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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 55 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCP 13 30 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.54% 5.95% 5.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.03% 15.00% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 30 17
Average salary £23,000 £23,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.12% -41.25%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £29,900 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -20.26%
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
144 200 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 28.18% 39.68% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 113 150 61
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 4 September 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Warrington

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (90.48%) MCSE
3 16 (76.19%) MCSA
3 16 (76.19%) Windows
3 16 (76.19%) MCITP
3 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (76.19%) Windows 7
4 15 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (71.43%) MCTS
4 15 (71.43%) MS Exchange
4 15 (71.43%) CCNA
4 15 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (61.90%) TCP/IP
6 12 (57.14%) Cisco
6 12 (57.14%) MS Office
6 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
6 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
7 11 (52.38%) ITIL
8 10 (47.62%) DHCP
8 10 (47.62%) VPN
8 10 (47.62%) DNS
9 9 (42.86%) Windows XP
9 9 (42.86%) VMware
9 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
10 6 (28.57%) CCENT
10 6 (28.57%) CCDP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 15 (71.43%) MS Exchange
1 15 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 15 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Office
1 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) TCP/IP
2 10 (47.62%) VPN
2 10 (47.62%) DNS
2 10 (47.62%) DHCP
General
1 2 (9.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 8 (38.10%) IT Support
3 8 (38.10%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 6 (28.57%) Administrator
4 6 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) IT Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
1 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2008
1 16 (76.19%) Windows 7
2 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Service Management
2 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
2 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (90.48%) MCSE
3 16 (76.19%) MCSA
3 16 (76.19%) MCITP
4 15 (71.43%) CCNA
4 15 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (71.43%) MCTS
5 6 (28.57%) CCDP
5 6 (28.57%) CCIE
5 6 (28.57%) CCENT
6 3 (14.29%) A+ Certification
7 2 (9.52%) MCDST
7 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
7 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) OpenView
1 2 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) Cisco
3 9 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Lotus