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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 38 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCP 26 34 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 5.39% 7.67% 12.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.12% 19.88% 43.69%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 45
Average salary £19,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
172 171 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 35.68% 38.60% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 125 111 82
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 February 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Warrington

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 52 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 50 (96.15%) MS Excel
3 41 (78.85%) MS Office
4 30 (57.69%) Windows
4 30 (57.69%) Windows 7
5 29 (55.77%) MCSE
5 29 (55.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (53.85%) MCSA
6 28 (53.85%) MCITP
7 27 (51.92%) SC Cleared
7 27 (51.92%) Security Cleared
8 23 (44.23%) ITIL
9 22 (42.31%) TCP/IP
9 22 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (40.38%) Service Management
10 21 (40.38%) IBM Notes
10 21 (40.38%) SLA
10 21 (40.38%) OpenView
10 21 (40.38%) HP
10 21 (40.38%) Lotus
10 21 (40.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 20 (38.46%) DHCP
11 20 (38.46%) VPN
11 20 (38.46%) DNS
12 19 (36.54%) Windows XP
13 18 (34.62%) UNIX
13 18 (34.62%) Linux
14 12 (23.08%) MCTS
14 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
14 12 (23.08%) Active Directory

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 21 (40.38%) IBM Notes
2 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 9 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 50 (96.15%) MS Excel
2 41 (78.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (42.31%) TCP/IP
2 20 (38.46%) VPN
2 20 (38.46%) DNS
2 20 (38.46%) DHCP
General
1 9 (17.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (71.15%) Analyst
2 30 (57.69%) Service Analyst
2 30 (57.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (28.85%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (19.23%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Support Analyst
5 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) IT Support
8 2 (3.85%) Support Technician
9 1 (1.92%) Help Desk Support Technician
9 1 (1.92%) 1st Line Support Technician
9 1 (1.92%) Help Desk Technician
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (57.69%) Windows
1 30 (57.69%) Windows 7
2 22 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (36.54%) Windows XP
4 18 (34.62%) Linux
4 18 (34.62%) UNIX
5 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) ITIL
2 21 (40.38%) Service Management
3 9 (17.31%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (13.46%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 29 (55.77%) MCSE
1 29 (55.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (53.85%) MCSA
2 28 (53.85%) MCITP
3 27 (51.92%) SC Cleared
3 27 (51.92%) Security Cleared
4 12 (23.08%) MCTS
5 7 (13.46%) MCDST
6 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.77%) CCNA
7 1 (1.92%) CCDP
7 1 (1.92%) CCIE
7 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.92%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (40.38%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (40.38%) OpenView
1 21 (40.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (40.38%) HP
2 21 (40.38%) Lotus
3 3 (5.77%) VMware
3 3 (5.77%) Cisco
4 1 (1.92%) Citrix
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