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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 59 62 63
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 1 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.18% 2.55% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 12.67% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 14
Median salary £48,000 £24,500 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +95.91% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year - -1.63%  

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 Northamptonshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 124 150 182
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 22.18% 20.16% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 106 127 158
Median salary £43,750 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.56% +17.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 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
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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +10 1 £48,000 +100.00% 1
MCP
East Midlands

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (88.89%) Skype
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 8 (88.89%) Skype for Business
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) Office 365
3 7 (77.78%) Service Design
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (44.44%) Project Management
6 4 (44.44%) MCSA
6 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
6 4 (44.44%) SCCM
7 3 (33.33%) Line Management
7 3 (33.33%) Linux
7 3 (33.33%) Unix
8 1 (11.11%) SQL
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 1 (11.11%) MCSE
8 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 1 (11.11%) Cisco
8 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
8 1 (11.11%) HP
8 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (11.11%) CCNA
8 1 (11.11%) CCENT

MCP
Top Related 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 8 (88.89%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Skype
2 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) Service Design
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCENT
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) 3Com
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Draytek
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Meraki
3 1 (11.11%) NETGEAR
3 1 (11.11%) ZyXEL
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