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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 121 84 84
Rank change year-on-year
-37 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 10 51 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.41% 2.37% 2.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.27% 7.13% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9 47 58
Average salary £23,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.85% -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
787 715 1062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 31.95% 33.22% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 547 558 863
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £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 29 December 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 29 December 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
Peterborough -13 5 £18,500 -58.88% 2
Cambridge -29 4 £34,500 -8.00% 2
Huntingdon - 1 £37,500 -
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 39 (79.59%) Windows
2 27 (55.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (48.98%) ITIL
4 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 20 (40.82%) Active Directory
6 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
7 16 (32.65%) C#
7 16 (32.65%) MCAD
7 16 (32.65%) MCSD
7 16 (32.65%) .NET
7 16 (32.65%) Scrum
7 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (32.65%) TDD
7 16 (32.65%) NUnit
7 16 (32.65%) MCTS
7 16 (32.65%) Kanban
7 16 (32.65%) Rhino Mocks
7 16 (32.65%) Moq
8 14 (28.57%) Incident Management
8 14 (28.57%) Blackberry
8 14 (28.57%) Firewall
8 14 (28.57%) Cisco
9 11 (22.45%) MS Office
9 11 (22.45%) Service Delivery
9 11 (22.45%) Citrix
10 10 (20.41%) NetApp
10 10 (20.41%) SLA
10 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
10 10 (20.41%) ISO 9001
10 10 (20.41%) Mathematics

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.08%) Lync
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) Firewall
2 7 (14.29%) VPN
3 4 (8.16%) DNS
3 4 (8.16%) VoIP
3 4 (8.16%) DHCP
4 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.08%) Internet
5 1 (2.04%) LAN
5 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.04%) WAN
5 1 (2.04%) SAN
5 1 (2.04%) DMZ
5 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.04%) Crystal Enterprise
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) NUnit
1 16 (32.65%) Rhino Mocks
1 16 (32.65%) Moq
2 8 (16.33%) MSTest
General
1 10 (20.41%) Retail
2 8 (16.33%) Music Industry
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) Support Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (16.33%) .NET Developer
4 8 (16.33%) C# Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Service Desk Technician
6 4 (8.16%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 4 (8.16%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) IT Support
8 1 (2.04%) Operations Support Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Citrix Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) .NET
2 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (16.33%) WinForms
2 8 (16.33%) NHibernate
2 8 (16.33%) WCF
2 8 (16.33%) WPF
2 8 (16.33%) Spring.NET
2 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (16.33%) Castle Windsor
2 8 (16.33%) Ninject
2 8 (16.33%) Razor View Engine
2 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 8 (16.33%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 10 (20.41%) Mathematics
3 8 (16.33%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (8.16%) Kindle
4 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.16%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (79.59%) Windows
2 9 (18.37%) Windows 7
3 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.24%) Windows XP
5 5 (10.20%) Linux
6 4 (8.16%) UNIX
7 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) ITIL
2 16 (32.65%) Scrum
2 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.65%) TDD
2 16 (32.65%) Kanban
3 14 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 11 (22.45%) Service Delivery
5 8 (16.33%) MVC
5 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (16.33%) Dependency Injection
5 8 (16.33%) MVVM
5 8 (16.33%) BDD
5 8 (16.33%) Web Application Development
6 4 (8.16%) Project Management
7 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.04%) ERP
8 1 (2.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) C#
2 8 (16.33%) VB
2 8 (16.33%) VB.NET
3 3 (6.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (55.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (32.65%) MCAD
2 16 (32.65%) MCSD
2 16 (32.65%) MCTS
3 6 (12.24%) MCSE
4 4 (8.16%) MCSA
4 4 (8.16%) A+ Certification
4 4 (8.16%) MOS
5 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.12%) Degree
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.08%) CCNA
7 1 (2.04%) CCA
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.04%) MCDST
7 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) ISO 9001
1 10 (20.41%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (40.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) XenApp
4 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (8.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (6.12%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.04%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.57%) Cisco
3 11 (22.45%) Citrix
4 10 (20.41%) NetApp
4 10 (20.41%) Mitel
5 4 (8.16%) Nokia
5 4 (8.16%) Apple
5 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.16%) Symantec
5 4 (8.16%) Remedy
6 3 (6.12%) VMware
6 3 (6.12%) Dell
7 2 (4.08%) Websense
8 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.04%) Unisys
8 1 (2.04%) AppSense
8 1 (2.04%) Veeam
8 1 (2.04%) FalconStor
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