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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 51 57
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 7 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 1.85% 2.55% 3.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 10.29% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 15
Median salary £22,000 £33,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.32% +42.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year - +1.69%  

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 112 136 156
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 29.55% 24.73% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 93 115 142
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

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 24 June 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) SLA
3 4 (50.00%) MOS
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) MCSA
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) MCITP
6 1 (12.50%) Service Design
6 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
6 1 (12.50%) Skype
6 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
6 1 (12.50%) Office 365
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012

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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Skype
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Service Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MOS
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) MCITP
3 2 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
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