Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England > South West
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 211 225 294
Rank change year-on-year +14 +69 -20
Permanent jobs citing MCP 5 101 46
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 1.00% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 3.15% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 83 42
Median annual salary £29,500 £47,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.23% +88.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £26,850 £24,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,900 £60,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90% +3.33%

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 South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,330 3,205 3,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.28% 31.86% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 978 2,337 2,290
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,925 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +9.86%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in the South West

MCP
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MCP in the South West.

Salary trend for MCP in the South West

MCP
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCP in the South West over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Salary histogram for MCP in the South West

MCP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the South West region over the 6 months to 13 August 2020. 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
Gloucestershire +4 3 £29,500 -43.27%
Bristol +76 2 £43,750 -9.61% 1
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 South West region with a requirement for MCP.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (60.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) A+ Certification
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (60.00%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Server+ Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) CCENT
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (20.00%) MCSE
5 1 (20.00%) MCSA
5 1 (20.00%) WLAN
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) CCNP

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCENT
2 3 (60.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (60.00%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Server+ Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) LPIC
4 1 (20.00%) MCSA
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco