Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 182 216
Rank change year-on-year +8 +34 -25
Permanent jobs citing MCP 35 49 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.83% 0.96% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.05% 4.61% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 23 36 37
East Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £36,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.39% +33.33% -3.57%
10th Percentile £19,650 £26,250 £17,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £46,000 £46,500
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -4.76%

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 1,146 1,064 1,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.13% 20.83% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 728 886 1,104
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Northamptonshire -12 15 £36,500 -12.05% 2
Nottinghamshire +31 10 £23,000 -36.11% 6
Derbyshire +19 9 - -
Leicestershire -30 1 - -
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 34 (97.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 26 (74.29%) Windows
3 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
4 17 (48.57%) MCSA
5 16 (45.71%) Citrix
5 16 (45.71%) SLA
5 16 (45.71%) Windows 7
6 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (40.00%) .NET
7 14 (40.00%) MCPD
7 14 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
7 14 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (37.14%) MCSE
8 13 (37.14%) Finance
9 12 (34.29%) Apple
9 12 (34.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
11 10 (28.57%) SQL
11 10 (28.57%) Wireless
12 9 (25.71%) Firewall
12 9 (25.71%) C#
12 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (25.71%) ITIL
12 9 (25.71%) Cisco
12 9 (25.71%) Office 365
12 9 (25.71%) Windows 10
12 9 (25.71%) Windows Server

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 8 (22.86%) IBM Notes
1 8 (22.86%) NServiceBus
1 8 (22.86%) Sitefinity
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.71%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Office 365
2 6 (17.14%) GitHub
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Wireless
2 9 (25.71%) Firewall
3 8 (22.86%) Ethernet
3 8 (22.86%) Internet
3 8 (22.86%) LAN
3 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) PBX
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) SSDT
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 7
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 14 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) Applications Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Deskside Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) IT Support
4 7 (20.00%) .NET Applications Developer
4 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Digital Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Analyst
6 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 5 (14.29%) SQL Developer
7 4 (11.43%) IT Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) IT Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) Senior Applications Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
7 4 (11.43%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
2 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
2 6 (17.14%) Entity Framework
2 6 (17.14%) HTML
2 6 (17.14%) HTML5
2 6 (17.14%) Kendo UI
2 6 (17.14%) WinForms
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Blackberry
1 8 (22.86%) Client/Server
1 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
1 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.57%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows 7
3 9 (25.71%) Windows 10
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
4 8 (22.86%) Apple iOS
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.57%) Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (34.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 9 (25.71%) ITIL
5 8 (22.86%) Change Management
5 8 (22.86%) Identity Management
5 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
5 8 (22.86%) Server Management
5 8 (22.86%) Service Management
5 8 (22.86%) Time Management
5 8 (22.86%) Validation
6 6 (17.14%) Microservices
6 6 (17.14%) MVC
6 6 (17.14%) SOLID
7 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
9 3 (8.57%) Deployment Automation
10 2 (5.71%) Database Mirroring
10 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) C#
3 8 (22.86%) Java
3 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (97.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (48.57%) MCSA
3 14 (40.00%) MCPD
4 13 (37.14%) MCSE
5 8 (22.86%) A+ Certification
5 8 (22.86%) ACDT
5 8 (22.86%) ACHDS
5 8 (22.86%) ACTC
5 8 (22.86%) MCDST
5 8 (22.86%) MCSM
5 8 (22.86%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (11.43%) BC Cleared
6 4 (11.43%) DBS Check
6 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (45.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.86%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (45.71%) Citrix
3 12 (34.29%) Apple
4 9 (25.71%) Cisco
5 8 (22.86%) Lotus
5 8 (22.86%) Oracle
5 8 (22.86%) Remedy
6 5 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (5.71%) Sophos
8 1 (2.86%) Avaya
8 1 (2.86%) GFI Software
8 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.86%) Veeam