Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 98 91
Rank change year-on-year +22 -7 -31
Permanent jobs citing MCP 20 17 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.82% 1.16% 2.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.20% 4.51% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 39
Northamptonshire median annual salary £33,000 £30,250 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -9.70% +24.07%
10th Percentile £29,600 £20,038 £22,375
90th Percentile £43,250 £42,850 £41,250
East Midlands median annual salary £33,000 £25,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year +32.00% -10.71% +3.70%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 244 377 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 22.26% 25.73% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 203 281 436
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -0.66%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Northamptonshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for MCP in Northamptonshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in Northamptonshire

MCP
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Northampton +28 20 £33,000 +26.92% 2
MCP
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire 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