The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 105 118 81
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -37
Permanent jobs citing MCP 43 33 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.70% 1.18% 2.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.85% 3.44% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 43 33 80
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
887 960 1218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 35.05% 34.46% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 705 801 963
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCP
East of England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +3 29 £37,500 - 4
Peterborough +10 10 £40,000 +76.79%
Huntingdon +4 1 £35,000 +32.07% 2
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 100 (94.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (77.36%) MCTS
3 74 (69.81%) SQL Server
4 72 (67.92%) C#
4 72 (67.92%) MCAD
4 72 (67.92%) MCSD
4 72 (67.92%) .NET
4 72 (67.92%) TDD
5 57 (53.77%) Windows
6 54 (50.94%) NUnit
6 54 (50.94%) Scrum
6 54 (50.94%) Kanban
6 54 (50.94%) Rhino Mocks
6 54 (50.94%) Moq
7 44 (41.51%) BDD
7 44 (41.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (41.51%) WCF
7 44 (41.51%) ASP.NET
7 44 (41.51%) MVC
7 44 (41.51%) Razor View Engine
7 44 (41.51%) Web Application Development
7 44 (41.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 44 (41.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 28 (26.42%) Unity DI Container
8 28 (26.42%) Castle Windsor
8 28 (26.42%) Ninject
8 28 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (26.42%) WPF
8 28 (26.42%) WinForms
8 28 (26.42%) Dependency Injection

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (11.32%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.38%) IIS
3 5 (4.72%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.77%) JOnAS
4 4 (3.77%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.94%) Lync
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (8.49%) MS Office
2 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) GoldMine
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) SaaS
2 4 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.98%) Internet
2 9 (8.49%) DHCP
3 8 (7.55%) DNS
4 7 (6.60%) NetScaler
5 6 (5.66%) Firewall
5 6 (5.66%) SSL
5 6 (5.66%) VPN
6 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.83%) LAN
6 3 (2.83%) WAN
7 2 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (69.81%) SQL Server
2 44 (41.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 54 (50.94%) NUnit
1 54 (50.94%) Rhino Mocks
1 54 (50.94%) Moq
2 28 (26.42%) MSTest
General
1 26 (24.53%) Music Industry
2 18 (16.98%) Games
3 3 (2.83%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 72 (67.92%) Developer
2 44 (41.51%) .NET Developer
3 28 (26.42%) C# Developer
3 28 (26.42%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (16.04%) Analyst
5 13 (12.26%) Support Analyst
6 12 (11.32%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.55%) Administrator
8 5 (4.72%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (4.72%) Service Analyst
8 5 (4.72%) Systems Support
8 5 (4.72%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Support Technician
9 4 (3.77%) Technical Support
10 3 (2.83%) 3rd Line Support
11 2 (1.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 2 (1.89%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (67.92%) .NET
2 44 (41.51%) ASP.NET MVC
2 44 (41.51%) WCF
2 44 (41.51%) ASP.NET
2 44 (41.51%) Razor View Engine
2 44 (41.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 28 (26.42%) Unity DI Container
3 28 (26.42%) Castle Windsor
3 28 (26.42%) Ninject
3 28 (26.42%) WPF
3 28 (26.42%) WinForms
3 28 (26.42%) Spring.NET
4 26 (24.53%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (26.42%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (6.60%) Mathematics
3 6 (5.66%) Fat Client
3 6 (5.66%) Thin Client
4 5 (4.72%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 57 (53.77%) Windows
2 13 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (9.43%) Windows 7
3 10 (9.43%) Windows 8
4 6 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.94%) Linux
6 1 (0.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (67.92%) TDD
2 54 (50.94%) Scrum
2 54 (50.94%) Kanban
3 44 (41.51%) BDD
3 44 (41.51%) MVC
3 44 (41.51%) Web Application Development
4 28 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (26.42%) Dependency Injection
4 28 (26.42%) MVVM
4 28 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (16.98%) OO
5 18 (16.98%) Domain-Driven Design
5 18 (16.98%) CQRS
6 16 (15.09%) ITIL
7 6 (5.66%) Change Control
8 4 (3.77%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.77%) Service Delivery
9 1 (0.94%) CRM
9 1 (0.94%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 72 (67.92%) C#
2 26 (24.53%) VB
2 26 (24.53%) VB.NET
3 3 (2.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 100 (94.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (77.36%) MCTS
3 72 (67.92%) MCAD
3 72 (67.92%) MCSD
4 13 (12.26%) MCITP
5 11 (10.38%) MCSE
6 7 (6.60%) CCA
6 7 (6.60%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (5.66%) CCIA
7 6 (5.66%) MCSA
8 5 (4.72%) MCDST
9 1 (0.94%) Degree
9 1 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.49%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (14.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.43%) XenApp
3 9 (8.49%) XenDesktop
4 7 (6.60%) XenServer
5 6 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (4.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) SCCM
1 1 (0.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 23 (21.70%) Citrix
3 12 (11.32%) VMware
4 6 (5.66%) Wyse
5 5 (4.72%) CA
5 5 (4.72%) SolarWinds
5 5 (4.72%) Nimsoft
6 4 (3.77%) Lotus
6 4 (3.77%) Symantec
6 4 (3.77%) McAfee
6 4 (3.77%) Cisco
6 4 (3.77%) Adobe
7 1 (0.94%) Apple
7 1 (0.94%) NetApp
7 1 (0.94%) Websense
7 1 (0.94%) AppSense
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Corporate Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Huntingdon
IT HR
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Premier Group
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago