Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 85 83
Rank change year-on-year +24 -2 -28
Permanent jobs citing MCP 20 11 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 2.88% 1.09% 2.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 3.96% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 37
Northampton median annual salary £33,000 £26,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.92% -22.39% +24.07%
10th Percentile £29,600 £20,088 £22,375
90th Percentile £43,250 £43,250 £41,250
Northamptonshire median annual salary £33,000 £30,250 £33,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -9.70% +24.07%

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 Northampton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northampton
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 180 278 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 25.90% 27.63% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 150 201 368
Northampton median annual salary £33,000 £38,542 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.38% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £38,750 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.90% +5.33% -

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Northampton

MCP
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for MCP in Northampton

MCP
Salary Histogram in Northampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Northampton over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 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 Northampton region with a requirement for MCP.

1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (80.00%) MVC
2 16 (80.00%) C#
2 16 (80.00%) HTML
2 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) MCPD
2 16 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 16 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (80.00%) HTML5
2 16 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 16 (80.00%) Sitefinity
2 16 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (80.00%) NServiceBus
2 16 (80.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 16 (80.00%) Kendo UI
2 16 (80.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 16 (80.00%) Microservices
2 16 (80.00%) SOLID
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.00%) DNS
4 3 (15.00%) DHCP
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (10.00%) Coaching
5 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 16 (80.00%) NServiceBus
1 16 (80.00%) Sitefinity
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DHCP
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Intranet
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
Development Applications
1 16 (80.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 16 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Applications Developer
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Senior Applications Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) .NET
1 16 (80.00%) .NET Framework
1 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 16 (80.00%) Entity Framework
1 16 (80.00%) HTML
1 16 (80.00%) HTML5
1 16 (80.00%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 16 (80.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 16 (80.00%) Microservices
1 16 (80.00%) MVC
1 16 (80.00%) SOLID
1 16 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Coaching
3 2 (10.00%) ITSM
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (80.00%) MCPD
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.00%) MCITP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Apple
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) VMware