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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 131 114 108
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCP 22 5 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.91% 0.27% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.93% 0.88% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 29
Median salary £33,250 £36,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.63% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £33,300 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £39,900 £47,100
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,500 £29,250
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +7.69%
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
750 568 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.02% 30.44% 33.78%
Number of salaries quoted 490 464 683
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (96.15%) MS Excel
3 18 (69.23%) Software Engineering
3 18 (69.23%) Degree
3 18 (69.23%) Computer Science
4 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
5 14 (53.85%) Windows
5 14 (53.85%) MCSE
6 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
7 11 (42.31%) IIS
7 11 (42.31%) MCAD
7 11 (42.31%) MCSD
7 11 (42.31%) C#
7 11 (42.31%) HTML
7 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
7 11 (42.31%) SQL
7 11 (42.31%) T-SQL
7 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
7 11 (42.31%) CSS
7 11 (42.31%) Web Services
7 11 (42.31%) .NET
7 11 (42.31%) MVC
7 11 (42.31%) Automotive
7 11 (42.31%) Web Development
7 11 (42.31%) .NET Framework
7 11 (42.31%) Ajax
7 11 (42.31%) MCTS
7 11 (42.31%) jQuery
7 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2008

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 11 (42.31%) IIS
2 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 7 (26.92%) Umbraco
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (96.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (26.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
1 5 (19.23%) VLAN
1 5 (19.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2000
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (42.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) .NET Developer
1 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET Developer
1 11 (42.31%) C# .NET Developer
1 11 (42.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 11 (42.31%) C# Developer
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Developer
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Developer
2 7 (26.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (26.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) SCCM Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Support
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Support Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) .NET
1 11 (42.31%) .NET Framework
1 11 (42.31%) Ajax
1 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
1 11 (42.31%) CSS
1 11 (42.31%) CSS3
1 11 (42.31%) HTML
1 11 (42.31%) jQuery
1 11 (42.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) Computer Science
2 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
3 5 (19.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows 10
2 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
2 7 (26.92%) Windows 8
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 11 (42.31%) MVC
2 11 (42.31%) Web Development
3 9 (34.62%) SDLC
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) Front End Development
4 7 (26.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Content Management
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) C#
1 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
1 11 (42.31%) T-SQL
2 9 (34.62%) VB.NET
3 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (69.23%) Degree
3 14 (53.85%) MCSE
4 11 (42.31%) MCAD
4 11 (42.31%) MCSD
4 11 (42.31%) MCTS
5 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
5 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
6 6 (23.08%) MCSA
7 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
7 1 (3.85%) CCENT
7 1 (3.85%) CCNA
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
2 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) SCCM
2 5 (19.23%) Backup Exec
2 5 (19.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Kaspersky
3 5 (19.23%) Sophos
3 5 (19.23%) Symantec
3 5 (19.23%) Veeam
4 3 (11.54%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) 3Com
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Draytek
5 1 (3.85%) NETGEAR
5 1 (3.85%) ZyXEL