The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 215 218 182
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -36
Permanent jobs citing MCP 24 18 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.30% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% 1.16% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 29
Median salary £31,500 £36,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £48,850 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
MCP
England

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

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1616 1548 1479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.79% 26.13% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1198 1209 1201
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MCP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

MCP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

MCP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

MCP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Warwickshire - 9 £20,000 -
Birmingham -16 8 £36,000 -2.04%
Staffordshire - 3 £31,500 -
Shropshire - 2 £27,875 - 1
Coventry +4 1 £21,500 -13.13%
Worcestershire - 1 £23,500 - 1
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MCP.

1 29 (78.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
3 23 (62.16%) Windows
4 18 (48.65%) MS Excel
5 13 (35.14%) MCSE
6 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
7 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
8 9 (24.32%) ITIL
8 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
9 8 (21.62%) MCSA
9 8 (21.62%) .NET
9 8 (21.62%) VMware
9 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
10 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
10 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
10 7 (18.92%) IIS
10 7 (18.92%) MS Office
10 7 (18.92%) LAN
11 6 (16.22%) Web Services
11 6 (16.22%) C#
11 6 (16.22%) HTML
11 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
11 6 (16.22%) SQL
11 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
11 6 (16.22%) VB.NET
11 6 (16.22%) CSS
11 6 (16.22%) MVC

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (18.92%) IIS
4 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.41%) CMS
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
5 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) IBM Domino
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (48.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.92%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) LAN
2 5 (13.51%) VPN
3 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 4 (10.81%) WAN
4 3 (8.11%) DHCP
4 3 (8.11%) DNS
4 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.11%) VLAN
5 2 (5.41%) Internet
5 2 (5.41%) SAN
5 2 (5.41%) Skype
5 2 (5.41%) SSL
5 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.41%) Wireless
6 1 (2.70%) Intranet
6 1 (2.70%) IPsec
6 1 (2.70%) L2TP
6 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.70%) VoIP
6 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
1 1 (2.70%) MSTest
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.81%) Automotive
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Service Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Asset Management Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Management Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Software Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
2 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
3 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
3 6 (16.22%) Ajax
3 6 (16.22%) CSS
3 6 (16.22%) HTML
3 6 (16.22%) Web Services
4 4 (10.81%) CSS3
4 4 (10.81%) jQuery
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Remoting
5 2 (5.41%) Classic ASP
5 2 (5.41%) Google Maps API
5 2 (5.41%) SOAP
5 2 (5.41%) WinForms
5 2 (5.41%) XHTML
6 1 (2.70%) Middleware
6 1 (2.70%) WCF
6 1 (2.70%) WPF
6 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Licensing
2 3 (8.11%) Smartphone
3 2 (5.41%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Economics
4 1 (2.70%) PDA
4 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.70%) MVS
6 1 (2.70%) Unix
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Asset Management
2 6 (16.22%) MVC
2 6 (16.22%) Software Asset Management
2 6 (16.22%) Software Licensing
3 4 (10.81%) SDLC
3 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
3 4 (10.81%) Web Development
4 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.11%) IT Asset Management
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.41%) OO
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
6 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.70%) Change Management
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.70%) ITSM
6 1 (2.70%) MVVM
6 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) C#
1 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
1 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
1 6 (16.22%) VB.NET
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (78.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (35.14%) MCSE
3 8 (21.62%) MCSA
4 6 (16.22%) Degree
4 6 (16.22%) MCTS
5 5 (13.51%) A+ Certification
6 4 (10.81%) CCNA
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (10.81%) ISEB
6 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (10.81%) MCAD
6 4 (10.81%) MCSD
6 4 (10.81%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (8.11%) MCDST
8 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (5.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.41%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.70%) XenApp
5 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.70%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) VMware
3 5 (13.51%) Kaspersky
4 4 (10.81%) Symantec
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) Citrix
5 3 (8.11%) HP
5 3 (8.11%) Sophos
6 2 (5.41%) Google
6 2 (5.41%) PayPal
6 2 (5.41%) Veeam
6 2 (5.41%) WorldPay
7 1 (2.70%) AVG
7 1 (2.70%) EMC
7 1 (2.70%) IBM
7 1 (2.70%) Kaseya
7 1 (2.70%) Lotus
7 1 (2.70%) NetApp
7 1 (2.70%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
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