The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 57 48 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Permanent jobs citing MCP 26 19 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.82% 3.14% 5.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.12% 9.74% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 34
Average salary £23,000 £26,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.38% -34.37%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
MCP
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
257 195 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 27.87% 32.23% 33.53%
Number of salaries quoted 235 166 215
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Northamptonshire region.

MCP Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

MCP
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +3 21 £22,500 -10.00% 2
Wellingborough - 1 £40,000 -
MCP
East Midlands

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 61 (88.41%) ITIL
2 53 (76.81%) Microsoft
3 40 (57.97%) Windows
3 40 (57.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (43.48%) MCSE
5 29 (42.03%) MCITP
6 27 (39.13%) SLA
7 23 (33.33%) HND
7 23 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 23 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 22 (31.88%) Crystal Reports
8 22 (31.88%) MCSA
8 22 (31.88%) MS Excel
8 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (30.43%) MOS
9 21 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (28.99%) TCP/IP
10 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (28.99%) Law
11 18 (26.09%) DNS
11 18 (26.09%) Active Directory
12 17 (24.64%) Coaching
13 15 (21.74%) ISO 9001
14 14 (20.29%) MS Office
15 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
15 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
15 13 (18.84%) Service Desk Management
16 12 (17.39%) Legal
17 11 (15.94%) LAN
17 11 (15.94%) WAN

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 10 (14.49%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (10.14%) Lync
3 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (31.88%) MS Excel
2 14 (20.29%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.99%) TCP/IP
2 18 (26.09%) DNS
3 11 (15.94%) VPN
3 11 (15.94%) LAN
3 11 (15.94%) WAN
4 9 (13.04%) DHCP
5 7 (10.14%) Intranet
5 7 (10.14%) Internet
5 7 (10.14%) Extranet
5 7 (10.14%) VLAN
6 3 (4.35%) SAN
6 3 (4.35%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.88%) Crystal Reports
2 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (28.99%) Law
2 12 (17.39%) Legal
3 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (42.03%) Team Leader
1 29 (42.03%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 26 (37.68%) Analyst
3 18 (26.09%) Service Analyst
3 18 (26.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Service Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Service Desk Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Technical Support
7 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Administrator
7 2 (2.90%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) Help Desk Team Lead
7 2 (2.90%) SharePoint Specialist
8 1 (1.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) .NET
1 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (57.97%) Windows
2 23 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (14.49%) Windows Vista
6 7 (10.14%) Windows XP
6 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) Android
7 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (88.41%) ITIL
2 23 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 17 (24.64%) Coaching
4 13 (18.84%) Service Desk Management
5 11 (15.94%) Service Management
6 7 (10.14%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.80%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.90%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (2.90%) ITSM
8 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.45%) Business Development
9 1 (1.45%) Release Management
9 1 (1.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) C
2 2 (2.90%) C#
2 2 (2.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (57.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (43.48%) MCSE
3 29 (42.03%) MCITP
4 23 (33.33%) HND
5 22 (31.88%) MCSA
6 21 (30.43%) MOS
7 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
7 13 (18.84%) Security Cleared
8 11 (15.94%) MCTS
9 7 (10.14%) Degree
10 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (39.13%) SLA
2 15 (21.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) OpenView
1 2 (2.90%) OVSD
1 2 (2.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (76.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.14%) VMware
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco
3 3 (4.35%) Citrix
4 2 (2.90%) HP
5 1 (1.45%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.45%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kettering
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 26 days ago