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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 57 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCP 16 31 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.51% 4.85% 2.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.27% 15.27% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 9
Average salary £17,000 £40,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.50% +77.77%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
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
142 203 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 22.26% 31.77% 23.41%
Number of salaries quoted 126 193 82
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,800 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Northampton

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 20 (60.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 18 (54.55%) ITIL
4 16 (48.48%) Service Delivery
5 14 (42.42%) Windows
6 12 (36.36%) MCSA
7 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 9 (27.27%) MS Office
9 8 (24.24%) Law
9 8 (24.24%) SCCM
10 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (21.21%) MOS
10 7 (21.21%) MCSE
10 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
10 7 (21.21%) SLA
11 6 (18.18%) ISO 9001
11 6 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (18.18%) LANDesk
12 5 (15.15%) Android
12 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
12 5 (15.15%) Mac OS
12 5 (15.15%) CMS
12 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
12 5 (15.15%) HND
12 5 (15.15%) MobileIron
12 5 (15.15%) Service Desk Management
12 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (12.12%) LAN
13 4 (12.12%) WAN

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.15%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Office
2 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) LAN
1 4 (12.12%) WAN
2 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (24.24%) Law
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 7 (21.21%) Team Leader
3 7 (21.21%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (18.18%) Configuration Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (12.12%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Support Technician
5 4 (12.12%) Service Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
3 5 (15.15%) Android
3 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
3 5 (15.15%) Mac OS
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) ITIL
2 16 (48.48%) Service Delivery
3 5 (15.15%) Service Desk Management
4 3 (9.09%) Coaching
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.03%) CRM
6 1 (3.03%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C#
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (36.36%) MCSA
3 7 (21.21%) MOS
3 7 (21.21%) MCSE
4 5 (15.15%) HND
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
2 6 (18.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) LANDesk
3 5 (15.15%) MobileIron
4 3 (9.09%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
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