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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 62 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCP 14 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.17% 5.30% 3.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.15% 17.37% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 31 15
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £41,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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
153 190 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 23.68% 30.50% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 136 177 100
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £45,000
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 6 May 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Northampton

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
2 23 (67.65%) ITIL
3 18 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
5 12 (35.29%) Windows
6 11 (32.35%) Service Delivery
7 10 (29.41%) MCSA
8 9 (26.47%) MCSE
8 9 (26.47%) ISO 9001
8 9 (26.47%) Law
8 9 (26.47%) MOS
9 8 (23.53%) Coaching
10 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
10 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
10 7 (20.59%) LAN
10 7 (20.59%) WAN
11 6 (17.65%) SLA
11 6 (17.65%) LANDesk
12 5 (14.71%) Android
12 5 (14.71%) CMS
12 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
12 5 (14.71%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (14.71%) MS Office
12 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
12 5 (14.71%) Mac OS
12 5 (14.71%) MobileIron
13 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Management
13 4 (11.76%) HND
13 4 (11.76%) SCCM

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) CMS
3 3 (8.82%) Lync
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Office
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) LAN
1 7 (20.59%) WAN
2 3 (8.82%) Intranet
2 3 (8.82%) Internet
2 3 (8.82%) Extranet
3 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (26.47%) Law
2 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Service Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Configuration Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Team Leader
4 5 (14.71%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 4 (11.76%) Support Technician
5 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Manager
6 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (8.82%) Service Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
1 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Android
2 5 (14.71%) Mac OS
2 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) ITIL
2 11 (32.35%) Service Delivery
3 8 (23.53%) Coaching
4 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Management
5 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.82%) Service Management
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) CRM
6 1 (2.94%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) C#
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (29.41%) MCSA
3 9 (26.47%) MCSE
3 9 (26.47%) MOS
4 4 (11.76%) HND
5 3 (8.82%) MCITP
5 3 (8.82%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) ISO 9001
2 6 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) LANDesk
3 5 (14.71%) MobileIron
4 3 (8.82%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
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