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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 49 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCP 21 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.14% 2.15% 5.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.23% 6.92% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 26
Average salary £22,500 £23,625 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -40.93%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
187 130 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 27.99% 31.03% 36.05%
Number of salaries quoted 182 113 178
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £47,500 £60,000
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 19 December 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Northampton

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 48 (90.57%) ITIL
2 40 (75.47%) Microsoft
3 30 (56.60%) Windows
3 30 (56.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (45.28%) MCSE
5 23 (43.40%) MCSA
5 23 (43.40%) MCITP
5 23 (43.40%) SLA
5 23 (43.40%) Windows 7
6 21 (39.62%) TCP/IP
7 20 (37.74%) HND
8 19 (35.85%) Crystal Reports
9 18 (33.96%) MOS
10 17 (32.08%) Law
11 16 (30.19%) Service Delivery
12 15 (28.30%) Coaching
13 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (24.53%) MS Office
14 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
14 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
15 12 (22.64%) ISO 9001
15 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (22.64%) Legal
16 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
16 11 (20.75%) MCTS
16 11 (20.75%) VPN
16 11 (20.75%) DNS
16 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
16 11 (20.75%) Windows Vista

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (20.75%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.66%) Lync
3 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (24.53%) MS Office
2 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (39.62%) TCP/IP
2 11 (20.75%) VPN
2 11 (20.75%) DNS
3 10 (18.87%) LAN
3 10 (18.87%) WAN
4 3 (5.66%) Intranet
4 3 (5.66%) Internet
4 3 (5.66%) Extranet
5 2 (3.77%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.77%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (32.08%) Law
2 12 (22.64%) Legal
3 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) Team Leader
1 25 (47.17%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 20 (37.74%) Analyst
3 18 (33.96%) Service Analyst
3 18 (33.96%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (9.43%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Administrator
6 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Specialist
7 1 (1.89%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Help Desk Team Lead
7 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (1.89%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) .NET
1 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (56.60%) Windows
2 23 (43.40%) Windows 7
3 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (20.75%) Windows Vista
6 8 (15.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.89%) Android
7 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (90.57%) ITIL
2 16 (30.19%) Service Delivery
3 15 (28.30%) Coaching
4 10 (18.87%) Service Desk Management
5 9 (16.98%) Service Management
6 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.77%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) ITSM
8 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.89%) Business Development
9 1 (1.89%) Release Management
9 1 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) C
2 2 (3.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (56.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (45.28%) MCSE
3 23 (43.40%) MCSA
3 23 (43.40%) MCITP
4 20 (37.74%) HND
5 18 (33.96%) MOS
6 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
6 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
7 11 (20.75%) MCTS
8 3 (5.66%) Degree
9 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (43.40%) SLA
2 12 (22.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) OpenView
1 2 (3.77%) OVSD
1 2 (3.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (75.47%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) VMware
3 2 (3.77%) HP
3 2 (3.77%) Citrix
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco
4 1 (1.89%) LANDesk
4 1 (1.89%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago