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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 202 183 167
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCP 23 29 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.57% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.74% 2.40% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11 28 52
Median salary £37,500 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -21.25%
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
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
1324 1209 1590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.28% 23.77% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 970 951 1395
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Birmingham -13 9 £34,000 -10.52%
Warwickshire +12 6 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Worcestershire -8 1 £23,500 +6.81%
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 45 (76.27%) Microsoft
2 41 (69.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (67.80%) MS Excel
4 30 (50.85%) Windows
5 27 (45.76%) Degree
6 22 (37.29%) MCSE
7 19 (32.20%) Data Centre
8 17 (28.81%) Computer Science
8 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
8 17 (28.81%) Active Directory
8 17 (28.81%) Software Engineering
9 16 (27.12%) Windows 7
9 16 (27.12%) Windows 8
9 16 (27.12%) Windows 10
10 14 (23.73%) Root Cause Analysis
10 14 (23.73%) Firewall
10 14 (23.73%) VMware
11 13 (22.03%) MVC
11 13 (22.03%) CCNA
11 13 (22.03%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (22.03%) HTML
11 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET
11 13 (22.03%) CSS
11 13 (22.03%) .NET
11 13 (22.03%) VPN
12 12 (20.34%) Cisco
12 12 (20.34%) SQL
12 12 (20.34%) IIS
12 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (18.64%) JavaScript

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 12 (20.34%) IIS
2 11 (18.64%) MS Exchange
3 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (11.86%) Umbraco
5 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (6.78%) CMS
7 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.39%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (67.80%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.08%) Office 365
4 2 (3.39%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) Firewall
2 13 (22.03%) VPN
3 9 (15.25%) DHCP
3 9 (15.25%) DNS
4 7 (11.86%) Network Security
5 6 (10.17%) 802.11
6 5 (8.47%) VLAN
7 4 (6.78%) LAN
7 4 (6.78%) WAN
8 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.39%) HTTP
9 2 (3.39%) Skype
9 2 (3.39%) SSL
9 2 (3.39%) Wireless
10 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.69%) Internet
10 1 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (15.25%) Automotive
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Developer
2 10 (16.95%) .NET Developer
3 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (15.25%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (15.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (15.25%) C# Developer
3 9 (15.25%) SQL Developer
3 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Developer
4 8 (13.56%) SCCM Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (11.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) IT Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Network Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Graduate
6 6 (10.17%) Technical Support
6 6 (10.17%) Web Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) .NET
1 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET
1 13 (22.03%) CSS
1 13 (22.03%) HTML
2 11 (18.64%) .NET Framework
2 11 (18.64%) Ajax
2 11 (18.64%) Web Services
3 9 (15.25%) CSS3
3 9 (15.25%) jQuery
4 6 (10.17%) 802.1X
5 2 (3.39%) .NET Remoting
5 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.39%) Classic ASP
5 2 (3.39%) Google Maps API
5 2 (3.39%) SOAP
5 2 (3.39%) WinForms
5 2 (3.39%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.20%) Data Centre
2 17 (28.81%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.47%) Replication
4 4 (6.78%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.85%) Windows
2 16 (27.12%) Windows 10
2 16 (27.12%) Windows 7
2 16 (27.12%) Windows 8
3 7 (11.86%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Vista
5 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) Software Engineering
2 14 (23.73%) Root Cause Analysis
3 13 (22.03%) MVC
4 9 (15.25%) SDLC
4 9 (15.25%) Web Development
5 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.86%) Front End Development
7 6 (10.17%) Data Analysis
7 6 (10.17%) Problem Management
7 6 (10.17%) Process Improvement
8 5 (8.47%) Presales
8 5 (8.47%) Project Management
9 4 (6.78%) Asset Management
9 4 (6.78%) Business Development
9 4 (6.78%) Line Management
9 4 (6.78%) Software Asset Management
9 4 (6.78%) Software Licensing
9 4 (6.78%) Time Management
10 3 (5.08%) ITIL
11 2 (3.39%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) SQL
2 11 (18.64%) C#
2 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
2 11 (18.64%) VB.NET
3 10 (16.95%) T-SQL
4 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (69.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (45.76%) Degree
3 22 (37.29%) MCSE
4 13 (22.03%) CCNA
4 13 (22.03%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (16.95%) MCSA
6 9 (15.25%) MCAD
6 9 (15.25%) MCSD
6 9 (15.25%) MCTS
7 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
7 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
8 4 (6.78%) VCAP
8 4 (6.78%) VCDX
9 3 (5.08%) A+ Certification
9 3 (5.08%) ISEB
9 3 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (3.39%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.69%) CCA
11 1 (1.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (28.81%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.25%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.39%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) SCCM
2 5 (8.47%) Backup Exec
2 5 (8.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 45 (76.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.73%) VMware
3 12 (20.34%) Cisco
4 10 (16.95%) HP
5 7 (11.86%) Kaspersky
6 6 (10.17%) Fujitsu
7 5 (8.47%) Sophos
7 5 (8.47%) Symantec
7 5 (8.47%) Veeam
8 3 (5.08%) Citrix
9 2 (3.39%) Google
9 2 (3.39%) PayPal
9 2 (3.39%) SonicWALL
9 2 (3.39%) WorldPay
10 1 (1.69%) 3Com
10 1 (1.69%) Dell
10 1 (1.69%) Draytek
10 1 (1.69%) NETGEAR
10 1 (1.69%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.69%) ZyXEL
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