The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Knutsford with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Cheshire / Knutsford
Rank 21 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 3.61% - 3.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% - 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Median salary - - £33,750
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year - -1.63%  

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 Knutsford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Knutsford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15 20 42
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 18.07% 24.69% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 18
Median salary £46,250 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.62% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £36,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford 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 Knutsford

MCP
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

Salary trend for MCP in Knutsford

MCP
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for MCP.

1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Spiceworks
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) 1st Line Support
1 5 (83.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
1 5 (83.33%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Spiceworks