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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 87 82 80
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCP 29 30 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.63% 1.94% 2.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.38% 5.19% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 29 30 47
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-21.33% +2.73%
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
662 578 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.32% 37.36% 39.52%
Number of salaries quoted 456 493 693
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 15 September 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 51 (91.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (76.79%) SQL Server
3 42 (75.00%) MCAD
3 42 (75.00%) MCSD
3 42 (75.00%) C#
3 42 (75.00%) .NET
3 42 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (75.00%) TDD
3 42 (75.00%) NUnit
3 42 (75.00%) Scrum
3 42 (75.00%) MCTS
3 42 (75.00%) Kanban
3 42 (75.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 42 (75.00%) Moq
4 33 (58.93%) Windows
5 21 (37.50%) VB
5 21 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 21 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 21 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (37.50%) NHibernate
5 21 (37.50%) Music Industry
5 21 (37.50%) MVC
5 21 (37.50%) WinForms
5 21 (37.50%) BDD
5 21 (37.50%) MSTest
5 21 (37.50%) Castle Windsor
5 21 (37.50%) Ninject
5 21 (37.50%) Razor View Engine
5 21 (37.50%) Web Application Development
5 21 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Firewall
2 4 (7.14%) VPN
3 3 (5.36%) VoIP
3 3 (5.36%) DHCP
3 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.57%) WAN
4 2 (3.57%) DNS
4 2 (3.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (76.79%) SQL Server
2 21 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (75.00%) NUnit
1 42 (75.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 42 (75.00%) Moq
2 21 (37.50%) MSTest
General
1 21 (37.50%) Music Industry
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (75.00%) Developer
2 21 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 21 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 21 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Technician
5 2 (3.57%) Network Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) Team Leader
6 1 (1.79%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (1.79%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (75.00%) .NET
2 21 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 21 (37.50%) WinForms
2 21 (37.50%) NHibernate
2 21 (37.50%) WCF
2 21 (37.50%) WPF
2 21 (37.50%) Spring.NET
2 21 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 21 (37.50%) Castle Windsor
2 21 (37.50%) Ninject
2 21 (37.50%) Razor View Engine
2 21 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 21 (37.50%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 21 (37.50%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.36%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 33 (58.93%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.14%) Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.36%) UNIX
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (75.00%) Scrum
1 42 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (75.00%) TDD
1 42 (75.00%) Kanban
2 21 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
2 21 (37.50%) MVVM
2 21 (37.50%) BDD
2 21 (37.50%) Web Application Development
2 21 (37.50%) MVC
2 21 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (8.93%) ITIL
4 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.57%) ERP
6 1 (1.79%) Project Management
6 1 (1.79%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (75.00%) C#
2 21 (37.50%) VB
2 21 (37.50%) VB.NET
3 4 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (91.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (75.00%) MCAD
2 42 (75.00%) MCSD
2 42 (75.00%) MCTS
3 5 (8.93%) MCSE
4 3 (5.36%) MCSA
4 3 (5.36%) CCNA
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.36%) A+ Certification
4 3 (5.36%) MOS
5 2 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.79%) MCITP
6 1 (1.79%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (5.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Mitel
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco
3 3 (5.36%) Nokia
3 3 (5.36%) Apple
3 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
3 3 (5.36%) Symantec
3 3 (5.36%) Remedy
4 2 (3.57%) VMware
5 1 (1.79%) Dell
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix
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