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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 55 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCP 13 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.27% 3.35% 4.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.74% 11.06% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 27
Median salary £34,500 £29,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.94% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £17,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £35,250 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
168 199 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 29.32% 30.29% 34.53%
Number of salaries quoted 125 184 208
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,053 £21,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Northampton region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Northampton

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for MCP.

1 20 (100.00%) ITIL
2 14 (70.00%) SLA
3 13 (65.00%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (60.00%) Law
5 11 (55.00%) Service Delivery
5 11 (55.00%) Crystal Reports
5 11 (55.00%) Service Desk Management
5 11 (55.00%) MOS
6 10 (50.00%) HND
7 7 (35.00%) Windows
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (30.00%) Coaching
9 5 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
10 4 (20.00%) Virtual Team
10 4 (20.00%) Degree
11 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
11 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
11 3 (15.00%) Service Management
11 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
11 3 (15.00%) MCSE
11 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
12 2 (10.00%) MCSA
12 2 (10.00%) VMware
12 2 (10.00%) Retail
12 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 2 (10.00%) MobileIron
12 2 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 12 (60.00%) Law
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 11 (55.00%) Team Leader
2 7 (35.00%) Service Desk Manager
2 7 (35.00%) Service Manager
3 6 (30.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) ITIL
2 11 (55.00%) Service Delivery
2 11 (55.00%) Service Desk Management
3 6 (30.00%) Coaching
4 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
4 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) MOS
2 10 (50.00%) HND
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (20.00%) Degree
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (15.00%) MCSE
6 2 (10.00%) MCSA
7 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (70.00%) SLA
2 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) LANDesk
2 2 (10.00%) MobileIron
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter