Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 133 141
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCP 14 42 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.64% 1.52% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.01% 3.33% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 42 7
Cambridge median annual salary - £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.08% +8.33%
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £25,500 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year -36.25% +15.94% +25.45%

MCP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 698 1,262 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 31.87% 45.76% 39.19%
Number of salaries quoted 540 964 708
Cambridge median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £23,675
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing MCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Cambridge

MCP
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for MCP in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for MCP.

1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) SLA
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (100.00%) Change Management
2 12 (85.71%) Management Information System
2 12 (85.71%) Internet
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (85.71%) MCSE
3 8 (57.14%) MCSA
3 8 (57.14%) Client/Server
3 8 (57.14%) Ethernet
3 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 8 (57.14%) A+ Certification
3 8 (57.14%) Apple
3 8 (57.14%) Wireless
3 8 (57.14%) Validation
3 8 (57.14%) Network+ Certification
3 8 (57.14%) Identity Management
3 8 (57.14%) ACTC
3 8 (57.14%) ACHDS
3 8 (57.14%) ACDT
3 8 (57.14%) MCDST
3 8 (57.14%) Requirements Management
3 8 (57.14%) Degree
3 8 (57.14%) Time Management
3 8 (57.14%) MCSM
3 8 (57.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 8 (57.14%) Ticket Management
3 8 (57.14%) Server Management

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Project
1 6 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 4 (28.57%) Acrobat
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Internet
2 8 (57.14%) Ethernet
2 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 8 (57.14%) Wireless
3 4 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) WebEx
4 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) DNS
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Team Leader
2 2 (14.29%) Deskside Support
2 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Management Information System
2 8 (57.14%) Client/Server
3 4 (28.57%) iPad
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Mac OS
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 2000
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) CentOS
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Change Management
1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) Identity Management
2 8 (57.14%) Requirements Management
2 8 (57.14%) Server Management
2 8 (57.14%) Ticket Management
2 8 (57.14%) Time Management
2 8 (57.14%) Validation
3 6 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (28.57%) Information Management
4 4 (28.57%) ITSM
4 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) Statistics
4 4 (28.57%) Vendor Relationship Management
5 2 (14.29%) CRM
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) MCSE
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (57.14%) A+ Certification
2 8 (57.14%) ACDT
2 8 (57.14%) ACHDS
2 8 (57.14%) ACTC
2 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (57.14%) MCDST
2 8 (57.14%) MCSA
2 8 (57.14%) MCSM
2 8 (57.14%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (28.57%) ServiceCenter
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Apple
2 6 (42.86%) Bomgar
3 4 (28.57%) Adobe
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) MobileIron
3 4 (28.57%) Peregrine
3 4 (28.57%) Remedy
3 4 (28.57%) ServiceNow
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Snow