Period
to 31 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 147 97 149
Rank change year-on-year -50 +52 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCP 18 1 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.64% 0.081% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.28% 0.44% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 7
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) - £28,750 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year - -11.54% -25.71%
West Midlands median annual salary £31,000 £27,761 £25,000
% change year-on-year +11.67% +11.04% -3.85%

MCP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 549 226 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.51% 18.27% 23.25%
Number of salaries quoted 355 196 512
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £33,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £47,250 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +21.69% -0.53% +1.60%
75th Percentile £72,500 £58,551 £59,438
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Birmingham

MCP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MCP in Birmingham.

Salary trend for MCP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2021, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for MCP.

1 18 (100.00%) MCSE
1 18 (100.00%) MCSA
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 18 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 18 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (100.00%) vSphere
1 18 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 18 (100.00%) Server Management
1 18 (100.00%) Legacy Systems

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Architect
1 18 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 18 (100.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 18 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 18 (100.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 18 (100.00%) Legacy Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Server Management
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 18 (100.00%) MCSA
1 18 (100.00%) MCSE
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) VMware