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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 257 258 240
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Permanent jobs citing MCP 71 67 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 0.56% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.29% 2.50% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 66 63 78
Average salary £39,500 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.49% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3106 2680 3014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.95% 22.34% 23.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2555 2360 2744
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 24 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 24 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 94 (83.93%) Microsoft
2 93 (83.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 87 (77.68%) Windows
4 75 (66.96%) Active Directory
5 68 (60.71%) MCSE
6 60 (53.57%) VMware
7 58 (51.79%) ITIL
8 54 (48.21%) MS Exchange
9 44 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 38 (33.93%) Citrix
11 37 (33.04%) MS Excel
12 34 (30.36%) MCSA
12 34 (30.36%) Finance
13 30 (26.79%) MCITP
13 30 (26.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 28 (25.00%) SQL
15 27 (24.11%) SharePoint
16 24 (21.43%) TCP/IP
17 23 (20.54%) MS Office
17 23 (20.54%) Degree
18 22 (19.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 22 (19.64%) SAN
19 21 (18.75%) NetApp
19 21 (18.75%) SQL Server
20 20 (17.86%) DNS
20 20 (17.86%) Cisco
20 20 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
21 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2012
21 19 (16.96%) Hyper-V
21 19 (16.96%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 54 (48.21%) MS Exchange
2 27 (24.11%) SharePoint
3 20 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (11.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (11.61%) Lync
6 10 (8.93%) IIS
7 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (4.46%) Tomcat
8 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (3.57%) CMS
10 3 (2.68%) IBM Notes
10 3 (2.68%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (2.68%) MS Project Server
11 2 (1.79%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (33.04%) MS Excel
2 23 (20.54%) MS Office
3 4 (3.57%) MS Project
4 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (4.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.57%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.89%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.89%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.89%) Pivotal CRM
3 1 (0.89%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) Office 365
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 22 (19.64%) SAN
3 20 (17.86%) DNS
4 19 (16.96%) DHCP
5 17 (15.18%) Firewall
6 9 (8.04%) WAN
6 9 (8.04%) LAN
6 9 (8.04%) VPN
7 6 (5.36%) Unified Communications
7 6 (5.36%) IMAP
7 6 (5.36%) POP3
8 5 (4.46%) VoIP
9 4 (3.57%) NAS
10 3 (2.68%) Internet
10 3 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.79%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.79%) Wireless
12 1 (0.89%) LDAP
12 1 (0.89%) WLAN
12 1 (0.89%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.68%) DB2
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.79%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.89%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.89%) Ingres
7 1 (0.89%) MySQL
7 1 (0.89%) Informix
7 1 (0.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) NUnit
1 1 (0.89%) Moq
General
1 34 (30.36%) Finance
2 11 (9.82%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.14%) Advertising
3 8 (7.14%) Law
4 7 (6.25%) Back Office
5 6 (5.36%) Marketing
5 6 (5.36%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.46%) Electronics
6 5 (4.46%) Banking
7 3 (2.68%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.79%) Retail
8 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.79%) Legal
9 1 (0.89%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 31 (27.68%) Analyst
2 18 (16.07%) Support Analyst
3 15 (13.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (11.61%) Desktop Support
5 12 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 11 (9.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (8.93%) Technical Support
8 9 (8.04%) IT Support
9 8 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 8 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
10 7 (6.25%) Consultant
10 7 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (5.36%) Administrator
11 6 (5.36%) Senior Consultant
12 5 (4.46%) Architect
12 5 (4.46%) Service Desk Analyst
12 5 (4.46%) IT Support Analyst
12 5 (4.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 5 (4.46%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.36%) MAPI
2 5 (4.46%) .NET
3 2 (1.79%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.79%) COM
3 2 (1.79%) SAML
4 1 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.89%) CSS
4 1 (0.89%) Web Services
4 1 (0.89%) LAMP
4 1 (0.89%) Velocity
4 1 (0.89%) Dojo
4 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (0.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (0.89%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (0.89%) LINQ
4 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 13 (11.61%) Clustering
3 8 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.46%) DTV
4 5 (4.46%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.57%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.68%) BBC
6 3 (2.68%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.79%) iPhone
7 2 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.89%) Firmware
8 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.89%) CMDB
8 1 (0.89%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.89%) New Media
8 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.89%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.89%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 87 (77.68%) Windows
2 30 (26.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (16.96%) Windows 7
3 19 (16.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 15 (13.39%) Linux
6 7 (6.25%) UNIX
7 4 (3.57%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.68%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.68%) CentOS
9 2 (1.79%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.79%) Android
9 2 (1.79%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.79%) AIX
9 2 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (51.79%) ITIL
2 14 (12.50%) Service Management
3 11 (9.82%) Migration
4 9 (8.04%) CRM
4 9 (8.04%) Load Balancing
5 7 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 7 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 7 (6.25%) ITSM
5 7 (6.25%) Time Management
6 6 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.36%) Information Security
6 6 (5.36%) PRINCE2
6 6 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (4.46%) Information Security Management
7 5 (4.46%) Security Management
7 5 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.46%) Change Control
7 5 (4.46%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (4.46%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (6.25%) VBA
3 5 (4.46%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.57%) C#
5 2 (1.79%) VBScript
5 2 (1.79%) VB
5 2 (1.79%) C
6 1 (0.89%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.89%) Python
6 1 (0.89%) Java
6 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 93 (83.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (60.71%) MCSE
3 34 (30.36%) MCSA
4 30 (26.79%) MCITP
5 23 (20.54%) Degree
6 22 (19.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (8.93%) CCNA
7 10 (8.93%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (7.14%) MCTS
9 7 (6.25%) CCEA
10 5 (4.46%) CCA
11 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
11 4 (3.57%) CCEE
11 4 (3.57%) A+ Certification
12 3 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.68%) MCSD
12 3 (2.68%) MCDST
12 3 (2.68%) CCENT
12 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.82%) SLA
2 3 (2.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 75 (66.96%) Active Directory
2 44 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (16.96%) Hyper-V
4 15 (13.39%) XenApp
5 10 (8.93%) XenDesktop
5 10 (8.93%) vSphere
6 9 (8.04%) VMware ESX
7 6 (5.36%) MDaemon
8 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (3.57%) ISA Server
9 4 (3.57%) Terminal Services
10 3 (2.68%) XenServer
11 2 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (1.79%) UAG
11 2 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.89%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (13.39%) SCCM
2 6 (5.36%) WSUS
3 3 (2.68%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.68%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.68%) SCOM
4 2 (1.79%) Sysprep
4 2 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.79%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.79%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.89%) SCSM
5 1 (0.89%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 94 (83.93%) Microsoft
2 60 (53.57%) VMware
3 38 (33.93%) Citrix
4 21 (18.75%) NetApp
5 20 (17.86%) Cisco
6 13 (11.61%) SAP
7 12 (10.71%) Oracle
8 10 (8.93%) Apple
8 10 (8.93%) McAfee
9 8 (7.14%) Dell
10 6 (5.36%) Symantec
10 6 (5.36%) HP
11 5 (4.46%) Juniper
11 5 (4.46%) Bloomberg
12 4 (3.57%) Infor
12 4 (3.57%) Sun
12 4 (3.57%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.57%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.68%) Lotus
14 2 (1.79%) WatchGuard
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