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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 60 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCP 6 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.21% 3.54% 3.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.32% 13.50% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 19
Median salary £45,000 £24,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,740 £23,750 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £32,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,126 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -10.38%

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
95 163 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 19.15% 26.21% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 74 143 132
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 17 January 2017.

MCP Salary Histogram in Northampton

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
4 6 (54.55%) Skype for Business
4 6 (54.55%) Office 365
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) Skype
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) Service Design
5 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
5 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
6 4 (36.36%) SCCM
6 4 (36.36%) Project Management
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) MCSA
7 3 (27.27%) SLA
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
7 3 (27.27%) MCSE
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (27.27%) Time Management
8 2 (18.18%) ITSM
8 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (18.18%) Service Management
8 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
8 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange

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 6 (54.55%) Skype for Business
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Skype
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Service Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Service Design
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
5 2 (18.18%) ITSM
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) MCSA
4 3 (27.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
1 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft