The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 86 86
Rank change year-on-year +7 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.41% 0.12% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.56% 0.59% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 17
Median salary £35,000 £32,000 £18,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.37% +72.97%  
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 Brighton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Brighton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 192 170 180
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 26.23% 20.14% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 178 131 142
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -11.39%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton 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 Brighton

MCP
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for MCP in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Brighton region with a requirement for MCP.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (70.00%) Blackberry
2 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) MCSE
2 7 (70.00%) MCSA
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL V3
3 6 (60.00%) Software Packaging
3 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (60.00%) SLA
3 6 (60.00%) MS Office
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Information Management
4 5 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
4 5 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (50.00%) Change Control
4 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Software Packaging
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL V3
3 5 (50.00%) Change Control
3 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 5 (50.00%) Information Management
3 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (70.00%) MCSA
2 7 (70.00%) MCSE
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft