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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 208 235 234
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCP 99 103 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.90% 0.85% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.64% 3.86% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 89 88 98
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £27,050 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
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
2723 2669 2966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.65% 22.02% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2296 2306 2664
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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.

1 142 (81.61%) Windows
1 142 (81.61%) Microsoft
2 116 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 99 (56.90%) Active Directory
4 90 (51.72%) ITIL
4 90 (51.72%) MS Exchange
5 88 (50.57%) MCSE
6 85 (48.85%) VMware
7 77 (44.25%) Citrix
8 70 (40.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 61 (35.06%) MS Excel
10 58 (33.33%) DNS
11 57 (32.76%) DHCP
12 55 (31.61%) TCP/IP
13 52 (29.89%) Windows 7
14 48 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
14 48 (27.59%) Finance
15 47 (27.01%) MS Office
16 45 (25.86%) MCITP
17 43 (24.71%) MCSA
18 41 (23.56%) Windows Server 2008
19 39 (22.41%) Degree
20 33 (18.97%) Blackberry
21 29 (16.67%) SLA
21 29 (16.67%) Cisco
21 29 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
22 28 (16.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 28 (16.09%) SharePoint
23 25 (14.37%) Firewall
24 24 (13.79%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 90 (51.72%) MS Exchange
2 48 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 28 (16.09%) SharePoint
5 21 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (9.77%) Lync
7 13 (7.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 12 (6.90%) IIS
9 11 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (4.60%) Tomcat
11 6 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2000
11 6 (3.45%) IBM Notes
12 4 (2.30%) Lotus Domino
12 4 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (1.15%) Apache
15 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.57%) WorkSite
Applications
1 61 (35.06%) MS Excel
2 47 (27.01%) MS Office
3 3 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (4.02%) SAP Business One
2 5 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.57%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.57%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.57%) Pivotal CRM
4 1 (0.57%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.17%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (33.33%) DNS
2 57 (32.76%) DHCP
3 55 (31.61%) TCP/IP
4 25 (14.37%) Firewall
5 21 (12.07%) VPN
6 19 (10.92%) SAN
7 15 (8.62%) VoIP
8 10 (5.75%) Unified Communications
9 9 (5.17%) IMAP
9 9 (5.17%) POP3
10 8 (4.60%) Internet
11 7 (4.02%) WAN
11 7 (4.02%) LAN
11 7 (4.02%) NAS
12 6 (3.45%) VLAN
13 2 (1.15%) FTP
13 2 (1.15%) DMZ
13 2 (1.15%) Intranet
13 2 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (1.15%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.72%) DB2
7 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.57%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.57%) Informix
8 1 (0.57%) MS Access
8 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.57%) Ingres
8 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (3.45%) Serena SBM
2 2 (1.15%) MSI
3 1 (0.57%) NUnit
3 1 (0.57%) Moq
General
1 48 (27.59%) Finance
2 14 (8.05%) Banking
3 12 (6.90%) Back Office
4 9 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.60%) Electronics
6 7 (4.02%) Law
7 6 (3.45%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.30%) Marketing
8 4 (2.30%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.72%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.15%) Front Office
10 2 (1.15%) Legal
10 2 (1.15%) Retail
11 1 (0.57%) Advertising
11 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (31.03%) Analyst
2 25 (14.37%) Support Engineer
3 24 (13.79%) Service Analyst
3 24 (13.79%) Service Desk Analyst
4 23 (13.22%) Support Analyst
5 21 (12.07%) IT Support
6 19 (10.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (8.62%) Technical Support
7 15 (8.62%) Desktop Support
8 11 (6.32%) Consultant
9 9 (5.17%) IT Support Analyst
9 9 (5.17%) Team Leader
10 8 (4.60%) IT Support Engineer
10 8 (4.60%) Administrator
10 8 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (4.02%) Technical Consultant
11 7 (4.02%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 7 (4.02%) Support Consultant
11 7 (4.02%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.17%) MAPI
