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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 45 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 12 26 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 3.24% 5.63% 8.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.17% 16.15% 23.75%
Number of salaries quoted 12 26 32
Average salary £22,000 £19,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -50.96%
UK excluding London average salary £27,662 £31,875 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.21% -8.92%
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
118 161 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 31.89% 34.85% 36.78%
Number of salaries quoted 95 119 107
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) MCSE
1 24 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 24 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (95.83%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (95.83%) Windows Server 2012
2 23 (95.83%) Windows Server
2 23 (95.83%) DHCP
2 23 (95.83%) DNS
2 23 (95.83%) Microsoft
2 23 (95.83%) CCNA
2 23 (95.83%) Windows XP
2 23 (95.83%) Windows
3 22 (91.67%) MS Office
3 22 (91.67%) MS Exchange
3 22 (91.67%) MCSA
3 22 (91.67%) MS Excel
3 22 (91.67%) Cisco
3 22 (91.67%) VPN
3 22 (91.67%) MCTS
3 22 (91.67%) MCITP
3 22 (91.67%) VMware
3 22 (91.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (91.67%) Windows 7
3 22 (91.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (91.67%) Hyper-V
3 22 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (91.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 22 (91.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 22 (91.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (91.67%) MS Excel
1 22 (91.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 23 (95.83%) DHCP
2 23 (95.83%) DNS
3 22 (91.67%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) 4G
4 1 (4.17%) ADSL
4 1 (4.17%) FTP
4 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (91.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 22 (91.67%) IT Engineer
2 22 (91.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (91.67%) IT Support
2 22 (91.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 22 (91.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
1 23 (95.83%) Windows Server
1 23 (95.83%) Windows Server 2012
1 23 (95.83%) Windows XP
2 22 (91.67%) Windows 7
2 22 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) MCSE
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (95.83%) CCNA
2 23 (95.83%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (91.67%) MCITP
3 22 (91.67%) MCSA
3 22 (91.67%) MCTS
4 2 (8.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 24 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (91.67%) Hyper-V
2 22 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Microsoft
2 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 22 (91.67%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Google