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

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 169 184
Rank change year-on-year -38 +15 -22
Permanent jobs citing MCP 10 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.23% 0.71% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 1.90% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 28 9
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £25,000 £35,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.08% -6.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,150 £24,250 £33,150
90th Percentile £28,500 £49,100 £42,750
East of England median annual salary £33,500 £32,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +3.08% -8.45% +18.33%

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 1,422 1,313 1,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 33.28% 37.17% 33.08%
Number of salaries quoted 994 935 1,048
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% -2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,425
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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
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 23 May 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 -30 5 £25,000 -23.08% 1
Cambridge -23 4 - - 2
Huntingdon - 1 £30,000 -
MCP
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (70.00%) MCSE
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (70.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (70.00%) Problem Management
3 7 (70.00%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Adobe
5 4 (40.00%) HP
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) SLA
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 2000
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (40.00%) Change Management
5 4 (40.00%) ITSM
5 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (40.00%) Peregrine
5 4 (40.00%) Acrobat
5 4 (40.00%) Internet
5 4 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (40.00%) Remedy

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (40.00%) Acrobat
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
1 4 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (40.00%) VPN
1 4 (40.00%) WebEx
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) iPad
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Mac OS
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 2000
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Problem Management
2 7 (70.00%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (70.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (40.00%) Information Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITSM
3 4 (40.00%) Statistics
3 4 (40.00%) Vendor Relationship Management
4 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) MCSE
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) MCITP
2 3 (30.00%) MCSA
2 3 (30.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (40.00%) ServiceCenter
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Adobe
2 4 (40.00%) Bomgar
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) MobileIron
2 4 (40.00%) Peregrine
2 4 (40.00%) Remedy
2 4 (40.00%) ServiceNow
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (10.00%) VMware