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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 139 123 110
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Permanent jobs citing MCP 8 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 0.68% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.13% 2.05% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 15
Median salary £36,000 £36,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.04% +22.50%
UK excluding London median salary £30,750 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +3.33%
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
705 682 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.82% 33.27% 33.44%
Number of salaries quoted 478 542 558
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 £27,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) MCSE
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (44.44%) SDLC
5 4 (44.44%) CSS3
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) jQuery
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) MVC
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (44.44%) MCAD
5 4 (44.44%) MCSD
5 4 (44.44%) IIS
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 4 (44.44%) CSS
5 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 4 (44.44%) C#
5 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
5 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
5 4 (44.44%) .NET
5 4 (44.44%) Automotive
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) IIS
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) VLAN
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (44.44%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Software Developer
2 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Software Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Developer
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Developer
2 4 (44.44%) VB.NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
1 4 (44.44%) Ajax
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) CSS3
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) jQuery
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
1 4 (44.44%) SDLC
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
1 4 (44.44%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
1 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) MCSE
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) MCAD
3 4 (44.44%) MCSD
3 4 (44.44%) MCTS
4 2 (22.22%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
1 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Kaspersky
3 2 (22.22%) Sophos
3 2 (22.22%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) Veeam