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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 45 44 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Permanent jobs citing MCP 46 18 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.65% 2.98% 9.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.57% 12.08% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 42 16 56
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 £21,550 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £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
366 149 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 37.01% 24.67% 42.99%
Number of salaries quoted 327 132 261
Average salary £35,000 £36,375 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.78% +1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 21 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 21 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 0 34 £27,000 -22.85% 1
Brackley - 7 £37,500 -
MCP
East Midlands

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 64 (84.21%) ITIL
2 57 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 50 (65.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (63.16%) Windows
5 37 (48.68%) MCSE
6 36 (47.37%) MCITP
7 31 (40.79%) MS Excel
8 30 (39.47%) MCSA
8 30 (39.47%) SLA
8 30 (39.47%) Crystal Reports
9 28 (36.84%) HND
9 28 (36.84%) Service Delivery
9 28 (36.84%) Windows 7
10 26 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (31.58%) TCP/IP
12 23 (30.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (30.26%) MOS
13 21 (27.63%) Law
14 19 (25.00%) DNS
14 19 (25.00%) MS Exchange
14 19 (25.00%) MS Office
15 18 (23.68%) Active Directory
15 18 (23.68%) Service Desk Management
16 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (21.05%) SC Cleared
16 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
17 14 (18.42%) Legal
17 14 (18.42%) VMware
18 13 (17.11%) ISO 9001
18 13 (17.11%) Windows Vista

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 19 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 31 (40.79%) MS Excel
2 19 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 19 (25.00%) DNS
3 12 (15.79%) VPN
4 9 (11.84%) DHCP
5 7 (9.21%) VLAN
6 5 (6.58%) LAN
6 5 (6.58%) WAN
7 4 (5.26%) IP Telephony
8 3 (3.95%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (39.47%) Crystal Reports
2 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) NUnit
General
1 21 (27.63%) Law
2 14 (18.42%) Legal
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Finance
4 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (53.95%) Team Leader
2 39 (51.32%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 22 (28.95%) Analyst
4 15 (19.74%) Service Analyst
4 15 (19.74%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Exchange Specialist
6 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 6 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Technical Support
9 3 (3.95%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Development Team Leader
10 2 (2.63%) Support Team Leader
10 2 (2.63%) Help Desk Team Lead
10 2 (2.63%) .NET Team Leader
10 2 (2.63%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) WCF
2 2 (2.63%) WPF
3 1 (1.32%) HTML
3 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.32%) CSS
3 1 (1.32%) XML
3 1 (1.32%) XHTML
3 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.21%) Clustering
3 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.32%) Kindle
3 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 48 (63.16%) Windows
2 28 (36.84%) Windows 7
3 26 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (30.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (17.11%) Windows Vista
6 10 (13.16%) Windows XP
7 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (84.21%) ITIL
2 28 (36.84%) Service Delivery
3 18 (23.68%) Service Desk Management
4 8 (10.53%) Coaching
5 5 (6.58%) Service Management
5 5 (6.58%) Unit Testing
6 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.95%) Data Modelling
7 3 (3.95%) E-Commerce
7 3 (3.95%) UML
7 3 (3.95%) TDD
8 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.63%) Business Development
8 2 (2.63%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (2.63%) Workflow
9 1 (1.32%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) C
2 3 (3.95%) C#
2 3 (3.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (65.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (48.68%) MCSE
3 36 (47.37%) MCITP
4 30 (39.47%) MCSA
5 28 (36.84%) HND
6 23 (30.26%) MOS
7 16 (21.05%) SC Cleared
7 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 12 (15.79%) MCTS
9 7 (9.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (6.58%) MCAD
11 2 (2.63%) MCSD
11 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.32%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (39.47%) SLA
2 13 (17.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) OVSD
1 2 (2.63%) SCCM
1 2 (2.63%) OpenView
Vendors
1 57 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.42%) VMware
3 4 (5.26%) Cisco
3 4 (5.26%) Citrix
4 2 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.32%) Altiris
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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