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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 123 107 101
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCP 9 38 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.43% 1.53% 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.28% 4.55% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7 38 34
Average salary £26,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £18,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -20.00%
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
705 835 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 33.38% 33.72% 34.33%
Number of salaries quoted 620 598 632
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Cambridge -8 8 £27,000 -28.00% 3
Peterborough -11 1 £20,000 +6.66%
MCP
East of England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 40 (97.56%) Windows
2 37 (90.24%) Microsoft
3 36 (87.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (68.29%) Degree
5 27 (65.85%) Computer Science
5 27 (65.85%) jQuery
5 27 (65.85%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (65.85%) Objective-C
5 27 (65.85%) ASP.NET
5 27 (65.85%) C#
5 27 (65.85%) C++
5 27 (65.85%) HTML
5 27 (65.85%) Java
5 27 (65.85%) JavaScript
5 27 (65.85%) SQL
5 27 (65.85%) .NET
5 27 (65.85%) MFC
5 27 (65.85%) SQL Server
6 26 (63.41%) Apple iOS
6 26 (63.41%) Android
7 25 (60.98%) Pocket PC
7 25 (60.98%) Software Engineering
8 15 (36.59%) Client/Server
9 12 (29.27%) PhoneGap
9 12 (29.27%) Xamarin
9 12 (29.27%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (19.51%) ITIL
10 8 (19.51%) MCSE
11 7 (17.07%) MS Office
11 7 (17.07%) Active Directory

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Office
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.76%) DHCP
2 4 (9.76%) DNS
3 3 (7.32%) LAN
3 3 (7.32%) WAN
3 3 (7.32%) VPN
3 3 (7.32%) Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) NAS
4 1 (2.44%) ADSL
4 1 (2.44%) SAN
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (65.85%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Software Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Service Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Field Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) C++ Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Administrator
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.44%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Junior Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) IT Support
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (65.85%) HTML
1 27 (65.85%) .NET
1 27 (65.85%) MFC
1 27 (65.85%) ASP.NET
1 27 (65.85%) jQuery
2 12 (29.27%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (65.85%) Computer Science
1 27 (65.85%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (60.98%) Pocket PC
3 15 (36.59%) Client/Server
4 12 (29.27%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (7.32%) NHS
5 3 (7.32%) Blackberry
5 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 40 (97.56%) Windows
2 26 (63.41%) Android
2 26 (63.41%) Apple iOS
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Software Engineering
2 8 (19.51%) ITIL
3 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.88%) Migration
4 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.44%) CRM
5 1 (2.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) C#
1 27 (65.85%) C++
1 27 (65.85%) Java
1 27 (65.85%) JavaScript
1 27 (65.85%) SQL
1 27 (65.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 36 (87.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (68.29%) Degree
3 8 (19.51%) MCSE
4 4 (9.76%) MCSA
4 4 (9.76%) CCNA
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.44%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) XenApp
3 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (90.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (29.27%) Xamarin
3 6 (14.63%) VMware
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco
5 4 (9.76%) Citrix
6 3 (7.32%) NetApp
6 3 (7.32%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) Apple
7 1 (2.44%) Websense
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