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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 155 110 109
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCP 37 70 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.88% 1.88% 1.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.47% 7.93% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 34 67 85
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
1066 883 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.44% 23.76% 26.12%
Number of salaries quoted 909 791 963
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -18 7 £37,500 +7.14%
Wigan - 2 £32,500 -
Rochdale -6 1 £23,000 -38.66%
MCP
North West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 69 (84.15%) Microsoft
2 59 (71.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (52.44%) Windows
4 39 (47.56%) ITIL
5 34 (41.46%) Active Directory
6 30 (36.59%) MS Excel
6 30 (36.59%) MCTS
7 26 (31.71%) MCSA
8 25 (30.49%) MCSE
9 24 (29.27%) VMware
10 23 (28.05%) Citrix
11 21 (25.61%) C#
11 21 (25.61%) .NET
11 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
11 21 (25.61%) ASP.NET
12 20 (24.39%) MCITP
13 19 (23.17%) MS Office
13 19 (23.17%) CCNA
13 19 (23.17%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (23.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (21.95%) LAN
14 18 (21.95%) WAN
14 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (21.95%) Windows 7
15 16 (19.51%) MS Exchange
15 16 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (19.51%) Hyper-V
16 15 (18.29%) TCP/IP
16 15 (18.29%) McAfee
16 15 (18.29%) Incident Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 16 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.44%) Apache
6 2 (2.44%) TPMS
7 1 (1.22%) Moodle
7 1 (1.22%) Lync
7 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.22%) Joomla!
Applications
1 30 (36.59%) MS Excel
2 19 (23.17%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.44%) Revit
3 2 (2.44%) SketchUp
3 2 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Office 365
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.95%) LAN
1 18 (21.95%) WAN
2 15 (18.29%) TCP/IP
3 14 (17.07%) SAN
4 9 (10.98%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (7.32%) DNS
6 5 (6.10%) VoIP
7 4 (4.88%) DHCP
7 4 (4.88%) Firewall
8 3 (3.66%) VPN
9 2 (2.44%) VLAN
10 1 (1.22%) Network Security
10 1 (1.22%) Wireless
10 1 (1.22%) Intranet
10 1 (1.22%) Internet
10 1 (1.22%) Extranet
10 1 (1.22%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (8.54%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.66%) Subversion
General
1 8 (9.76%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.66%) Law
4 2 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Analyst
2 21 (25.61%) Support Engineer
3 19 (23.17%) Developer
4 14 (17.07%) Support Analyst
5 12 (14.63%) .NET Developer
6 11 (13.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (10.98%) Service Analyst
8 8 (9.76%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) IT Support
9 6 (7.32%) Help Desk Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) Software Developer
10 5 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (4.88%) Service Manager
11 4 (4.88%) Technical Support
11 4 (4.88%) Technical Manager
11 4 (4.88%) Help Desk Support
11 4 (4.88%) Technical Services Manager
12 3 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.61%) .NET
1 21 (25.61%) ASP.NET
2 13 (15.85%) HTML
3 9 (10.98%) .NET Framework
4 7 (8.54%) jQuery
5 6 (7.32%) CSS
6 4 (4.88%) Web Services
6 4 (4.88%) XML
6 4 (4.88%) WCF
6 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (4.88%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (3.66%) HTML5
7 3 (3.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (3.66%) Silverlight
7 3 (3.66%) Ajax
8 1 (1.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) Client/Server
2 6 (7.32%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.66%) EMV
3 3 (3.66%) W3C
3 3 (3.66%) APACS
3 3 (3.66%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.44%) Statistics
5 1 (1.22%) Kindle
5 1 (1.22%) VLE
5 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (52.44%) Windows
2 19 (23.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (21.95%) Windows 7
4 12 (14.63%) Windows XP
5 8 (9.76%) Apple iOS
5 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.54%) Android
7 6 (7.32%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.88%) Linux
9 2 (2.44%) UNIX
9 2 (2.44%) HPUX
9 2 (2.44%) Solaris
10 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (47.56%) ITIL
2 15 (18.29%) Incident Management
3 14 (17.07%) Service Management
4 13 (15.85%) MVC
5 10 (12.20%) Web Development
6 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.54%) OOD
7 7 (8.54%) OO
7 7 (8.54%) Android Development
7 7 (8.54%) iOS Development
8 6 (7.32%) Line Management
8 6 (7.32%) Change Management
9 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.88%) TDD
10 4 (4.88%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (4.88%) BDD
10 4 (4.88%) CQRS
10 4 (4.88%) Web Application Development
10 4 (4.88%) Business Analysis
11 3 (3.66%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.61%) C#
2 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.63%) SQL
4 7 (8.54%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 59 (71.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (36.59%) MCTS
3 26 (31.71%) MCSA
4 25 (30.49%) MCSE
5 20 (24.39%) MCITP
6 19 (23.17%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (23.17%) CCNA
7 14 (17.07%) CCA
7 14 (17.07%) Citrix Certification
7 14 (17.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (10.98%) Degree
9 6 (7.32%) MCPD
10 5 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (4.88%) MOS
11 4 (4.88%) MCAD
11 4 (4.88%) MCSD
11 4 (4.88%) A+ Certification
12 3 (3.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (2.44%) HNC
13 2 (2.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.85%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (41.46%) Active Directory
2 16 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (19.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.22%) XenApp
3 1 (1.22%) XenServer
3 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.22%) vSphere
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) Backup Exec
2 7 (8.54%) SCCM
2 7 (8.54%) SCOM
3 2 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (84.15%) Microsoft
2 24 (29.27%) VMware
3 23 (28.05%) Citrix
4 15 (18.29%) McAfee
5 12 (14.63%) Cisco
6 9 (10.98%) Sophos
6 9 (10.98%) Dell
6 9 (10.98%) Symantec
7 4 (4.88%) HP
8 3 (3.66%) Adobe
9 2 (2.44%) Sun
9 2 (2.44%) StorageTek
9 2 (2.44%) Capita
10 1 (1.22%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.22%) Veeam
10 1 (1.22%) SAP
10 1 (1.22%) IBM
Greater Manchester
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 27000-30000 Per Annum
Posted: 26 days ago