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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 48 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCP 14 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.57% 3.14% 5.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.22% 12.96% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 32
Median salary £33,500 £25,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.37% -32.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £17,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £33,800 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
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
137 162 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 25.14% 24.25% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 109 148 201
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 30 June 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Northampton

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (76.92%) ITIL
2 15 (57.69%) SLA
3 14 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (50.00%) Law
5 12 (46.15%) Service Delivery
5 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 12 (46.15%) Crystal Reports
5 12 (46.15%) Windows
5 12 (46.15%) MOS
5 12 (46.15%) Service Desk Management
6 11 (42.31%) HND
7 8 (30.77%) VMware
8 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
8 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (23.08%) IP Telephony
9 6 (23.08%) Citrix
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (23.08%) MS Office
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco
9 6 (23.08%) Coaching
10 5 (19.23%) Virtual Team
10 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
10 5 (19.23%) ISO 9001
10 5 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (15.38%) Degree
12 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
12 3 (11.54%) Patch Management
12 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
12 3 (11.54%) Service 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 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Office
2 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) Crystal Reports
General
1 13 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 12 (46.15%) Team Leader
2 11 (42.31%) Analyst
3 10 (38.46%) Service Analyst
3 10 (38.46%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Service Desk Manager
4 7 (26.92%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) IT Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Virtual Team
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) ITIL
2 12 (46.15%) Service Delivery
2 12 (46.15%) Service Desk Management
3 6 (23.08%) Coaching
4 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 3 (11.54%) Patch Management
4 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
6 1 (3.85%) Application Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) MOS
2 11 (42.31%) HND
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (15.38%) Degree
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (11.54%) MCSE
6 2 (7.69%) MCSA
7 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (57.69%) SLA
2 5 (19.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco
3 6 (23.08%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.85%) MobileIron
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter