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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 52 46 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCP 12 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.55% 5.99% 6.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.82% 17.55% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 24
Average salary £23,500 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.85% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £34,600 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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
136 188 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 28.94% 34.12% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 114 124 73
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £50,000 £45,600
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 6 May 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Warrington

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 38 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 33 (86.84%) MS Excel
3 30 (78.95%) MS Office
4 24 (63.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (63.16%) MCSE
5 23 (60.53%) MCITP
5 23 (60.53%) Windows 7
5 23 (60.53%) MCSA
5 23 (60.53%) Windows
6 20 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (50.00%) ITIL
8 17 (44.74%) TCP/IP
8 17 (44.74%) SC Cleared
8 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
9 16 (42.11%) VPN
9 16 (42.11%) DNS
9 16 (42.11%) DHCP
10 14 (36.84%) OpenView
10 14 (36.84%) HP
10 14 (36.84%) Lotus
10 14 (36.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 14 (36.84%) SLA
10 14 (36.84%) IBM Notes
10 14 (36.84%) Service Management
11 13 (34.21%) UNIX
11 13 (34.21%) Linux
12 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
12 10 (26.32%) MCTS
12 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (21.05%) Windows XP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 14 (36.84%) IBM Notes
2 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
3 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 33 (86.84%) MS Excel
2 30 (78.95%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) TCP/IP
2 16 (42.11%) VPN
2 16 (42.11%) DNS
2 16 (42.11%) DHCP
General
1 5 (13.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Analyst
2 24 (63.16%) Service Analyst
2 24 (63.16%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (34.21%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (26.32%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Administrator
6 4 (10.53%) IT Administrator
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Windows
1 23 (60.53%) Windows 7
2 20 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (34.21%) UNIX
3 13 (34.21%) Linux
4 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (21.05%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) ITIL
2 14 (36.84%) Service Management
3 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 24 (63.16%) MCSE
1 24 (63.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (60.53%) MCSA
2 23 (60.53%) MCITP
3 17 (44.74%) SC Cleared
3 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
4 10 (26.32%) MCTS
5 7 (18.42%) CCNA
5 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (10.53%) CCDP
6 4 (10.53%) CCIE
6 4 (10.53%) CCENT
7 3 (7.89%) MCDST
8 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (36.84%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) OpenView
1 14 (36.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (13.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (36.84%) HP
2 14 (36.84%) Lotus
3 7 (18.42%) Cisco
4 3 (7.89%) VMware