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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 144 142 117
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -25
Permanent jobs citing MCP 28 41 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.84% 1.03% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.56% 4.65% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 20 40 77
Average salary £37,750 £36,875 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.37% +13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,775 £19,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £43,800
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -12.16%
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
786 881 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.57% 22.17% 24.25%
Number of salaries quoted 654 705 901
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 £26,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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 +9 1 £37,500 +82.92%
Bolton -5 1 - - 2
Salford - 1 - - 1
MCP
North West

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 59 (71.95%) Windows
2 56 (68.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (56.10%) Active Directory
4 41 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 33 (40.24%) ITIL
6 31 (37.80%) SCCM
7 27 (32.93%) Windows 7
8 25 (30.49%) MCITP
9 24 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (26.83%) Data Centre
11 19 (23.17%) MS Office
11 19 (23.17%) MS Excel
12 18 (21.95%) MCSE
12 18 (21.95%) Migration
12 18 (21.95%) Microsoft App-V
13 17 (20.73%) MS Exchange
14 16 (19.51%) Client/Server
14 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
15 15 (18.29%) MCSA
15 15 (18.29%) LAN
15 15 (18.29%) WAN
15 15 (18.29%) Degree
16 13 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2010
16 13 (15.85%) Windows 8
16 13 (15.85%) TCP/IP
16 13 (15.85%) Windows XP
16 13 (15.85%) VMware
17 12 (14.63%) AppSense

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 17 (20.73%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.32%) IIS
4 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.88%) Lync
6 3 (3.66%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (3.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (23.17%) MS Office
1 19 (23.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.29%) LAN
1 15 (18.29%) WAN
2 13 (15.85%) TCP/IP
3 10 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (10.98%) DNS
5 8 (9.76%) DHCP
6 5 (6.10%) VoIP
6 5 (6.10%) MPLS
7 4 (4.88%) Firewall
7 4 (4.88%) SMS
8 3 (3.66%) Internet
8 3 (3.66%) Extranet
8 3 (3.66%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.44%) OpenScape
9 2 (2.44%) SAN
9 2 (2.44%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.44%) Network Security
9 2 (2.44%) NAS
9 2 (2.44%) VPN
10 1 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.88%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) MSI
2 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (12.20%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.88%) Publishing
4 3 (3.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (20.73%) IT Support
2 16 (19.51%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (14.63%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.20%) Administrator
5 9 (10.98%) Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Senior DBA
7 6 (7.32%) Senior SQL DBA
7 6 (7.32%) Trainee
7 6 (7.32%) DBA
7 6 (7.32%) SQL DBA
7 6 (7.32%) Hardware Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Developer
8 5 (6.10%) IT Manager
8 5 (6.10%) Graduate
8 5 (6.10%) Help Desk Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Graduate Hardware Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) HTML
1 5 (6.10%) .NET
1 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET
2 4 (4.88%) jQuery
3 1 (1.22%) HTML5
3 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (26.83%) Data Centre
3 16 (19.51%) Client/Server
4 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.66%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.44%) Clustering
7 1 (1.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 59 (71.95%) Windows
2 27 (32.93%) Windows 7
3 24 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (15.85%) Windows 8
4 13 (15.85%) Windows XP
5 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (8.54%) Apple iOS
7 5 (6.10%) Windows Vista
8 4 (4.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.24%) ITIL
2 18 (21.95%) Migration
3 6 (7.32%) Change Management
3 6 (7.32%) Cash Management
3 6 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2
4 5 (6.10%) Web Development
4 5 (6.10%) Release Management
5 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.88%) Android Development
5 4 (4.88%) iOS Development
5 4 (4.88%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.88%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.66%) Information Assurance
6 3 (3.66%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (3.66%) Security Testing
6 3 (3.66%) Document Management
6 3 (3.66%) Software Testing
7 2 (2.44%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.44%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.63%) SQL
1 12 (14.63%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.32%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.88%) C#
4 4 (4.88%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (68.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (30.49%) MCITP
3 18 (21.95%) MCSE
4 15 (18.29%) MCSA
4 15 (18.29%) Degree
5 8 (9.76%) MCTS
6 5 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.66%) MCDST
9 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.44%) CCNA
9 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.44%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.63%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 18 (21.95%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.54%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.66%) XenApp
5 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.44%) Firmware
6 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (37.80%) SCCM
2 6 (7.32%) WSUS
3 5 (6.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.85%) VMware
3 12 (14.63%) AppSense
3 12 (14.63%) Citrix
4 10 (12.20%) Dell
5 7 (8.54%) Cisco
6 6 (7.32%) Avaya
7 5 (6.10%) McAfee
8 2 (2.44%) Sophos
8 2 (2.44%) Siemens
8 2 (2.44%) Mitel
8 2 (2.44%) SonicWALL
8 2 (2.44%) MobileIron
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