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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 55 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCP 6 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.02% 3.46% 2.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 16.34% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 19
Median salary £45,000 £24,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,740 £22,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £32,500 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%

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
126 153 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 21.32% 21.19% 23.92%
Number of salaries quoted 107 130 157
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £22,500 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Northamptonshire region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

MCP Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

MCP
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +8 6 £45,000 +87.50%
MCP
East Midlands

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) ITIL
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (83.33%) Hyper-V
4 8 (66.67%) Skype for Business
4 8 (66.67%) VMware
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (66.67%) Skype
5 7 (58.33%) Office 365
5 7 (58.33%) Service Design
5 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (50.00%) SCCM
7 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
8 4 (33.33%) MCSA
8 4 (33.33%) Project Management
9 3 (25.00%) MCITP
9 3 (25.00%) Unix
9 3 (25.00%) Linux
9 3 (25.00%) MCSE
9 3 (25.00%) DHCP
9 3 (25.00%) Line Management
9 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (16.67%) DNS
10 2 (16.67%) Cisco
10 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 2 (16.67%) HP
10 2 (16.67%) SAN

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Skype
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Service Design
3 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (8.33%) ITSM
6 1 (8.33%) Release Management
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MCSA
3 3 (25.00%) MCITP
3 3 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CCENT
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) 3Com
3 1 (8.33%) Draytek
3 1 (8.33%) Meraki
3 1 (8.33%) NETGEAR
3 1 (8.33%) ZyXEL