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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 37 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCP 31 11 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 6.05% 3.10% 5.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.56% 10.78% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 31 11 29
Average salary £23,500 £60,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-60.83% +140.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £60,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
167 102 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 32.62% 28.73% 34.70%
Number of salaries quoted 132 73 166
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Warrington

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 64 (96.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (81.82%) MCTS
3 39 (59.09%) TDD
3 39 (59.09%) C#
3 39 (59.09%) .NET
4 35 (53.03%) SQL Server
4 35 (53.03%) ASP.NET
4 35 (53.03%) MCAD
4 35 (53.03%) MCSD
4 35 (53.03%) MVC
4 35 (53.03%) Scrum
4 35 (53.03%) NUnit
4 35 (53.03%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (53.03%) Kanban
4 35 (53.03%) Spring.NET
4 35 (53.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 35 (53.03%) Dependency Injection
4 35 (53.03%) Inversion of Control
4 35 (53.03%) MSTest
4 35 (53.03%) Rhino Mocks
4 35 (53.03%) Moq
4 35 (53.03%) Castle Windsor
4 35 (53.03%) Ninject
4 35 (53.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 35 (53.03%) Unity DI Container
5 33 (50.00%) Windows
6 31 (46.97%) Microsoft
7 26 (39.39%) Razor View Engine
7 26 (39.39%) Web Application Development
7 26 (39.39%) WCF

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 21 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 15 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.55%) IIS
5 3 (4.55%) Apache
5 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 18 (27.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.27%) VPN
2 15 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 9 (13.64%) DNS
3 9 (13.64%) DHCP
4 4 (6.06%) WAN
4 4 (6.06%) LAN
5 3 (4.55%) PBX
5 3 (4.55%) VoIP
6 2 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (53.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (53.03%) NUnit
1 35 (53.03%) MSTest
1 35 (53.03%) Rhino Mocks
1 35 (53.03%) Moq
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Back Office
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (53.03%) Developer
1 35 (53.03%) .NET Developer
2 19 (28.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (25.76%) Support Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) IT Support Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) IT Support
5 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (6.06%) .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Network Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Service Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (59.09%) .NET
2 35 (53.03%) ASP.NET
2 35 (53.03%) Spring.NET
2 35 (53.03%) ASP.NET MVC
2 35 (53.03%) Castle Windsor
2 35 (53.03%) Ninject
2 35 (53.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 35 (53.03%) Unity DI Container
3 26 (39.39%) WCF
3 26 (39.39%) Razor View Engine
4 13 (19.70%) WinForms
4 13 (19.70%) WPF
5 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (53.03%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (10.61%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.06%) SystemC
4 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (50.00%) Windows
2 21 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 15 (22.73%) Windows XP
4 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (13.64%) Linux
4 9 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (59.09%) TDD
2 35 (53.03%) Continuous Integration
2 35 (53.03%) Kanban
2 35 (53.03%) MVC
2 35 (53.03%) Scrum
2 35 (53.03%) Dependency Injection
3 26 (39.39%) Web Application Development
3 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (22.73%) ITIL
5 13 (19.70%) OO
5 13 (19.70%) OOD
6 9 (13.64%) OOP
6 9 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (13.64%) MVVM
7 8 (12.12%) Service Management
8 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.06%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.03%) Matrix Management
9 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.03%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (59.09%) C#
2 4 (6.06%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (96.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (81.82%) MCTS
3 35 (53.03%) MCAD
3 35 (53.03%) MCSD
4 21 (31.82%) MCSA
5 18 (27.27%) MCSE
6 15 (22.73%) MCITP
7 6 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (6.06%) MCPD
9 3 (4.55%) CCNA
9 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
10 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.52%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
1 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 14 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) OpenView
1 2 (3.03%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 31 (46.97%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.09%) VMware
3 3 (4.55%) Cisco
4 2 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (1.52%) Citrix