Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 101 122
Rank change year-on-year +12 +21 +18
Permanent jobs citing MCP 18 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.41% 1.65% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.66% 6.35% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 19
Kent median annual salary £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11% +1.69%
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,500 £21,150
90th Percentile £34,500 £45,000 £27,500
South East median annual salary £32,500 £28,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -17.86% +19.47%

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 318 425 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.96% 25.93% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 289 361 501
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -20.00%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,875 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £55,000
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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Folkestone +12 10 £26,000 +6.12%
Maidstone - 3 £40,000 -
Chatham +3 2 £21,000 -12.50%
Sittingbourne - 2 - -
Stansted - 1 £19,000 -
MCP
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for MCP.

1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (55.56%) Patch Management
4 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 5 (27.78%) WAN
5 5 (27.78%) LAN
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) Firewall
6 4 (22.22%) Python
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 3 (16.67%) VPN
8 2 (11.11%) AS400
8 2 (11.11%) SLA
8 2 (11.11%) A+ Certification
8 2 (11.11%) Apple
8 2 (11.11%) Intranet
8 2 (11.11%) Internet
8 2 (11.11%) MCSE
8 2 (11.11%) MCSA
8 2 (11.11%) SAP
8 2 (11.11%) MCSD
8 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 2 (11.11%) SQL
8 2 (11.11%) VB
8 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
8 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
8 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012

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 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LAN
1 5 (27.78%) WAN
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) VPN
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
4 2 (11.11%) Intranet
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP
5 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) IT Support
2 5 (27.78%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.11%) Network Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.11%) AS400
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (55.56%) Patch Management
3 2 (11.11%) Break/Fix
3 2 (11.11%) Expense Management
3 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 4 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) A+ Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) MCDST
2 2 (11.11%) MCSA
2 2 (11.11%) MCSD
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Apple
2 2 (11.11%) Concur
2 2 (11.11%) SAP