Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 67 122
Rank change year-on-year -11 +55 +16
Permanent jobs citing MCP 20 44 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.91% 3.39% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.90% 13.66% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 22 43 11
Kent median annual salary £32,500 £25,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -16.67% +33.33%
10th Percentile £18,750 £20,500 £19,500
90th Percentile £44,375 £40,000 £35,000
South East median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year +1.56% +1.59% +8.62%

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 Kent with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Kent
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 290 322 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 27.75% 24.79% 29.85%
Number of salaries quoted 251 284 491
Kent median annual salary £36,176 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.36% -12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,188 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing MCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Kent

MCP
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP in Kent.

Salary trend for MCP in Kent

MCP
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Kent over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for MCP in Kent

MCP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Kent region over the 6 months to 24 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
Tunbridge Wells +13 10 £32,500 -
Chatham -3 2 £22,000 +4.76%
Dartford - 2 £37,500 -
West Malling -1 1 £19,000 -41.54%
Sittingbourne - 1 £27,000 - 2
MCP
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Kent region with a requirement for MCP.

1 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (90.00%) Windows
3 16 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (75.00%) Windows Server
5 13 (65.00%) Office 365
5 13 (65.00%) MCSE
5 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (60.00%) CCNA
6 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (55.00%) LAN
8 10 (50.00%) A+ Certification
8 10 (50.00%) VMware
9 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (45.00%) WAN
10 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
11 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (35.00%) Migration
11 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
11 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
12 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
13 5 (25.00%) Replication
13 5 (25.00%) Veeam
14 4 (20.00%) Firewall
14 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
14 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Office 365
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) LAN
2 9 (45.00%) WAN
3 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (20.00%) Firewall
5 3 (15.00%) DHCP
5 3 (15.00%) DNS
5 3 (15.00%) VLAN
5 3 (15.00%) VPN
5 3 (15.00%) WLAN
6 2 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) IT Support
2 11 (55.00%) IT Engineer
3 10 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 10 (50.00%) Support Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) Office 365 Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) Wintel Support
4 7 (35.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) VMware Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) IT Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Replication
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) AS400
4 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (10.00%) Security Patching
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (65.00%) MCSE
3 12 (60.00%) CCNA
3 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (50.00%) A+ Certification
5 3 (15.00%) MCITP
6 2 (10.00%) CCENT
7 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (5.00%) MCSA
7 1 (5.00%) MCTS
7 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (15.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Veeam
4 3 (15.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) Meraki
6 1 (5.00%) Apple
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix