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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 220 230 245
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCP 28 60 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.70% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.19% 2.95% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 24 59 82
Median salary £37,000 £27,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.54% -20.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £40,000 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
1280 2037 2836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.37% 23.63% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1134 1748 2324
Median salary £59,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,525 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 63 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 54 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (61.54%) Windows
4 35 (44.87%) ITIL
4 35 (44.87%) Active Directory
5 34 (43.59%) MS Excel
6 30 (38.46%) MCSE
7 26 (33.33%) Finance
8 21 (26.92%) Windows 7
9 20 (25.64%) Citrix
10 19 (24.36%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (24.36%) CCNA
11 18 (23.08%) LAN
11 18 (23.08%) WAN
12 16 (20.51%) C#
12 16 (20.51%) .NET
12 16 (20.51%) MS Office
13 15 (19.23%) VMware
13 15 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (19.23%) PowerShell
13 15 (19.23%) Windows Server
14 14 (17.95%) MCITP
14 14 (17.95%) Office 365
14 14 (17.95%) Blackberry
14 14 (17.95%) SharePoint
14 14 (17.95%) TCP/IP
14 14 (17.95%) Cisco
15 13 (16.67%) MCSA
15 13 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (16.67%) SCCM

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 14 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.82%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.41%) Skype for Business
6 4 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.56%) CMS
9 1 (1.28%) Apache
9 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.28%) IIS
9 1 (1.28%) MS Project Server
9 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 34 (43.59%) MS Excel
2 16 (20.51%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.95%) Office 365
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.08%) LAN
1 18 (23.08%) WAN
2 14 (17.95%) TCP/IP
3 11 (14.10%) Firewall
4 10 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (11.54%) DNS
6 8 (10.26%) DHCP
6 8 (10.26%) IP Telephony
7 6 (7.69%) VPN
8 5 (6.41%) Skype
9 4 (5.13%) Network Security
9 4 (5.13%) SAN
9 4 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.56%) Wireless
11 1 (1.28%) FTP
11 1 (1.28%) Internet
11 1 (1.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (8.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.56%) Power BI
6 2 (2.56%) QlikView
7 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Law
2 4 (5.13%) Legal
3 3 (3.85%) Back Office
3 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Electronics
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (41.03%) Analyst
2 16 (20.51%) Support Analyst
3 14 (17.95%) Administrator
3 14 (17.95%) Service Analyst
3 14 (17.95%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (17.95%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (15.38%) Developer
5 11 (14.10%) Desktop Support
6 10 (12.82%) Support Engineer
7 9 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (10.26%) IT Support
8 8 (10.26%) Service Desk Support
8 8 (10.26%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 7 (8.97%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (8.97%) IT Analyst
10 6 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
10 6 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (7.69%) SharePoint Analyst
10 6 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
11 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) .NET
2 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.69%) ADO.NET
3 6 (7.69%) HTML
4 4 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (2.56%) XML
6 1 (1.28%) LAMP
6 1 (1.28%) Web Services
6 1 (1.28%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Blackberry
2 8 (10.26%) Smartphone
3 7 (8.97%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.69%) Economics
4 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.69%) Reinsurance
5 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (3.85%) Hedge funds
6 3 (3.85%) iPhone
7 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.56%) Fintech
8 1 (1.28%) BYOD
8 1 (1.28%) NHS
8 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (61.54%) Windows
2 21 (26.92%) Windows 7
3 15 (19.23%) Windows Server
4 9 (11.54%) Windows 8
5 8 (10.26%) Windows 10
6 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.41%) Linux
8 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.85%) Android
9 3 (3.85%) Unix
10 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) ITIL
2 8 (10.26%) Asset Management
3 7 (8.97%) CRM
3 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
4 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 6 (7.69%) Service Management
4 6 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (7.69%) Web Application Development
5 5 (6.41%) Change Control
5 5 (6.41%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.13%) Change Management
6 4 (5.13%) Investment Management
6 4 (5.13%) ITSM
7 3 (3.85%) Analytics
7 3 (3.85%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.85%) Coaching
7 3 (3.85%) Data Modelling
7 3 (3.85%) Network Architecture
7 3 (3.85%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.51%) C#
2 15 (19.23%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.26%) T-SQL
3 8 (10.26%) VB.NET
4 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.69%) SQL
5 4 (5.13%) Ruby
6 2 (2.56%) PHP
7 1 (1.28%) Java
7 1 (1.28%) VB
7 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (38.46%) MCSE
3 19 (24.36%) CCNA
3 19 (24.36%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (17.95%) MCITP
5 13 (16.67%) MCSA
6 11 (14.10%) Degree
7 10 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (12.82%) MCTS
8 9 (11.54%) MCDST
9 8 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (6.41%) MCPD
11 3 (3.85%) CCNP
12 2 (2.56%) MCAD
12 2 (2.56%) MCSD
13 1 (1.28%) ACSP
13 1 (1.28%) HNC
13 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (1.28%) MCDBA
13 1 (1.28%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (44.87%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.13%) vSphere
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (16.67%) SCCM
2 8 (10.26%) SCOM
3 4 (5.13%) WSUS
4 1 (1.28%) Casper Suite
4 1 (1.28%) DameWare
4 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 63 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.64%) Citrix
3 15 (19.23%) VMware
4 14 (17.95%) Cisco
5 10 (12.82%) CheckPoint
6 4 (5.13%) Apple
6 4 (5.13%) arcserve
6 4 (5.13%) Bloomberg
6 4 (5.13%) Dell
6 4 (5.13%) Reuters
7 3 (3.85%) Linedata
8 2 (2.56%) EPiServer
9 1 (1.28%) Intel
9 1 (1.28%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.28%) NetApp
9 1 (1.28%) Oracle
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