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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 62 52
Rank change year-on-year +11 -10  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.26% 2.31% 2.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.22% 13.00% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 13
Median salary £48,000 £28,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.91% +13.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 82 100 148
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 21.58% 17.79% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 70 93 135
Median salary £38,500 £49,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.42% +30.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton citing MCP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (100.00%) Skype
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (100.00%) Service Design
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) MCSA
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management

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 6 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Service Design
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSA
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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