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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
London / City of London
Rank 220 204 218
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCP 8 47 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.73% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 2.80% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8 44 83
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £25,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £42,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%

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
1219 1678 2525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.28% 25.96% 24.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1100 1505 2185
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +9.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £72,500 £81,350
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 20 January 2017.

MCP Salary Histogram in the City of London

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
2 23 (67.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (50.00%) MCSE
4 12 (35.29%) ITIL
5 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
5 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
6 9 (26.47%) Finance
7 8 (23.53%) VMware
7 8 (23.53%) MCSA
8 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
8 7 (20.59%) DNS
8 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
8 7 (20.59%) CCNA
8 7 (20.59%) Office 365
9 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
9 6 (17.65%) Citrix
9 6 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
9 6 (17.65%) LAN
9 6 (17.65%) WAN
9 6 (17.65%) DHCP
9 6 (17.65%) SQL
9 6 (17.65%) MCITP
10 5 (14.71%) Degree
10 5 (14.71%) MS Office
10 5 (14.71%) NetApp
10 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
10 5 (14.71%) Windows 7

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 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.94%) Apache
5 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) DNS
1 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
2 6 (17.65%) DHCP
2 6 (17.65%) LAN
2 6 (17.65%) WAN
3 3 (8.82%) Firewall
3 3 (8.82%) VPN
4 2 (5.88%) LDAP
4 2 (5.88%) Network Security
4 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) Skype
4 2 (5.88%) VoIP
5 1 (2.94%) FTP
5 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.88%) Power BI
2 2 (5.88%) QlikView
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Publishing
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (17.65%) IT Support
4 5 (14.71%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support
5 4 (11.76%) IT Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) IT Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Developer
6 3 (8.82%) IT Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.94%) LAMP
1 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
1 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.94%) iPhone
4 1 (2.94%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 3 (8.82%) Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) Android
6 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
2 3 (8.82%) Investment Management
2 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.88%) ETL
3 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (2.94%) Change Control
4 1 (2.94%) Change Management
4 1 (2.94%) CRM
4 1 (2.94%) High Availability
4 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.94%) Operations Management
4 1 (2.94%) People Management
4 1 (2.94%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) PHP
2 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (50.00%) MCSE
3 8 (23.53%) MCSA
4 7 (20.59%) CCNA
4 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (17.65%) MCITP
6 5 (14.71%) Degree
7 4 (11.76%) MCTS
8 3 (8.82%) HND
9 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (2.94%) CCA
10 1 (2.94%) CCNP
10 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (2.94%) MCDBA
10 1 (2.94%) MCDST
10 1 (2.94%) MCPD
10 1 (2.94%) RHCE
10 1 (2.94%) VCP5
10 1 (2.94%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.71%) vSphere
3 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.82%) XenApp
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) SCOM
3 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.94%) Puppet
4 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) VMware
3 6 (17.65%) Citrix
4 5 (14.71%) NetApp
5 4 (11.76%) Apple
5 4 (11.76%) HP
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco
6 3 (8.82%) Dell
7 2 (5.88%) EMC
7 2 (5.88%) Mitel
7 2 (5.88%) Veritas
8 1 (2.94%) arcserve
8 1 (2.94%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.94%) F5
8 1 (2.94%) Juniper
8 1 (2.94%) Linedata
8 1 (2.94%) Reuters
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