Period
to 16 December 2019

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 16 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 166 196
Rank change year-on-year -14 +30 +21
Permanent jobs citing MCP 18 50 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.46% 1.15% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.09% 4.38% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 35 33
East Midlands median annual salary £28,000 £36,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.29% +10.61% +25.71%
10th Percentile £24,425 £19,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £43,000 £52,500 £45,450
England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.84% +3.33%

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 860 1,141 1,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.11% 26.28% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 707 759 912
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,775
90th Percentile £85,000 £70,000 £61,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 16 December 2019.

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 16 December 2019. 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
Nottinghamshire -2 13 £27,500 +30.95% 1
Northamptonshire -2 2 £32,000 -12.33% 4
Lincolnshire - 2 £28,500 -
Derbyshire -10 1 £26,500 - 1
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2019, 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 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 14 (77.78%) ITIL
2 14 (77.78%) Office 365
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
3 11 (61.11%) Windows
4 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (50.00%) Change Management
5 9 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (38.89%) SCCM
6 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (33.33%) WebEx
7 6 (33.33%) iPhone
7 6 (33.33%) Windows 2000
7 6 (33.33%) IBM Notes
7 6 (33.33%) CSS
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
7 6 (33.33%) Adobe
7 6 (33.33%) VPN
7 6 (33.33%) Lotus
7 6 (33.33%) Acrobat
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (33.33%) Internet

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 6 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (33.33%) Acrobat
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (77.78%) Office 365
2 3 (16.67%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Internet
1 6 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 6 (33.33%) VPN
1 6 (33.33%) WebEx
2 5 (27.78%) LAN
2 5 (27.78%) WAN
3 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP
6 1 (5.56%) Firewall
6 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
6 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Public Sector
2 1 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Field Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Field Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) IT Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) IT Support
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 6 (33.33%) iPhone
1 6 (33.33%) PDA
2 4 (22.22%) Driving Licence
3 2 (11.11%) Replication
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) NHS
4 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
1 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
2 9 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Vista
4 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) Change Management
2 9 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 6 (33.33%) ITSM
4 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
5 4 (22.22%) Coaching
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
5 4 (22.22%) Service Management
6 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) Presales
8 1 (5.56%) Break/Fix
8 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (5.56%) Preventative Maintenance
8 1 (5.56%) Statistics
8 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCDST
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Adobe
2 6 (33.33%) Lotus
3 5 (27.78%) Veeam
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) D-Link
6 1 (5.56%) Draytek