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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 198 201 179
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Permanent jobs citing MCP 31 21 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.39% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.97% 1.58% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 45
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
1573 1332 1562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.21% 24.86% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1086 1305
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -10 24 £33,250 -9.52%
Staffordshire -3 2 £37,500 +30.43% 2
Shropshire -9 1 £17,250 +1.47% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £23,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £23,500 -
Walsall - 1 £22,500 -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 46 (85.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (79.63%) Microsoft
3 38 (70.37%) MS Excel
4 31 (57.41%) Windows
5 22 (40.74%) MCSE
6 21 (38.89%) Active Directory
6 21 (38.89%) Degree
7 20 (37.04%) SQL Server
8 19 (35.19%) Computer Science
8 19 (35.19%) Software Engineering
9 16 (29.63%) .NET
9 16 (29.63%) VMware
10 15 (27.78%) MVC
10 15 (27.78%) HTML
10 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET
10 15 (27.78%) CSS
11 14 (25.93%) IIS
11 14 (25.93%) SQL
11 14 (25.93%) C#
11 14 (25.93%) Windows 7
12 13 (24.07%) Ajax
12 13 (24.07%) .NET Framework
12 13 (24.07%) VB.NET
12 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
12 13 (24.07%) MS Office
12 13 (24.07%) Web Services
13 12 (22.22%) T-SQL
13 12 (22.22%) MCSA
13 12 (22.22%) MS Exchange
14 11 (20.37%) Automotive

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 14 (25.93%) IIS
2 12 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (12.96%) Umbraco
5 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (7.41%) CMS
7 2 (3.70%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.85%) IBM Domino
8 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (70.37%) MS Excel
2 13 (24.07%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) Office 365
3 2 (3.70%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) VPN
2 8 (14.81%) Firewall
3 6 (11.11%) VLAN
4 5 (9.26%) DHCP
4 5 (9.26%) DNS
4 5 (9.26%) LAN
5 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.41%) WAN
6 2 (3.70%) HTTP
6 2 (3.70%) SAN
6 2 (3.70%) Skype
6 2 (3.70%) SSL
6 2 (3.70%) Wireless
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.85%) Internet
7 1 (1.85%) IPsec
7 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.85%) VoIP
7 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.85%) MSTest
General
1 11 (20.37%) Automotive
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Analyst
3 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET Developer
3 11 (20.37%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (20.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 11 (20.37%) C# Developer
3 11 (20.37%) SQL Developer
3 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Developer
4 8 (14.81%) SCCM Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Consultant
5 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) IT Support
6 6 (11.11%) Management Consultant
6 6 (11.11%) Software Consultant
6 6 (11.11%) Technical Support
6 6 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) .NET
2 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET
2 15 (27.78%) CSS
2 15 (27.78%) HTML
3 13 (24.07%) .NET Framework
3 13 (24.07%) Ajax
3 13 (24.07%) Web Services
4 11 (20.37%) CSS3
4 11 (20.37%) jQuery
5 2 (3.70%) .NET Remoting
5 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.70%) Classic ASP
5 2 (3.70%) Google Maps API
5 2 (3.70%) SOAP
5 2 (3.70%) WinForms
5 2 (3.70%) XHTML
6 1 (1.85%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Computer Science
2 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.26%) Replication
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Licensing
5 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.70%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (57.41%) Windows
2 14 (25.93%) Windows 7
3 11 (20.37%) Windows 10
3 11 (20.37%) Windows 8
4 6 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Software Engineering
2 15 (27.78%) MVC
3 11 (20.37%) SDLC
3 11 (20.37%) Web Development
4 9 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.96%) Front End Development
7 6 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 6 (11.11%) Software Asset Management
7 6 (11.11%) Software Licensing
8 5 (9.26%) ITIL
9 3 (5.56%) IT Asset Management
9 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.70%) Change Management
10 2 (3.70%) Content Management
10 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
10 2 (3.70%) OO
11 1 (1.85%) Business Continuity
11 1 (1.85%) Project Management
11 1 (1.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) C#
1 14 (25.93%) SQL
2 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
2 13 (24.07%) VB.NET
3 12 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (85.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (40.74%) MCSE
3 21 (38.89%) Degree
4 12 (22.22%) MCSA
5 11 (20.37%) MCAD
5 11 (20.37%) MCSD
5 11 (20.37%) MCTS
6 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
6 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
7 6 (11.11%) CCNA
7 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (7.41%) ISEB
8 4 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (5.56%) A+ Certification
9 3 (5.56%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (3.70%) MCDST
10 2 (3.70%) MCITP
10 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.85%) CCENT
11 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.37%) Hyper-V
3 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.85%) vSphere
6 1 (1.85%) XenApp
6 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) SCCM
2 6 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 6 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (79.63%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.63%) VMware
3 8 (14.81%) Kaspersky
4 6 (11.11%) Cisco
4 6 (11.11%) HP
4 6 (11.11%) Sophos
4 6 (11.11%) Symantec
5 5 (9.26%) Citrix
5 5 (9.26%) Veeam
6 3 (5.56%) SonicWALL
7 2 (3.70%) Google
7 2 (3.70%) PayPal
7 2 (3.70%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.85%) AVG
8 1 (1.85%) Draytek
8 1 (1.85%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.85%) Kaseya
8 1 (1.85%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (1.85%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.85%) ZyXEL
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