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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 37 32 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +23
Permanent jobs citing MCP 50 44 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.30% 6.75% 2.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.38% 22.45% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 44 43 20
Average salary £27,500 £27,625 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.45% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £21,000 £13,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
272 196 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 28.84% 30.06% 37.47%
Number of salaries quoted 251 172 287
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Northampton -2 38 £32,500 +30.00% 3
Brackley - 2 £35,000 -
Daventry -3 1 £47,500 +150.00%
MCP
East Midlands

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 68 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 58 (72.50%) Windows
3 56 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (68.75%) ITIL
5 49 (61.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (47.50%) DHCP
8 36 (45.00%) MCITP
9 33 (41.25%) DNS
10 31 (38.75%) Active Directory
11 29 (36.25%) MCSE
12 27 (33.75%) Citrix
13 23 (28.75%) SLA
14 22 (27.50%) VMware
15 19 (23.75%) VPN
15 19 (23.75%) WAN
15 19 (23.75%) LAN
15 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
16 18 (22.50%) MCSA
16 18 (22.50%) Telecoms
17 16 (20.00%) Firewall
17 16 (20.00%) MS Excel
17 16 (20.00%) MS Office
18 15 (18.75%) IIS
18 15 (18.75%) SharePoint
18 15 (18.75%) MS Exchange
18 15 (18.75%) SSL
18 15 (18.75%) CCA
18 15 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
18 15 (18.75%) Thin Client

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (18.75%) IIS
1 15 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 15 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (20.00%) MS Office
1 16 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (47.50%) DHCP
2 33 (41.25%) DNS
3 19 (23.75%) WAN
3 19 (23.75%) VPN
3 19 (23.75%) LAN
4 16 (20.00%) Firewall
5 15 (18.75%) NetScaler
5 15 (18.75%) SSL
6 13 (16.25%) TCP/IP
7 10 (12.50%) SAN
8 9 (11.25%) VLAN
9 7 (8.75%) IP Telephony
10 3 (3.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (11.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 18 (22.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.50%) Law
3 3 (3.75%) Local Government
4 2 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (65.00%) Analyst
2 41 (51.25%) Support Analyst
3 17 (21.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (13.75%) Senior Support Analyst
6 10 (12.50%) Citrix Support
6 10 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (12.50%) Service Analyst
6 10 (12.50%) Citrix Support Analyst
7 9 (11.25%) Senior Citrix Support
8 8 (10.00%) Developer
8 8 (10.00%) IT Support
9 7 (8.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (8.75%) Administrator
9 7 (8.75%) SQL Developer
9 7 (8.75%) Help Desk Support
10 6 (7.50%) Support Engineer
11 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
12 3 (3.75%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) HTML
1 9 (11.25%) .NET
1 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET
1 9 (11.25%) CSS
1 9 (11.25%) XML
1 9 (11.25%) XHTML
1 9 (11.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Thin Client
1 15 (18.75%) Fat Client
2 9 (11.25%) N-Tier
2 9 (11.25%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 8 (10.00%) Clustering
4 6 (7.50%) Mathematics
5 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.75%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.50%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 58 (72.50%) Windows
2 49 (61.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (15.00%) Windows 7
6 11 (13.75%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.75%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (68.75%) ITIL
2 15 (18.75%) Change Control
3 9 (11.25%) TDD
3 9 (11.25%) Unit Testing
3 9 (11.25%) Time Management
3 9 (11.25%) UML
3 9 (11.25%) Data Modelling
4 8 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (7.50%) Service Management
5 6 (7.50%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.50%) Change Management
6 3 (3.75%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.50%) ITSM
7 2 (2.50%) Workflow
8 1 (1.25%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.25%) Process Improvement
8 1 (1.25%) Data Management
8 1 (1.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.50%) SQL
2 9 (11.25%) C#
3 6 (7.50%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (45.00%) MCITP
3 29 (36.25%) MCSE
4 18 (22.50%) MCSA
5 15 (18.75%) CCA
5 15 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
5 15 (18.75%) CCIA
6 9 (11.25%) MCAD
6 9 (11.25%) MOS
7 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
7 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
8 4 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.50%) HNC
11 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.25%) MCDBA
11 1 (1.25%) CCNA
11 1 (1.25%) MCTS
11 1 (1.25%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (28.75%) SLA
2 6 (7.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (38.75%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.75%) XenApp
2 15 (18.75%) XenServer
2 15 (18.75%) XenDesktop
3 10 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 68 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (33.75%) Citrix
3 22 (27.50%) VMware
4 15 (18.75%) Wyse
5 14 (17.50%) Cisco
6 3 (3.75%) Apple
7 2 (2.50%) Altiris
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 23 days holiday, pension scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Aimia
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago