The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 26 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 1.05% - 2.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £32,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
MCP
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wigan region.

Qualifications Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
19 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 20.00% 15.38% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 15
Average salary £32,500 £28,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £17,000 £20,975
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Wigan region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

MCP
Salary Trend in Wigan

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Wigan region.

MCP Salary Trend in Wigan

MCP
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CNA
1 1 (100.00%) Novell Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) People Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Supervisor
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CNA
1 1 (100.00%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft