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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 275 296 248
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -48
Permanent jobs citing MCP 32 50 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.39% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.28% 1.55% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 28 45 74
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £65,600 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -12.16%
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
2500 3228 2886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.13% 24.86% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2141 2709 2515
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,650
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,857 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +2.14%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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.

1 127 (86.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 119 (81.51%) Microsoft
3 102 (69.86%) Windows
4 96 (65.75%) Active Directory
5 91 (62.33%) MCSE
6 86 (58.90%) ITIL
7 68 (46.58%) Finance
8 62 (42.47%) Windows 7
9 56 (38.36%) Blackberry
10 55 (37.67%) Banking
11 52 (35.62%) Service Management
12 47 (32.19%) Service Delivery
13 45 (30.82%) Financial Institution
13 45 (30.82%) Front Office
13 45 (30.82%) Business Continuity
13 45 (30.82%) Investment Banking
13 45 (30.82%) ServiceNow
13 45 (30.82%) Business Continuity Management
14 42 (28.77%) MS Excel
15 30 (20.55%) MS Office
16 24 (16.44%) VMware
17 23 (15.75%) MCITP
17 23 (15.75%) MCSA
18 22 (15.07%) SLA
18 22 (15.07%) Citrix
19 21 (14.38%) Cisco
19 21 (14.38%) MS Exchange
20 20 (13.70%) CCNA
20 20 (13.70%) SQL Server
20 20 (13.70%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 21 (14.38%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (7.53%) SharePoint
5 9 (6.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (4.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (4.79%) Lync
6 7 (4.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.05%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.05%) IIS
8 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.68%) Apache
Applications
1 42 (28.77%) MS Excel
2 30 (20.55%) MS Office
3 3 (2.05%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.05%) SaaS
2 2 (1.37%) Office 365
3 1 (0.68%) IaaS
3 1 (0.68%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.33%) VPN
2 15 (10.27%) LAN
2 15 (10.27%) WAN
3 12 (8.22%) TCP/IP
4 10 (6.85%) Internet
4 10 (6.85%) DHCP
4 10 (6.85%) DNS
5 6 (4.11%) Wireless
6 5 (3.42%) Firewall
7 4 (2.74%) SAN
7 4 (2.74%) Intranet
8 3 (2.05%) VoIP
8 3 (2.05%) MPLS
8 3 (2.05%) Network Security
9 2 (1.37%) Extranet
9 2 (1.37%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.37%) VLAN
9 2 (1.37%) FTP
10 1 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.68%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.68%) Informix
6 1 (0.68%) MS Access
6 1 (0.68%) DTS
6 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.74%) MSI
2 2 (1.37%) JIRA
3 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.68%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.68%) Serena SBM
General
1 68 (46.58%) Finance
2 55 (37.67%) Banking
3 45 (30.82%) Financial Institution
3 45 (30.82%) Front Office
3 45 (30.82%) Investment Banking
4 13 (8.90%) Retail
5 11 (7.53%) Legal
6 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.05%) Law
8 2 (1.37%) Advertising
8 2 (1.37%) Publishing
9 1 (0.68%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 84 (57.53%) Analyst
2 64 (43.84%) Support Analyst
3 53 (36.30%) Desktop Support
4 50 (34.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 50 (34.25%) Desktop Analyst
5 25 (17.12%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
6 15 (10.27%) Service Analyst
7 14 (9.59%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (8.90%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (8.22%) Support Engineer
10 9 (6.16%) IT Support
11 8 (5.48%) Consultant
11 8 (5.48%) Administrator
11 8 (5.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 6 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.11%) Applications Support
12 6 (4.11%) Developer
12 6 (4.11%) Service Desk Engineer
13 5 (3.42%) Team Leader
14 4 (2.74%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.53%) .NET
2 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.11%) XML
3 6 (4.11%) HTML
3 6 (4.11%) Ajax
4 4 (2.74%) CSS
4 4 (2.74%) WCF
5 3 (2.05%) WPF
5 3 (2.05%) WF
5 3 (2.05%) Silverlight
5 3 (2.05%) jQuery
5 3 (2.05%) XSLT
5 3 (2.05%) XHTML
5 3 (2.05%) ADO.NET
5 3 (2.05%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.37%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.37%) COM
7 1 (0.68%) SAML
7 1 (0.68%) RESTful
7 1 (0.68%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 56 (38.36%) Blackberry
2 15 (10.27%) Management Information System
2 15 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.79%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.79%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.11%) CMDB
5 3 (2.05%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.05%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.37%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.37%) User Experience
7 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) PMI
7 1 (0.68%) AS400
7 1 (0.68%) Handset
7 1 (0.68%) Replication
7 1 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 102 (69.86%) Windows
2 62 (42.47%) Windows 7
3 20 (13.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (7.53%) Linux
5 9 (6.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.79%) UNIX
6 7 (4.79%) Windows XP
7 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.11%) Mac OS
8 3 (2.05%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.37%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.37%) Solaris
10 1 (0.68%) CentOS
10 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (58.90%) ITIL
2 52 (35.62%) Service Management
3 47 (32.19%) Service Delivery
4 45 (30.82%) Business Continuity
4 45 (30.82%) Business Continuity Management
5 9 (6.16%) CRM
6 8 (5.48%) ITSM
6 8 (5.48%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.11%) Web Development
7 6 (4.11%) Project Management
7 6 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.11%) Data Analysis
8 5 (3.42%) OO
8 5 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (2.74%) Business Development
9 4 (2.74%) Software Distribution
9 4 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.74%) Change Management
9 4 (2.74%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.05%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.01%) SQL
2 9 (6.16%) C#
2 9 (6.16%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.79%) JavaScript
3 7 (4.79%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.74%) VB
5 3 (2.05%) VBScript
5 3 (2.05%) Java
5 3 (2.05%) VBA
5 3 (2.05%) VB6
6 2 (1.37%) C++
7 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 127 (86.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 91 (62.33%) MCSE
3 23 (15.75%) MCSA
3 23 (15.75%) MCITP
4 20 (13.70%) CCNA
4 20 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (10.27%) MCTS
6 9 (6.16%) Degree
6 9 (6.16%) MCDST
6 9 (6.16%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (5.48%) CCA
8 7 (4.79%) CCNP
9 5 (3.42%) A+ Certification
9 5 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.74%) MOS
10 4 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.74%) CCIE
11 3 (2.05%) MCDBA
11 3 (2.05%) MCSD
11 3 (2.05%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.07%) SLA
2 5 (3.42%) QA
3 3 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 96 (65.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.85%) XenApp
3 7 (4.79%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.11%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (2.05%) XenServer
7 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.68%) UAG
7 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.68%) Xen
7 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (4.79%) SCCM
2 4 (2.74%) XenMobile
2 4 (2.74%) WMI
3 2 (1.37%) WSUS
3 2 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.68%) SCOM
4 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 119 (81.51%) Microsoft
2 45 (30.82%) ServiceNow
3 24 (16.44%) VMware
4 22 (15.07%) Citrix
5 21 (14.38%) Cisco
6 10 (6.85%) Apple
7 8 (5.48%) HP
8 4 (2.74%) Avaya
8 4 (2.74%) EMC
9 3 (2.05%) McAfee
10 2 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.37%) Symantec
10 2 (1.37%) NetApp
10 2 (1.37%) SAP
10 2 (1.37%) Mitel
10 2 (1.37%) Polycom
11 1 (0.68%) ProCurve
11 1 (0.68%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.68%) Altiris
11 1 (0.68%) Dell
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £75000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Performance Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Wavex Technology Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago