The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 35 43 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 2.54% 1.49% 9.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.62% 4.76% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 19
Average salary £37,500 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
MCP
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stockport region.

Qualifications Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
58 84 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 29.44% 31.23% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 53 51 60
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

MCP
Salary Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Stockport region.

MCP Salary Trend in Stockport

MCP
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Stockport

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) VB.NET
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) Web Development
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) Android
2 7 (87.50%) Apple iOS
2 7 (87.50%) Android Development
2 7 (87.50%) iOS Development
2 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 7 (87.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) Finance

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
1 7 (87.50%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) .NET Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Android
1 7 (87.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Web Development
1 7 (87.50%) Android Development
1 7 (87.50%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCTS
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft