specialist
6 7 (11.48%) Support Technician
7 6 (9.84%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 6 (9.84%) Developer
7 6 (9.84%) IT Support Technician
7 6 (9.84%) IT Technician
7 6 (9.84%) Support Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Support Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (8.20%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) Technical Account Manager
8 5 (8.20%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) HTML
1 5 (8.20%) HTML5
2 4 (6.56%) Ajax
2 4 (6.56%) CSS
2 4 (6.56%) XML
3 3 (4.92%) .NET
3 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.92%) GWT
3 3 (4.92%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.92%) Java EE
3 3 (4.92%) jQuery
3 3 (4.92%) JSP
3 3 (4.92%) SOAP
3 3 (4.92%) Spring
3 3 (4.92%) Struts
3 3 (4.92%) Web Services
3 3 (4.92%) XSLT
4 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.56%) APACS
3 4 (6.56%) EMV
4 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.92%) W3C
5 2 (3.28%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (72.13%) Windows
2 25 (40.98%) Windows Server
3 18 (29.51%) Windows 7
3 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (18.03%) Windows XP
7 8 (13.11%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.92%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.28%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (60.66%) ITIL
2 6 (9.84%) Service Management
3 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.20%) Line Management
3 5 (8.20%) Presales
3 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
3 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
3 5 (8.20%) Web Development
4 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.56%) OWASP
4 4 (6.56%) Scrum
4 4 (6.56%) SDLC
5 3 (4.92%) Change Management
5 3 (4.92%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.92%) Project Management
6 2 (3.28%) Information Assurance
6 2 (3.28%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.28%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.28%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.92%) Java
3 3 (4.92%) VBA
4 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.64%) C#
5 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (65.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (49.18%) MCSE
3 24 (39.34%) MCSA
4 16 (26.23%) Degree
4 16 (26.23%) MCTS
5 15 (24.59%) MCITP
6 12 (19.67%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (19.67%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (16.39%) CCA
7 10 (16.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (8.20%) CCNA
8 5 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (4.92%) A+ Certification
10 2 (3.28%) MCDST
11 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.64%) GNVQ
11 1 (1.64%) HNC
11 1 (1.64%) HND
11 1 (1.64%) NVQ Level 3
11 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 33 (54.10%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.03%) Hyper-V
3 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.39%) XenServer
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (22.95%) SCCM
2 8 (13.11%) SCOM
3 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.64%) WMI
Vendors
1 52 (85.25%) Microsoft
2 19 (31.15%) VMware
3 16 (26.23%) Dell
4 15 (24.59%) Citrix
5 10 (16.39%) NetApp
6 9 (14.75%) Intel Security
7 7 (11.48%) Cisco
8 3 (4.92%) Avaya
8 3 (4.92%) Mitel
9 2 (3.28%) Symantec
9 2 (3.28%) Veeam
10 1 (1.64%) AppSense
10 1 (1.64%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.64%) Fidessa
10 1 (1.64%) iManage
10 1 (1.64%) Proofpoint
10 1 (1.64%) Reuters
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