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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 118 72 94
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +22
Permanent jobs citing MCP 8 61 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.35% 2.91% 2.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.06% 8.16% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8 57 51
Average salary £28,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,375 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -6.66%
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
757 748 961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 33.41% 35.72% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 559 610 797
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
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 January 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 January 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
Peterborough -16 4 £18,500 -58.88% 1
Cambridge -32 3 £41,000 +5.80% 4
Huntingdon - 1 £37,500 - 1
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) ITIL
3 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
4 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
5 14 (43.75%) Firewall
5 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (40.63%) Blackberry
7 10 (31.25%) SharePoint
7 10 (31.25%) ISO 9001
7 10 (31.25%) Mitel
8 9 (28.13%) Incident Management
8 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
8 9 (28.13%) Cisco
9 7 (21.88%) Citrix
9 7 (21.88%) MS Office
9 7 (21.88%) C#
9 7 (21.88%) .NET
9 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
10 6 (18.75%) Rhino Mocks
10 6 (18.75%) Moq
10 6 (18.75%) Kanban
10 6 (18.75%) MCTS
10 6 (18.75%) Mathematics
10 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
10 6 (18.75%) Retail
10 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (18.75%) TDD
10 6 (18.75%) NUnit
10 6 (18.75%) MCAD
10 6 (18.75%) MCSD

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 10 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Lync
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) VPN
3 3 (9.38%) DNS
3 3 (9.38%) VoIP
3 3 (9.38%) DHCP
4 2 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.13%) SAN
5 1 (3.13%) DMZ
5 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.13%) Crystal Enterprise
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) NUnit
1 6 (18.75%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (18.75%) Moq
2 3 (9.38%) MSTest
General
1 6 (18.75%) Retail
2 3 (9.38%) Music Industry
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
1 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Service Desk Technician
3 4 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 3 (9.38%) IT Support
4 3 (9.38%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Operations Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.38%) WinForms
3 3 (9.38%) NHibernate
3 3 (9.38%) WCF
3 3 (9.38%) WPF
3 3 (9.38%) Spring.NET
3 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (9.38%) Castle Windsor
3 3 (9.38%) Ninject
3 3 (9.38%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (9.38%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
4 1 (3.13%) MFC
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Blackberry
2 6 (18.75%) Mathematics
3 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.50%) Kindle
3 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.38%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (9.38%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (3.13%) Pocket PC
5 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.50%) Linux
4 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.38%) UNIX
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) Incident Management
3 6 (18.75%) Scrum
3 6 (18.75%) Kanban
3 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) TDD
4 4 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) MVC
5 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.38%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (9.38%) MVVM
5 3 (9.38%) BDD
5 3 (9.38%) Web Application Development
5 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.13%) Workflow
7 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) C#
2 3 (9.38%) VB
2 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.75%) MCAD
2 6 (18.75%) MCSD
2 6 (18.75%) MCTS
3 4 (12.50%) Degree
3 4 (12.50%) MCSE
4 3 (9.38%) MCSA
4 3 (9.38%) A+ Certification
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (9.38%) MOS
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.13%) CCA
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) ISO 9001
2 6 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (9.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (9.38%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.13%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Mitel
3 9 (28.13%) Cisco
4 7 (21.88%) Citrix
5 6 (18.75%) NetApp
6 3 (9.38%) Nokia
6 3 (9.38%) Apple
6 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.38%) Symantec
6 3 (9.38%) Remedy
6 3 (9.38%) Dell
7 2 (6.25%) Websense
7 2 (6.25%) VMware
8 1 (3.13%) AppSense
8 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
8 1 (3.13%) Unisys
8 1 (3.13%) Veeam
8 1 (3.13%) FalconStor
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