The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Warrington region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 41 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCP 35 32 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 6.03% 8.84% 5.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.16% 30.77% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 31 32 23
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Qualifications Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
204 104 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 35.17% 28.73% 33.41%
Number of salaries quoted 134 78 128
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCP
Cheshire

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 18 April 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 77 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (88.31%) MCTS
3 67 (87.01%) C#
3 67 (87.01%) .NET
4 63 (81.82%) TDD
5 53 (68.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 53 (68.83%) ASP.NET
5 53 (68.83%) MVC
6 52 (67.53%) SQL Server
7 51 (66.23%) MCAD
7 51 (66.23%) MCSD
8 50 (64.94%) Scrum
8 50 (64.94%) Dependency Injection
8 50 (64.94%) Inversion of Control
8 50 (64.94%) MSTest
8 50 (64.94%) Spring.NET
8 50 (64.94%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (64.94%) Kanban
8 50 (64.94%) NUnit
8 50 (64.94%) Rhino Mocks
8 50 (64.94%) Moq
8 50 (64.94%) Castle Windsor
8 50 (64.94%) Ninject
8 50 (64.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 50 (64.94%) Unity DI Container
9 41 (53.25%) WPF
10 38 (49.35%) WinForms
10 38 (49.35%) OO
10 38 (49.35%) OOD
11 35 (45.45%) Windows

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.90%) Apache
3 3 (3.90%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) VPN
2 3 (3.90%) LAN
2 3 (3.90%) PBX
2 3 (3.90%) VoIP
2 3 (3.90%) WAN
3 2 (2.60%) Internet
4 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (67.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 50 (64.94%) MSTest
1 50 (64.94%) NUnit
1 50 (64.94%) Rhino Mocks
1 50 (64.94%) Moq
General
1 6 (7.79%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (64.94%) Developer
1 50 (64.94%) .NET Developer
2 11 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 7 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 7 (9.09%) Software Team Leader
4 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (6.49%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (5.19%) .NET Software Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) Network Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) Junior
8 2 (2.60%) Junior Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) Network Support
8 2 (2.60%) Junior .NET Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (87.01%) .NET
2 53 (68.83%) ASP.NET MVC
2 53 (68.83%) ASP.NET
3 50 (64.94%) Spring.NET
3 50 (64.94%) Castle Windsor
3 50 (64.94%) Ninject
3 50 (64.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 50 (64.94%) Unity DI Container
4 41 (53.25%) WPF
5 38 (49.35%) WinForms
6 31 (40.26%) WCF
7 28 (36.36%) Razor View Engine
8 18 (23.38%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 50 (64.94%) Inversion of Control
2 14 (18.18%) SystemC
3 10 (12.99%) NHS
4 3 (3.90%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (45.45%) Windows
2 7 (9.09%) Windows XP
2 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (81.82%) TDD
2 53 (68.83%) MVC
3 50 (64.94%) Scrum
3 50 (64.94%) Dependency Injection
3 50 (64.94%) Continuous Integration
3 50 (64.94%) Kanban
4 38 (49.35%) OO
4 38 (49.35%) OOD
5 28 (36.36%) Web Application Development
6 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (31.17%) MVVM
8 22 (28.57%) OOP
8 22 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
9 16 (20.78%) Software Engineering
10 13 (16.88%) Unit Testing
11 7 (9.09%) Product Management
11 7 (9.09%) Matrix Management
12 6 (7.79%) ITIL
13 2 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 67 (87.01%) C#
2 16 (20.78%) SQL
3 14 (18.18%) C
4 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 77 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (88.31%) MCTS
3 51 (66.23%) MCAD
3 51 (66.23%) MCSD
4 16 (20.78%) MCPD
5 9 (11.69%) MCSE
6 7 (9.09%) MCSA
7 6 (7.79%) MCITP
7 6 (7.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.90%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.99%) McKesson
3 6 (7.79%) VMware
4 3 (3.90%) Cisco
5 1 (1.30%) Facebook
5 1 (1.30%) DevExpress
Warrington, Cheshire
Nviron Limited
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