The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 43 29 40
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCP 25 22 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 5.45% 6.43% 5.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.02% 24.44% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 24
Average salary £23,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £58,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-22.66% +4.16%
MCP
Cheshire

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

Qualifications Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
192 90 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 41.83% 26.32% 36.87%
Number of salaries quoted 143 68 146
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

MCP
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

MCP Salary Trend in Warrington

MCP
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Warrington

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 48 (90.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (84.91%) MCTS
3 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
4 28 (52.83%) Windows
5 26 (49.06%) MS Excel
6 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
6 24 (45.28%) MS Office
6 24 (45.28%) ASP.NET
6 24 (45.28%) C#
6 24 (45.28%) .NET
6 24 (45.28%) MCAD
6 24 (45.28%) MCSD
6 24 (45.28%) TCP/IP
6 24 (45.28%) MVC
6 24 (45.28%) Scrum
6 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (45.28%) TDD
6 24 (45.28%) NUnit
6 24 (45.28%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (45.28%) Kanban
6 24 (45.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (45.28%) Spring.NET
6 24 (45.28%) Windows 7
6 24 (45.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (45.28%) Dependency Injection
6 24 (45.28%) Inversion of Control
6 24 (45.28%) MSTest
6 24 (45.28%) Castle Windsor
6 24 (45.28%) Ninject
6 24 (45.28%) Rhino Mocks

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 22 (41.51%) MS Exchange
2 15 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (49.06%) MS Excel
2 24 (45.28%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (45.28%) TCP/IP
2 22 (41.51%) VPN
3 16 (30.19%) DNS
4 15 (28.30%) DHCP
5 2 (3.77%) Intranet
5 2 (3.77%) LAN
5 2 (3.77%) WAN
6 1 (1.89%) SMTP
6 1 (1.89%) PBX
6 1 (1.89%) VoIP
6 1 (1.89%) Internet
6 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (45.28%) NUnit
1 24 (45.28%) MSTest
1 24 (45.28%) Rhino Mocks
1 24 (45.28%) Moq
General
1 2 (3.77%) Back Office
1 2 (3.77%) Finance
1 2 (3.77%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Legal
2 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Developer
1 24 (45.28%) .NET Developer
2 18 (33.96%) Support Engineer
3 14 (26.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (20.75%) IT Support
4 11 (20.75%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.77%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Support Technician
8 1 (1.89%) Field Service Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Network Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (1.89%) Field Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) .NET
1 24 (45.28%) ASP.NET
1 24 (45.28%) Spring.NET
1 24 (45.28%) ASP.NET MVC
1 24 (45.28%) Castle Windsor
1 24 (45.28%) Ninject
1 24 (45.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 24 (45.28%) Unity DI Container
2 22 (41.51%) Razor View Engine
2 22 (41.51%) WCF
3 2 (3.77%) WPF
3 2 (3.77%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (45.28%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (52.83%) Windows
2 24 (45.28%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (45.28%) Windows 7
3 22 (41.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (33.96%) Windows XP
5 16 (30.19%) Linux
6 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (28.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) MVC
1 24 (45.28%) Scrum
1 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (45.28%) TDD
1 24 (45.28%) Continuous Integration
1 24 (45.28%) Kanban
1 24 (45.28%) Dependency Injection
2 22 (41.51%) Web Application Development
3 9 (16.98%) ITIL
4 8 (15.09%) Service Management
5 2 (3.77%) MVVM
5 2 (3.77%) OOP
5 2 (3.77%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (3.77%) OO
5 2 (3.77%) OOD
6 1 (1.89%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.89%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.89%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 24 (45.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 48 (90.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (84.91%) MCTS
3 24 (45.28%) MCAD
3 24 (45.28%) MCSD
4 22 (41.51%) MCSA
5 16 (30.19%) MCSE
6 15 (28.30%) MCITP
7 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) CCNA
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) Hyper-V
2 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) OpenView
1 2 (3.77%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Citrix
2 3 (5.66%) VMware
3 2 (3.77%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco
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