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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 51 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCP 20 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.58% 3.72% 3.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.39% 15.87% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 13
Average salary £24,000 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.15% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,925 £22,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,823 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.39% -7.14%
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
122 126 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 21.86% 23.46% 31.36%
Number of salaries quoted 106 118 139
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 23 (63.89%) ITIL
2 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (44.44%) Windows
4 14 (38.89%) Law
4 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
5 13 (36.11%) Service Delivery
5 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (36.11%) Citrix
5 13 (36.11%) Crystal Reports
5 13 (36.11%) MS Office
5 13 (36.11%) SLA
5 13 (36.11%) Cisco
5 13 (36.11%) VMware
5 13 (36.11%) IP Telephony
5 13 (36.11%) MOS
5 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (36.11%) Service Desk Management
6 12 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (33.33%) ISO 9001
6 12 (33.33%) HND
7 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 8 (22.22%) MCSE
9 6 (16.67%) Android
9 6 (16.67%) MobileIron
9 6 (16.67%) Mac OS
9 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
9 6 (16.67%) Retail
9 6 (16.67%) LANDesk
9 6 (16.67%) MCDST

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) VoIP
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) Crystal Reports
General
1 14 (38.89%) Law
2 6 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Analyst
2 13 (36.11%) Service Analyst
2 13 (36.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 13 (36.11%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 13 (36.11%) Team Leader
3 8 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
6 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Support
6 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (16.67%) Android
4 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 6 (16.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) ITIL
2 13 (36.11%) Service Delivery
2 13 (36.11%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (2.78%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) MOS
2 12 (33.33%) HND
3 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (22.22%) MCSE
5 6 (16.67%) MCDST
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.78%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.78%) Degree
7 1 (2.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) SLA
2 12 (33.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (36.11%) Cisco
2 13 (36.11%) Citrix
2 13 (36.11%) VMware
3 6 (16.67%) LANDesk
3 6 (16.67%) MobileIron
4 1 (2.78%) Twitter
Northampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago