The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 47 47 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCP 30 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.53% 3.37% 2.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.64% 14.10% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 12
Average salary £28,000 £22,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.44% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
282 156 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 33.14% 23.89% 33.44%
Number of salaries quoted 259 138 200
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
East Midlands

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 0 29 £29,000 +31.81%
MCP
East Midlands

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 60 (75.95%) Microsoft
2 59 (74.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (74.68%) ITIL
3 46 (58.23%) Windows
4 34 (43.04%) MCITP
5 32 (40.51%) MS Excel
6 29 (36.71%) MCSE
7 28 (35.44%) Active Directory
8 26 (32.91%) MCSA
8 26 (32.91%) MS Exchange
9 24 (30.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (27.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (24.05%) TCP/IP
11 19 (24.05%) SQL Server
11 19 (24.05%) Windows 7
12 18 (22.78%) DHCP
13 17 (21.52%) MS Office
13 17 (21.52%) DNS
13 17 (21.52%) MOS
14 15 (18.99%) Windows Vista
15 14 (17.72%) Unit Testing
15 14 (17.72%) VMware
15 14 (17.72%) SQL
15 14 (17.72%) MCAD
16 13 (16.46%) Law
16 13 (16.46%) Service Delivery
16 13 (16.46%) SQL Server 2005
17 12 (15.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2003
17 12 (15.19%) TDD

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 26 (32.91%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.33%) IIS
4 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 32 (40.51%) MS Excel
2 17 (21.52%) MS Office
3 3 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.05%) TCP/IP
2 18 (22.78%) DHCP
3 17 (21.52%) DNS
4 11 (13.92%) LAN
4 11 (13.92%) WAN
5 8 (10.13%) VPN
6 6 (7.59%) Firewall
7 5 (6.33%) SSL
7 5 (6.33%) NetScaler
8 4 (5.06%) VLAN
9 2 (2.53%) SAN
10 1 (1.27%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.05%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (15.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (12.66%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) NUnit
General
1 13 (16.46%) Law
2 10 (12.66%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.33%) Legal
4 3 (3.80%) Local Government
5 1 (1.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (36.71%) Analyst
2 21 (26.58%) Support Analyst
3 19 (24.05%) Team Leader
4 17 (21.52%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 12 (15.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (13.92%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 11 (13.92%) Exchange Specialist
6 11 (13.92%) Developer
7 10 (12.66%) SQL Developer
8 8 (10.13%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (10.13%) Service Analyst
9 7 (8.86%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (7.59%) Administrator
11 5 (6.33%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
12 4 (5.06%) IT Support
13 3 (3.80%) Technical Analyst
13 3 (3.80%) 1st Line Support
13 3 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
13 3 (3.80%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.19%) .NET
2 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET
2 10 (12.66%) HTML
2 10 (12.66%) CSS
2 10 (12.66%) XML
2 10 (12.66%) XHTML
2 10 (12.66%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.53%) WCF
3 2 (2.53%) WPF
4 1 (1.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) N-Tier
1 10 (12.66%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.59%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.33%) Thin Client
3 5 (6.33%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.33%) Fat Client
4 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.06%) Clustering
5 3 (3.80%) Kindle
5 3 (3.80%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 46 (58.23%) Windows
2 24 (30.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (27.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (24.05%) Windows 7
5 15 (18.99%) Windows Vista
6 9 (11.39%) Windows XP
7 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (74.68%) ITIL
2 14 (17.72%) Unit Testing
3 13 (16.46%) Service Delivery
4 12 (15.19%) UML
4 12 (15.19%) Data Modelling
4 12 (15.19%) TDD
5 11 (13.92%) E-Commerce
6 6 (7.59%) Service Desk Management
7 5 (6.33%) Change Control
8 4 (5.06%) Service Management
8 4 (5.06%) Workflow
9 3 (3.80%) Business Continuity
10 2 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.53%) ITSM
11 1 (1.27%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (1.27%) Process Improvement
11 1 (1.27%) Data Management
11 1 (1.27%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.27%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) SQL
2 12 (15.19%) C#
3 6 (7.59%) C
Qualifications
1 59 (74.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (43.04%) MCITP
3 29 (36.71%) MCSE
4 26 (32.91%) MCSA
5 17 (21.52%) MOS
6 14 (17.72%) MCAD
7 11 (13.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
8 10 (12.66%) Security Cleared
9 7 (8.86%) HND
10 6 (7.59%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (6.33%) CCIA
11 5 (6.33%) CCA
11 5 (6.33%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (3.80%) MCTS
12 3 (3.80%) HNC
13 2 (2.53%) MCSD
14 1 (1.27%) MCDBA
14 1 (1.27%) CCNA
14 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) SLA
2 10 (12.66%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (35.44%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.33%) XenApp
3 5 (6.33%) XenServer
3 5 (6.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 60 (75.95%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.72%) VMware
3 6 (7.59%) Citrix
4 5 (6.33%) Wyse
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco
5 3 (3.80%) Apple
5 3 (3.80%) Altiris
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago