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

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 106 110 104
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.084% 0.13% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.39% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 9
Median salary £38,000 £32,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £28,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -9.52%

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
555 515 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.64% 34.54% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 427 376 466
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 20 February 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for MCP.

1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Banking
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Information Security
6 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Legal
6 1 (14.29%) 3Com
6 1 (14.29%) ZyXEL
6 1 (14.29%) Draytek
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) CCENT
6 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing

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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IT Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Support
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
5 1 (14.29%) CCENT
5 1 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) 3Com
3 1 (14.29%) Draytek
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) NETGEAR
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) ZyXEL