The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 47 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing MCP 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.64% 0.71% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.65% 1.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £26,000 £38,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.02% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-13.51% -1.33%
MCP
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
121 101 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 38.78% 35.69% 31.22%
Number of salaries quoted 90 59 58
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) CRM
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 6 (85.71%) B2B
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) Apple
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) WCF
2 6 (85.71%) WPF
2 6 (85.71%) HTML5
2 6 (85.71%) iPad
2 6 (85.71%) iPhone
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) HND
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) .NET Developer
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) WCF
1 6 (85.71%) WPF
1 6 (85.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) iPhone
1 6 (85.71%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) CRM
1 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
1 6 (85.71%) B2B
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) HND
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Apple