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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 52 51 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Permanent jobs citing MCP 36 19 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.54% 3.15% 6.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.50% 10.11% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 34 14 46
Average salary £27,000 £22,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.21% -1.33%
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
343 188 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 33.69% 31.13% 37.10%
Number of salaries quoted 317 161 249
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
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 25 November 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 25 November 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 31 £23,000 -2.64% 1
Wellingborough - 1 £40,000 -
Brackley - 1 £37,500 -
MCP
East Midlands

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 67 (88.16%) ITIL
2 55 (72.37%) Microsoft
3 46 (60.53%) Windows
4 43 (56.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (43.42%) MCITP
5 33 (43.42%) MCSE
6 31 (40.79%) SLA
7 30 (39.47%) Crystal Reports
8 28 (36.84%) HND
8 28 (36.84%) Service Delivery
9 26 (34.21%) MCSA
9 26 (34.21%) MOS
9 26 (34.21%) Windows 7
10 24 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (30.26%) Law
12 22 (28.95%) MS Excel
12 22 (28.95%) TCP/IP
12 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (27.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (25.00%) DNS
14 19 (25.00%) Active Directory
15 18 (23.68%) Service Desk Management
16 16 (21.05%) Coaching
16 16 (21.05%) MS Office
17 15 (19.74%) ISO 9001
18 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
18 14 (18.42%) Security Cleared
19 13 (17.11%) MS Exchange
19 13 (17.11%) Legal
20 12 (15.79%) VPN

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 13 (17.11%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.58%) Lync
3 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 16 (21.05%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.95%) TCP/IP
2 19 (25.00%) DNS
3 12 (15.79%) VPN
4 9 (11.84%) LAN
4 9 (11.84%) WAN
4 9 (11.84%) DHCP
5 7 (9.21%) VLAN
6 5 (6.58%) Intranet
6 5 (6.58%) Internet
6 5 (6.58%) Extranet
7 4 (5.26%) IP Telephony
8 3 (3.95%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (39.47%) Crystal Reports
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.32%) NUnit
General
1 23 (30.26%) Law
2 13 (17.11%) Legal
3 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Finance
4 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 37 (48.68%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 26 (34.21%) Analyst
4 19 (25.00%) Service Analyst
4 19 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Service Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Service Desk Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Exchange Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Support
9 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Administrator
9 2 (2.63%) Support Team Leader
9 2 (2.63%) Help Desk Team Lead
10 1 (1.32%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) Middleware
2 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.32%) WCF
2 1 (1.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.21%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 46 (60.53%) Windows
2 26 (34.21%) Windows 7
3 24 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (27.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (14.47%) Windows Vista
6 8 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (88.16%) ITIL
2 28 (36.84%) Service Delivery
3 18 (23.68%) Service Desk Management
4 16 (21.05%) Coaching
5 11 (14.47%) Service Management
6 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.26%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.63%) Business Development
8 2 (2.63%) ITSM
8 2 (2.63%) Trend Analysis
9 1 (1.32%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.32%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.32%) Release Management
9 1 (1.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) C
2 2 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 43 (56.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (43.42%) MCSE
2 33 (43.42%) MCITP
3 28 (36.84%) HND
4 26 (34.21%) MCSA
4 26 (34.21%) MOS
5 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
5 14 (18.42%) Security Cleared
6 12 (15.79%) MCTS
7 5 (6.58%) Degree
8 3 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.32%) MCAD
9 1 (1.32%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (40.79%) SLA
2 15 (19.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) OpenView
1 2 (2.63%) OVSD
1 2 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (72.37%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.16%) VMware
3 4 (5.26%) Cisco
3 4 (5.26%) Citrix
4 2 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago