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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 102 130 101
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -29
Permanent jobs citing MCP 18 5 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.00% 0.23% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.24% 0.90% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 24
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -23.80%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%

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
425 553 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.70% 25.82% 31.92%
Number of salaries quoted 283 409 488
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for MCP.

1 30 (96.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (87.10%) Degree
3 25 (80.65%) MCSE
4 24 (77.42%) Data Centre
5 16 (51.61%) Project Management
6 15 (48.39%) MS Excel
6 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
6 15 (48.39%) Line Management
6 15 (48.39%) Presales
6 15 (48.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (45.16%) Time Management
7 14 (45.16%) Business Development
7 14 (45.16%) Customer Requirements
7 14 (45.16%) Public Cloud
7 14 (45.16%) VCDX
7 14 (45.16%) VCAP
8 13 (41.94%) Software Engineering
8 13 (41.94%) Computer Science
9 11 (35.48%) VMware
10 10 (32.26%) Windows
10 10 (32.26%) SCCM
11 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
11 9 (29.03%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
11 9 (29.03%) Windows 10
11 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
11 9 (29.03%) MS Office
11 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (16.13%) Retail
12 5 (16.13%) Finance

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (12.90%) IIS
1 4 (12.90%) Umbraco
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (48.39%) MS Excel
2 9 (29.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) DHCP
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) DB2
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
1 5 (16.13%) Retail
2 4 (12.90%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Architect
1 14 (45.16%) Solutions Architect
2 9 (29.03%) SCCM Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (12.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Developer
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (9.68%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (9.68%) C# Web Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.45%) CMS Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.23%) IT Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Server Technician
6 1 (3.23%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) .NET
1 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
1 4 (12.90%) Ajax
1 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
1 4 (12.90%) CSS
1 4 (12.90%) CSS3
1 4 (12.90%) HTML
1 4 (12.90%) jQuery
1 4 (12.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (77.42%) Data Centre
2 14 (45.16%) Public Cloud
3 13 (41.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows 10
2 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
3 5 (16.13%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Project Management
2 15 (48.39%) Line Management
2 15 (48.39%) Presales
3 14 (45.16%) Business Development
3 14 (45.16%) Customer Requirements
3 14 (45.16%) Time Management
4 13 (41.94%) Software Engineering
5 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (29.03%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Front End Development
6 4 (12.90%) MVC
6 4 (12.90%) Web Development
7 2 (6.45%) Content Management
7 2 (6.45%) SDLC
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.23%) High Availability
8 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.23%) Patch Management
8 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.23%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.90%) VBScript
4 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (96.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (87.10%) Degree
3 25 (80.65%) MCSE
4 14 (45.16%) VCAP
4 14 (45.16%) VCDX
5 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
5 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
6 4 (12.90%) MCAD
6 4 (12.90%) MCSD
6 4 (12.90%) MCTS
7 2 (6.45%) MCSA
7 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
8 1 (3.23%) CCENT
8 1 (3.23%) CCNA
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
8 1 (3.23%) PMP
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Firmware
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) 3Com
4 1 (3.23%) BMC
4 1 (3.23%) Draytek
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) NETGEAR
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL
4 1 (3.23%) ZyXEL
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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