The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 91 90 88
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCP 29 31 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.60% 1.88% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.39% 5.19% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 29 30 35
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
661 597 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.58% 36.18% 43.41%
Number of salaries quoted 487 507 704
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
Cambridgeshire

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 31 July 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 56 (96.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (87.93%) SQL Server
3 50 (86.21%) MCAD
3 50 (86.21%) MCSD
3 50 (86.21%) C#
3 50 (86.21%) .NET
3 50 (86.21%) Scrum
3 50 (86.21%) TDD
3 50 (86.21%) NUnit
3 50 (86.21%) MCTS
3 50 (86.21%) Kanban
3 50 (86.21%) Rhino Mocks
3 50 (86.21%) Moq
4 31 (53.45%) Windows
5 25 (43.10%) VB
5 25 (43.10%) VB.NET
5 25 (43.10%) ASP.NET
5 25 (43.10%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (43.10%) NHibernate
5 25 (43.10%) Music Industry
5 25 (43.10%) WinForms
5 25 (43.10%) MVC
5 25 (43.10%) BDD
5 25 (43.10%) Castle Windsor
5 25 (43.10%) Ninject
5 25 (43.10%) Razor View Engine
5 25 (43.10%) Web Application Development
5 25 (43.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (43.10%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (43.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) GoldMine
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.45%) WAN
2 2 (3.45%) DHCP
2 2 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) VoIP
3 1 (1.72%) VPN
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (87.93%) SQL Server
2 25 (43.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (86.21%) NUnit
1 50 (86.21%) Rhino Mocks
1 50 (86.21%) Moq
2 25 (43.10%) MSTest
General
1 25 (43.10%) Music Industry
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (86.21%) Developer
2 25 (43.10%) .NET Developer
2 25 (43.10%) C# Developer
2 25 (43.10%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 2 (3.45%) Network Engineer
5 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (1.72%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (1.72%) Consultant
5 1 (1.72%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (1.72%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (1.72%) IT Support
5 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 1 (1.72%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (86.21%) .NET
2 25 (43.10%) ASP.NET
2 25 (43.10%) NHibernate
2 25 (43.10%) WinForms
2 25 (43.10%) Castle Windsor
2 25 (43.10%) Ninject
2 25 (43.10%) Razor View Engine
2 25 (43.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 25 (43.10%) Unity DI Container
2 25 (43.10%) WCF
2 25 (43.10%) WPF
2 25 (43.10%) Spring.NET
2 25 (43.10%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (43.10%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (53.45%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.72%) Linux
4 1 (1.72%) UNIX
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (86.21%) Scrum
1 50 (86.21%) TDD
1 50 (86.21%) Kanban
2 25 (43.10%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (43.10%) MVC
2 25 (43.10%) BDD
2 25 (43.10%) Web Application Development
2 25 (43.10%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (43.10%) Dependency Injection
2 25 (43.10%) MVVM
3 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
3 2 (3.45%) ERP
4 1 (1.72%) CRM
4 1 (1.72%) Business Analysis
4 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (86.21%) C#
2 25 (43.10%) VB
2 25 (43.10%) VB.NET
3 4 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (96.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (86.21%) MCAD
2 50 (86.21%) MCSD
2 50 (86.21%) MCTS
3 3 (5.17%) MCSE
3 3 (5.17%) CCNA
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.72%) MCSA
4 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.72%) MOS
4 1 (1.72%) MCDST
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco
3 1 (1.72%) Nokia
3 1 (1.72%) Apple
3 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.72%) Symantec
3 1 (1.72%) Remedy
3 1 (1.72%) Citrix
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EXCELerate
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Corporate Benefits
Posted: 57 minutes ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + travel + expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago