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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 229 201 190
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCP 10 22 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.42% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.59% 1.61% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 30
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £52,450 £37,850
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
1695 1364 1401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.29% 25.77% 27.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1227 1043 1106
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Staffordshire - 4 £19,000 - 1
Shropshire -16 2 £30,500 +41.86%
Coventry +1 1 £21,500 +22.85%
Brierley Hill - 1 £27,500 -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 26 (78.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (72.73%) Windows
3 17 (51.52%) ITIL
3 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
4 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
5 12 (36.36%) MCSE
6 9 (27.27%) MS Office
6 9 (27.27%) A+ Certification
7 8 (24.24%) C#
7 8 (24.24%) .NET
7 8 (24.24%) MCTS
8 7 (21.21%) SQL
8 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
8 7 (21.21%) ITIL V3
9 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
9 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
9 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 6 (18.18%) SLA
9 6 (18.18%) LAN
9 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (18.18%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (15.15%) VMware
10 5 (15.15%) MVC
10 5 (15.15%) MCSA
10 5 (15.15%) Linux
10 5 (15.15%) HTML
10 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
10 5 (15.15%) Classic ASP
10 5 (15.15%) CSS

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 4 (12.12%) IIS
1 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.06%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Office
2 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) LAN
2 4 (12.12%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) Kerberos
2 4 (12.12%) SAN
2 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.12%) VoIP
2 4 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (9.09%) Internet
3 3 (9.09%) WLAN
4 2 (6.06%) Intranet
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) DNS
5 1 (3.03%) IPsec
5 1 (3.03%) L2TP
5 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.03%) VLAN
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.03%) MSTest
General
1 4 (12.12%) Automotive
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Analyst
2 12 (36.36%) Service Analyst
2 12 (36.36%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Developer
4 7 (21.21%) .NET Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Support Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 6 (18.18%) SQL Developer
6 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (15.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
7 4 (12.12%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (12.12%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (12.12%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
7 4 (12.12%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (12.12%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
3 5 (15.15%) Classic ASP
3 5 (15.15%) CSS
3 5 (15.15%) HTML
3 5 (15.15%) jQuery
4 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
4 4 (12.12%) Ajax
4 4 (12.12%) CSS3
4 4 (12.12%) HTML5
4 4 (12.12%) Web Services
5 3 (9.09%) Middleware
6 2 (6.06%) WCF
6 2 (6.06%) WPF
7 1 (3.03%) LESS
7 1 (3.03%) Sass
7 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 3 (9.09%) Economics
1 3 (9.09%) Private Cloud
1 3 (9.09%) Smartphone
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 3 (9.09%) MVS
4 3 (9.09%) Unix
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) Android
6 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL V3
3 5 (15.15%) MVC
4 4 (12.12%) SDLC
4 4 (12.12%) Service Management
4 4 (12.12%) Web Development
5 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.09%) ITSM
5 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.09%) SOA
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) MVVM
7 1 (3.03%) Android Development
7 1 (3.03%) Coaching
7 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.03%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile Development
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) C#
2 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
5 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (78.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (36.36%) MCSE
3 9 (27.27%) A+ Certification
4 8 (24.24%) MCTS
5 6 (18.18%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (15.15%) Degree
6 5 (15.15%) MCSA
7 4 (12.12%) MCAD
7 4 (12.12%) MCITP
7 4 (12.12%) MCSD
8 3 (9.09%) MCDST
9 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (3.03%) CCNA
10 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (3.03%) CNE
10 1 (3.03%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) VMware
3 4 (12.12%) Avaya
4 3 (9.09%) Symantec
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) AVG
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) EPiServer
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Kaseya
6 1 (3.03%) Kaspersky
6 1 (3.03%) Lotus
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.03%) Sophos
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