The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 83 94 101
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCP 22 27 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.48% 1.50% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.09% 3.75% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 29
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
MCP
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
538 720 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.28% 39.96% 39.74%
Number of salaries quoted 457 586 655
Average salary £43,700 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.05% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MCP
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

MCP Salary Trend in Cambridge

MCP
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (95.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 21 (87.50%) SQL
3 21 (87.50%) SQL Server
4 20 (83.33%) Degree
4 20 (83.33%) Computer Science
5 18 (75.00%) jQuery
5 18 (75.00%) Android
5 18 (75.00%) Pocket PC
5 18 (75.00%) Apple iOS
5 18 (75.00%) Objective-C
5 18 (75.00%) .NET
5 18 (75.00%) MFC
5 18 (75.00%) C#
5 18 (75.00%) C++
5 18 (75.00%) HTML
5 18 (75.00%) Java
5 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
5 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET
5 18 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (70.83%) Software Engineering
7 13 (54.17%) Client/Server
8 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (20.83%) Xamarin
9 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (20.83%) PhoneGap
10 4 (16.67%) VMware
10 4 (16.67%) WAN

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) IIS
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 3 (12.50%) VPN
2 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) MPLS
2 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (12.50%) VLAN
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (87.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Software Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (4.17%) Network Support
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) C++ Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) HTML
1 18 (75.00%) .NET
1 18 (75.00%) MFC
1 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 18 (75.00%) jQuery
2 5 (20.83%) PhoneGap
3 3 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 18 (75.00%) Pocket PC
2 18 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (54.17%) Client/Server
4 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Android
2 18 (75.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Software Engineering
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services Management
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) SQL
2 18 (75.00%) Objective-C
2 18 (75.00%) C#
2 18 (75.00%) C++
2 18 (75.00%) Java
2 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (83.33%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) MCSE
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Xamarin
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Dell
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