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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 217 212 229
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Permanent jobs citing MCP 16 55 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.80% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.24% 3.24% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 15 54 89
Median salary £30,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £24,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
1287 1698 2679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.98% 24.56% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 1476 2301
Median salary £57,500 £53,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £72,500 £80,000
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 7 December 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 7 December 2016, 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 32 (71.11%) Windows
1 32 (71.11%) Microsoft
1 32 (71.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (51.11%) MCSE
3 20 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 19 (42.22%) ITIL
5 16 (35.56%) Finance
6 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
7 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
7 11 (24.44%) Blackberry
8 9 (20.00%) WAN
8 9 (20.00%) Citrix
8 9 (20.00%) LAN
8 9 (20.00%) MS Office
9 8 (17.78%) MCSA
9 8 (17.78%) DNS
9 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
10 7 (15.56%) Office 365
10 7 (15.56%) MCITP
10 7 (15.56%) SCCM
10 7 (15.56%) DHCP
11 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (13.33%) CCNA
11 6 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
11 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
12 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
12 5 (11.11%) VMware

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 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.22%) Apache
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
2 9 (20.00%) LAN
2 9 (20.00%) WAN
3 8 (17.78%) DNS
4 7 (15.56%) DHCP
5 4 (8.89%) IP Telephony
5 4 (8.89%) Network Security
5 4 (8.89%) VPN
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.44%) Firewall
6 2 (4.44%) LDAP
6 2 (4.44%) SAN
6 2 (4.44%) Skype
6 2 (4.44%) Wireless
7 1 (2.22%) FTP
7 1 (2.22%) Internet
7 1 (2.22%) SSH
7 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.44%) Power BI
3 2 (4.44%) QlikView
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Publishing
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Desktop Support
2 8 (17.78%) IT Support
2 8 (17.78%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Service Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (13.33%) Administrator
4 6 (13.33%) Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (11.11%) Support Technician
6 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 4 (8.89%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) IT Administrator
6 4 (8.89%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) IT Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
1 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.67%) ADO.NET
2 3 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) LAMP
3 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Blackberry
2 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.11%) Smartphone
4 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.67%) Economics
4 3 (6.67%) Hedge funds
4 3 (6.67%) iPhone
4 3 (6.67%) Reinsurance
5 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) NHS
6 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (71.11%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
4 4 (8.89%) Windows 10
4 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.67%) Android
6 1 (2.22%) Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) ITIL
2 4 (8.89%) Investment Management
3 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
3 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (6.67%) Web Application Development
4 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.44%) ETL
4 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.44%) Migration
5 1 (2.22%) Change Control
5 1 (2.22%) Change Management
5 1 (2.22%) CRM
5 1 (2.22%) High Availability
5 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.22%) People Management
5 1 (2.22%) Project Management
5 1 (2.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) C#
3 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.44%) PHP
4 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (71.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (51.11%) MCSE
3 8 (17.78%) MCSA
4 7 (15.56%) MCITP
5 6 (13.33%) CCNA
5 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (11.11%) MCDST
6 5 (11.11%) MCTS
7 4 (8.89%) Degree
8 3 (6.67%) HND
9 1 (2.22%) HNC
9 1 (2.22%) MCDBA
9 1 (2.22%) MCPD
9 1 (2.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) vSphere
2 2 (4.44%) XenApp
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) SCCM
2 4 (8.89%) WSUS
3 3 (6.67%) SCOM
4 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (71.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) Citrix
3 5 (11.11%) VMware
4 4 (8.89%) Apple
4 4 (8.89%) arcserve
4 4 (8.89%) Bloomberg
4 4 (8.89%) Dell
4 4 (8.89%) Reuters
5 3 (6.67%) Linedata
6 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco
6 2 (4.44%) HP
6 2 (4.44%) NetApp
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