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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 156 131
Rank change year-on-year -28 -25  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 20 23 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.51% 0.66% 1.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.17% 2.82% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 40
Median salary £48,750 £33,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.52% +21.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £21,550 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £44,000 £55,000
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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 921 816 1082
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 23.42% 23.45% 29.05%
Number of salaries quoted 724 686 860
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

MCP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for MCP in Manchester

MCP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in Manchester

MCP
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 2 £35,000 - 1
MCP
North West

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

1 34 (82.93%) Active Directory
2 33 (80.49%) Microsoft
3 32 (78.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (75.61%) Windows
5 28 (68.29%) ITIL
6 22 (53.66%) MCSE
7 16 (39.02%) WAN
8 15 (36.59%) SLA
9 14 (34.15%) DNS
9 14 (34.15%) DHCP
9 14 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (29.27%) Service Management
10 12 (29.27%) Cisco
10 12 (29.27%) MCSA
10 12 (29.27%) SCCM
11 11 (26.83%) VMware
11 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
12 10 (24.39%) LAN
12 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
13 9 (21.95%) MSI
13 9 (21.95%) InstallShield
13 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
13 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
14 8 (19.51%) BC Cleared
14 8 (19.51%) Application Packaging
14 8 (19.51%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (19.51%) CCNA
14 8 (19.51%) Application Virtualisation
14 8 (19.51%) ITIL V3

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 6 (14.63%) Confluence
2 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) WAN
2 14 (34.15%) DHCP
2 14 (34.15%) DNS
3 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
4 10 (24.39%) LAN
5 7 (17.07%) NetScaler
5 7 (17.07%) Unified Communications
6 6 (14.63%) VoIP
7 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.44%) Firewall
8 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
1 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) InstallShield
1 9 (21.95%) MSI
2 6 (14.63%) JIRA
General
1 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Analyst
2 11 (26.83%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (24.39%) Support Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Network Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Developer
5 5 (12.20%) IT Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) IT Support
5 5 (12.20%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Network Communications Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (9.76%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
1 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.32%) HTML
2 3 (7.32%) jQuery
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Life Science
2 5 (12.20%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (75.61%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
3 6 (14.63%) Linux
4 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.32%) Android
5 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) ITIL
2 12 (29.27%) Service Management
3 8 (19.51%) Application Packaging
3 8 (19.51%) Application Virtualisation
3 8 (19.51%) ITIL V3
4 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (14.63%) IT Strategy
4 6 (14.63%) Time Management
5 5 (12.20%) Change Control
5 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
5 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
5 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.20%) Statistics
6 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (7.32%) Android Development
7 3 (7.32%) iOS Development
7 3 (7.32%) Network Management
7 3 (7.32%) Web Development
8 2 (4.88%) CRM
8 2 (4.88%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.20%) C#
3 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (78.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (53.66%) MCSE
3 14 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (29.27%) MCSA
5 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
6 8 (19.51%) BC Cleared
6 8 (19.51%) CCNA
7 6 (14.63%) CCIE
7 6 (14.63%) CCNP
8 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.44%) CCA
8 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
8 1 (2.44%) Degree
8 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (36.59%) SLA
2 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.88%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (82.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) SCCM
2 8 (19.51%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.44%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (80.49%) Microsoft
2 12 (29.27%) Cisco
3 11 (26.83%) VMware
4 6 (14.63%) Atlassian
4 6 (14.63%) F5
4 6 (14.63%) Juniper
4 6 (14.63%) Riverbed
5 4 (9.76%) Dell
5 4 (9.76%) Intel Security
5 4 (9.76%) Palo Alto
5 4 (9.76%) SolarWinds
5 4 (9.76%) Symantec
5 4 (9.76%) Veeam
6 2 (4.88%) Citrix
7 1 (2.44%) AppSense
7 1 (2.44%) Avaya
7 1 (2.44%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) Mitel
7 1 (2.44%) NetApp
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