The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Kent region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 94 68 54
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCP 7 25 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.62% 2.37% 2.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.76% 7.51% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 22
Average salary £21,500 £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.25% +40.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,600 £24,400 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
397 333 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 35.32% 31.56% 21.83%
Number of salaries quoted 347 299 154
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
South East

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

MCP
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the Kent region.

MCP Salary Trend in Kent

MCP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +10 3 £17,000 -60.00% 1
Whitstable -2 1 £21,500 -38.57%
Chatham - 1 £24,000 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (97.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (72.09%) MVC
2 31 (72.09%) C#
2 31 (72.09%) .NET
2 31 (72.09%) SQL Server
2 31 (72.09%) MCTS
3 22 (51.16%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (51.16%) MCAD
3 22 (51.16%) MCSD
3 22 (51.16%) ASP.NET
4 21 (48.84%) Windows
5 20 (46.51%) OO
5 20 (46.51%) Scrum
5 20 (46.51%) TDD
5 20 (46.51%) NUnit
5 20 (46.51%) Rhino Mocks
5 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 19 (44.19%) Moq
6 19 (44.19%) MVVM
6 19 (44.19%) Kanban
6 19 (44.19%) OOP
7 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
7 12 (27.91%) WPF
8 11 (25.58%) Castle Windsor
9 10 (23.26%) WinForms
9 10 (23.26%) OOD
9 10 (23.26%) OOA/OOD
9 10 (23.26%) Ninject
9 10 (23.26%) Web Application Development
9 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2012

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.65%) IBM Notes
2 2 (4.65%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Office
1 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Wireless
2 5 (11.63%) LAN
2 5 (11.63%) WAN
3 3 (6.98%) ADSL
3 3 (6.98%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (72.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (46.51%) NUnit
1 20 (46.51%) Rhino Mocks
2 19 (44.19%) Moq
3 10 (23.26%) MSTest
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Software Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Support Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (11.63%) Junior
7 4 (9.30%) IT Support
8 3 (6.98%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Support Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Junior Support Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
9 2 (4.65%) Development Manager
9 2 (4.65%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Junior Help Desk Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (72.09%) .NET
2 22 (51.16%) ASP.NET
2 22 (51.16%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 12 (27.91%) WPF
5 11 (25.58%) Castle Windsor
6 10 (23.26%) Ninject
6 10 (23.26%) Unity DI Container
6 10 (23.26%) Spring.NET
6 10 (23.26%) LINQ
6 10 (23.26%) NHibernate
6 10 (23.26%) WinForms
7 9 (20.93%) SOAP
7 9 (20.93%) .NET Framework
7 9 (20.93%) REST
8 1 (2.33%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (2.33%) WCF
8 1 (2.33%) MonoRail
8 1 (2.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (9.30%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.65%) AS400
4 1 (2.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.65%) Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) MVC
2 20 (46.51%) Scrum
2 20 (46.51%) OO
2 20 (46.51%) TDD
3 19 (44.19%) Kanban
3 19 (44.19%) MVVM
3 19 (44.19%) OOP
4 10 (23.26%) OOA/OOD
4 10 (23.26%) OOD
4 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (23.26%) Web Application Development
4 10 (23.26%) Dependency Injection
5 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
5 9 (20.93%) BDD
5 9 (20.93%) SOA
5 9 (20.93%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) C#
2 2 (4.65%) PHP
2 2 (4.65%) VBScript
3 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (97.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (72.09%) MCTS
3 22 (51.16%) MCAD
3 22 (51.16%) MCSD
4 9 (20.93%) CCNA
4 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (20.93%) MCPD
5 8 (18.60%) A+ Certification
6 7 (16.28%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (16.28%) MCITP
7 6 (13.95%) MCSE
8 4 (9.30%) Degree
9 2 (4.65%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Lotus
2 2 (4.65%) Facebook
2 2 (4.65%) IBM
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix
Rochester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Malling
Noir Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago