Period
to 25 November 2017

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

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 170 176
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 -26
Permanent jobs citing MCP 37 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.88% 0.29% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.22% 0.80% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35 12 12
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £26,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.85% -5.45% -23.61%
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,826
% change year-on-year +14.29% +3.47% -9.80%

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 1666 1244 1351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.59% 35.76% 32.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1217 971 1140
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
% 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
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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
Cambridge -13 32 £40,000 +23.08%
Peterborough -7 2 - - 2
MCP
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 36 (97.30%) Microsoft
2 35 (94.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (78.38%) C++
3 29 (78.38%) HTML
3 29 (78.38%) JavaScript
3 29 (78.38%) Software Engineering
3 29 (78.38%) Computer Science
4 28 (75.68%) Degree
4 28 (75.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (70.27%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (67.57%) Java
7 23 (62.16%) Android
8 22 (59.46%) Windows
9 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET
9 18 (48.65%) C#
9 18 (48.65%) .NET
9 18 (48.65%) MFC
9 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
9 18 (48.65%) jQuery
9 18 (48.65%) HTML5
9 18 (48.65%) Apple iOS
9 18 (48.65%) AngularJS
9 18 (48.65%) Mobile App
9 18 (48.65%) Mobile Application Development
10 17 (45.95%) Objective-C
11 16 (43.24%) SQL
12 15 (40.54%) Angular 2
13 11 (29.73%) Client/Server
13 11 (29.73%) Collaborative Working
13 11 (29.73%) Mobile Development

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 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
1 5 (13.51%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) DHCP
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
1 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
1 5 (13.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Software Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) C++ Software Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) Applications Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Support Specialist
4 5 (13.51%) Systems Support
5 4 (10.81%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Junior
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Junior C# Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Junior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Junior .NET Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (78.38%) HTML
2 18 (48.65%) .NET
2 18 (48.65%) AngularJS
2 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET
2 18 (48.65%) HTML5
2 18 (48.65%) jQuery
2 18 (48.65%) MFC
3 15 (40.54%) Angular 2
4 7 (18.92%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (78.38%) Computer Science
2 26 (70.27%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (48.65%) Mobile App
4 11 (29.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Android
2 22 (59.46%) Windows
3 18 (48.65%) Apple iOS
4 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.70%) Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Unix
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) Software Engineering
2 18 (48.65%) Mobile Application Development
3 11 (29.73%) Collaborative Working
3 11 (29.73%) Mobile Development
4 7 (18.92%) Creative Thinking
5 5 (13.51%) CRM
5 5 (13.51%) ERP
6 4 (10.81%) Analytical Thinking
6 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.11%) ITIL
8 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
8 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.70%) Logistics
9 1 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) C++
1 29 (78.38%) JavaScript
2 25 (67.57%) Java
3 18 (48.65%) C#
4 17 (45.95%) Objective-C
5 16 (43.24%) SQL
6 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (94.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (75.68%) Computer Science Degree
2 28 (75.68%) Degree
3 5 (13.51%) A+ Certification
3 5 (13.51%) DBS Check
3 5 (13.51%) MCSA
4 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) LPIC
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) SCCM
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (13.51%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 36 (97.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco
3 2 (5.41%) NetApp