The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 274 255 233
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -22
Permanent jobs citing MCP 57 74 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.62% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.87% 2.69% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 55 71 77
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,600 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -
Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3053 2750 2942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.65% 22.89% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2538 2432 2701
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
MCP
London

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014.

MCP Salary Histogram in the City of London

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP.

1 83 (83.84%) Microsoft
2 82 (82.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 75 (75.76%) Windows
4 66 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 61 (61.62%) MCSE
6 53 (53.54%) ITIL
6 53 (53.54%) VMware
7 47 (47.47%) MS Exchange
8 40 (40.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (33.33%) Citrix
10 31 (31.31%) MS Excel
11 30 (30.30%) MCSA
12 28 (28.28%) Finance
13 27 (27.27%) SQL
14 26 (26.26%) Windows Server 2008
15 24 (24.24%) MCITP
16 23 (23.23%) SharePoint
17 22 (22.22%) TCP/IP
17 22 (22.22%) SAN
17 22 (22.22%) Degree
18 21 (21.21%) MS Office
19 20 (20.20%) DNS
20 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
20 19 (19.19%) Windows Server 2003
21 17 (17.17%) NetApp
21 17 (17.17%) DHCP
21 17 (17.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 17 (17.17%) Hyper-V
21 17 (17.17%) Exchange Server 2010
22 16 (16.16%) Service Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 47 (47.47%) MS Exchange
2 23 (23.23%) SharePoint
3 17 (17.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (13.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (12.12%) IIS
7 9 (9.09%) Lync
8 7 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2000
9 6 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (5.05%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (5.05%) Tomcat
11 4 (4.04%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (4.04%) CMS
12 3 (3.03%) MS Project Server
13 2 (2.02%) WorkSite
14 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
14 1 (1.01%) IBM Notes
14 1 (1.01%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 31 (31.31%) MS Excel
2 21 (21.21%) MS Office
3 4 (4.04%) MS Project
4 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (4.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.04%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.01%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.01%) SalesLogix
3 1 (1.01%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.01%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.04%) Office 365
2 2 (2.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 22 (22.22%) SAN
2 20 (20.20%) DNS
3 17 (17.17%) DHCP
4 10 (10.10%) Firewall
5 7 (7.07%) VPN
6 6 (6.06%) WAN
6 6 (6.06%) LAN
6 6 (6.06%) Unified Communications
7 5 (5.05%) IMAP
7 5 (5.05%) VoIP
7 5 (5.05%) POP3
8 4 (4.04%) NAS
9 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.02%) Wireless
9 2 (2.02%) VLAN
10 1 (1.01%) SSL
10 1 (1.01%) SMTP
10 1 (1.01%) LDAP
10 1 (1.01%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.02%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.02%) MySQL
5 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.01%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.01%) DB2
6 1 (1.01%) Informix
6 1 (1.01%) Ingres
6 1 (1.01%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) NUnit
1 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.01%) Moq
General
1 28 (28.28%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Law
3 9 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.09%) Advertising
4 7 (7.07%) Marketing
5 6 (6.06%) Manufacturing
5 6 (6.06%) Back Office
6 5 (5.05%) Electronics
7 3 (3.03%) Legal
7 3 (3.03%) Banking
8 2 (2.02%) Retail
8 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.01%) Front Office
9 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (27.27%) Analyst
2 16 (16.16%) Support Analyst
3 15 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 11 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 10 (10.10%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (9.09%) Technical Support
7 8 (8.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 8 (8.08%) Desktop Analyst
8 7 (7.07%) Consultant
8 7 (7.07%) IT Support
9 6 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (5.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Administrator
10 5 (5.05%) Architect
11 4 (4.04%) Developer
11 4 (4.04%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.04%) Support Consultant
11 4 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.06%) .NET
2 5 (5.05%) MAPI
3 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.02%) SAML
4 2 (2.02%) CSS
4 2 (2.02%) LAMP
4 2 (2.02%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.01%) COM
5 1 (1.01%) Velocity
5 1 (1.01%) Dojo
5 1 (1.01%) LINQ
5 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 1 (1.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.13%) Blackberry
1 13 (13.13%) Clustering
2 8 (8.08%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.05%) DTV
4 4 (4.04%) Smartphone
4 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.03%) BBC
6 2 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.02%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.02%) iPhone
7 1 (1.01%) Open Source
7 1 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.01%) HP StorageWorks
7 1 (1.01%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.01%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.01%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.01%) CMDB
7 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 75 (75.76%) Windows
2 26 (26.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (19.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (16.16%) Windows XP
5 15 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (14.14%) Windows 7
7 12 (12.12%) Linux
8 5 (5.05%) Windows 2000
8 5 (5.05%) UNIX
9 2 (2.02%) CentOS
9 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.02%) Android
10 1 (1.01%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (53.54%) ITIL
2 16 (16.16%) Service Management
3 11 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 9 (9.09%) Migration
5 8 (8.08%) CRM
6 7 (7.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (7.07%) ITSM
6 7 (7.07%) Time Management
7 6 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (6.06%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.06%) Information Security
8 5 (5.05%) Programme Management
8 5 (5.05%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.05%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.05%) Information Security Management
8 5 (5.05%) Security Management
8 5 (5.05%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.05%) Change Control
9 4 (4.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.27%) SQL
2 6 (6.06%) VBA
3 5 (5.05%) C#
3 5 (5.05%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.02%) C
4 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.01%) Perl
5 1 (1.01%) Java
5 1 (1.01%) Python
5 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 82 (82.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (61.62%) MCSE
3 30 (30.30%) MCSA
4 24 (24.24%) MCITP
5 22 (22.22%) Degree
6 17 (17.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (7.07%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (6.06%) MCTS
9 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
9 5 (5.05%) CCEA
9 5 (5.05%) CCNA
9 5 (5.05%) CCA
10 4 (4.04%) MCSD
10 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
11 3 (3.03%) CCENT
11 3 (3.03%) A+ Certification
11 3 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (2.02%) CISSP
12 2 (2.02%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.12%) SLA
2 3 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 66 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 40 (40.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (17.17%) Hyper-V
4 14 (14.14%) XenApp
5 12 (12.12%) vSphere
6 11 (11.11%) XenDesktop
7 8 (8.08%) VMware ESX
8 5 (5.05%) MDaemon
8 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (3.03%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.02%) ISA Server
10 2 (2.02%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.02%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (2.02%) UAG
11 1 (1.01%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.01%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (13.13%) SCCM
2 4 (4.04%) WSUS
3 3 (3.03%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.03%) SCOM
4 2 (2.02%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.02%) ARCserve
4 2 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.02%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.01%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (1.01%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.01%) Sysprep
5 1 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.01%) SCSM
Vendors
1 83 (83.84%) Microsoft
2 53 (53.54%) VMware
3 33 (33.33%) Citrix
4 17 (17.17%) NetApp
5 15 (15.15%) Cisco
6 13 (13.13%) SAP
7 11 (11.11%) McAfee
8 10 (10.10%) Apple
9 8 (8.08%) Oracle
10 6 (6.06%) Dell
11 5 (5.05%) Red Hat
12 4 (4.04%) Symantec
12 4 (4.04%) Infor
12 4 (4.04%) Sun
13 3 (3.03%) HP
13 3 (3.03%) Juniper
13 3 (3.03%) Bloomberg
14 2 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (2.02%) Altiris
14 2 (2.02%) Google
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £55000.0000 - £60000.0000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Full benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago