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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 78 97 96
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCP 6 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.61% 0.46% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.12% 1.92% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 7
Median salary £20,000 £19,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -9.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,250 £16,050 £15,600
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,700 £23,100
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
283 260 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 28.97% 23.68% 35.32%
Number of salaries quoted 257 220 347
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Whitstable - 3 £20,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +23 1 £14,500 -25.64%
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) MS Office
2 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
6 4 (36.36%) iPhone
6 4 (36.36%) Legal
6 4 (36.36%) MCSE
7 3 (27.27%) Citrix
7 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) Practice Management
7 3 (27.27%) Mitel
7 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (27.27%) BYOD
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
8 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
8 2 (18.18%) Office 365
8 2 (18.18%) iPad
8 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (18.18%) Degree
8 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (18.18%) Wireless

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 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
1 9 (81.82%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) ADSL
3 1 (9.09%) Broadband
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (36.36%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) Legal Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Junior
4 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) iPhone
2 3 (27.27%) BYOD
3 2 (18.18%) iPad
4 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) Android
5 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Practice Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) A+ Certification
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (9.09%) MCITP
4 1 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Mitel
4 1 (9.09%) Apple
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco