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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 63 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCP 25 35 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.71% 3.98% 3.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.31% 12.73% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20 33 23
Average salary £25,500 £37,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £27,000 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £41,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -12.16%
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
221 275 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 23.97% 31.29% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 197 255 130
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
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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 -17 21 £25,500 -32.00% 2
Kettering - 2 £40,000 -
MCP
East Midlands

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
2 23 (53.49%) ITIL
3 21 (48.84%) Windows
3 21 (48.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (46.51%) Service Delivery
4 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
5 13 (30.23%) Law
5 13 (30.23%) MCSA
5 13 (30.23%) MS Exchange
5 13 (30.23%) MS Office
6 12 (27.91%) SLA
6 12 (27.91%) MOS
7 10 (23.26%) SCCM
7 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (23.26%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (20.93%) HND
8 9 (20.93%) ISO 9001
8 9 (20.93%) Service Desk Management
9 8 (18.60%) VMware
9 8 (18.60%) MCSE
10 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
10 7 (16.28%) Citrix
10 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
12 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (11.63%) LAN
12 5 (11.63%) WAN
12 5 (11.63%) Cisco
12 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
12 5 (11.63%) LANDesk

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (30.23%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.98%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) MS Office
2 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) LAN
1 5 (11.63%) WAN
1 5 (11.63%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.65%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) ADSL
3 1 (2.33%) Broadband
3 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (30.23%) Law
2 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Analyst
2 14 (32.56%) Support Analyst
3 12 (27.91%) Team Leader
3 12 (27.91%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 9 (20.93%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (16.28%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (16.28%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Support Technician
7 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Configuration Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
10 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Developer
10 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Clustering
2 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.30%) Mac OS
4 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
4 4 (9.30%) Android
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) ITIL
2 20 (46.51%) Service Delivery
3 9 (20.93%) Service Desk Management
4 3 (6.98%) Coaching
5 2 (4.65%) ERP
6 1 (2.33%) Service Management
6 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.33%) CRM
6 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C#
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (48.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (30.23%) MCSA
3 12 (27.91%) MOS
4 9 (20.93%) HND
5 8 (18.60%) MCSE
6 4 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.65%) MCITP
8 1 (2.33%) Degree
8 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.33%) MCDST
8 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) SLA
2 9 (20.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.65%) XenApp
3 1 (2.33%) XenServer
3 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 28 (65.12%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) Citrix
4 5 (11.63%) LANDesk
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco
5 4 (9.30%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.33%) Epicor
6 1 (2.33%) Dell
Northampton, Northamptonshire
First Point
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago