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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 102 96 87
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCP 34 38 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.40% 1.69% 2.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.32% 4.79% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 34 38 72
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £35,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-22.66% +4.16%
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
787 794 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 32.40% 35.38% 34.75%
Number of salaries quoted 554 664 896
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -13 28 £37,500 - 4
Peterborough +4 6 £18,750 -46.42%
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 60 (82.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (63.01%) Windows
3 43 (58.90%) SQL Server
4 42 (57.53%) .NET
4 42 (57.53%) C#
4 42 (57.53%) MCAD
4 42 (57.53%) MCSD
4 42 (57.53%) Scrum
4 42 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (57.53%) TDD
4 42 (57.53%) NUnit
4 42 (57.53%) MCTS
4 42 (57.53%) Kanban
4 42 (57.53%) Rhino Mocks
4 42 (57.53%) Moq
5 21 (28.77%) BDD
5 21 (28.77%) MVVM
5 21 (28.77%) Castle Windsor
5 21 (28.77%) Ninject
5 21 (28.77%) Razor View Engine
5 21 (28.77%) Web Application Development
5 21 (28.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (28.77%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (28.77%) Spring.NET
5 21 (28.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (28.77%) Dependency Injection
5 21 (28.77%) Inversion of Control
5 21 (28.77%) MSTest
5 21 (28.77%) WCF
5 21 (28.77%) WPF

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (8.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.37%) IIS
5 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) MS Office
2 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) SaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.85%) VPN
2 5 (6.85%) Firewall
3 4 (5.48%) VoIP
4 3 (4.11%) DHCP
4 3 (4.11%) DNS
5 2 (2.74%) LAN
5 2 (2.74%) WAN
6 1 (1.37%) SAN
6 1 (1.37%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (58.90%) SQL Server
2 21 (28.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (57.53%) NUnit
1 42 (57.53%) Rhino Mocks
1 42 (57.53%) Moq
2 21 (28.77%) MSTest
General
1 21 (28.77%) Music Industry
2 8 (10.96%) Retail
3 3 (4.11%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.37%) Back Office
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (57.53%) Developer
2 21 (28.77%) .NET Developer
2 21 (28.77%) C# Developer
2 21 (28.77%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (20.55%) Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Service Desk Technician
7 2 (2.74%) Network Engineer
8 1 (1.37%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (1.37%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (1.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.37%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (1.37%) Team Leader
8 1 (1.37%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (1.37%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (1.37%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 1 (1.37%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (57.53%) .NET
2 21 (28.77%) ASP.NET
2 21 (28.77%) WinForms
2 21 (28.77%) NHibernate
2 21 (28.77%) WCF
2 21 (28.77%) WPF
2 21 (28.77%) Spring.NET
2 21 (28.77%) ASP.NET MVC
2 21 (28.77%) Castle Windsor
2 21 (28.77%) Ninject
2 21 (28.77%) Razor View Engine
2 21 (28.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 21 (28.77%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.77%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (12.33%) Blackberry
3 8 (10.96%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.85%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 46 (63.01%) Windows
2 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.96%) Windows XP
4 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.85%) Linux
6 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.48%) Windows Vista
6 4 (5.48%) UNIX
6 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (57.53%) Scrum
1 42 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (57.53%) TDD
1 42 (57.53%) Kanban
2 21 (28.77%) Dependency Injection
2 21 (28.77%) MVVM
2 21 (28.77%) BDD
2 21 (28.77%) Web Application Development
2 21 (28.77%) MVC
2 21 (28.77%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (28.77%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (23.29%) ITIL
4 12 (16.44%) Incident Management
5 11 (15.07%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.74%) ERP
7 1 (1.37%) Project Management
7 1 (1.37%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (57.53%) C#
2 21 (28.77%) VB
2 21 (28.77%) VB.NET
3 5 (6.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (82.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (57.53%) MCAD
2 42 (57.53%) MCSD
2 42 (57.53%) MCTS
3 13 (17.81%) MCSE
4 9 (12.33%) MCSA
5 4 (5.48%) A+ Certification
5 4 (5.48%) MOS
5 4 (5.48%) MCITP
6 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.11%) CCNA
7 2 (2.74%) Degree
8 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.37%) CCA
8 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.37%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) SLA
2 4 (5.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (17.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.37%) XenApp
3 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (5.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.74%) SCCM
3 1 (1.37%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.44%) Cisco
3 11 (15.07%) Citrix
4 10 (13.70%) NetApp
5 4 (5.48%) Nokia
5 4 (5.48%) Apple
5 4 (5.48%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.48%) Symantec
5 4 (5.48%) Remedy
5 4 (5.48%) VMware
5 4 (5.48%) Mitel
6 2 (2.74%) Dell
7 1 (1.37%) HP
7 1 (1.37%) Veritas
7 1 (1.37%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.37%) AppSense
7 1 (1.37%) Websense
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