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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 57 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCP 23 42 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.43% 4.49% 4.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.02% 13.17% 20.25%
Number of salaries quoted 22 37 30
Average salary £33,500 £27,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.07% -22.85%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -20.00%
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
255 319 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 26.93% 34.12% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 225 280 142
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £23,750 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 2 September 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 2 September 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
(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 -4 23 £33,500 +24.07% 1
MCP
East Midlands

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 29 (67.44%) ITIL
2 23 (53.49%) Service Delivery
2 23 (53.49%) Law
3 21 (48.84%) Windows
4 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
5 18 (41.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (41.86%) MOS
6 17 (39.53%) SLA
6 17 (39.53%) Crystal Reports
7 16 (37.21%) HND
7 16 (37.21%) Service Desk Management
7 16 (37.21%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
8 15 (34.88%) ISO 9001
9 12 (27.91%) MS Office
10 11 (25.58%) MCSE
11 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
11 10 (23.26%) SCCM
12 9 (20.93%) MCSA
13 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
13 7 (16.28%) Citrix
13 7 (16.28%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (16.28%) Finance
13 7 (16.28%) VMware
13 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (11.63%) IP Telephony
14 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (11.63%) Cisco
14 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (9.30%) LANDesk

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.65%) LAN
2 2 (4.65%) WAN
2 2 (4.65%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) Crystal Reports
General
1 23 (53.49%) Law
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Team Leader
1 23 (53.49%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 17 (39.53%) Support Analyst
2 17 (39.53%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (16.28%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Clustering
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 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) ITIL
2 23 (53.49%) Service Delivery
3 16 (37.21%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (4.65%) Coaching
5 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.33%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) MOS
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (37.21%) HND
3 11 (25.58%) MCSE
4 9 (20.93%) MCSA
5 7 (16.28%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (9.30%) MCDST
7 2 (4.65%) MCITP
8 1 (2.33%) Degree
8 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (39.53%) SLA
2 15 (34.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) 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 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Citrix
2 7 (16.28%) VMware
3 5 (11.63%) Cisco
4 4 (9.30%) LANDesk
4 4 (9.30%) MobileIron
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago