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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
London / City of London
Rank 212 211 213
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCP 17 44 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.65% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.39% 2.47% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 13 39 97
Median salary £29,000 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £42,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%

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
1225 1780 2610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.37% 26.15% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1112 1578 2203
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,400
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 29 (78.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 26 (70.27%) Windows
3 20 (54.05%) MCSE
4 17 (45.95%) MS Excel
5 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
6 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
6 12 (32.43%) Office 365
7 11 (29.73%) VMware
8 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (27.03%) CCNA
8 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (27.03%) ITIL
9 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (24.32%) DNS
9 9 (24.32%) MCTS
9 9 (24.32%) MCITP
10 8 (21.62%) Degree
10 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (21.62%) Firewall
10 8 (21.62%) Cisco
10 8 (21.62%) DHCP
10 8 (21.62%) NetApp
10 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (21.62%) vSphere
11 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
11 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
11 7 (18.92%) HP
12 6 (16.22%) LAN
12 6 (16.22%) WAN

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 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
2 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.11%) CMS
4 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
5 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.70%) Apache
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (45.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (32.43%) Office 365
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.41%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) DNS
2 8 (21.62%) DHCP
2 8 (21.62%) Firewall
3 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
4 6 (16.22%) LAN
4 6 (16.22%) WAN
5 3 (8.11%) LDAP
5 3 (8.11%) SAN
5 3 (8.11%) Skype
5 3 (8.11%) VPN
5 3 (8.11%) Wireless
6 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
6 2 (5.41%) VoIP
7 1 (2.70%) FTP
7 1 (2.70%) Network Security
7 1 (2.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Support Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (27.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Analyst
5 7 (18.92%) IT Support
6 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) IT Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Technical Support
6 5 (13.51%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Desktop Support
7 4 (10.81%) IT Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
1 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Blackberry
1 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.41%) Fintech
3 2 (5.41%) NHS
3 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) iPhone
4 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
5 6 (16.22%) Linux
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
6 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.70%) Android
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 3 (8.11%) CRM
2 3 (8.11%) Migration
3 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.41%) Investment Management
3 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.70%) Change Control
4 1 (2.70%) Change Management
4 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.70%) Operations Management
4 1 (2.70%) People Management
4 1 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) C#
2 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
2 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (78.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (54.05%) MCSE
3 10 (27.03%) CCNA
3 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (24.32%) MCITP
4 9 (24.32%) MCTS
5 8 (21.62%) Degree
6 6 (16.22%) MCSA
7 5 (13.51%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (8.11%) HND
8 3 (8.11%) MCPD
9 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (2.70%) CCA
10 1 (2.70%) CCNP
10 1 (2.70%) CCSA
10 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (2.70%) RHCE
10 1 (2.70%) VCP5
10 1 (2.70%) VCP6
10 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) PMO
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.62%) vSphere
3 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.81%) XenApp
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SCCM
2 3 (8.11%) SCOM
3 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) VMware
3 8 (21.62%) Cisco
3 8 (21.62%) NetApp
4 7 (18.92%) HP
5 5 (13.51%) Citrix
5 5 (13.51%) Dell
5 5 (13.51%) EMC
5 5 (13.51%) Veritas
6 4 (10.81%) Apple
7 2 (5.41%) Meraki
7 2 (5.41%) Mitel
8 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.70%) F5
8 1 (2.70%) Juniper
8 1 (2.70%) Samsung
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Extremely competitive benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per month + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 4 days ago