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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 208 268 317
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +49
Permanent jobs citing MCP 50 38 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.79% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.43% 1.50% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 44
Median salary £50,000 £42,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +6.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,700
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,900 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.33% -8.00%
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
1456 2541 3244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.14% 24.56% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1292 2177 2710
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,550 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £79,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 68 (79.07%) Microsoft
2 63 (73.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (60.47%) Windows
4 46 (53.49%) Active Directory
5 41 (47.67%) MS Excel
6 39 (45.35%) ITIL
7 37 (43.02%) MCSE
8 28 (32.56%) Cisco
9 27 (31.40%) CCNA
9 27 (31.40%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (31.40%) VMware
10 26 (30.23%) MS Office
11 25 (29.07%) Windows Server
12 23 (26.74%) MCSA
12 23 (26.74%) Finance
12 23 (26.74%) Windows 7
13 20 (23.26%) Citrix
13 20 (23.26%) MS Exchange
14 18 (20.93%) LAN
14 18 (20.93%) WAN
14 18 (20.93%) TCP/IP
15 17 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (18.60%) PowerShell
16 16 (18.60%) MCITP
17 15 (17.44%) Firewall
17 15 (17.44%) DNS
17 15 (17.44%) SQL Server
17 15 (17.44%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (17.44%) SCCM
17 15 (17.44%) Exchange Server 2010

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 20 (23.26%) MS Exchange
2 15 (17.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (11.63%) SharePoint
5 8 (9.30%) IIS
6 4 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (4.65%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.33%) Apache
7 2 (2.33%) CMS
7 2 (2.33%) Drupal
7 2 (2.33%) nginx
8 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.16%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 41 (47.67%) MS Excel
2 26 (30.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.63%) Office 365
2 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.93%) LAN
1 18 (20.93%) TCP/IP
1 18 (20.93%) WAN
2 15 (17.44%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (17.44%) DNS
2 15 (17.44%) Firewall
3 13 (15.12%) DHCP
4 11 (12.79%) SAN
5 8 (9.30%) IP Telephony
5 8 (9.30%) VPN
6 6 (6.98%) Internet
7 5 (5.81%) NAS
7 5 (5.81%) Wireless
8 4 (4.65%) Skype
8 4 (4.65%) VoIP
8 4 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (3.49%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (3.49%) SMTP
9 3 (3.49%) SNMP
10 2 (2.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.33%) MySQL
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (26.74%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Back Office
3 4 (4.65%) Legal
4 3 (3.49%) Law
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Japanese Language
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (39.53%) Analyst
2 18 (20.93%) Support Analyst
3 17 (19.77%) Administrator
4 16 (18.60%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (17.44%) Support Engineer
6 14 (16.28%) Service Analyst
6 14 (16.28%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (12.79%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (11.63%) Service Desk Support
8 10 (11.63%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 8 (9.30%) Desktop Support
10 7 (8.14%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (8.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 7 (8.14%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (8.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (6.98%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 6 (6.98%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
11 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 6 (6.98%) Developer
11 6 (6.98%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.28%) .NET
2 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (3.49%) ADO.NET
4 3 (3.49%) HTML
5 2 (2.33%) LAMP
5 2 (2.33%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.16%) Web Services
6 1 (1.16%) XML
6 1 (1.16%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Blackberry
2 8 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.14%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.98%) Smartphone
5 4 (4.65%) Replication
6 3 (3.49%) Clustering
6 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.49%) Economics
6 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (3.49%) IVR
6 3 (3.49%) Reinsurance
7 2 (2.33%) BYOD
7 2 (2.33%) Fintech
7 2 (2.33%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.16%) User Experience
8 1 (1.16%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 52 (60.47%) Windows
2 25 (29.07%) Windows Server
3 23 (26.74%) Windows 7
4 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (13.95%) Linux
6 8 (9.30%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.65%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.49%) Android
8 3 (3.49%) Unix
8 3 (3.49%) Windows Phone
9 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.35%) ITIL
2 7 (8.14%) Mentoring
2 7 (8.14%) Service Management
3 6 (6.98%) Change Management
3 6 (6.98%) CRM
3 6 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
4 5 (5.81%) ITSM
4 5 (5.81%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.65%) Change Control
5 4 (4.65%) Investment Management
5 4 (4.65%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.65%) Time Management
5 4 (4.65%) Workflow
6 3 (3.49%) Analytics
6 3 (3.49%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.49%) ITIL V3
6 3 (3.49%) Network Architecture
6 3 (3.49%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.60%) PowerShell
2 12 (13.95%) C#
3 6 (6.98%) T-SQL
4 5 (5.81%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.65%) Ruby
5 4 (4.65%) SQL
6 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.49%) VB
7 2 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (1.16%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 63 (73.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (43.02%) MCSE
3 27 (31.40%) CCNA
3 27 (31.40%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (26.74%) MCSA
5 16 (18.60%) MCITP
6 14 (16.28%) MCTS
7 11 (12.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (10.47%) Degree
9 7 (8.14%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (8.14%) MCDST
10 4 (4.65%) MCPD
10 4 (4.65%) MOS
11 3 (3.49%) CCA
11 3 (3.49%) CCNP
11 3 (3.49%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 2 (2.33%) MCAD
12 2 (2.33%) MCSD
13 1 (1.16%) ACMT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (53.49%) Active Directory
2 17 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.79%) vSphere
4 9 (10.47%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.98%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.49%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.49%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (3.49%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (3.49%) XenApp
6 3 (3.49%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.33%) NFS
7 2 (2.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (17.44%) SCCM
2 9 (10.47%) SCOM
3 3 (3.49%) WSUS
4 2 (2.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (2.33%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.33%) Webmin
5 1 (1.16%) Casper Suite
5 1 (1.16%) DameWare
5 1 (1.16%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 68 (79.07%) Microsoft
2 28 (32.56%) Cisco
3 27 (31.40%) VMware
4 20 (23.26%) Citrix
5 10 (11.63%) CheckPoint
6 8 (9.30%) Dell
6 8 (9.30%) HP
7 7 (8.14%) Mitel
8 4 (4.65%) Avaya
9 3 (3.49%) NetApp
10 2 (2.33%) Apple
10 2 (2.33%) EPiServer
10 2 (2.33%) Percona
10 2 (2.33%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.33%) Wyse
11 1 (1.16%) AppSense
11 1 (1.16%) EMC
11 1 (1.16%) Intel
11 1 (1.16%) Intel Security
11 1 (1.16%) Remedy
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