The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 88 98 77
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Permanent jobs citing MCP 27 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.49% 1.15% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.35% 3.98% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 21
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,650 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
505 503 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.84% 28.92% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 442 399 334
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCP
West Midlands

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 April 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 37 (80.43%) Microsoft
2 31 (67.39%) Active Directory
3 30 (65.22%) Windows
4 24 (52.17%) MS Exchange
5 23 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (41.30%) VMware
6 19 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (36.96%) MS Excel
9 16 (34.78%) Windows 7
10 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
11 14 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (30.43%) Terminal Services
12 13 (28.26%) Blackberry
12 13 (28.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
13 12 (26.09%) Citrix
13 12 (26.09%) SCCM
13 12 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2003
14 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (23.91%) Scrum
14 11 (23.91%) VPN
14 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
14 11 (23.91%) C#
14 11 (23.91%) .NET
14 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
15 10 (21.74%) iPhone

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (52.17%) MS Exchange
2 13 (28.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2000
5 6 (13.04%) Lync
6 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (36.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
2 11 (23.91%) VPN
3 10 (21.74%) WAN
3 10 (21.74%) Internet
4 7 (15.22%) ADSL
4 7 (15.22%) DNS
4 7 (15.22%) DHCP
5 6 (13.04%) Firewall
6 4 (8.70%) SSL
6 4 (8.70%) MPLS
6 4 (8.70%) SMTP
7 3 (6.52%) SAN
8 2 (4.35%) LAN
8 2 (4.35%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.17%) Network Security
9 1 (2.17%) Wireless
9 1 (2.17%) Broadband
9 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (4.35%) Law
1 2 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Automotive
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) .NET Developer
2 10 (21.74%) Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) Architect
4 7 (15.22%) Support Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Technical Architect
5 6 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Wintel Architect
6 5 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (8.70%) Wintel Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Administrator
9 2 (4.35%) Server Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Management Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
10 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Technician
10 1 (2.17%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
1 11 (23.91%) .NET
2 8 (17.39%) HTML
2 8 (17.39%) WCF
2 8 (17.39%) WPF
2 8 (17.39%) HTML5
3 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (6.52%) RESTful
3 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.17%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Blackberry
2 10 (21.74%) iPhone
2 10 (21.74%) iPad
3 6 (13.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (65.22%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (34.78%) Windows 7
4 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (17.39%) Windows XP
6 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.35%) Android
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Phone
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (23.91%) Scrum
3 8 (17.39%) CRM
3 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
3 8 (17.39%) B2B
3 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 6 (13.04%) Integration Testing
5 5 (10.87%) Change Control
6 4 (8.70%) ITIL
6 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.52%) Web Application Development
7 3 (6.52%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (6.52%) BDD
7 3 (6.52%) Kanban
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.52%) TDD
7 3 (6.52%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) C#
2 9 (19.57%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.52%) VBScript
4 3 (6.52%) VB
5 2 (4.35%) C
6 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
3 12 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (21.74%) MCSE
4 10 (21.74%) MCITP
5 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.70%) CCNA
6 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (6.52%) MCTS
7 3 (6.52%) MCAD
7 3 (6.52%) MCSD
8 1 (2.17%) Degree
8 1 (2.17%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.17%) Server+ Certification
8 1 (2.17%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (2.17%) MCT
8 1 (2.17%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.17%) CCA
8 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 31 (67.39%) Active Directory
2 19 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (30.43%) Terminal Services
4 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
4 10 (21.74%) VMware ESX
5 7 (15.22%) XenApp
6 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (6.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) SCCM
2 8 (17.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (10.87%) NetBackup
4 5 (10.87%) ARCserve
5 3 (6.52%) Backup Exec
6 2 (4.35%) SCOM
6 2 (4.35%) SCVMM
6 2 (4.35%) SCOrch
6 2 (4.35%) SCSM
7 1 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 37 (80.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (41.30%) VMware
3 12 (26.09%) Citrix
4 9 (19.57%) Cisco
5 8 (17.39%) Apple
6 7 (15.22%) Intel
7 6 (13.04%) Symantec
8 5 (10.87%) HP
9 2 (4.35%) NetApp
10 1 (2.17%) Sage
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