Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 197 191
Rank change year-on-year +44 -6 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCP 67 29 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.41% 0.56% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.52% 2.59% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 46 22 51
East Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £27,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.73% -3.51% +1.79%
10th Percentile £22,375 £21,000 £20,125
90th Percentile £52,500 £36,500 £42,500
England median annual salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,275
% change year-on-year -3.23% +2.40% -5.39%

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 1,027 1,118 1,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.54% 21.65% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 784 941 1,275
East Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,575 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £58,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018. 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
Northamptonshire +15 34 £36,500 +62.22% 2
Nottinghamshire +31 16 £21,000 -39.13%
Derbyshire +4 15 £23,000 -16.36%
Leicestershire -13 2 £48,750 +91.18%
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MCP.

1 62 (92.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (77.61%) Windows
2 52 (77.61%) Microsoft
3 32 (47.76%) .NET
3 32 (47.76%) Finance
3 32 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (47.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (46.27%) Test Automation
4 31 (46.27%) MCPD
4 31 (46.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 31 (46.27%) Octopus Deploy
5 29 (43.28%) Active Directory
5 29 (43.28%) MCSA
6 28 (41.79%) Citrix
7 27 (40.30%) Windows 7
8 26 (38.81%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 24 (35.82%) SQL
9 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
10 23 (34.33%) SSDT
11 21 (31.34%) ITIL
12 18 (26.87%) VB.NET
12 18 (26.87%) SLA
12 18 (26.87%) WinForms
12 18 (26.87%) GitHub
13 17 (25.37%) DBS Check
13 17 (25.37%) Windows Server
13 17 (25.37%) BC Cleared
13 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
13 17 (25.37%) SCCM
14 16 (23.88%) Incident Management

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 13 (19.40%) Exchange Server 2013
1 13 (19.40%) NServiceBus
1 13 (19.40%) Sitefinity
2 12 (17.91%) IBM Notes
3 5 (7.46%) CMS
4 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.87%) GitHub
2 16 (23.88%) Office 365
3 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.39%) Firewall
2 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
2 13 (19.40%) Wireless
3 12 (17.91%) Ethernet
3 12 (17.91%) Internet
3 12 (17.91%) LAN
4 2 (2.99%) DNS
4 2 (2.99%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.49%) DHCP
5 1 (1.49%) NAS
5 1 (1.49%) SAN
5 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
2 23 (34.33%) SSDT
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (47.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (46.27%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.49%) JIRA
3 1 (1.49%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (47.76%) Finance
2 16 (23.88%) Games
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Developer
2 31 (46.27%) Applications Developer
3 16 (23.88%) .NET Developer
3 16 (23.88%) Analyst
4 15 (22.39%) .NET Applications Developer
4 15 (22.39%) Desktop Support
5 14 (20.90%) SQL Developer
5 14 (20.90%) VB.NET Developer
6 12 (17.91%) Deskside Engineer
7 11 (16.42%) Service Analyst
7 11 (16.42%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (14.93%) IT Support
9 9 (13.43%) Digital Developer
9 9 (13.43%) Senior Applications Developer
9 9 (13.43%) Senior Developer
10 5 (7.46%) IT Analyst
10 5 (7.46%) IT Engineer
10 5 (7.46%) IT Support Analyst
10 5 (7.46%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (7.46%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (47.76%) .NET
2 18 (26.87%) WinForms
3 9 (13.43%) .NET Framework
3 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET
3 9 (13.43%) Entity Framework
4 8 (11.94%) HTML
4 8 (11.94%) HTML5
4 8 (11.94%) Kendo UI
5 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.49%) CSS
5 1 (1.49%) jQuery
5 1 (1.49%) REST
5 1 (1.49%) SOAP
5 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Blackberry
1 12 (17.91%) Client/Server
1 12 (17.91%) Data Centre
1 12 (17.91%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 52 (77.61%) Windows
2 27 (40.30%) Windows 7
3 17 (25.37%) Windows Server
4 16 (23.88%) Windows 10
5 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (17.91%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.48%) Linux
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (46.27%) Continuous Improvement
2 31 (46.27%) Test Automation
3 26 (38.81%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 21 (31.34%) ITIL
5 16 (23.88%) Incident Management
6 15 (22.39%) Service Management
7 13 (19.40%) ITIL V3
8 12 (17.91%) Change Management
8 12 (17.91%) Identity Management
8 12 (17.91%) Server Management
8 12 (17.91%) Time Management
8 12 (17.91%) Validation
9 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
9 9 (13.43%) MVC
9 9 (13.43%) SOLID
10 8 (11.94%) Microservices
11 5 (7.46%) Content Management
11 5 (7.46%) Deployment Automation
12 4 (5.97%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.82%) SQL
2 18 (26.87%) VB.NET
3 14 (20.90%) C#
3 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
4 12 (17.91%) Java
5 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (92.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (46.27%) MCPD
3 29 (43.28%) MCSA
4 17 (25.37%) BC Cleared
4 17 (25.37%) DBS Check
4 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
5 15 (22.39%) MCSE
6 12 (17.91%) A+ Certification
6 12 (17.91%) ACDT
6 12 (17.91%) ACHDS
6 12 (17.91%) ACTC
6 12 (17.91%) MCDST
6 12 (17.91%) MCSM
6 12 (17.91%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (4.48%) CCNA
7 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.49%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.87%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (43.28%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.39%) Hyper-V
2 15 (22.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (17.91%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (25.37%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 52 (77.61%) Microsoft
2 28 (41.79%) Citrix
3 16 (23.88%) Cisco
3 16 (23.88%) VMware
4 14 (20.90%) Apple
5 12 (17.91%) Lotus
5 12 (17.91%) Oracle
5 12 (17.91%) Remedy
6 1 (1.49%) RedGate
6 1 (1.49%) Sophos