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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 46 45 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Permanent jobs citing MCP 44 21 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.44% 3.45% 8.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.02% 14.38% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 40 19 50
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
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
366 146 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 36.90% 23.97% 42.34%
Number of salaries quoted 329 138 269
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,850 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 -8 32 £27,000 -22.85% 2
Brackley - 7 £37,500 -
MCP
East Midlands

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 65 (82.28%) ITIL
2 56 (70.89%) Microsoft
2 56 (70.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (60.76%) Windows
4 42 (53.16%) MCSE
5 39 (49.37%) MCITP
6 35 (44.30%) MCSA
7 33 (41.77%) MS Excel
8 30 (37.97%) Crystal Reports
9 28 (35.44%) HND
9 28 (35.44%) Service Delivery
10 26 (32.91%) SLA
11 25 (31.65%) Windows 7
12 22 (27.85%) MOS
12 22 (27.85%) TCP/IP
12 22 (27.85%) Law
13 21 (26.58%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (25.32%) DNS
14 20 (25.32%) MS Exchange
15 19 (24.05%) MS Office
15 19 (24.05%) Active Directory
16 18 (22.78%) Service Desk Management
17 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (20.25%) Legal
18 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
19 15 (18.99%) VMware
19 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
20 14 (17.72%) ISO 9001
21 13 (16.46%) VPN
21 13 (16.46%) SC Cleared

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 20 (25.32%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 33 (41.77%) MS Excel
2 19 (24.05%) MS Office
3 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 22 (27.85%) TCP/IP
2 20 (25.32%) DNS
3 13 (16.46%) VPN
4 7 (8.86%) VLAN
4 7 (8.86%) DHCP
5 4 (5.06%) LAN
5 4 (5.06%) WAN
6 3 (3.80%) SAN
7 2 (2.53%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.97%) Crystal Reports
2 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) NUnit
General
1 22 (27.85%) Law
2 16 (20.25%) Legal
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (51.90%) Team Leader
2 39 (49.37%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 15 (18.99%) Analyst
4 14 (17.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) Exchange Specialist
5 10 (12.66%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 9 (11.39%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (11.39%) Service Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.80%) Desktop Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Technical Support
11 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 2 (2.53%) Support Analyst
11 2 (2.53%) Administrator
11 2 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (2.53%) Help Desk Team Lead
11 2 (2.53%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) .NET
2 5 (6.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (6.33%) XHTML
2 5 (6.33%) HTML
2 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.33%) CSS
2 5 (6.33%) XML
3 2 (2.53%) WCF
3 2 (2.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) Clustering
3 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.33%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.80%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 48 (60.76%) Windows
2 25 (31.65%) Windows 7
3 21 (26.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (21.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (11.39%) Windows Vista
5 9 (11.39%) Windows XP
6 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (82.28%) ITIL
2 28 (35.44%) Service Delivery
3 18 (22.78%) Service Desk Management
4 9 (11.39%) Unit Testing
5 7 (8.86%) TDD
5 7 (8.86%) UML
5 7 (8.86%) Data Modelling
6 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce
6 6 (7.59%) Coaching
7 4 (5.06%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.80%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.53%) Workflow
9 2 (2.53%) Service Management
9 2 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.53%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.86%) C#
1 7 (8.86%) SQL
2 4 (5.06%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (70.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (53.16%) MCSE
3 39 (49.37%) MCITP
4 35 (44.30%) MCSA
5 28 (35.44%) HND
6 22 (27.85%) MOS
7 13 (16.46%) SC Cleared
7 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
7 13 (16.46%) MCTS
8 10 (12.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (11.39%) MCAD
10 5 (6.33%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (3.80%) HNC
12 2 (2.53%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (32.91%) SLA
2 14 (17.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (24.05%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) OpenView
1 2 (2.53%) OVSD
1 2 (2.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (70.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.99%) VMware
3 3 (3.80%) Altiris
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco
4 2 (2.53%) HP
4 2 (2.53%) Citrix
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago