The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank - 17 14
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone - 8.33% 4.00%
As % of the Qualifications category - 28.57% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 2
Average salary - £40,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
MCP
Kent

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

Qualifications Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
35 28 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 31.25% 29.17% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 4
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

MCP
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

MCP Salary Trend in Maidstone

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) OOP
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) MCTS
1 7 (100.00%) MVVM
2 5 (71.43%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (71.43%) Moq
2 5 (71.43%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (71.43%) Ninject
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 5 (71.43%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) NUnit
2 5 (71.43%) WPF
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Kanban
2 5 (71.43%) Spring.NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (71.43%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (71.43%) MSTest
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) WinForms
2 5 (71.43%) OOD
2 5 (71.43%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (71.43%) MCAD

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) NUnit
1 5 (71.43%) MSTest
1 5 (71.43%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (71.43%) Moq
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) WinForms
2 5 (71.43%) WPF
2 5 (71.43%) Spring.NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (71.43%) Ninject
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 5 (71.43%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) OOP
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) MVVM
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Kanban
2 5 (71.43%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) OOD
2 5 (71.43%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) MCTS
2 5 (71.43%) MCAD
2 5 (71.43%) MCSD
3 2 (28.57%) MCPD
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft