Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 163 181
Rank change year-on-year -44 +18 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCP 9 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.21% 0.42% 0.073%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 1.08% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 3
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £37,500 £29,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.21% +6.36% -5.17%
10th Percentile £25,000 £19,750 £25,850
90th Percentile £40,000 £64,500 £36,750
East of England median annual salary £36,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -7.69% -1.52%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,728 1,300 1,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.84% 39.17% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,266 992 1,031
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £46,902 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.40% +4.71% -

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Cambridgeshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for MCP in Cambridgeshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for MCP in Cambridgeshire

MCP
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough -2 4 £25,000 -60.94% 2
Cambridge -38 3 £40,000 +23.08% 2
MCP
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (55.56%) Objective-C
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) C++
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) MFC
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 5 (55.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (44.44%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (22.22%) HTML5
7 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
7 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
7 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (22.22%) Creative Thinking
7 2 (22.22%) Problem Management

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Junior .NET Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) jQuery
1 5 (55.56%) MFC
2 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Android
3 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (22.22%) Creative Thinking
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) C++
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) Objective-C
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) MCITP
3 2 (22.22%) MCSA
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) MCTS
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) NetApp