The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 101 83 106
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +23
Permanent jobs citing MCP 35 45 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.51% 2.12% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.48% 7.48% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 34 41 5
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £17,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
MCP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
782 602 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.66% 28.41% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 681 540 400
Average salary £48,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MCP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

MCP Salary Trend in Birmingham

MCP
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP.

1 49 (96.08%) Microsoft
2 46 (90.20%) Windows
3 32 (62.75%) Active Directory
4 31 (60.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (50.98%) MS Exchange
5 26 (50.98%) VMware
5 26 (50.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (37.25%) Citrix
7 17 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 17 (33.33%) Blackberry
7 17 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (31.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (31.37%) Exchange Server 2000
8 16 (31.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (31.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (31.37%) VMware ESX
8 16 (31.37%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (29.41%) XenApp
10 14 (27.45%) SQL
11 13 (25.49%) MCSE
11 13 (25.49%) Terminal Services
12 12 (23.53%) CRM
12 12 (23.53%) C#
12 12 (23.53%) HTML
12 12 (23.53%) .NET
12 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
12 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (50.98%) MS Exchange
2 17 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 17 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 17 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (31.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (31.37%) Exchange Server 2000
3 16 (31.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (17.65%) IIS
5 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
5 7 (13.73%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Office 365
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) WAN
1 9 (17.65%) Network Security
2 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
3 7 (13.73%) ADSL
3 7 (13.73%) Internet
4 6 (11.76%) VPN
5 3 (5.88%) LAN
6 2 (3.92%) Wireless
6 2 (3.92%) DNS
6 2 (3.92%) SSL
6 2 (3.92%) SAN
7 1 (1.96%) DHCP
7 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.96%) VLAN
7 1 (1.96%) Firewall
7 1 (1.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) RequisitePro
General
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
1 1 (1.96%) Law
1 1 (1.96%) Legal
1 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Administrator
3 9 (17.65%) Consultant
3 9 (17.65%) Wintel Consultant
4 7 (13.73%) Architect
4 7 (13.73%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (13.73%) IT Administrator
5 6 (11.76%) Wintel Architect
5 6 (11.76%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) .NET Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Designer
7 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Lead .NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) HTML
1 12 (23.53%) .NET
1 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
1 12 (23.53%) WCF
2 6 (11.76%) HTML5
2 6 (11.76%) WPF
2 6 (11.76%) Ajax
2 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
2 6 (11.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 10 (19.61%) Clustering
3 6 (11.76%) iPad
3 6 (11.76%) iPhone
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.96%) CMDB
5 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (90.20%) Windows
2 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (19.61%) Windows 8
5 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (15.69%) Windows 7
6 8 (15.69%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (23.53%) CRM
2 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.61%) Change Control
4 6 (11.76%) Scrum
4 6 (11.76%) B2B
4 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 6 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (11.76%) OO
5 4 (7.84%) ITIL
6 3 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.96%) Information Security
8 1 (1.96%) Document Management
8 1 (1.96%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.96%) Service Management
8 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.96%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) SQL
2 12 (23.53%) C#
3 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
4 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.88%) VBScript
5 3 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (60.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (31.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (25.49%) MCSE
4 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
4 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
5 6 (11.76%) MCTS
5 6 (11.76%) MCAD
5 6 (11.76%) MCSD
6 3 (5.88%) CCNA
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.92%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (3.92%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.96%) CCA
8 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.96%) MCSA
8 1 (1.96%) MCT
8 1 (1.96%) MOS
8 1 (1.96%) MCITP
8 1 (1.96%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.96%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (62.75%) Active Directory
2 26 (50.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (31.37%) VMware ESX
4 15 (29.41%) XenApp
5 13 (25.49%) Terminal Services
6 11 (21.57%) Hyper-V
7 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (7.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) SCCM
1 6 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (7.84%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.84%) ARCserve
2 4 (7.84%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 49 (96.08%) Microsoft
2 26 (50.98%) VMware
3 19 (37.25%) Citrix
4 8 (15.69%) Cisco
4 8 (15.69%) Websense
5 6 (11.76%) Apple
5 6 (11.76%) Intel
6 4 (7.84%) Symantec
7 3 (5.88%) HP
8 1 (1.96%) NetApp
8 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.96%) Sophos
8 1 (1.96%) Dell
8 1 (1.96%) EMC
8 1 (1.96%) Juniper
8 1 (1.96%) AVG
8 1 (1.96%) Kaseya
8 1 (1.96%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago