Period
to 23 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 142 164
Rank change year-on-year -38 +22 -20
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.060% 0.31% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.69% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 3
Cambridge median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% +18.18% -17.91%
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £34,500 £29,250 £27,500
% change year-on-year +17.95% +6.36% -5.17%

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 1,424 1,015 1,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 43.03% 45.03% 35.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,052 799 830
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% -2.44%

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 February 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MFC
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (100.00%) 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft