Period
to 23 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 167 228 259
Rank change year-on-year +61 +31 -47
Permanent jobs citing MCP 9 12 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.29% 0.21% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.07% 1.28% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 27
Median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% +68.18% +14.58%
North West median annual salary £45,000 £33,750 £25,250
% change year-on-year +33.33% +33.66% +5.21%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 435 940 1,606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.84% 16.83% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 331 713 1,363
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.70% +4.44% +4.65%
10th Percentile £31,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,462 £70,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +5.88%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Manchester

MCP
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MCP in Manchester.

Salary trend for MCP in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2021, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for MCP.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (100.00%) VoIP
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) CCNA
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) SSCP
1 9 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) Network Security
1 9 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 9 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 9 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 9 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Network Security
1 9 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 9 (100.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 9 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCNA
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
1 9 (100.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) VMware