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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 178 213 193
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -20
Permanent jobs citing MCP 24 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.39% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.33% 1.46% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 29
Median salary £25,000 £30,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £17,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%

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
1028 1576 1314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.19% 26.57% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 785 1221 1097
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 26 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +27 18 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Dudley +8 2 £17,500 -16.66%
Warwickshire +23 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Staffordshire +10 1 £22,000 -2.22% 1
Coventry - 1 £25,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £55,000 -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 38 (74.51%) Degree
2 36 (70.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (62.75%) Data Centre
4 29 (56.86%) MCSE
5 27 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 21 (41.18%) MS Excel
7 20 (39.22%) Windows
8 17 (33.33%) Windows 7
9 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (31.37%) Project Management
10 15 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
10 15 (29.41%) Line Management
10 15 (29.41%) Windows 10
10 15 (29.41%) Presales
11 14 (27.45%) Public Cloud
11 14 (27.45%) Customer Requirements
11 14 (27.45%) VCDX
11 14 (27.45%) VCAP
11 14 (27.45%) Business Development
11 14 (27.45%) Computer Science
11 14 (27.45%) Time Management
11 14 (27.45%) VMware
12 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
13 11 (21.57%) Cisco
13 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
13 11 (21.57%) Windows 8
14 10 (19.61%) CCNA
14 10 (19.61%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (19.61%) MS Office
14 10 (19.61%) SCCM

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 (7.84%) IIS
1 4 (7.84%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (19.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.96%) G Suite
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) Firewall
1 9 (17.65%) VPN
2 7 (13.73%) DHCP
2 7 (13.73%) DNS
2 7 (13.73%) Network Security
3 6 (11.76%) 802.11
4 3 (5.88%) LAN
4 3 (5.88%) WAN
5 2 (3.92%) Wireless
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.96%) SAN
6 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.96%) DB2
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
1 5 (9.80%) Retail
2 4 (7.84%) Automotive
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Architect
1 14 (27.45%) Solutions Architect
2 9 (17.65%) SCCM Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Network Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Graduate
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Developer
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (5.88%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.92%) CMS Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) 802.1X
2 4 (7.84%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
2 4 (7.84%) Ajax
2 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
2 4 (7.84%) CSS
2 4 (7.84%) CSS3
2 4 (7.84%) HTML
2 4 (7.84%) jQuery
2 4 (7.84%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 32 (62.75%) Data Centre
2 14 (27.45%) Computer Science
2 14 (27.45%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.96%) CMDB
4 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 15 (29.41%) Windows 10
4 11 (21.57%) Windows 8
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Project Management
2 15 (29.41%) Line Management
2 15 (29.41%) Presales
2 15 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
3 14 (27.45%) Business Development
3 14 (27.45%) Customer Requirements
3 14 (27.45%) Time Management
4 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
5 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.73%) Problem Management
7 6 (11.76%) Data Analysis
7 6 (11.76%) Process Improvement
8 4 (7.84%) Front End Development
8 4 (7.84%) ITIL
8 4 (7.84%) MVC
8 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.84%) Service Management
8 4 (7.84%) Web Development
9 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
9 3 (5.88%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.80%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) C#
3 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.84%) VBScript
4 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (74.51%) Degree
2 36 (70.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (56.86%) MCSE
4 14 (27.45%) VCAP
4 14 (27.45%) VCDX
5 10 (19.61%) CCNA
5 10 (19.61%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
8 4 (7.84%) MCAD
8 4 (7.84%) MCSD
8 4 (7.84%) MCTS
8 4 (7.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (5.88%) A+ Certification
9 3 (5.88%) MCSA
10 2 (3.92%) CCNP
11 1 (1.96%) CCENT
11 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.96%) PMP
11 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Firmware
3 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 14 (27.45%) VMware
3 11 (21.57%) Cisco
4 7 (13.73%) HP
5 6 (11.76%) Fujitsu
6 3 (5.88%) Citrix
7 1 (1.96%) 3Com
7 1 (1.96%) Apple
7 1 (1.96%) BMC
7 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.96%) Draytek
7 1 (1.96%) Google
7 1 (1.96%) IBM
7 1 (1.96%) NETGEAR
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle
7 1 (1.96%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.96%) Sophos
7 1 (1.96%) ZyXEL
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago