Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 150 191
Rank change year-on-year -35 +41 -29
Permanent jobs citing MCP 14 51 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.36% 1.35% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.13% 3.82% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 54 8
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £25,250 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.88% +8.11% -7.50%
10th Percentile £20,925 £22,950 £35,000
90th Percentile £29,025 £40,000 £42,875
East of England median annual salary £27,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year -29.41% +2.00% +23.97%

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 1,244 1,334 1,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 32.00% 35.33% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 836 959 996
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,875 £71,250 £65,375
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 18 August 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 -36 8 £25,000 -23.08%
Cambridge -28 5 - - 2
Huntingdon - 1 £30,000 -
MCP
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) ITIL
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (50.00%) MCSE
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 7 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (35.71%) Office 365
4 5 (35.71%) Change Management
4 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
4 5 (35.71%) Internet
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) SLA
4 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (28.57%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (28.57%) Windows 2000
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 4 (28.57%) Adobe
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (28.57%) Remedy
5 4 (28.57%) VPN
5 4 (28.57%) ITSM
5 4 (28.57%) Peregrine

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 (35.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (28.57%) Acrobat
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
2 4 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (28.57%) VPN
2 4 (28.57%) WebEx
3 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) DBA
2 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Mac OS
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 2000
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 7 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (35.71%) Change Management
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (28.57%) Information Management
4 4 (28.57%) ITSM
4 4 (28.57%) Statistics
4 4 (28.57%) Vendor Relationship Management
5 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) ETL
5 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
5 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
5 3 (21.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
6 1 (7.14%) Ticket Management
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) MCSE
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) MCSA
3 2 (14.29%) MCITP
3 2 (14.29%) MCTS
4 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
4 1 (7.14%) ACDT
4 1 (7.14%) ACHDS
4 1 (7.14%) ACTC
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (7.14%) MCDST
4 1 (7.14%) MCSM
4 1 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (28.57%) ServiceCenter
1 4 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Adobe
2 4 (28.57%) Bomgar
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) MobileIron
2 4 (28.57%) Peregrine
2 4 (28.57%) Remedy
2 4 (28.57%) ServiceNow
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (7.14%) Apple