2 5 (2.87%) .NET
3 3 (1.72%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.72%) COM
3 3 (1.72%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.15%) HTML
5 1 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.57%) Ajax
5 1 (0.57%) CSS
5 1 (0.57%) Web Services
5 1 (0.57%) XML
5 1 (0.57%) XHTML
5 1 (0.57%) Velocity
5 1 (0.57%) Dojo
5 1 (0.57%) LINQ
5 1 (0.57%) jQuery
5 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 1 (0.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.57%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.97%) Blackberry
2 23 (13.22%) Smartphone
3 14 (8.05%) Clustering
4 13 (7.47%) iPhone
5 5 (2.87%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.30%) EqualLogic
6 4 (2.30%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.30%) DTV
7 3 (1.72%) PKI
7 3 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.15%) iPad
8 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.15%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.57%) BBC
9 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.57%) New Media
9 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 142 (81.61%) Windows
2 52 (29.89%) Windows 7
3 41 (23.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (13.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (13.22%) Windows XP
5 22 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (12.64%) Linux
6 13 (7.47%) Windows 8
7 10 (5.75%) UNIX
8 3 (1.72%) CentOS
8 3 (1.72%) Android
9 2 (1.15%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.15%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.15%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.15%) AIX
9 2 (1.15%) Solaris
9 2 (1.15%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (51.72%) ITIL
2 21 (12.07%) ITIL V3
3 17 (9.77%) Migration
4 15 (8.62%) Asset Management
5 12 (6.90%) Load Balancing
6 11 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (5.17%) ITIL V2
8 8 (4.60%) Change Control
8 8 (4.60%) Service Management
8 8 (4.60%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.02%) ERP
10 6 (3.45%) Project Management
10 6 (3.45%) Programme Management
11 5 (2.87%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (2.87%) PRINCE2
11 5 (2.87%) CRM
12 4 (2.30%) Configuration Management
12 4 (2.30%) Incident Management
12 4 (2.30%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (2.30%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.07%) SQL
2 13 (7.47%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.75%) VBA
4 3 (1.72%) VBScript
4 3 (1.72%) C#
5 2 (1.15%) VB
6 1 (0.57%) Java
6 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 116 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (50.57%) MCSE
3 45 (25.86%) MCITP
4 43 (24.71%) MCSA
5 39 (22.41%) Degree
6 28 (16.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (11.49%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (10.92%) CCNA
9 18 (10.34%) MCTS
10 10 (5.75%) CCENT
10 10 (5.75%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (3.45%) CCSA
13 5 (2.87%) MOS
13 5 (2.87%) CCEE
14 4 (2.30%) Security Cleared
14 4 (2.30%) ACMT
14 4 (2.30%) CCA
15 3 (1.72%) A+ Certification
15 3 (1.72%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (16.67%) SLA
2 5 (2.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 99 (56.90%) Active Directory
2 70 (40.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (13.79%) XenApp
4 23 (13.22%) Hyper-V
5 14 (8.05%) VMware ESX
6 11 (6.32%) XenDesktop
7 9 (5.17%) MDaemon
8 7 (4.02%) vSphere
8 7 (4.02%) XenServer
9 5 (2.87%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (2.30%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.15%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.57%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.57%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (5.17%) Tivoli
1 9 (5.17%) SCCM
2 6 (3.45%) WSUS
3 5 (2.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (2.30%) Casper Suite
5 2 (1.15%) XenMobile
5 2 (1.15%) SCOM
5 2 (1.15%) Sysprep
5 2 (1.15%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.15%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.15%) WMI
6 1 (0.57%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.57%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.57%) SCSM
Vendors
1 142 (81.61%) Microsoft
2 85 (48.85%) VMware
3 77 (44.25%) Citrix
4 29 (16.67%) Cisco
5 24 (13.79%) NetApp
6 18 (10.34%) Oracle
7 16 (9.20%) SAP
8 13 (7.47%) Apple
9 12 (6.90%) Dell
10 11 (6.32%) Juniper
11 10 (5.75%) Bloomberg
11 10 (5.75%) Altiris
12 8 (4.60%) Symantec
12 8 (4.60%) McAfee
12 8 (4.60%) CheckPoint
12 8 (4.60%) HP
12 8 (4.60%) Reuters
13 7 (4.02%) Infor
13 7 (4.02%) Sun
14 6 (3.45%) EMC
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