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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 52 60 42
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Permanent jobs citing MCP 12 15 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.28% 2.41% 4.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.91% 10.87% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 29
Median salary £33,500 £20,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+65.43% -49.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £17,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,550 £42,700
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%
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
110 138 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 20.91% 22.19% 31.90%
Number of salaries quoted 105 123 190
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £20,150 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 20 (62.50%) ITIL
2 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 17 (53.13%) Windows
4 15 (46.88%) SLA
5 14 (43.75%) VMware
5 14 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (40.63%) Windows Server
6 13 (40.63%) Law
7 12 (37.50%) Service Delivery
7 12 (37.50%) Citrix
7 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (37.50%) Cisco
7 12 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (37.50%) MS Office
7 12 (37.50%) Service Desk Management
7 12 (37.50%) IP Telephony
7 12 (37.50%) MOS
7 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (34.38%) HND
9 7 (21.88%) ISO 9001
10 5 (15.63%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (12.50%) Degree
11 4 (12.50%) Coaching
11 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (12.50%) MCSE
11 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
12 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
12 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
12 3 (9.38%) Service Management
12 3 (9.38%) Patch Management

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 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) VoIP
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
General
1 13 (40.63%) Law
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Service Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (37.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 12 (37.50%) Team Leader
4 5 (15.63%) Service Desk Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Windows Server
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) ITIL
2 12 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 12 (37.50%) Service Desk Management
3 4 (12.50%) Coaching
4 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.38%) Patch Management
4 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.38%) Service Management
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) MOS
2 11 (34.38%) HND
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (12.50%) Degree
4 4 (12.50%) MCSE
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.25%) MCSA
6 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (46.88%) SLA
2 7 (21.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 14 (43.75%) VMware
3 12 (37.50%) Cisco
3 12 (37.50%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) Twitter