Period
to 4 July 2020

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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 105 140 130
Rank change year-on-year +35 -10 +37
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 26 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.35% 0.87% 1.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.90% 3.39% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 13
Median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -31.58% +79.25%
10th Percentile £28,375 £27,600 £23,200
90th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £77,250
West Midlands median annual salary £30,625 £28,250 £36,750
% change year-on-year +8.41% -23.13% +33.64%

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 263 768 1,211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.64% 25.66% 30.74%
Number of salaries quoted 223 527 668
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +10.00%

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 4 July 2020, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (80.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Data Management
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (80.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) MOS
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management

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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WebEx
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 4 (80.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
1 4 (80.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (80.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Support
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Administrator
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Capacity Management
1 4 (80.00%) Data Management
1 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Innovative Thinking
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (20.00%) MOS
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) iManage