The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 176 140 107
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -33
Permanent jobs citing MCP 95 121 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.19% 1.54% 2.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.02% 5.44% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 85 117 191
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-14.66% -
Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2366 2226 2561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.55% 28.39% 30.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1902 1840 2213
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
England

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +3 36 £37,500 - 5
Hertfordshire -29 20 £42,500 +21.42%
Essex -17 15 £23,750 -48.64% 1
Bedfordshire -9 9 £37,000 -17.77% 1
Suffolk +18 8 £35,000 -9.67%
Norfolk +3 7 £36,250 +31.81% 1
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 202 (89.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 160 (71.11%) Windows
3 134 (59.56%) Microsoft
4 124 (55.11%) SQL Server
5 102 (45.33%) MCTS
6 86 (38.22%) C#
6 86 (38.22%) .NET
7 85 (37.78%) MCSD
8 82 (36.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 72 (32.00%) MCAD
9 72 (32.00%) MS Exchange
10 70 (31.11%) MCSE
11 69 (30.67%) TDD
12 68 (30.22%) NUnit
12 68 (30.22%) MS Excel
13 66 (29.33%) Active Directory
14 64 (28.44%) VMware
14 64 (28.44%) Scrum
14 64 (28.44%) Kanban
14 64 (28.44%) Rhino Mocks
14 64 (28.44%) Moq
15 59 (26.22%) Exchange Server 2010
16 58 (25.78%) ASP.NET
17 57 (25.33%) Firewall
18 54 (24.00%) ITIL
19 53 (23.56%) Windows 7
20 52 (23.11%) CCNA
20 52 (23.11%) Cisco Certification
21 51 (22.67%) Windows Server 2003
22 50 (22.22%) SharePoint

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 72 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 59 (26.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 41 (18.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 21 (9.33%) IIS
6 13 (5.78%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (3.56%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (3.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (2.67%) Lync
9 5 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.33%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.89%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 68 (30.22%) MS Excel
2 44 (19.56%) MS Office
3 12 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.44%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.67%) Office 365
2 8 (3.56%) SaaS
3 7 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 57 (25.33%) Firewall
2 48 (21.33%) DNS
3 39 (17.33%) TCP/IP
4 32 (14.22%) DHCP
5 31 (13.78%) SAN
6 25 (11.11%) VPN
7 23 (10.22%) Internet
7 23 (10.22%) LAN
8 19 (8.44%) WAN
8 19 (8.44%) SSL
9 16 (7.11%) Network Security
10 14 (6.22%) HTTPS
11 12 (5.33%) NetScaler
12 11 (4.89%) iSCSI
12 11 (4.89%) HTTP
13 10 (4.44%) Wireless
14 9 (4.00%) VoIP
15 8 (3.56%) ADSL
15 8 (3.56%) VLAN
15 8 (3.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (55.11%) SQL Server
2 32 (14.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 68 (30.22%) NUnit
2 64 (28.44%) Rhino Mocks
2 64 (28.44%) Moq
3 39 (17.33%) MSTest
4 6 (2.67%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.89%) NCover
5 2 (0.89%) FxCop
5 2 (0.89%) CruiseControl
General
1 25 (11.11%) Music Industry
2 8 (3.56%) Finance
3 6 (2.67%) Retail
4 5 (2.22%) Games
5 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.33%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.44%) Back Office
6 1 (0.44%) Law
6 1 (0.44%) Legal
6 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 83 (36.89%) Developer
2 51 (22.67%) Support Engineer
3 48 (21.33%) .NET Developer
4 41 (18.22%) Analyst
5 34 (15.11%) C# Developer
6 31 (13.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 24 (10.67%) 3rd Line Support
8 24 (10.67%) Support Analyst
9 18 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 17 (7.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 16 (7.11%) Administrator
12 13 (5.78%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (4.89%) IT Support
14 10 (4.44%) Service Analyst
15 9 (4.00%) Systems Support
15 9 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
16 8 (3.56%) Systems Support Engineer
17 7 (3.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (38.22%) .NET
2 58 (25.78%) ASP.NET
3 48 (21.33%) WCF
4 44 (19.56%) Razor View Engine
4 44 (19.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 44 (19.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 41 (18.22%) WPF
5 41 (18.22%) WinForms
6 39 (17.33%) Spring.NET
6 39 (17.33%) Castle Windsor
6 39 (17.33%) Ninject
6 39 (17.33%) Unity DI Container
7 25 (11.11%) NHibernate
8 17 (7.56%) Web Services
9 12 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (4.89%) XML
11 9 (4.00%) ADSI
12 7 (3.11%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.44%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.33%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (5.78%) Replication
2 13 (5.78%) N-Tier
3 10 (4.44%) Mathematics
4 8 (3.56%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.67%) Fat Client
5 6 (2.67%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.33%) Clustering
6 3 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.89%) Firmware
8 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 160 (71.11%) Windows
2 82 (36.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (23.56%) Windows 7
4 51 (22.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (14.22%) Windows XP
6 20 (8.89%) Windows Vista
6 20 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (7.11%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.89%) Linux
10 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (30.67%) TDD
2 64 (28.44%) Scrum
2 64 (28.44%) Kanban
3 54 (24.00%) ITIL
4 44 (19.56%) MVC
4 44 (19.56%) Web Application Development
5 39 (17.33%) Dependency Injection
5 39 (17.33%) MVVM
5 39 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (13.33%) BDD
7 29 (12.89%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (8.00%) Service Delivery
9 17 (7.56%) Project Management
10 15 (6.67%) Problem Management
10 15 (6.67%) Incident Management
11 14 (6.22%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (5.78%) SOA
13 12 (5.33%) Service Management
14 10 (4.44%) Change Control
15 9 (4.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (38.22%) C#
2 40 (17.78%) SQL
3 26 (11.56%) VB.NET
4 25 (11.11%) VB
5 5 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.33%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.89%) VBScript
8 1 (0.44%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 202 (89.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 102 (45.33%) MCTS
3 85 (37.78%) MCSD
4 72 (32.00%) MCAD
5 70 (31.11%) MCSE
6 52 (23.11%) CCNA
6 52 (23.11%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (20.00%) MCITP
7 45 (20.00%) MCSA
8 34 (15.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (9.78%) Citrix Certification
10 18 (8.00%) CCNP
11 16 (7.11%) CCIA
12 14 (6.22%) Degree
13 13 (5.78%) CCIP
13 13 (5.78%) CCSP
13 13 (5.78%) CCA
14 10 (4.44%) CCAA
15 9 (4.00%) CCEE
16 7 (3.11%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.00%) SLA
2 2 (0.89%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (29.33%) Active Directory
2 48 (21.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (14.67%) Hyper-V
4 17 (7.56%) XenApp
5 16 (7.11%) XenDesktop
6 13 (5.78%) Terminal Services
7 8 (3.56%) ISA Server
7 8 (3.56%) Forefront TMG
7 8 (3.56%) UAG
8 7 (3.11%) vSphere
8 7 (3.11%) XenServer
9 5 (2.22%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (4.44%) SCCM
2 8 (3.56%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.89%) WSUS
4 1 (0.44%) SCOM
4 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 134 (59.56%) Microsoft
2 64 (28.44%) VMware
3 48 (21.33%) Cisco
3 48 (21.33%) Citrix
4 19 (8.44%) HP
5 12 (5.33%) SonicWALL
6 9 (4.00%) Websense
7 6 (2.67%) Wyse
7 6 (2.67%) Apple
7 6 (2.67%) AppSense
7 6 (2.67%) NetApp
8 5 (2.22%) Dell
9 4 (1.78%) Oracle
9 4 (1.78%) IBM
9 4 (1.78%) Altiris
10 3 (1.33%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (1.33%) Sophos
10 3 (1.33%) Lotus
10 3 (1.33%) Avaya
11 2 (0.89%) Pegasus
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