Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 211 193
Rank change year-on-year +25 -18 -46
Permanent jobs citing MCP 30 57 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.60% 0.87% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.77% 3.44% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 23 47 65
East Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £25,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -8.93% -3.45%
10th Percentile £24,300 £17,000 £18,750
90th Percentile £43,250 £42,700 £41,250
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - -7.69% -4.41%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1083 1655 2181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.57% 25.35% 29.35%
Number of salaries quoted 914 1244 1637
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,500 £21,780
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing MCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in the East Midlands

MCP
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for MCP in the East Midlands

MCP
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in the East Midlands

MCP
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +8 14 £27,500 +13.40% 2
Northamptonshire +2 11 £33,000 +1.54% 1
Nottinghamshire +3 4 £34,500 +43.75%
Leicestershire +30 1 £25,500 +41.67% 1
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MCP.

1 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (60.00%) ITIL
2 18 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (53.33%) MVC
3 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (53.33%) C#
3 16 (53.33%) HTML
3 16 (53.33%) .NET
3 16 (53.33%) CCNA
3 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (53.33%) Entity Framework
4 12 (40.00%) Windows
5 10 (33.33%) MCSE
5 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 10 (33.33%) SLA
5 10 (33.33%) Cisco
6 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (30.00%) IIS
6 9 (30.00%) VMware
6 9 (30.00%) ITSM
6 9 (30.00%) ITIL V3
7 8 (26.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (26.67%) NServiceBus
7 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (26.67%) Kendo UI
7 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (26.67%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (26.67%) Microservices

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 9 (30.00%) IIS
2 8 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (26.67%) NServiceBus
2 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 8 (26.67%) Sitefinity
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) G Suite
2 4 (13.33%) Office 365
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) DHCP
1 7 (23.33%) DNS
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) WLAN
3 3 (10.00%) LAN
4 2 (6.67%) VPN
4 2 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (26.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Applications Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Applications Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Applications Support
2 8 (26.67%) Applications Support Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Developer
3 6 (20.00%) IT Technician
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Applications Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) .NET
1 16 (53.33%) Entity Framework
1 16 (53.33%) HTML
2 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
2 8 (26.67%) Ajax
2 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (26.67%) CSS
2 8 (26.67%) HTML5
2 8 (26.67%) jQuery
2 8 (26.67%) Kendo UI
2 8 (26.67%) WCF
2 8 (26.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) ITIL
2 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) MVC
3 9 (30.00%) ITIL V3
3 9 (30.00%) ITSM
4 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (26.67%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (26.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 8 (26.67%) Microservices
4 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
4 8 (26.67%) SOA
4 8 (26.67%) SOLID
4 8 (26.67%) Supplier Management
4 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 6 (20.00%) ITIL V2
5 6 (20.00%) Time Management
6 1 (3.33%) Coaching
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C#
2 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (26.67%) VB
2 8 (26.67%) VBScript
3 2 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (53.33%) CCNA
2 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (33.33%) MCSE
4 8 (26.67%) MCPD
4 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 7 (23.33%) CCNP
6 6 (20.00%) A+ Certification
6 6 (20.00%) DBS Check
7 4 (13.33%) MCSA
8 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (3.33%) MCITP
8 1 (3.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) Cisco
3 9 (30.00%) VMware
4 8 (26.67%) BMC
4 8 (26.67%) Nimsoft
4 8 (26.67%) Remedy
4 8 (26.67%) Sitecore
5 6 (20.00%) Google
6 3 (10.00%) Apple
6 3 (10.00%) Citrix
7 1 (3.33%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (3.33%) Avaya
7 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Symantec