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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South East / Kent
Rank 67 97 103
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCP 22 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.62% 0.82% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 2.62% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 2
Median salary £25,000 £22,500 £21,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,300 £21,525
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,100 £21,725
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £28,500 £31,875
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%

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
154 344 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 18.33% 31.19% 23.39%
Number of salaries quoted 111 282 215
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Chatham - 5 £24,000 -
Folkestone - 4 £24,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +16 3 £32,500 +41.30%
Sevenoaks +6 2 £25,000 +11.11%
Whitstable - 2 £20,800 -
Tonbridge - 1 £50,000 -
West Malling - 1 £45,000 -
MCP
South East

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Kent region with a requirement for MCP.

1 27 (81.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (75.76%) MCSE
3 17 (51.52%) Windows
3 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
4 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
5 12 (36.36%) Finance
5 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (30.30%) A+ Certification
7 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 9 (27.27%) MS Office
7 9 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
7 9 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (24.24%) CCNA
9 7 (21.21%) Citrix
9 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
9 7 (21.21%) Office 365
10 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (18.18%) Time Management
10 6 (18.18%) Driving Licence
10 6 (18.18%) VMware
11 5 (15.15%) Wireless
11 5 (15.15%) AS400
11 5 (15.15%) MCITP
11 5 (15.15%) Cisco
11 5 (15.15%) ITIL
11 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
11 5 (15.15%) LAN
11 5 (15.15%) WAN

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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 9 (27.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) LAN
1 5 (15.15%) WAN
1 5 (15.15%) Wireless
2 4 (12.12%) DHCP
2 4 (12.12%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) Skype
4 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) VLAN
5 1 (3.03%) LDAP
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Desktop Support
2 14 (42.42%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 12 (36.36%) Analyst
3 12 (36.36%) Support Analyst
4 9 (27.27%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 9 (27.27%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 9 (27.27%) Desktop Analyst
4 9 (27.27%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Citrix Technician
5 5 (15.15%) IT Support
5 5 (15.15%) IT Technician
6 3 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) IT Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Driving Licence
3 5 (15.15%) AS400
4 3 (9.09%) iPhone
5 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.03%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) Android
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (18.18%) Time Management
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Data Management
4 3 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) BCP
6 1 (3.03%) Change Control
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.03%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 27 (81.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (75.76%) MCSE
3 10 (30.30%) A+ Certification
4 8 (24.24%) CCNA
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (15.15%) MCITP
6 2 (6.06%) Degree
6 2 (6.06%) MCDST
6 2 (6.06%) MCSA
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
3 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Citrix
3 6 (18.18%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco
5 4 (12.12%) Apple
6 3 (9.09%) Remedy
7 2 (6.06%) LANDesk
7 2 (6.06%) Nimsoft
7 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.06%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.03%) Capita
8 1 (3.03%) Dell
8 1 (3.03%) Google
8 1 (3.03%) NetApp
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