The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 18 37
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton - 2.99% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category - 50.00% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £22,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -57.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

MCP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19 4 36
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 20.43% 5.97% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 36
Median salary £24,000 £23,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -41.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £40,550
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton citing MCP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Bolton

MCP
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for MCP in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for MCP.

1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) MSI
1 8 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 8 (100.00%) Service Management
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 8 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
1 8 (100.00%) BC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 8 (100.00%) SCOrch
1 8 (100.00%) Application Virtualisation

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 8 (100.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 8 (100.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) BC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
1 8 (100.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft