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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 106 87 104
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.24% 1.77% 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 4.77% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 27
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £30,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -13.04%
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
456 524 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.92% 37.06% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 380 447 555
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,600 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for MCP.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
4 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 3 (50.00%) SCOM
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) MCTS
4 3 (50.00%) MCITP
5 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (33.33%) CentOS
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) LAMP
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) VoIP
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Server Building
5 2 (33.33%) vSphere
5 2 (33.33%) Confluence
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (16.67%) Office 365

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) ADSL
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) IT Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) IT Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) CentOS
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCITP
2 3 (50.00%) MCTS
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Forcepoint