The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 95 105 111
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCP 32 38 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.51% 1.53% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.30% 4.50% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 23 38 33
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
MCP
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
745 844 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 35.06% 34.03% 33.94%
Number of salaries quoted 619 653 742
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £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 Cambridgeshire

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MCP Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

MCP
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +10 27 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Peterborough +3 3 £19,000 -11.62% 1
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 42 (97.67%) Windows
2 40 (93.02%) Microsoft
3 36 (83.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (76.74%) SQL Server
5 32 (74.42%) SQL
6 30 (69.77%) JavaScript
7 29 (67.44%) .NET
7 29 (67.44%) MFC
7 29 (67.44%) C#
7 29 (67.44%) C++
7 29 (67.44%) HTML
7 29 (67.44%) Java
7 29 (67.44%) ASP.NET
7 29 (67.44%) Objective-C
7 29 (67.44%) Degree
7 29 (67.44%) Computer Science
7 29 (67.44%) jQuery
7 29 (67.44%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (65.12%) Android
8 28 (65.12%) Apple iOS
9 27 (62.79%) Pocket PC
9 27 (62.79%) Software Engineering
10 19 (44.19%) Client/Server
11 10 (23.26%) PhoneGap
11 10 (23.26%) Xamarin
11 10 (23.26%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (16.28%) MCSE
13 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
13 6 (13.95%) VMware
13 6 (13.95%) MS Office

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) WAN
2 4 (9.30%) SAN
3 3 (6.98%) MPLS
3 3 (6.98%) Ethernet
3 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (6.98%) VLAN
4 2 (4.65%) Wireless
4 2 (4.65%) LAN
4 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.65%) VPN
5 1 (2.33%) DNS
5 1 (2.33%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) DHCP
5 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (76.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (13.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Software Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Field Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) C++ Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (2.33%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.33%) Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (67.44%) HTML
1 29 (67.44%) .NET
1 29 (67.44%) MFC
1 29 (67.44%) ASP.NET
1 29 (67.44%) jQuery
2 10 (23.26%) PhoneGap
3 3 (6.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (67.44%) Computer Science
1 29 (67.44%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (62.79%) Pocket PC
3 19 (44.19%) Client/Server
4 10 (23.26%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
6 3 (6.98%) NHS
6 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
6 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 42 (97.67%) Windows
2 28 (65.12%) Android
2 28 (65.12%) Apple iOS
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Software Engineering
2 5 (11.63%) ITIL
3 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.98%) Web Services Management
4 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) SQL
2 30 (69.77%) JavaScript
3 29 (67.44%) C#
3 29 (67.44%) C++
3 29 (67.44%) Java
3 29 (67.44%) Objective-C
4 2 (4.65%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (83.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (67.44%) Degree
3 7 (16.28%) MCSE
4 4 (9.30%) MCSA
5 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.33%) CCNP
6 1 (2.33%) CCNA
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 40 (93.02%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) Xamarin
3 6 (13.95%) VMware
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco
4 4 (9.30%) Citrix
4 4 (9.30%) NetApp
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