The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 45 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCP 31 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.78% 3.24% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.42% 10.78% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 30 11 5
Average salary £29,000 £22,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% -45.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
231 102 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 35.65% 30.00% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 217 97 171
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
Northamptonshire

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 30 July 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Northampton

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 52 (78.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (71.21%) Microsoft
3 45 (68.18%) ITIL
4 40 (60.61%) Windows
5 30 (45.45%) MCITP
6 27 (40.91%) MCSA
7 26 (39.39%) MCSE
8 25 (37.88%) MS Excel
9 24 (36.36%) MS Exchange
10 19 (28.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (28.79%) Windows 7
10 19 (28.79%) TCP/IP
11 18 (27.27%) Active Directory
12 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (25.76%) MS Office
13 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
14 14 (21.21%) MCAD
14 14 (21.21%) Unit Testing
14 14 (21.21%) Windows Vista
14 14 (21.21%) Law
14 14 (21.21%) MOS
15 13 (19.70%) VMware
15 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2005
15 13 (19.70%) SQL
16 12 (18.18%) .NET
16 12 (18.18%) C#
16 12 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
16 12 (18.18%) UML
16 12 (18.18%) Data Modelling
16 12 (18.18%) TDD

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.06%) IIS
4 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (37.88%) MS Excel
2 17 (25.76%) MS Office
3 3 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.79%) TCP/IP
2 9 (13.64%) DNS
3 8 (12.12%) DHCP
4 7 (10.61%) VPN
5 5 (7.58%) LAN
5 5 (7.58%) WAN
5 5 (7.58%) Firewall
6 4 (6.06%) NetScaler
6 4 (6.06%) SSL
7 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
3 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) NUnit
General
1 14 (21.21%) Law
2 5 (7.58%) Legal
3 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (31.82%) Team Leader
2 19 (28.79%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 17 (25.76%) Analyst
4 12 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 12 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (16.67%) Exchange Specialist
5 11 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 11 (16.67%) Developer
6 10 (15.15%) SQL Developer
7 8 (12.12%) Service Analyst
7 8 (12.12%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Administrator
9 4 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) .NET Team Leader
11 2 (3.03%) Development Team Leader
11 2 (3.03%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 2 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
11 2 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) .NET
2 10 (15.15%) HTML
2 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET
2 10 (15.15%) CSS
2 10 (15.15%) XML
2 10 (15.15%) XHTML
2 10 (15.15%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.03%) WCF
3 2 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) N-Tier
1 10 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.58%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.06%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.06%) Fat Client
3 4 (6.06%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.55%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 40 (60.61%) Windows
2 19 (28.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (28.79%) Windows 7
3 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (21.21%) Windows Vista
5 10 (15.15%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (68.18%) ITIL
2 14 (21.21%) Unit Testing
3 12 (18.18%) UML
3 12 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 12 (18.18%) TDD
4 11 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 8 (12.12%) Service Desk Management
6 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.06%) Change Control
7 4 (6.06%) Workflow
8 3 (4.55%) Service Management
9 2 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.03%) ITSM
10 1 (1.52%) Process Improvement
10 1 (1.52%) Business Development
10 1 (1.52%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) SQL
2 12 (18.18%) C#
3 5 (7.58%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (78.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (45.45%) MCITP
3 27 (40.91%) MCSA
4 26 (39.39%) MCSE
5 14 (21.21%) MCAD
5 14 (21.21%) MOS
6 11 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (15.15%) SC Cleared
7 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
8 9 (13.64%) HND
9 5 (7.58%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (6.06%) CCIA
10 4 (6.06%) CCA
10 4 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (4.55%) HNC
11 3 (4.55%) MCTS
12 2 (3.03%) MCSD
13 1 (1.52%) CCNA
13 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (1.52%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) ISO 9001
2 7 (10.61%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) XenApp
3 4 (6.06%) XenServer
3 4 (6.06%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 47 (71.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.70%) VMware
3 5 (7.58%) Citrix
4 4 (6.06%) Wyse
5 3 (4.55%) Altiris
6 2 (3.03%) Cisco
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