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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 47 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCP 42 30 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.47% 4.62% 6.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.25% 19.23% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 37 30 34
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 £26,600 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,950 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.13% +4.16%
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
317 156 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 33.72% 24.04% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 278 142 235
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +3 31 £27,000 +11.91% 2
Brackley -2 6 £37,500 +15.38%
MCP
East Midlands

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 54 (75.00%) ITIL
2 51 (70.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 43 (59.72%) Windows
5 37 (51.39%) MCSE
6 35 (48.61%) MCITP
7 32 (44.44%) MCSA
8 31 (43.06%) MS Excel
9 24 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
10 23 (31.94%) MS Exchange
10 23 (31.94%) Service Delivery
11 21 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (27.78%) MOS
12 20 (27.78%) HND
13 19 (26.39%) TCP/IP
13 19 (26.39%) Law
13 19 (26.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (26.39%) Windows 7
14 18 (25.00%) Active Directory
14 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
15 17 (23.61%) SLA
16 16 (22.22%) MS Office
16 16 (22.22%) VMware
16 16 (22.22%) Service Desk Management
17 15 (20.83%) DNS
18 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
19 12 (16.67%) ISO 9001
20 11 (15.28%) Windows XP
20 11 (15.28%) MCAD
20 11 (15.28%) Unit Testing

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 23 (31.94%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 31 (43.06%) MS Excel
2 16 (22.22%) MS Office
3 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.39%) TCP/IP
2 15 (20.83%) DNS
3 8 (11.11%) DHCP
4 7 (9.72%) VPN
5 6 (8.33%) VLAN
6 3 (4.17%) LAN
6 3 (4.17%) WAN
7 2 (2.78%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.78%) SAN
8 1 (1.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (13.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) NUnit
General
1 19 (26.39%) Law
2 10 (13.89%) Legal
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (47.22%) Team Leader
2 32 (44.44%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 14 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Analyst
4 11 (15.28%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 11 (15.28%) Exchange Specialist
5 8 (11.11%) Developer
6 7 (9.72%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Support
10 2 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (2.78%) Development Team Leader
10 2 (2.78%) .NET Team Leader
10 2 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
11 1 (1.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 1 (1.39%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) .NET
2 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET
2 7 (9.72%) CSS
2 7 (9.72%) XML
2 7 (9.72%) XHTML
2 7 (9.72%) .NET Framework
2 7 (9.72%) HTML
3 2 (2.78%) WCF
3 2 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) N-Tier
1 7 (9.72%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.33%) Clustering
3 3 (4.17%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 43 (59.72%) Windows
2 21 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (26.39%) Windows 7
3 19 (26.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (15.28%) Windows XP
5 10 (13.89%) Windows Vista
6 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (75.00%) ITIL
2 23 (31.94%) Service Delivery
3 16 (22.22%) Service Desk Management
4 11 (15.28%) Unit Testing
5 9 (12.50%) UML
5 9 (12.50%) TDD
5 9 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 8 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.17%) Workflow
8 2 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.78%) Business Development
9 1 (1.39%) Data Management
9 1 (1.39%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.89%) SQL
2 9 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 51 (70.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (51.39%) MCSE
3 35 (48.61%) MCITP
4 32 (44.44%) MCSA
5 20 (27.78%) HND
5 20 (27.78%) MOS
6 11 (15.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (15.28%) MCAD
7 10 (13.89%) SC Cleared
7 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
8 7 (9.72%) MCTS
9 5 (6.94%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (4.17%) HNC
11 2 (2.78%) MCSD
12 1 (1.39%) MCDBA
12 1 (1.39%) CCNA
12 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (23.61%) SLA
2 12 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.72%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 48 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (4.17%) Altiris
3 3 (4.17%) Cisco
4 2 (2.78%) Citrix
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago