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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 237 303 256
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -47
Permanent jobs citing MCP 65 39 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.31% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.57% 1.27% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 59 34 72
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £40,308
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £64,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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
2526 3062 2773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.17% 24.24% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2158 2592 2389
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 22 May 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in the City of London

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 146 (83.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 141 (80.57%) Microsoft
3 130 (74.29%) Windows
4 110 (62.86%) Active Directory
5 106 (60.57%) MCSE
6 102 (58.29%) ITIL
7 77 (44.00%) Finance
8 71 (40.57%) Windows 7
9 68 (38.86%) Blackberry
10 61 (34.86%) Banking
11 53 (30.29%) Service Management
11 53 (30.29%) MS Excel
12 51 (29.14%) Service Delivery
13 49 (28.00%) Front Office
13 49 (28.00%) Financial Institution
13 49 (28.00%) Business Continuity
13 49 (28.00%) Investment Banking
13 49 (28.00%) ServiceNow
13 49 (28.00%) Business Continuity Management
14 41 (23.43%) VMware
15 40 (22.86%) MS Office
16 35 (20.00%) MS Exchange
16 35 (20.00%) Citrix
17 25 (14.29%) SLA
17 25 (14.29%) MCSA
17 25 (14.29%) MCITP
17 25 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
18 22 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (12.57%) Cisco
18 22 (12.57%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 35 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 22 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (7.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (6.86%) Lync
5 8 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (4.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (3.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.71%) IIS
9 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.57%) Apache
Applications
1 53 (30.29%) MS Excel
2 40 (22.86%) MS Office
3 4 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.86%) Office 365
2 4 (2.29%) IaaS
2 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.57%) VPN
2 21 (12.00%) WAN
2 21 (12.00%) LAN
3 20 (11.43%) TCP/IP
4 19 (10.86%) DHCP
4 19 (10.86%) DNS
5 12 (6.86%) Internet
5 12 (6.86%) Firewall
6 11 (6.29%) SAN
7 6 (3.43%) Wireless
8 5 (2.86%) Network Security
8 5 (2.86%) VoIP
9 4 (2.29%) IP Telephony
9 4 (2.29%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.71%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (1.71%) VLAN
10 3 (1.71%) MPLS
11 2 (1.14%) FTP
11 2 (1.14%) Intranet
11 2 (1.14%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.57%) MS Access
5 1 (0.57%) DTS
5 1 (0.57%) Informix
Development Applications
1 6 (3.43%) MSI
2 2 (1.14%) Serena SBM
2 2 (1.14%) JIRA
3 1 (0.57%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 77 (44.00%) Finance
2 61 (34.86%) Banking
3 49 (28.00%) Front Office
3 49 (28.00%) Financial Institution
3 49 (28.00%) Investment Banking
4 14 (8.00%) Retail
5 11 (6.29%) Legal
6 3 (1.71%) Law
6 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.14%) Advertising
8 1 (0.57%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 103 (58.86%) Analyst
2 71 (40.57%) Support Analyst
3 61 (34.86%) Desktop Support
4 58 (33.14%) Desktop Analyst
4 58 (33.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 28 (16.00%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
6 21 (12.00%) Service Analyst
7 19 (10.86%) Service Desk Analyst
8 17 (9.71%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (8.00%) IT Support
10 12 (6.86%) Support Engineer
11 11 (6.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 9 (5.14%) Team Leader
13 8 (4.57%) Administrator
13 8 (4.57%) Consultant
14 7 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (4.00%) Developer
15 6 (3.43%) Support Technician
15 6 (3.43%) Applications Support
16 5 (2.86%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.43%) .NET
2 5 (2.86%) XML
3 4 (2.29%) HTML
3 4 (2.29%) SAML
4 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.14%) COM
4 2 (1.14%) CSS
5 1 (0.57%) RESTful
5 1 (0.57%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.57%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.57%) WCF
5 1 (0.57%) jQuery
5 1 (0.57%) Ajax
5 1 (0.57%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 68 (38.86%) Blackberry
2 18 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 11 (6.29%) Smartphone
5 9 (5.14%) Mathematics
6 8 (4.57%) CMDB
7 5 (2.86%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.29%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.57%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.57%) PKI
10 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.57%) Handset
10 1 (0.57%) Replication
10 1 (0.57%) AS400
10 1 (0.57%) PMI
10 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 130 (74.29%) Windows
2 71 (40.57%) Windows 7
3 25 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (10.29%) Linux
5 12 (6.86%) Windows XP
6 10 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.57%) Mac OS
8 6 (3.43%) UNIX
9 5 (2.86%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.86%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.14%) Solaris
10 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (58.29%) ITIL
2 53 (30.29%) Service Management
3 51 (29.14%) Service Delivery
4 49 (28.00%) Business Continuity
4 49 (28.00%) Business Continuity Management
5 11 (6.29%) CRM
6 10 (5.71%) Problem Management
7 8 (4.57%) Project Management
8 7 (4.00%) Data Analysis
8 7 (4.00%) Migration
8 7 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (4.00%) PRINCE2
9 6 (3.43%) Change Management
9 6 (3.43%) ITSM
10 5 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (2.86%) Information Security
11 4 (2.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (2.29%) Document Management
11 4 (2.29%) Release Management
11 4 (2.29%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.43%) SQL
2 14 (8.00%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.14%) T-SQL
4 6 (3.43%) VB
4 6 (3.43%) C#
5 5 (2.86%) VB6
6 3 (1.71%) VBA
7 2 (1.14%) Java
7 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.14%) C++
8 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 146 (83.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 106 (60.57%) MCSE
3 25 (14.29%) MCSA
3 25 (14.29%) MCITP
4 18 (10.29%) Degree
5 17 (9.71%) CCNA
5 17 (9.71%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (9.71%) MCTS
6 13 (7.43%) MCDST
6 13 (7.43%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (4.57%) CCA
8 7 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (4.00%) CCNP
9 6 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.86%) A+ Certification
11 4 (2.29%) CCIE
11 4 (2.29%) MOS
11 4 (2.29%) CCIA
12 3 (1.71%) HND
13 2 (1.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.29%) SLA
2 5 (2.86%) QA
3 3 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 110 (62.86%) Active Directory
2 22 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.00%) XenApp
4 13 (7.43%) Hyper-V
5 10 (5.71%) XenDesktop
6 7 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.29%) ISA Server
8 4 (2.29%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (2.29%) UAG
9 2 (1.14%) XenServer
9 2 (1.14%) Xen
10 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.57%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (7.43%) SCCM
2 8 (4.57%) XenMobile
3 6 (3.43%) WMI
4 4 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.29%) SCOM
4 4 (2.29%) WSUS
5 2 (1.14%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 141 (80.57%) Microsoft
2 49 (28.00%) ServiceNow
3 41 (23.43%) VMware
4 35 (20.00%) Citrix
5 22 (12.57%) Cisco
6 14 (8.00%) Apple
7 13 (7.43%) HP
8 8 (4.57%) EMC
9 7 (4.00%) Avaya
10 5 (2.86%) NetApp
11 4 (2.29%) Symantec
11 4 (2.29%) Polycom
12 3 (1.71%) Mitel
12 3 (1.71%) AppSense
12 3 (1.71%) McAfee
13 2 (1.14%) SAP
13 2 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (1.14%) Juniper
13 2 (1.14%) Serena
13 2 (1.14%) Altiris
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