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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 42 42 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Permanent jobs citing MCP 34 11 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.78% 2.65% 10.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 11.46% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 34 9 47
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
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
272 96 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 38.26% 23.13% 50.43%
Number of salaries quoted 260 84 224
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,700 £54,950
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 21 October 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Northampton

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 53 (84.13%) ITIL
2 48 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 42 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (61.90%) Windows
5 30 (47.62%) MCSE
5 30 (47.62%) MCSA
6 29 (46.03%) MCITP
7 27 (42.86%) Windows 7
8 26 (41.27%) Crystal Reports
9 25 (39.68%) SLA
10 24 (38.10%) TCP/IP
10 24 (38.10%) HND
11 23 (36.51%) MS Excel
12 20 (31.75%) Service Delivery
13 19 (30.16%) MS Exchange
13 19 (30.16%) MOS
14 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (26.98%) MS Office
14 17 (26.98%) Law
15 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (23.81%) SC Cleared
15 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
16 14 (22.22%) Service Desk Management
16 14 (22.22%) Legal
17 13 (20.63%) Windows Vista
18 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
18 12 (19.05%) MCTS
18 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
18 12 (19.05%) VPN
18 12 (19.05%) DNS

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 19 (30.16%) MS Exchange
2 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (36.51%) MS Excel
2 17 (26.98%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (38.10%) TCP/IP
2 12 (19.05%) VPN
2 12 (19.05%) DNS
3 5 (7.94%) LAN
3 5 (7.94%) WAN
4 3 (4.76%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (41.27%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) NUnit
General
1 17 (26.98%) Law
2 14 (22.22%) Legal
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Finance
4 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (57.14%) Team Leader
2 34 (53.97%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 16 (25.40%) Analyst
4 15 (23.81%) Service Analyst
4 15 (23.81%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) Exchange Specialist
5 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (7.94%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Developer
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (3.17%) Support Team Leader
8 2 (3.17%) Administrator
8 2 (3.17%) .NET Team Leader
9 1 (1.59%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (1.59%) Service Desk Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (3.17%) WCF
2 2 (3.17%) WPF
3 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.59%) HTML
3 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.59%) CSS
3 1 (1.59%) XML
3 1 (1.59%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.59%) Kindle
2 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 39 (61.90%) Windows
2 27 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 17 (26.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (20.63%) Windows Vista
6 10 (15.87%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (84.13%) ITIL
2 20 (31.75%) Service Delivery
3 14 (22.22%) Service Desk Management
4 8 (12.70%) Coaching
5 5 (7.94%) Service Management
5 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.76%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.76%) UML
7 3 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.76%) TDD
8 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.17%) Workflow
8 2 (3.17%) Business Development
8 2 (3.17%) Trend Analysis
9 1 (1.59%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) C
1 3 (4.76%) C#
1 3 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (47.62%) MCSE
2 30 (47.62%) MCSA
3 29 (46.03%) MCITP
4 24 (38.10%) HND
5 19 (30.16%) MOS
6 15 (23.81%) SC Cleared
6 15 (23.81%) Security Cleared
7 12 (19.05%) MCTS
8 7 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (7.94%) MCAD
10 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (3.17%) MCSD
11 1 (1.59%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (39.68%) SLA
2 9 (14.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) OpenView
1 2 (3.17%) OVSD
1 2 (3.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) VMware
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco
3 3 (4.76%) Citrix
4 2 (3.17%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) Altiris
5 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago