Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 189 222
Rank change year-on-year +20 +33 -18
Permanent jobs citing MCP 58 38 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.26% 0.73% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.16% 3.41% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 41 27 41
East Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £33,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.61% +32.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £19,000 £25,750 £17,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £43,250 £42,500
England median annual 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 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 1,124 1,114 1,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 24.38% 21.53% 25.09%
Number of salaries quoted 784 929 1,244
East Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £72,125 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 November 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 18 November 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 +1 30 £36,500 +10.61%
Nottinghamshire +33 15 £21,750 -38.30%
Derbyshire +2 12 - -
Leicestershire -19 1 £40,000 +56.86% 4
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 57 (98.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (79.31%) Microsoft
3 41 (70.69%) Windows
4 29 (50.00%) .NET
4 29 (50.00%) Finance
4 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (48.28%) Test Automation
5 28 (48.28%) Continuous Improvement
5 28 (48.28%) MCPD
5 28 (48.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 27 (46.55%) MCSA
7 26 (44.83%) Active Directory
7 26 (44.83%) Citrix
8 25 (43.10%) Windows 7
9 22 (37.93%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 20 (34.48%) SQL
10 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
11 18 (31.03%) SSDT
12 17 (29.31%) C#
12 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
12 17 (29.31%) SLA
12 17 (29.31%) MCSE
13 16 (27.59%) Apple
13 16 (27.59%) NServiceBus
13 16 (27.59%) Sitefinity
14 14 (24.14%) Office 365
14 14 (24.14%) SCCM
14 14 (24.14%) Cisco
14 14 (24.14%) ITIL

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 16 (27.59%) NServiceBus
1 16 (27.59%) Sitefinity
2 12 (20.69%) IBM Notes
3 9 (15.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (10.34%) CMS
5 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.14%) Office 365
2 12 (20.69%) GitHub
3 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) Firewall
1 13 (22.41%) Wireless
2 12 (20.69%) Ethernet
2 12 (20.69%) Internet
2 12 (20.69%) LAN
2 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) DHCP
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 18 (31.03%) SSDT
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 7
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (48.28%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) JIRA
3 1 (1.72%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (22.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (50.00%) Developer
2 28 (48.28%) Applications Developer
3 12 (20.69%) .NET Developer
3 12 (20.69%) Deskside Engineer
3 12 (20.69%) Desktop Support
4 11 (18.97%) .NET Applications Developer
4 11 (18.97%) Digital Developer
5 10 (17.24%) IT Support
5 10 (17.24%) Senior Applications Developer
5 10 (17.24%) Senior Developer
6 9 (15.52%) Analyst
6 9 (15.52%) SQL Developer
7 8 (13.79%) VB.NET Developer
8 6 (10.34%) IT Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) Support Engineer
9 5 (8.62%) Service Analyst
9 5 (8.62%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.00%) .NET
2 12 (20.69%) WinForms
3 11 (18.97%) .NET Framework
3 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
3 11 (18.97%) Entity Framework
4 10 (17.24%) HTML
4 10 (17.24%) HTML5
4 10 (17.24%) Kendo UI
5 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.72%) CSS
5 1 (1.72%) jQuery
5 1 (1.72%) REST
5 1 (1.72%) SOAP
5 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Blackberry
1 12 (20.69%) Client/Server
1 12 (20.69%) Data Centre
1 12 (20.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (70.69%) Windows
2 25 (43.10%) Windows 7
3 14 (24.14%) Windows 10
3 14 (24.14%) Windows Server
4 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (20.69%) Apple iOS
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (48.28%) Continuous Improvement
2 28 (48.28%) Test Automation
3 22 (37.93%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 14 (24.14%) ITIL
5 13 (22.41%) Incident Management
5 13 (22.41%) Service Management
6 12 (20.69%) Change Management
6 12 (20.69%) Identity Management
6 12 (20.69%) Server Management
6 12 (20.69%) Time Management
6 12 (20.69%) Validation
7 11 (18.97%) MVC
7 11 (18.97%) SOLID
8 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
8 10 (17.24%) Microservices
9 9 (15.52%) ITIL V3
10 6 (10.34%) Content Management
10 6 (10.34%) Deployment Automation
11 1 (1.72%) Desktop Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) SQL
2 17 (29.31%) C#
2 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
3 12 (20.69%) Java
3 12 (20.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (98.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (48.28%) MCPD
3 27 (46.55%) MCSA
4 17 (29.31%) MCSE
5 13 (22.41%) BC Cleared
5 13 (22.41%) DBS Check
5 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
6 12 (20.69%) A+ Certification
6 12 (20.69%) ACDT
6 12 (20.69%) ACHDS
6 12 (20.69%) ACTC
6 12 (20.69%) MCDST
6 12 (20.69%) MCSM
6 12 (20.69%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.31%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 12 (20.69%) Virtual Servers
3 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (15.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 26 (44.83%) Citrix
3 16 (27.59%) Apple
4 14 (24.14%) Cisco
5 12 (20.69%) Lotus
5 12 (20.69%) Oracle
5 12 (20.69%) Remedy
6 11 (18.97%) VMware
7 1 (1.72%) RedGate
7 1 (1.72%) Sophos