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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 58 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCP 15 25 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.02% 2.80% 3.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.61% 10.16% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 29
Median salary £34,500 £33,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.98% +19.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £17,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £37,500 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
197 246 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 26.59% 27.55% 33.02%
Number of salaries quoted 149 222 262
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Northamptonshire region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

MCP
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -4 13 £34,500 +16.94%
Kettering -4 2 £41,000 +2.50%
MCP
East Midlands

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 21 (91.30%) ITIL
2 14 (60.87%) SLA
3 13 (56.52%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (52.17%) Law
5 11 (47.83%) Service Delivery
5 11 (47.83%) Crystal Reports
5 11 (47.83%) MOS
5 11 (47.83%) Service Desk Management
6 10 (43.48%) HND
7 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
8 8 (34.78%) Windows
9 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
10 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
10 6 (26.09%) Coaching
11 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (17.39%) VMware
12 4 (17.39%) MCSE
12 4 (17.39%) ISO 9001
12 4 (17.39%) Degree
12 4 (17.39%) Virtual Team
13 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
13 3 (13.04%) Patch Management
13 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
13 3 (13.04%) Service Management
13 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
13 3 (13.04%) SAN
14 2 (8.70%) DHCP
14 2 (8.70%) Citrix
14 2 (8.70%) CCA

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) VLAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) Crystal Reports
General
1 12 (52.17%) Law
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 11 (47.83%) Team Leader
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Service Desk Manager
2 7 (30.43%) Service Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Service Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Virtual Team
3 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) ITIL
2 11 (47.83%) Service Delivery
2 11 (47.83%) Service Desk Management
3 6 (26.09%) Coaching
4 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.04%) Patch Management
4 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
5 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
5 2 (8.70%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) MOS
2 10 (43.48%) HND
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 4 (17.39%) MCSE
5 2 (8.70%) CCA
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (8.70%) MCSA
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.35%) MCITP
6 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (60.87%) SLA
2 4 (17.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) LANDesk
3 2 (8.70%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.35%) Twitter