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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 41 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 21 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.69% 3.55% 4.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.79% 11.11% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 19
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -37.50%
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
133 153 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 23.37% 31.94% 31.89%
Number of salaries quoted 126 138 127
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 30 January 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Northampton

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 47 (90.38%) ITIL
2 41 (78.85%) Microsoft
3 30 (57.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (50.00%) Windows
5 22 (42.31%) MCSE
6 21 (40.38%) SLA
7 19 (36.54%) Windows 7
8 16 (30.77%) MCSA
8 16 (30.77%) MCITP
8 16 (30.77%) Coaching
9 15 (28.85%) HND
9 15 (28.85%) TCP/IP
9 15 (28.85%) Active Directory
9 15 (28.85%) MOS
10 14 (26.92%) Service Delivery
10 14 (26.92%) Law
10 14 (26.92%) Crystal Reports
11 13 (25.00%) LAN
11 13 (25.00%) WAN
12 12 (23.08%) ISO 9001
13 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
13 11 (21.15%) Legal
13 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
14 10 (19.23%) MCTS
14 10 (19.23%) VPN
14 10 (19.23%) DNS
15 9 (17.31%) Service Management
15 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (9.62%) CMS
3 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.77%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) TCP/IP
2 13 (25.00%) LAN
2 13 (25.00%) WAN
3 10 (19.23%) VPN
3 10 (19.23%) DNS
4 3 (5.77%) Intranet
4 3 (5.77%) Internet
4 3 (5.77%) Extranet
5 2 (3.85%) DHCP
5 2 (3.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (26.92%) Law
2 11 (21.15%) Legal
3 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Analyst
2 19 (36.54%) Service Analyst
2 19 (36.54%) Service Desk Analyst
3 17 (32.69%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 17 (32.69%) Team Leader
4 6 (11.54%) Configuration Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Administrator
8 1 (1.92%) Data Centre Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Data Centre Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Help Desk Team Lead
8 1 (1.92%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) .NET
1 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.92%) Middleware
2 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.00%) Windows
2 19 (36.54%) Windows 7
3 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Vista
6 5 (9.62%) Mac OS
6 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
6 5 (9.62%) Android
7 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (90.38%) ITIL
2 16 (30.77%) Coaching
3 14 (26.92%) Service Delivery
4 9 (17.31%) Service Management
5 6 (11.54%) Service Desk Management
6 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.85%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (3.85%) ITSM
9 1 (1.92%) ERP
9 1 (1.92%) CRM
9 1 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.92%) Business Development
9 1 (1.92%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) C
1 3 (5.77%) C#
2 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (57.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (42.31%) MCSE
3 16 (30.77%) MCSA
3 16 (30.77%) MCITP
4 15 (28.85%) HND
4 15 (28.85%) MOS
5 10 (19.23%) MCTS
6 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.77%) Degree
8 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (40.38%) SLA
2 12 (23.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (28.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) OpenView
2 2 (3.85%) OVSD
Vendors
1 41 (78.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) LANDesk
3 5 (9.62%) MobileIron
4 3 (5.77%) VMware
5 2 (3.85%) HP
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco
5 2 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (1.92%) Dell
6 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago