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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 219 213 250
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +37
Permanent jobs citing MCP 46 109 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 1.05% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.63% 4.18% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 42 93 67
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £26,700 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £50,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,823 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.39% -7.14%
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
1749 2609 2623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.20% 25.12% 24.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 2248 2223
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 71 (72.45%) Microsoft
2 69 (70.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (68.37%) Windows
4 46 (46.94%) VMware
5 45 (45.92%) MCSE
6 42 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 40 (40.82%) MCSA
7 40 (40.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 36 (36.73%) MS Excel
8 36 (36.73%) MS Office
9 32 (32.65%) Windows Server
10 31 (31.63%) Cisco
11 30 (30.61%) CCNA
11 30 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (27.55%) MS Exchange
12 27 (27.55%) LAN
13 25 (25.51%) ITIL
14 23 (23.47%) Citrix
15 22 (22.45%) TCP/IP
15 22 (22.45%) Windows 7
16 20 (20.41%) Blackberry
16 20 (20.41%) VPN
16 20 (20.41%) WAN
16 20 (20.41%) MCITP
17 17 (17.35%) MCTS
17 17 (17.35%) SCCM
17 17 (17.35%) vSphere
17 17 (17.35%) Exchange Server 2010
17 17 (17.35%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 27 (27.55%) MS Exchange
2 17 (17.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (15.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (6.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (5.10%) IIS
7 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.04%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.02%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 36 (36.73%) MS Excel
1 36 (36.73%) MS Office
2 5 (5.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.08%) Office 365
3 3 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.02%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.55%) LAN
2 22 (22.45%) TCP/IP
3 20 (20.41%) VPN
3 20 (20.41%) WAN
4 15 (15.31%) DHCP
4 15 (15.31%) DNS
4 15 (15.31%) Firewall
5 12 (12.24%) SAN
6 11 (11.22%) SSL
7 10 (10.20%) Internet
8 8 (8.16%) VoIP
9 7 (7.14%) DMZ
9 7 (7.14%) VLAN
9 7 (7.14%) WLAN
10 6 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (5.10%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (5.10%) NAS
11 5 (5.10%) Wireless
12 4 (4.08%) Cisco Wireless
12 4 (4.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.02%) MySQL
3 1 (1.02%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MSI
1 1 (1.02%) ProC
General
1 11 (11.22%) Advertising
2 7 (7.14%) Finance
3 4 (4.08%) Games
3 4 (4.08%) Retail
4 2 (2.04%) Back Office
4 2 (2.04%) Law
5 1 (1.02%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Japanese Language
5 1 (1.02%) Legal
5 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (37.76%) Analyst
2 26 (26.53%) Support Analyst
3 21 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 11 (11.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (11.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (11.22%) IT Support
5 10 (10.20%) Desktop Support
5 10 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) Mitel Engineer
6 9 (9.18%) IT Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Desktop Analyst
7 8 (8.16%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 8 (8.16%) IT Analyst
7 8 (8.16%) IT Support Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) IT Technician
8 7 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 7 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 6 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.06%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.02%) .NET
2 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.02%) HTML
2 1 (1.02%) jQuery
2 1 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.41%) Blackberry
2 15 (15.31%) Clustering
3 10 (10.20%) IVR
4 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (7.14%) Data Centre
6 6 (6.12%) iPhone
6 6 (6.12%) Management Information System
7 5 (5.10%) Replication
7 5 (5.10%) User Experience
8 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
8 4 (4.08%) EPoS
8 4 (4.08%) Smartphone
9 3 (3.06%) Fat Client
9 3 (3.06%) Mathematics
9 3 (3.06%) Thin Client
9 3 (3.06%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
10 2 (2.04%) PKI
11 1 (1.02%) BYOD
11 1 (1.02%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 67 (68.37%) Windows
2 32 (32.65%) Windows Server
3 30 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (22.45%) Windows 7
5 17 (17.35%) Linux
6 15 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (13.27%) Windows 8
8 6 (6.12%) Android
9 5 (5.10%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.08%) CentOS
10 4 (4.08%) Mac OS X
10 4 (4.08%) Windows Phone
11 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) ITIL
2 13 (13.27%) Problem Management
3 12 (12.24%) Workflow
4 10 (10.20%) Patch Management
4 10 (10.20%) Service Management
5 9 (9.18%) Change Management
6 8 (8.16%) Time Management
7 7 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 7 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 7 (7.14%) Migration
8 5 (5.10%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.08%) Data Transformation
9 4 (4.08%) ERP
9 4 (4.08%) Information Security
9 4 (4.08%) Information Security Management
9 4 (4.08%) Security Management
9 4 (4.08%) Software Deployment
10 3 (3.06%) ITIL V3
10 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.22%) SQL
2 7 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.04%) VB
4 1 (1.02%) C
4 1 (1.02%) C#
4 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.02%) VBA
4 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (70.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (45.92%) MCSE
3 40 (40.82%) MCSA
4 30 (30.61%) CCNA
4 30 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (20.41%) MCITP
6 17 (17.35%) MCTS
7 12 (12.24%) Degree
8 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 10 (10.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (5.10%) MCDST
10 4 (4.08%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (3.06%) A+ Certification
11 3 (3.06%) CCA
11 3 (3.06%) CCENT
12 2 (2.04%) MOS
13 1 (1.02%) ACMT
13 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (1.02%) MCSD
13 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 40 (40.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (17.35%) vSphere
4 13 (13.27%) Hyper-V
5 7 (7.14%) VMware ESX
6 5 (5.10%) XenApp
7 4 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.08%) VMware Server
7 4 (4.08%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.02%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.02%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (17.35%) SCCM
2 5 (5.10%) WSUS
3 3 (3.06%) SCOM
3 3 (3.06%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.02%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 71 (72.45%) Microsoft
2 46 (46.94%) VMware
3 31 (31.63%) Cisco
4 23 (23.47%) Citrix
5 14 (14.29%) Mitel
6 10 (10.20%) Avaya
7 9 (9.18%) HP
8 8 (8.16%) Apple
9 7 (7.14%) Brocade
9 7 (7.14%) Juniper
10 5 (5.10%) Dell
10 5 (5.10%) Wyse
11 4 (4.08%) SAP
12 3 (3.06%) SonicWALL
13 2 (2.04%) iManage
13 2 (2.04%) Meraki
13 2 (2.04%) Remedy
13 2 (2.04%) ServiceNow
14 1 (1.02%) AppSense
14 1 (1.02%) Symantec
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