The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Peterborough region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 38 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCP 9 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.92% 1.68% 1.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 5.50% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 7
Average salary £18,750 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
72 109 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 23.38% 30.53% 27.37%
Number of salaries quoted 68 92 90
Average salary £40,075 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.50% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
Cambridgeshire

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

MCP
Salary Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Peterborough region.

MCP Salary Trend in Peterborough

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 14 (82.35%) Windows
1 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) Citrix
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (64.71%) Mathematics
3 9 (52.94%) MS Office
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (47.06%) MCITP
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
5 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
5 6 (35.29%) Retail
5 6 (35.29%) NetApp
5 6 (35.29%) SLA
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco
6 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
6 5 (29.41%) Thin Client
6 5 (29.41%) CCA
6 5 (29.41%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (29.41%) IIS
6 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
6 5 (29.41%) DHCP
6 5 (29.41%) VPN
6 5 (29.41%) DNS
6 5 (29.41%) SSL
6 5 (29.41%) Firewall
6 5 (29.41%) Wyse
6 5 (29.41%) Fat Client
6 5 (29.41%) XenApp

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 5 (29.41%) IIS
1 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DHCP
1 5 (29.41%) VPN
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
1 5 (29.41%) SSL
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
1 5 (29.41%) NetScaler
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (35.29%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (17.65%) Razor View Engine
1 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (17.65%) WCF
1 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Mathematics
2 5 (29.41%) Thin Client
2 5 (29.41%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Vista
3 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
2 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
3 5 (29.41%) Change Control
4 3 (17.65%) CQRS
4 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
4 3 (17.65%) BDD
4 3 (17.65%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (47.06%) MCITP
3 5 (29.41%) CCA
3 5 (29.41%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (29.41%) CCIA
4 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) MCTS
4 3 (17.65%) MCAD
4 3 (17.65%) MCSD
4 3 (17.65%) MCSE
4 3 (17.65%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
1 5 (29.41%) XenApp
1 5 (29.41%) XenServer
1 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
1 11 (64.71%) Citrix
2 6 (35.29%) NetApp
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Wyse