The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 50 46 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCP 9 24 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.88% 3.26% 4.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.16% 11.11% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 28
Median salary £25,000 £33,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.37% +24.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £24,100 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £33,450
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
MCP
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Qualifications Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
146 216 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 30.54% 29.35% 35.90%
Number of salaries quoted 99 197 217
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Northampton region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

MCP
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Northampton region.

MCP Salary Trend in Northampton

MCP
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Northampton

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for MCP.

1 18 (85.71%) ITIL
2 15 (71.43%) SLA
3 12 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (52.38%) Windows
5 10 (47.62%) Law
5 10 (47.62%) Service Delivery
6 9 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (42.86%) HND
6 9 (42.86%) MOS
6 9 (42.86%) Service Desk Management
7 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (28.57%) Coaching
9 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
9 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
9 5 (23.81%) MCSE
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
10 4 (19.05%) Service Management
10 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (14.29%) ISO 9001
11 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 3 (14.29%) Windows 2000
11 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
11 3 (14.29%) Time Management
11 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
11 3 (14.29%) Degree
11 3 (14.29%) Virtual Team
11 3 (14.29%) Patch Management
12 2 (9.52%) Windows 8

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DHCP
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
General
1 10 (47.62%) Law
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 11 (52.38%) Team Leader
2 9 (42.86%) Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (28.57%) Service Desk Manager
4 6 (28.57%) Service Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 2000
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) ITIL
2 10 (47.62%) Service Delivery
3 9 (42.86%) Service Desk Management
4 6 (28.57%) Coaching
5 4 (19.05%) Service Management
6 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 3 (14.29%) Patch Management
6 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 3 (14.29%) Time Management
7 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
7 2 (9.52%) Application Virtualisation
8 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
8 1 (4.76%) ITSM
8 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) HND
1 9 (42.86%) MOS
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (23.81%) MCSE
3 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (4.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (71.43%) SLA
2 3 (14.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) LANDesk
2 2 (9.52%) MobileIron
3 1 (4.76%) VMware