Period
to 17 January 2019

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

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 89 102
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13 +20
Permanent jobs citing MCP 3 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.35% 1.41% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.61% 5.66% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 25
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £26,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +73.08% +4.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,300 £20,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £34,500 £45,000
South East median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year - +13.04% -17.86%

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 186 318 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 21.53% 24.96% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 159 289 361
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +8.84%
10th Percentile £29,000 £23,000 £25,875
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £60,000
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 2019.

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 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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £45,000 - 1
Chatham -2 1 £22,000 +4.76%
MCP
South East

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

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) CCENT
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) AS400
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring

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 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Project Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) IT Support
3 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) CCENT
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Google
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware