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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 99 87 95
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCP 22 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.21% 1.44% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.84% 5.18% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 19
Average salary £41,250 £34,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.43% -8.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £37,800
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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
573 502 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.61% 27.87% 29.01%
Number of salaries quoted 449 443 398
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 20 April 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 42 (89.36%) Windows
1 42 (89.36%) Microsoft
2 35 (74.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (65.96%) SQL
4 29 (61.70%) CRM
5 28 (59.57%) .NET
5 28 (59.57%) C#
5 28 (59.57%) HTML
5 28 (59.57%) ASP.NET
5 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (59.57%) WCF
6 24 (51.06%) CSS
6 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
6 24 (51.06%) T-SQL
7 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
7 20 (42.55%) MCTS
7 20 (42.55%) Dynamics CRM
7 20 (42.55%) Office 365
8 19 (40.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 19 (40.43%) .NET Framework
8 19 (40.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (40.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (40.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 19 (40.43%) Ajax
8 19 (40.43%) IIS
8 19 (40.43%) MCAD
8 19 (40.43%) MCSD
8 19 (40.43%) SharePoint
8 19 (40.43%) OOA/OOD
8 19 (40.43%) OO

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 19 (40.43%) IIS
1 19 (40.43%) SharePoint
1 19 (40.43%) BizTalk Server
1 19 (40.43%) SharePoint 2010
1 19 (40.43%) SharePoint 2013
2 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
3 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2000
4 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (8.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (42.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (42.55%) Office 365
2 19 (40.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) SAN
1 3 (6.38%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) IPsec
2 2 (4.26%) IPv4
3 1 (2.13%) LAN
3 1 (2.13%) WAN
3 1 (2.13%) VPN
3 1 (2.13%) VLAN
3 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
2 19 (40.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
1 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.38%) Automotive
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Developer
2 19 (40.43%) SharePoint Developer
3 8 (17.02%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Project Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Lead .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Wintel Architect
7 2 (4.26%) IT Support
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (59.57%) HTML
1 28 (59.57%) .NET
1 28 (59.57%) ASP.NET
1 28 (59.57%) WCF
2 24 (51.06%) CSS
3 19 (40.43%) Ajax
3 19 (40.43%) .NET Framework
4 9 (19.15%) WPF
4 9 (19.15%) HTML5
5 5 (10.64%) CSS3
5 5 (10.64%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Clustering
1 9 (19.15%) iPhone
1 9 (19.15%) iPad
2 4 (8.51%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 42 (89.36%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (17.02%) Windows 8
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) CRM
2 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (40.43%) OOA/OOD
3 19 (40.43%) OO
4 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
4 9 (19.15%) B2B
4 9 (19.15%) Scrum
5 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
6 4 (8.51%) TDD
6 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.26%) Migration
7 2 (4.26%) ITIL
7 2 (4.26%) Network Design
8 1 (2.13%) Change Control
8 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.13%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) SQL
2 28 (59.57%) C#
3 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
3 24 (51.06%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.38%) VBScript
4 3 (6.38%) VB
5 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (74.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (42.55%) MCTS
3 19 (40.43%) MCAD
3 19 (40.43%) MCSD
4 10 (21.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (14.89%) MCSE
6 6 (12.77%) MCSA
6 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
7 5 (10.64%) MCITP
8 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.13%) CCNA
8 1 (2.13%) CCA
8 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (34.04%) Active Directory
2 12 (25.53%) Hyper-V
3 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.51%) Terminal Services
4 4 (8.51%) VMware ESX
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (6.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (6.38%) XenApp
6 2 (4.26%) vSphere
6 2 (4.26%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (8.51%) NetBackup
2 4 (8.51%) Backup Exec
2 4 (8.51%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 42 (89.36%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) VMware
3 10 (21.28%) Citrix
4 9 (19.15%) Apple
5 5 (10.64%) Symantec
5 5 (10.64%) Cisco
6 3 (6.38%) SonicWALL
6 3 (6.38%) Dell
7 2 (4.26%) Intel
7 2 (4.26%) HP
7 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.26%) NetApp
8 1 (2.13%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.13%) AVG
8 1 (2.13%) Sophos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £30-£35K
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30-40K + Car & Commision
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