Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 210 193
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17 -27
Permanent jobs citing MCP 45 43 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.85% 0.67% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.08% 2.83% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 32 40 64
East Midlands median annual salary £33,000 £26,250 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.71% -6.25% +3.70%
10th Percentile £26,250 £17,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £43,250 £45,625 £41,250
England median annual salary £31,000 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% -3.23% -4.62%

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 1104 1522 2153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.86% 23.80% 29.47%
Number of salaries quoted 912 1145 1603
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £23,300 £23,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 14 December 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 14 December 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
Northamptonshire +19 23 £41,500 +27.69% 1
Derbyshire +6 18 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Leicestershire +26 2 £25,000 +38.89%
Nottinghamshire -4 2 £36,000 +50.00% 2
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 38 (84.44%) Microsoft
2 31 (68.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (62.22%) C#
3 28 (62.22%) HTML
3 28 (62.22%) .NET
3 28 (62.22%) MVC
3 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (62.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (62.22%) Entity Framework
4 25 (55.56%) ITIL
5 21 (46.67%) CCNA
5 21 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (37.78%) Windows
7 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET
7 16 (35.56%) Sitefinity
7 16 (35.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (35.56%) NServiceBus
7 16 (35.56%) HTML5
7 16 (35.56%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 16 (35.56%) Kendo UI
7 16 (35.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 16 (35.56%) Microservices
7 16 (35.56%) Test Automation
7 16 (35.56%) MCPD
7 16 (35.56%) .NET Framework
7 16 (35.56%) SOLID
8 15 (33.33%) ITSM
9 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
9 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
9 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared

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 (35.56%) NServiceBus
1 16 (35.56%) Sitefinity
2 13 (28.89%) IIS
2 13 (28.89%) SharePoint
3 12 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (8.89%) Skype for Business
5 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Office 365
2 6 (13.33%) G Suite
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) DHCP
1 9 (20.00%) DNS
2 7 (15.56%) Firewall
3 6 (13.33%) WLAN
4 3 (6.67%) Skype
5 2 (4.44%) Intranet
5 2 (4.44%) LAN
5 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.44%) VPN
6 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 28 (62.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (35.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (4.44%) Legal
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 16 (35.56%) Applications Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Support Engineer
4 10 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
4 10 (22.22%) Applications Support
4 10 (22.22%) Applications Support Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Senior Applications Developer
5 8 (17.78%) Senior Developer
6 6 (13.33%) IT Technician
7 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Office 365 Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Junior
8 2 (4.44%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (62.22%) .NET
1 28 (62.22%) Entity Framework
1 28 (62.22%) HTML
2 16 (35.56%) .NET Framework
2 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET
2 16 (35.56%) HTML5
2 16 (35.56%) Kendo UI
3 12 (26.67%) Ajax
3 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (26.67%) CSS
3 12 (26.67%) jQuery
3 12 (26.67%) WCF
3 12 (26.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Windows
2 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
5 6 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 6 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.67%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (62.22%) MVC
2 25 (55.56%) ITIL
3 16 (35.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (35.56%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 16 (35.56%) Microservices
3 16 (35.56%) SOLID
3 16 (35.56%) Test Automation
4 15 (33.33%) ITSM
5 12 (26.67%) Customer Requirements
5 12 (26.67%) ITIL V3
5 12 (26.67%) Problem Management
5 12 (26.67%) SOA
5 12 (26.67%) Supplier Management
6 6 (13.33%) ITIL V2
6 6 (13.33%) Time Management
7 4 (8.89%) Project Management
8 3 (6.67%) Service Design
8 3 (6.67%) Service Management
9 2 (4.44%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) C#
2 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (26.67%) VB
2 12 (26.67%) VBScript
3 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (68.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (46.67%) CCNA
2 21 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (35.56%) MCPD
4 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
4 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
5 10 (22.22%) MCSE
6 8 (17.78%) CCNP
7 7 (15.56%) MCSA
8 6 (13.33%) A+ Certification
8 6 (13.33%) DBS Check
9 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
2 11 (24.44%) Hyper-V
3 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 38 (84.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.67%) BMC
2 12 (26.67%) Nimsoft
2 12 (26.67%) Remedy
2 12 (26.67%) Sitecore
2 12 (26.67%) VMware
3 8 (17.78%) Cisco
4 6 (13.33%) Google
5 4 (8.89%) Citrix
6 2 (4.44%) Apple
7 1 (2.22%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.22%) Symantec