The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 212 261 320
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +59
Permanent jobs citing MCP 46 60 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.58% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% 2.30% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 40 55 35
Median salary £47,500 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £24,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £49,600 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -14.28%
MCP
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1540 2605 3131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.59% 25.31% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 2231 2652
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MCP
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the City of London region.

MCP Salary Trend in the City of London

MCP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in the City of London

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for MCP.

1 72 (79.12%) Microsoft
2 67 (73.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (61.54%) Windows
4 40 (43.96%) Active Directory
5 39 (42.86%) MS Excel
6 36 (39.56%) MCSE
6 36 (39.56%) ITIL
7 33 (36.26%) VMware
8 31 (34.07%) MCSA
8 31 (34.07%) CCNA
8 31 (34.07%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (32.97%) Cisco
10 29 (31.87%) MS Office
10 29 (31.87%) Windows Server
11 25 (27.47%) Windows 7
12 23 (25.27%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (25.27%) LAN
13 21 (23.08%) MS Exchange
14 19 (20.88%) WAN
15 18 (19.78%) Firewall
16 17 (18.68%) Finance
16 17 (18.68%) Citrix
16 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
16 17 (18.68%) MCITP
17 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2008
18 15 (16.48%) Exchange Server 2010
18 15 (16.48%) SAN
18 15 (16.48%) TCP/IP
19 14 (15.38%) Blackberry
19 14 (15.38%) DNS

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 21 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 15 (16.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (10.99%) SharePoint
5 8 (8.79%) IIS
6 4 (4.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (4.40%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.20%) Apache
7 2 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.20%) CMS
7 2 (2.20%) Drupal
7 2 (2.20%) nginx
8 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.10%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 39 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 29 (31.87%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) assyst
2 1 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.79%) Office 365
2 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.27%) LAN
2 19 (20.88%) WAN
3 18 (19.78%) Firewall
4 15 (16.48%) SAN
4 15 (16.48%) TCP/IP
5 14 (15.38%) DNS
6 13 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (13.19%) DHCP
7 12 (13.19%) VPN
8 9 (9.89%) NAS
9 7 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (7.69%) IP Telephony
10 6 (6.59%) Internet
10 6 (6.59%) SSL
11 4 (4.40%) DMZ
11 4 (4.40%) Skype
11 4 (4.40%) VLAN
11 4 (4.40%) VoIP
11 4 (4.40%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (4.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.20%) MySQL
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (18.68%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Back Office
3 4 (4.40%) Advertising
4 3 (3.30%) Legal
5 2 (2.20%) Law
6 1 (1.10%) Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 34 (37.36%) Analyst
2 18 (19.78%) Support Analyst
3 15 (16.48%) Support Engineer
4 14 (15.38%) Administrator
5 13 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 13 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (9.89%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (9.89%) Service Desk Support
6 9 (9.89%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 7 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (6.59%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.38%) .NET
2 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.40%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (3.30%) ADO.NET
4 3 (3.30%) HTML
5 2 (2.20%) LAMP
5 2 (2.20%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.10%) Web Services
6 1 (1.10%) XML
6 1 (1.10%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 8 (8.79%) Replication
3 7 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.49%) Clustering
5 5 (5.49%) IVR
6 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.30%) Economics
6 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (3.30%) Reinsurance
6 3 (3.30%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.20%) BYOD
7 2 (2.20%) Fintech
7 2 (2.20%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.10%) iPad
8 1 (1.10%) iPhone
8 1 (1.10%) User Experience
8 1 (1.10%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 56 (61.54%) Windows
2 29 (31.87%) Windows Server
3 25 (27.47%) Windows 7
4 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (15.38%) Linux
6 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.69%) Android
7 7 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 7 (7.69%) Windows Phone
8 3 (3.30%) Unix
9 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.20%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.20%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.56%) ITIL
2 11 (12.09%) Service Management
3 10 (10.99%) Change Management
4 9 (9.89%) Time Management
5 7 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 7 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 6 (6.59%) CRM
6 6 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 6 (6.59%) Patch Management
6 6 (6.59%) Workflow
7 5 (5.49%) Asset Management
7 5 (5.49%) ITSM
7 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.40%) Change Control
8 4 (4.40%) ITIL V3
8 4 (4.40%) Migration
8 4 (4.40%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.30%) Business Continuity
9 3 (3.30%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 12 (13.19%) C#
3 9 (9.89%) SQL
4 6 (6.59%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.49%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.40%) Ruby
7 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.30%) VB
8 2 (2.20%) PHP
9 1 (1.10%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 67 (73.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (39.56%) MCSE
3 31 (34.07%) CCNA
3 31 (34.07%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (34.07%) MCSA
4 17 (18.68%) MCITP
5 13 (14.29%) MCTS
6 11 (12.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (9.89%) Degree
8 7 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (5.49%) MCDST
9 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 4 (4.40%) MCPD
10 4 (4.40%) MOS
11 3 (3.30%) CCA
11 3 (3.30%) CCNP
11 3 (3.30%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (2.20%) MCAD
12 2 (2.20%) MCSD
13 1 (1.10%) ACMT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (43.96%) Active Directory
2 23 (25.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (14.29%) vSphere
4 10 (10.99%) VMware ESX
5 8 (8.79%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.40%) XenApp
7 3 (3.30%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.30%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.30%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (3.30%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.20%) NFS
8 2 (2.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (15.38%) SCCM
2 9 (9.89%) SCOM
3 2 (2.20%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (2.20%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.20%) Webmin
3 2 (2.20%) WSUS
4 1 (1.10%) DameWare
4 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.10%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 72 (79.12%) Microsoft
2 33 (36.26%) VMware
3 30 (32.97%) Cisco
4 17 (18.68%) Citrix
5 12 (13.19%) Dell
5 12 (13.19%) HP
6 9 (9.89%) Mitel
7 8 (8.79%) Avaya
7 8 (8.79%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.40%) Brocade
8 4 (4.40%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (4.40%) Juniper
9 3 (3.30%) NetApp
10 2 (2.20%) Apple
10 2 (2.20%) EPiServer
10 2 (2.20%) Percona
10 2 (2.20%) Remedy
10 2 (2.20%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.20%) Wyse
11 1 (1.10%) AppSense
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + Bonus & Considerable benefits
Posted: 5 days ago