Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 62 85
Rank change year-on-year +1 +23 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCP 28 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 3.41% 2.66% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.96% 10.23% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 8
Northampton median annual salary £36,500 £33,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.61% +26.92% -22.39%
10th Percentile £34,750 £29,000 £20,088
90th Percentile £52,500 £43,250 £43,250
Northamptonshire median annual salary £36,500 £33,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year +10.61% +17.86% -16.42%

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 216 176 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 26.28% 26.00% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 164 146 203
Northampton median annual salary £40,000 £33,000 £38,542
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% -14.38% +2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,250 £62,500 £57,500
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +1.25% +1.27% +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 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for MCP in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Northampton region with a requirement for MCP.

1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (96.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (92.86%) .NET
3 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (92.86%) MCPD
3 26 (92.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (92.86%) Test Automation
3 26 (92.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 26 (92.86%) Octopus Deploy
4 21 (75.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 16 (57.14%) SSDT
5 16 (57.14%) Finance
5 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 16 (57.14%) SQL
6 15 (53.57%) C#
6 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
6 15 (53.57%) NServiceBus
6 15 (53.57%) Sitefinity
7 12 (42.86%) BC Cleared
7 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
7 12 (42.86%) Windows
7 12 (42.86%) DBS Check
8 11 (39.29%) VB.NET
8 11 (39.29%) WinForms
8 11 (39.29%) GitHub
9 10 (35.71%) Entity Framework
9 10 (35.71%) HTML5
9 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
9 10 (35.71%) MVC
9 10 (35.71%) HTML

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 15 (53.57%) NServiceBus
1 15 (53.57%) Sitefinity
2 5 (17.86%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) GitHub
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
1 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 16 (57.14%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 26 (92.86%) Octopus Deploy
1 26 (92.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Applications Developer
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) .NET Applications Developer
2 10 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Digital Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Applications Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Developer
4 8 (28.57%) SQL Developer
5 7 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) C# Application Developer
6 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.57%) IT Support
8 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior IT Support
8 1 (3.57%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) .NET
2 11 (39.29%) WinForms
3 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
3 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 10 (35.71%) Entity Framework
3 10 (35.71%) HTML
3 10 (35.71%) HTML5
3 10 (35.71%) Kendo UI
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (92.86%) Continuous Improvement
1 26 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 21 (75.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 10 (35.71%) Microservices
3 10 (35.71%) MVC
3 10 (35.71%) SOLID
4 9 (32.14%) Mentoring
5 5 (17.86%) Content Management
5 5 (17.86%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.57%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) C#
2 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
3 11 (39.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (96.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (92.86%) MCPD
3 12 (42.86%) BC Cleared
3 12 (42.86%) DBS Check
3 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco
2 1 (3.57%) Sophos
2 1 (3.57%) VMware