Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 140 144
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCP 33 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.06% 0.31% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.34% 0.75% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 33 7 9
Cambridge median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% +18.18% -26.67%
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £26,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +53.85% -5.45% -26.67%

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 1412 936 1083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 45.46% 41.11% 37.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1043 745 904
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,850 £23,600 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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

MCP
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for MCP.

1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (96.97%) Microsoft
3 27 (81.82%) C++
3 27 (81.82%) HTML
3 27 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 27 (81.82%) Software Engineering
3 27 (81.82%) Computer Science
4 26 (78.79%) Degree
4 26 (78.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (75.76%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (72.73%) Java
7 21 (63.64%) Android
8 20 (60.61%) Windows
9 16 (48.48%) C#
9 16 (48.48%) .NET
9 16 (48.48%) MFC
9 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
9 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET
9 16 (48.48%) Apple iOS
9 16 (48.48%) jQuery
10 15 (45.45%) AngularJS
10 15 (45.45%) Mobile App
10 15 (45.45%) Mobile Application Development
10 15 (45.45%) Objective-C
10 15 (45.45%) HTML5
11 14 (42.42%) SQL
12 13 (39.39%) Angular 2
13 12 (36.36%) Client/Server
14 11 (33.33%) Mobile Development
14 11 (33.33%) Collaborative Working

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 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Office 365
1 5 (15.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) DHCP
1 5 (15.15%) DNS
1 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
1 5 (15.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Software Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) Windows Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Support Specialist
4 5 (15.15%) Systems Support
5 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Junior
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Junior C# Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Angular Developer
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Junior .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (81.82%) HTML
2 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET
2 16 (48.48%) jQuery
2 16 (48.48%) MFC
3 15 (45.45%) AngularJS
3 15 (45.45%) HTML5
4 13 (39.39%) Angular 2
5 4 (12.12%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (81.82%) Computer Science
2 25 (75.76%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (45.45%) Mobile App
4 12 (36.36%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.03%) Pocket PC
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Android
2 20 (60.61%) Windows
3 16 (48.48%) Apple iOS
4 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.03%) Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Unix
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 15 (45.45%) Mobile Application Development
3 11 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 11 (33.33%) Mobile Development
4 5 (15.15%) Creative Thinking
4 5 (15.15%) CRM
4 5 (15.15%) ERP
5 2 (6.06%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL
6 1 (3.03%) Logistics
6 1 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) C++
1 27 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 24 (72.73%) Java
3 16 (48.48%) C#
4 15 (45.45%) Objective-C
5 14 (42.42%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (78.79%) Computer Science Degree
2 26 (78.79%) Degree
3 5 (15.15%) A+ Certification
3 5 (15.15%) DBS Check
3 5 (15.15%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) LPIC
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (15.15%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Salesforce.com