Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 77 91
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.11% 1.00% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 4.57% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 4
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £24,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.42% -43.53% +46.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £21,800 £41,250
90th Percentile £33,750 £31,050 £43,750
North West median annual salary £31,750 £25,250 £34,000
% change year-on-year +25.74% -25.74% +4.62%

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 Lancashire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 163 175 224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 18.25% 21.82% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 132 138 195
Lancashire median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,675 £22,455
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £51,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing MCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Lancashire

MCP
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for MCP in Lancashire

MCP
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 1 £32,500 -
MCP
North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Break/Fix

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft