The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 190 203 208
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCP 54 58 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.85% 0.80% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.05% 2.55% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 48 54 66
Median salary £35,500 £33,163 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.04% -11.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,950 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
MCP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1772 2273 2427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.94% 31.45% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1943 1889
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,550 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MCP
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the East of England region.

MCP Salary Trend in the East of England

MCP
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in the East of England

MCP
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +32 32 £35,000 +2.94% 2
Bedfordshire +15 8 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Essex +5 8 £31,500 -6.87%
Suffolk -10 4 £40,000 +45.45%
Cambridgeshire -2 1 £36,500 +37.73%
Norfolk -15 1 £25,000 -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for MCP.

1 74 (63.79%) Microsoft
2 70 (60.34%) ITIL
3 67 (57.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (43.97%) Windows
5 34 (29.31%) Windows 7
6 33 (28.45%) Active Directory
7 32 (27.59%) SC Cleared
7 32 (27.59%) Security Cleared
8 31 (26.72%) Service Management
8 31 (26.72%) MS Office
9 30 (25.86%) Incident Management
10 28 (24.14%) Citrix
11 26 (22.41%) VMware
12 25 (21.55%) MS Excel
13 24 (20.69%) Windows 8
14 22 (18.97%) MCDST
15 21 (18.10%) Problem Management
15 21 (18.10%) Change Management
16 19 (16.38%) Windows Server 2008
17 18 (15.52%) Degree
17 18 (15.52%) Cisco Certification
17 18 (15.52%) Finance
17 18 (15.52%) MCSE
17 18 (15.52%) Windows Server
18 17 (14.66%) Data Centre
18 17 (14.66%) MS Exchange
18 17 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
19 16 (13.79%) MCTS
19 16 (13.79%) CEH
19 16 (13.79%) CISSP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 17 (14.66%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.62%) IBM Notes
3 9 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.72%) IIS
6 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.86%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (26.72%) MS Office
2 25 (21.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.93%) Office 365
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.86%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.07%) DNS
2 12 (10.34%) Firewall
3 11 (9.48%) DHCP
4 6 (5.17%) iSCSI
4 6 (5.17%) LAN
4 6 (5.17%) SAN
4 6 (5.17%) WAN
5 5 (4.31%) VoIP
5 5 (4.31%) VPN
6 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.59%) Wireless
8 2 (1.72%) 3G
8 2 (1.72%) 4G
8 2 (1.72%) Broadband
8 2 (1.72%) Junos
8 2 (1.72%) LTE
8 2 (1.72%) VLAN
8 2 (1.72%) VPLS
9 1 (0.86%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 5 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (15.52%) Finance
2 15 (12.93%) Retail
3 14 (12.07%) Front Office
4 3 (2.59%) Banking
4 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.72%) Billing
6 1 (0.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (28.45%) Analyst
2 15 (12.93%) SOC Analyst
3 14 (12.07%) Support Engineer
4 10 (8.62%) Developer
4 10 (8.62%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (7.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (7.76%) Team Leader
6 8 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Service Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.03%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 6 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) IT Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) IT Support
8 6 (5.17%) Service Desk Support
8 6 (5.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.07%) .NET
2 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET
2 9 (7.76%) HTML
3 8 (6.90%) .NET Framework
3 8 (6.90%) CSS
4 6 (5.17%) jQuery
5 5 (4.31%) Entity Framework
5 5 (4.31%) LINQ
6 3 (2.59%) Web Services
7 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.72%) CSS3
7 2 (1.72%) HTML5
8 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.86%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.86%) WCF
8 1 (0.86%) WinForms
8 1 (0.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.66%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.48%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.62%) Mathematics
4 9 (7.76%) Blackberry
4 9 (7.76%) iPad
5 8 (6.90%) iPhone
6 7 (6.03%) User Experience
7 6 (5.17%) Replication
8 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.59%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.72%) Fintech
9 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.86%) Clustering
10 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.86%) Life Science
10 1 (0.86%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 51 (43.97%) Windows
2 34 (29.31%) Windows 7
3 24 (20.69%) Windows 8
4 19 (16.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (15.52%) Windows Server
6 8 (6.90%) Linux
7 5 (4.31%) Unix
7 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.45%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.59%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (60.34%) ITIL
2 31 (26.72%) Service Management
3 30 (25.86%) Incident Management
4 21 (18.10%) Change Management
4 21 (18.10%) Problem Management
5 16 (13.79%) Information Security
5 16 (13.79%) SIEM
6 14 (12.07%) Validation
7 13 (11.21%) Technical Analysis
8 9 (7.76%) Logistics
8 9 (7.76%) MVC
9 8 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (6.03%) Security Operations
11 6 (5.17%) ITIL V3
11 6 (5.17%) Web Development
12 5 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (4.31%) Front End Development
13 3 (2.59%) Mentoring
13 3 (2.59%) Presales
13 3 (2.59%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.21%) SQL
2 10 (8.62%) C#
2 10 (8.62%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.03%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.17%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.31%) VB.NET
5 5 (4.31%) VBScript
6 2 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (57.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (27.59%) SC Cleared
2 32 (27.59%) Security Cleared
3 22 (18.97%) MCDST
4 18 (15.52%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (15.52%) Degree
4 18 (15.52%) MCSE
5 16 (13.79%) CEH
5 16 (13.79%) CESG Certified Professional
5 16 (13.79%) CISM
5 16 (13.79%) CISSP
5 16 (13.79%) CRISC
5 16 (13.79%) GIAC
5 16 (13.79%) MCTS
5 16 (13.79%) SANS
6 13 (11.21%) MCSA
7 12 (10.34%) CCNA
8 11 (9.48%) A+ Certification
9 10 (8.62%) MCITP
10 8 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.48%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (28.45%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.72%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.72%) vSphere
4 2 (1.72%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.86%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.86%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (8.62%) SCCM
2 9 (7.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (4.31%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.59%) SCOM
5 2 (1.72%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.72%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.72%) WSUS
6 1 (0.86%) QRadar
Vendors
1 74 (63.79%) Microsoft
2 28 (24.14%) Citrix
3 26 (22.41%) VMware
4 16 (13.79%) AlienVault
4 16 (13.79%) LogLogic
4 16 (13.79%) LogRhythm
5 15 (12.93%) Cisco
6 10 (8.62%) Lotus
7 9 (7.76%) HP
7 9 (7.76%) Remedy
8 8 (6.90%) Progress
9 7 (6.03%) Intel Security
10 5 (4.31%) SonicWALL
11 3 (2.59%) Symantec
12 2 (1.72%) AppSense
12 2 (1.72%) Avaya
12 2 (1.72%) Dell
12 2 (1.72%) Juniper
12 2 (1.72%) Mitel
12 2 (1.72%) Red Hat
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