The first table below looks at the demand for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull 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 Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 45 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.73% 2.48% 4.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.10% 6.31% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 13
Average salary £30,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% +5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
98 111 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 33.91% 39.36% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 48 86 41
Average salary £36,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.81% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,265 £28,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
West Midlands

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

MCP
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

MCP Salary Trend in Solihull

MCP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) CRM
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) B2B
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Apple
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
1 6 (100.00%) iPhone
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) iPad
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (83.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (83.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (83.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) iPhone
1 6 (100.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) CRM
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) B2B
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Apple