The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 70 89 101
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCP 15 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.91% 1.08% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.29% 4.21% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 9
Median salary £25,000 £22,750 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £22,500 £13,950
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,950 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -3.22%
MCP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
181 285 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.09% 25.54% 26.97%
Number of salaries quoted 156 249 284
Median salary £42,500 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in Kent

MCP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone - 4 £25,000 - 1
West Malling - 1 £50,000 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 Kent region with a requirement for MCP.

1 15 (88.24%) MCSE
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (47.06%) Management Information System
3 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (23.53%) Time Management
4 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (23.53%) Driving Licence
4 4 (23.53%) CCNA
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
5 3 (17.65%) MCITP
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.76%) Office 365
6 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Apple
6 2 (11.76%) MS Office
6 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
6 2 (11.76%) LAN
6 2 (11.76%) WAN
6 2 (11.76%) Wireless
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) VMware
7 1 (5.88%) DHCP
7 1 (5.88%) DNS

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
1 2 (11.76%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) VLAN
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Desktop Support
2 11 (64.71%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (64.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 11 (64.71%) Support Analyst
3 8 (47.06%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 8 (47.06%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 8 (47.06%) Desktop Analyst
3 8 (47.06%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) IT Support
5 2 (11.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Junior IT Support
6 1 (5.88%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (23.53%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) BCP
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Data Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) MCSE
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCNA
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (17.65%) MCITP
4 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) LANDesk
3 1 (5.88%) Nimsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
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