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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 56 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCP 21 34 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.11% 5.18% 2.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.43% 15.96% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 11
Average salary £25,500 £37,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +70.45%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -12.16%
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
169 213 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 25.04% 32.47% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 155 201 93
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 July 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Northampton

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 21 (56.76%) ITIL
3 20 (54.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (54.05%) Service Delivery
4 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
5 15 (40.54%) Windows
6 13 (35.14%) Law
7 12 (32.43%) MOS
7 12 (32.43%) MCSA
7 12 (32.43%) SLA
8 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
9 10 (27.03%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (24.32%) MS Office
10 9 (24.32%) HND
10 9 (24.32%) ISO 9001
10 9 (24.32%) SCCM
10 9 (24.32%) Service Desk Management
10 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
11 7 (18.92%) MCSE
12 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
12 5 (13.51%) LANDesk
12 5 (13.51%) LAN
12 5 (13.51%) WAN
13 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
13 4 (10.81%) Mac OS
13 4 (10.81%) Android
13 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
13 4 (10.81%) MobileIron

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.11%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) LAN
1 5 (13.51%) WAN
2 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (35.14%) Law
2 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Analyst
2 12 (32.43%) Team Leader
2 12 (32.43%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 11 (29.73%) Support Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (18.92%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (13.51%) Support Technician
7 4 (10.81%) Configuration Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) IT Support
10 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Developer
10 1 (2.70%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
3 4 (10.81%) Android
3 4 (10.81%) Mac OS
3 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) ITIL
2 20 (54.05%) Service Delivery
3 9 (24.32%) Service Desk Management
4 3 (8.11%) Coaching
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.70%) CRM
5 1 (2.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C#
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (32.43%) MOS
2 12 (32.43%) MCSA
3 9 (24.32%) HND
4 7 (18.92%) MCSE
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.70%) MCDST
6 1 (2.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) SLA
2 9 (24.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) LANDesk
3 4 (10.81%) MobileIron
4 3 (8.11%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix
6 1 (2.70%) Dell
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