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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 145 108
Rank change year-on-year +42 -37  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 15 1 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.81% 0.041% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.35% 0.15% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 21
Median salary £21,500 £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.33% -33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 448 683 584
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 24.19% 27.85% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 325 459 455
Median salary £45,000 £42,523 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.82% -10.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing MCP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Birmingham

MCP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP in Birmingham.

Salary trend for MCP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for MCP.

1 29 (96.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (93.33%) MCSE
3 25 (83.33%) Data Centre
4 23 (76.67%) Degree
5 22 (73.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (60.00%) Project Management
6 18 (60.00%) Presales
6 18 (60.00%) Line Management
7 17 (56.67%) Public Cloud
7 17 (56.67%) VCAP
7 17 (56.67%) Business Development
7 17 (56.67%) Customer Requirements
7 17 (56.67%) VCDX
7 17 (56.67%) Time Management
8 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (36.67%) VMware
8 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
9 10 (33.33%) Windows
9 10 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (23.33%) Finance
10 7 (23.33%) Retail
10 7 (23.33%) SCCM
11 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
11 6 (20.00%) Sentinel
11 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
11 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (20.00%) VBScript

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 4 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 22 (73.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.33%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
1 4 (13.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) DB2
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
1 7 (23.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Architect
1 17 (56.67%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Help Desk Adviser
4 1 (3.33%) Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Field Service Technician
4 1 (3.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 25 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 17 (56.67%) Public Cloud
3 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (13.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Line Management
1 18 (60.00%) Presales
1 18 (60.00%) Project Management
2 17 (56.67%) Business Development
2 17 (56.67%) Customer Requirements
2 17 (56.67%) Time Management
3 10 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.33%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (96.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (93.33%) MCSE
3 23 (76.67%) Degree
4 17 (56.67%) VCAP
4 17 (56.67%) VCDX
5 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CCENT
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
5 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.33%) PMP
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) Firmware
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
1 11 (36.67%) VMware
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco
2 5 (16.67%) Citrix
3 4 (13.33%) Veeam
4 1 (3.33%) 3Com
4 1 (3.33%) BMC
4 1 (3.33%) Draytek
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) NETGEAR
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) ZyXEL
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