Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 223 182
Rank change year-on-year -28 -41 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCP 56 36 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.68% 0.51% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.97% 2.12% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 39 28 59
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £32,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.19% +16.36% -15.38%
10th Percentile £16,750 £20,300 £20,950
90th Percentile £53,750 £43,750 £55,000
North West median annual salary £32,500 £24,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +32.65% -27.94% +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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1887 1701 1925
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 23.03% 24.03% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1526 1438 1549
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,175 £23,700
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 20 July 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 6 months to 20 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
Stockport -8 7 £37,500 - 1
Wigan - 1 £40,000 -
Sale - 1 - -
MCP
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MCP.

1 54 (96.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (69.64%) Microsoft
3 38 (67.86%) Windows
4 37 (66.07%) ITIL
4 37 (66.07%) Active Directory
5 35 (62.50%) MCSE
6 32 (57.14%) Cisco
7 31 (55.36%) MCSA
8 30 (53.57%) WAN
8 30 (53.57%) Windows Server
9 26 (46.43%) TCP/IP
10 24 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (35.71%) SLA
12 19 (33.93%) VMware
13 16 (28.57%) LAN
14 15 (26.79%) Office 365
14 15 (26.79%) NetScaler
15 14 (25.00%) Unified Communications
15 14 (25.00%) F5
15 14 (25.00%) CCIE
15 14 (25.00%) CCNP
15 14 (25.00%) Juniper
15 14 (25.00%) Hyper-V
15 14 (25.00%) Riverbed
16 13 (23.21%) Load Balancing
16 13 (23.21%) Video Conferencing
16 13 (23.21%) Firewall
17 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET
17 12 (21.43%) C#
17 12 (21.43%) .NET

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 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.71%) Confluence
3 5 (8.93%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.79%) Office 365
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (53.57%) WAN
2 26 (46.43%) TCP/IP
3 16 (28.57%) LAN
4 15 (26.79%) NetScaler
5 14 (25.00%) Unified Communications
6 13 (23.21%) Firewall
7 11 (19.64%) DNS
8 6 (10.71%) DHCP
8 6 (10.71%) VoIP
9 4 (7.14%) SAN
10 1 (1.79%) Kerberos
10 1 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.79%) MSI
General
1 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 14 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (21.43%) Developer
4 11 (19.64%) Network Communications Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) Support Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 8 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (14.29%) Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (14.29%) Support Analyst
7 7 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 7 (12.50%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 7 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
7 7 (12.50%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) .NET
1 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 7 (12.50%) HTML
2 7 (12.50%) jQuery
3 2 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (10.71%) Life Science
3 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (67.86%) Windows
2 30 (53.57%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.50%) Android
3 7 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 6 (10.71%) Linux
5 5 (8.93%) Windows 10
5 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) ITIL
2 13 (23.21%) Load Balancing
3 11 (19.64%) Change Control
3 11 (19.64%) Configuration Management
3 11 (19.64%) Statistics
4 9 (16.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (16.07%) Service Management
5 8 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
6 7 (12.50%) Android Development
6 7 (12.50%) iOS Development
6 7 (12.50%) Web Development
7 6 (10.71%) IT Strategy
7 6 (10.71%) ITIL V3
7 6 (10.71%) Network Management
7 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 6 (10.71%) Time Management
8 5 (8.93%) CRM
8 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.79%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) C#
2 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.79%) C
3 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (96.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (62.50%) MCSE
3 31 (55.36%) MCSA
4 24 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (25.00%) CCIE
5 14 (25.00%) CCNP
6 10 (17.86%) CCNA
7 1 (1.79%) CCA
7 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.79%) Degree
7 1 (1.79%) MCDST
7 1 (1.79%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (35.71%) SLA
2 6 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (66.07%) Active Directory
2 14 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) SCCM
2 6 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (69.64%) Microsoft
2 32 (57.14%) Cisco
3 19 (33.93%) VMware
4 14 (25.00%) F5
4 14 (25.00%) Juniper
4 14 (25.00%) Riverbed
5 6 (10.71%) Atlassian
6 5 (8.93%) Palo Alto
6 5 (8.93%) SolarWinds
6 5 (8.93%) Symantec
6 5 (8.93%) Veeam
7 3 (5.36%) Citrix
8 1 (1.79%) Apple
8 1 (1.79%) AppSense
8 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
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