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 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 Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 98 103 101
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCP 38 36 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.54% 1.51% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.66% 4.37% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 38 35 49
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £32,500 £30,300
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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
815 823 1031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 32.97% 34.62% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 609 674 908
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,490 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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 -1 29 £37,500 - 6
Peterborough +9 8 £18,750 -46.42% 2
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 70 (89.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (67.95%) SQL Server
3 52 (66.67%) .NET
3 52 (66.67%) C#
3 52 (66.67%) MCAD
3 52 (66.67%) MCSD
3 52 (66.67%) TDD
3 52 (66.67%) MCTS
4 50 (64.10%) NUnit
4 50 (64.10%) Scrum
4 50 (64.10%) Kanban
4 50 (64.10%) Rhino Mocks
4 50 (64.10%) Moq
5 45 (57.69%) Windows
6 27 (34.62%) ASP.NET
6 27 (34.62%) BDD
6 27 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (34.62%) WCF
6 27 (34.62%) MVC
6 27 (34.62%) Razor View Engine
6 27 (34.62%) Web Application Development
6 27 (34.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 25 (32.05%) Unity DI Container
7 25 (32.05%) Castle Windsor
7 25 (32.05%) Ninject
7 25 (32.05%) WinForms
7 25 (32.05%) NHibernate
7 25 (32.05%) Music Industry
7 25 (32.05%) WPF

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.41%) IIS
3 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Office
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) GoldMine
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) DHCP
1 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 6 (7.69%) DNS
2 5 (6.41%) VPN
2 5 (6.41%) NetScaler
3 4 (5.13%) SSL
3 4 (5.13%) Firewall
4 2 (2.56%) Internet
4 2 (2.56%) LAN
4 2 (2.56%) WAN
5 1 (1.28%) VoIP
5 1 (1.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (67.95%) SQL Server
2 27 (34.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (64.10%) NUnit
1 50 (64.10%) Rhino Mocks
1 50 (64.10%) Moq
2 25 (32.05%) MSTest
General
1 25 (32.05%) Music Industry
2 6 (7.69%) Retail
3 3 (3.85%) Dutch Language
4 2 (2.56%) Games
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (66.67%) Developer
2 27 (34.62%) .NET Developer
3 25 (32.05%) C# Developer
3 25 (32.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (21.79%) Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Support Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Administrator
7 3 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Service Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) Network Engineer
9 1 (1.28%) IT Support Engineer
9 1 (1.28%) CRM Consultant
9 1 (1.28%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 1 (1.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.28%) IT Support
9 1 (1.28%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (1.28%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 1 (1.28%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (66.67%) .NET
2 27 (34.62%) ASP.NET
2 27 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC
2 27 (34.62%) WCF
2 27 (34.62%) Razor View Engine
2 27 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 25 (32.05%) Unity DI Container
3 25 (32.05%) Castle Windsor
3 25 (32.05%) Ninject
3 25 (32.05%) WinForms
3 25 (32.05%) NHibernate
3 25 (32.05%) WPF
3 25 (32.05%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.05%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (12.82%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.13%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.13%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (57.69%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.41%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.13%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.28%) Linux
8 1 (1.28%) UNIX
8 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (66.67%) TDD
2 50 (64.10%) Scrum
2 50 (64.10%) Kanban
3 27 (34.62%) BDD
3 27 (34.62%) MVC
3 27 (34.62%) Web Application Development
4 25 (32.05%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (32.05%) Dependency Injection
4 25 (32.05%) MVVM
4 25 (32.05%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (17.95%) ITIL
6 9 (11.54%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.97%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.13%) Change Control
9 2 (2.56%) CQRS
9 2 (2.56%) ERP
9 2 (2.56%) OO
9 2 (2.56%) Domain-Driven Design
10 1 (1.28%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.28%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 52 (66.67%) C#
2 25 (32.05%) VB
2 25 (32.05%) VB.NET
3 5 (6.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (89.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (66.67%) MCAD
2 52 (66.67%) MCSD
2 52 (66.67%) MCTS
3 10 (12.82%) MCSE
4 8 (10.26%) MCITP
5 6 (7.69%) MCSA
6 5 (6.41%) CCA
6 5 (6.41%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (5.13%) CCIA
8 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.85%) CCNA
9 1 (1.28%) Degree
9 1 (1.28%) MOS
9 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.28%) MCDST
9 1 (1.28%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.41%) XenApp
2 5 (6.41%) XenDesktop
3 4 (5.13%) XenServer
4 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) WSUS
1 1 (1.28%) SCCM
1 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.67%) Citrix
3 8 (10.26%) NetApp
4 7 (8.97%) Cisco
5 4 (5.13%) Wyse
5 4 (5.13%) VMware
6 1 (1.28%) AppSense
6 1 (1.28%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.28%) Websense
6 1 (1.28%) Symantec
6 1 (1.28%) Remedy
6 1 (1.28%) HP
6 1 (1.28%) Dell
6 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.28%) Nokia
6 1 (1.28%) Veritas
6 1 (1.28%) Apple
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