Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 153 - 150
Rank change year-on-year - +150 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCP 28 0 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.85% - 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.15% - 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
10th Percentile " " £20,275
25th Percentile £26,250 " £21,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £27,500 - £23,750
75th Percentile £28,750 " £26,063
90th Percentile " " £26,625
West Midlands median annual salary £26,750 £34,729 £25,000
% change year-on-year -22.97% +38.92% -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 675 205 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 20.39% 21.72% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 497 155 518
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,875 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £50,000 £48,114
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% +3.92% +6.92%
75th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £70,375
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 23 October 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 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (96.43%) MCSE
2 27 (96.43%) Data Centre
3 22 (78.57%) vSphere
3 22 (78.57%) SC Cleared
3 22 (78.57%) DV Cleared
3 22 (78.57%) Security Cleared
3 22 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (78.57%) Management Information System
3 22 (78.57%) VMware
3 22 (78.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 22 (78.57%) MCSA
3 22 (78.57%) Server Management
3 22 (78.57%) Legacy Systems
4 5 (17.86%) Linux
4 5 (17.86%) Apple
4 5 (17.86%) Adobe
4 5 (17.86%) Finance
4 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
4 5 (17.86%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (17.86%) Software Licensing
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.57%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (3.57%) MCDST
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Architect
2 22 (78.57%) Infrastructure Architect
2 22 (78.57%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 22 (78.57%) Technical Architect
2 22 (78.57%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Data Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Data Centre Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 27 (96.43%) Data Centre
2 22 (78.57%) Legacy Systems
2 22 (78.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Server Management
2 5 (17.86%) Customer Engagement
2 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (17.86%) Software Licensing
3 1 (3.57%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (96.43%) MCSE
3 22 (78.57%) DV Cleared
3 22 (78.57%) MCSA
3 22 (78.57%) SC Cleared
3 22 (78.57%) Security Cleared
3 22 (78.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.57%) MCDST
System Software
1 22 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 22 (78.57%) vSphere
2 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (78.57%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) Adobe
3 5 (17.86%) Apple