The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank - 35 35
Permanent jobs citing MCP 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire - 1.46% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category - 6.98% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Median salary - £17,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.93%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year - -1.63%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 47 43 53
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 26.40% 20.87% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 33 34 44
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.31% +55.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £40,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire citing MCP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Shropshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for MCP in Shropshire