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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 102 78 104
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +26
Permanent jobs citing MCP 27 52 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.17% 2.46% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.42% 8.36% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26 47 7
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £45,400
UK excluding London average salary £29,700 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.80% +4.16%
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
789 622 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.13% 29.41% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 684 559 391
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,600
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 18 September 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 43 (95.56%) Microsoft
2 40 (88.89%) Windows
3 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
4 27 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 27 (60.00%) VMware
4 27 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (44.44%) Blackberry
6 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (42.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 19 (42.22%) Citrix
8 17 (37.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (37.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (37.78%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (35.56%) Exchange Server 2000
9 16 (35.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (35.56%) VMware ESX
9 16 (35.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
10 15 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (31.11%) XenApp
11 14 (31.11%) Terminal Services
12 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
13 12 (26.67%) Change Control
13 12 (26.67%) MCSE
13 12 (26.67%) Clustering
13 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
14 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 27 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (42.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 17 (37.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (37.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (37.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (35.56%) Exchange Server 2000
5 15 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (6.67%) IIS
7 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) WAN
2 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (17.78%) Network Security
3 8 (17.78%) ADSL
3 8 (17.78%) Internet
4 7 (15.56%) VPN
5 3 (6.67%) LAN
6 2 (4.44%) Wireless
6 2 (4.44%) SAN
6 2 (4.44%) DNS
6 2 (4.44%) SSL
7 1 (2.22%) DHCP
7 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.22%) Firewall
7 1 (2.22%) VLAN
7 1 (2.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) RequisitePro
General
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
1 1 (2.22%) Law
1 1 (2.22%) Legal
1 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Consultant
1 9 (20.00%) Administrator
1 9 (20.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 7 (15.56%) Architect
2 7 (15.56%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Support Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.33%) IT Administrator
3 6 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (13.33%) Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Wintel Architect
4 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.89%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Designer
6 2 (4.44%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) WCF
1 6 (13.33%) WPF
1 6 (13.33%) HTML
1 6 (13.33%) .NET
1 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 6 (13.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (44.44%) Blackberry
2 12 (26.67%) Clustering
3 6 (13.33%) iPhone
3 6 (13.33%) iPad
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.22%) CMDB
5 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.22%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 40 (88.89%) Windows
2 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (26.67%) Change Control
3 6 (13.33%) Scrum
3 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 6 (13.33%) B2B
3 6 (13.33%) CRM
4 4 (8.89%) ITIL
5 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.22%) Service Management
7 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.22%) Information Security
7 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.22%) Document Management
7 1 (2.22%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (2.22%) SIEM
7 1 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) C#
3 4 (8.89%) VBScript
3 4 (8.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (35.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (26.67%) MCSE
4 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
4 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) CCNA
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.44%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (4.44%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.22%) MCSA
7 1 (2.22%) MCT
7 1 (2.22%) CCA
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.22%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (2.22%) Server+ Certification
7 1 (2.22%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (2.22%) MOS
7 1 (2.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
2 27 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (35.56%) VMware ESX
4 14 (31.11%) XenApp
4 14 (31.11%) Terminal Services
5 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
6 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 7 (15.56%) ARCserve
1 7 (15.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (15.56%) SCCM
1 7 (15.56%) NetBackup
2 4 (8.89%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 43 (95.56%) Microsoft
2 27 (60.00%) VMware
3 19 (42.22%) Citrix
4 9 (20.00%) Cisco
5 7 (15.56%) Symantec
5 7 (15.56%) Websense
5 7 (15.56%) Intel
6 6 (13.33%) Apple
7 3 (6.67%) HP
8 1 (2.22%) NetApp
8 1 (2.22%) Juniper
8 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.22%) Dell
8 1 (2.22%) EMC
8 1 (2.22%) Sophos
8 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.22%) AVG
8 1 (2.22%) Kaseya
8 1 (2.22%) Kaspersky
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago