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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 112 117 100
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCP 15 8 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.79% 0.43% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.16% 1.67% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 25
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -23.80%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%

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
475 478 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.92% 25.41% 32.55%
Number of salaries quoted 299 375 522
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -12.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 January 2017, 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 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (82.86%) Degree
3 27 (77.14%) MCSE
4 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
5 23 (65.71%) MS Excel
6 22 (62.86%) Data Centre
7 19 (54.29%) Computer Science
7 19 (54.29%) Software Engineering
8 16 (45.71%) Windows
9 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
10 13 (37.14%) VMware
10 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (34.29%) Windows 7
11 12 (34.29%) SCCM
11 12 (34.29%) PowerShell
11 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (34.29%) MS Office
11 12 (34.29%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (34.29%) Windows 10
12 11 (31.43%) Presales
12 11 (31.43%) Project Management
13 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
13 10 (28.57%) Business Development
13 10 (28.57%) Time Management
13 10 (28.57%) VCAP
13 10 (28.57%) VCDX
13 10 (28.57%) Line Management
13 10 (28.57%) Public Cloud
14 8 (22.86%) Windows 8
14 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared

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 7 (20.00%) IIS
1 7 (20.00%) Umbraco
2 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.71%) CMS
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (65.71%) MS Excel
2 12 (34.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) VLAN
2 3 (8.57%) VPN
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (20.00%) Automotive
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) SCCM Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Architect
2 10 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Developer
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) C# Web Developer
5 4 (11.43%) IT Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
1 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (20.00%) Ajax
1 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (20.00%) CSS
1 7 (20.00%) CSS3
1 7 (20.00%) HTML
1 7 (20.00%) jQuery
1 7 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (62.86%) Data Centre
2 19 (54.29%) Computer Science
3 10 (28.57%) Public Cloud
4 3 (8.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Windows 10
2 12 (34.29%) Windows 7
3 8 (22.86%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Software Engineering
2 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (31.43%) Presales
3 11 (31.43%) Project Management
4 10 (28.57%) Business Development
4 10 (28.57%) Line Management
4 10 (28.57%) Time Management
5 7 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 7 (20.00%) MVC
5 7 (20.00%) Web Development
6 5 (14.29%) SDLC
7 2 (5.71%) Content Management
8 1 (2.86%) Change Management
8 1 (2.86%) High Availability
8 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.86%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) PowerShell
2 7 (20.00%) C#
2 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 4 (11.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (82.86%) Degree
3 27 (77.14%) MCSE
4 10 (28.57%) VCAP
4 10 (28.57%) VCDX
5 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
5 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
6 7 (20.00%) MCAD
6 7 (20.00%) MCSD
6 7 (20.00%) MCTS
7 5 (14.29%) MCSA
8 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.86%) CCENT
8 1 (2.86%) CCNA
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Kaspersky
3 3 (8.57%) Sophos
3 3 (8.57%) Symantec
3 3 (8.57%) Veeam
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) 3Com
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Draytek
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) NETGEAR
5 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.86%) ZyXEL
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