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

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
North West / Manchester
Rank 182 142 157
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCP 17 35 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.45% 1.07% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 4.17% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 30
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +40.18%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%

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
895 839 1081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.45% 25.59% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 669 663 897
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 28 February 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 28 February 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 - 6 £35,000 -
MCP
North West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 39 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 37 (82.22%) Active Directory
3 35 (77.78%) Windows
4 30 (66.67%) ITIL
4 30 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (48.89%) MCSE
6 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 14 (31.11%) SLA
8 14 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (31.11%) VMware
8 14 (31.11%) Windows 7
9 13 (28.89%) SCCM
9 13 (28.89%) CCNA
10 12 (26.67%) WAN
10 12 (26.67%) DHCP
10 12 (26.67%) DNS
10 12 (26.67%) MS Office
11 11 (24.44%) MS Exchange
11 11 (24.44%) LAN
11 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
12 10 (22.22%) MCSA
12 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
13 9 (20.00%) Service Management
13 9 (20.00%) ITIL V3
14 8 (17.78%) Windows 8
14 8 (17.78%) SCOrch
14 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
14 8 (17.78%) Application Virtualisation

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 11 (24.44%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (11.11%) Confluence
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.22%) Site Server
Applications
1 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 12 (26.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) DHCP
1 12 (26.67%) DNS
1 12 (26.67%) WAN
2 11 (24.44%) LAN
3 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
3 7 (15.56%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (11.11%) VoIP
5 4 (8.89%) Unified Communications
6 2 (4.44%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.44%) SAN
7 1 (2.22%) Firewall
7 1 (2.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) InstallShield
1 8 (17.78%) MSI
2 5 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Analyst
2 18 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) IT Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) IT Support
4 9 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Technician
8 3 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 3 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
1 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.67%) HTML
2 3 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Life Science
2 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (77.78%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (31.11%) Windows 7
4 11 (24.44%) Windows Server
5 8 (17.78%) Windows 8
5 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (17.78%) Windows XP
6 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (11.11%) Linux
8 3 (6.67%) Android
8 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 9 (20.00%) Service Management
3 8 (17.78%) Application Packaging
3 8 (17.78%) Application Virtualisation
4 5 (11.11%) Time Management
5 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.67%) Android Development
6 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.67%) iOS Development
6 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (6.67%) Web Development
7 2 (4.44%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (4.44%) Software Distribution
8 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (2.22%) Compliance Management
8 1 (2.22%) CRM
8 1 (2.22%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.89%) C#
3 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (48.89%) MCSE
3 14 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (28.89%) CCNA
5 10 (22.22%) MCSA
5 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 8 (17.78%) BC Cleared
7 4 (8.89%) MCITP
8 3 (6.67%) MCTS
9 2 (4.44%) A+ Certification
9 2 (4.44%) DBS Check
9 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.22%) CCA
10 1 (2.22%) CCIE
10 1 (2.22%) CCNP
10 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (2.22%) Degree
10 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.11%) SLA
2 6 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.44%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (82.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.44%) XenApp
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) SCCM
2 8 (17.78%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.11%) VMware
3 8 (17.78%) Cisco
4 6 (13.33%) Dell
4 6 (13.33%) Intel Security
5 5 (11.11%) Atlassian
5 5 (11.11%) Citrix
6 4 (8.89%) Avaya
6 4 (8.89%) HP
7 3 (6.67%) Mitel
7 3 (6.67%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.67%) Symantec
7 3 (6.67%) Veeam
8 2 (4.44%) Apple
9 1 (2.22%) F5
9 1 (2.22%) Juniper
9 1 (2.22%) NetApp
9 1 (2.22%) Riverbed