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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England / East of England
Rank 202 215 193
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -22
Permanent jobs citing MCP 37 42 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.64% 0.61% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.28% 2.10% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33 38 67
Median salary £30,000 £28,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,100 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,200 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%

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
1625 2003 2142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.97% 29.12% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1267 1539 1699
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% -1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +23 24 £30,000 -7.69% 4
Cambridgeshire +11 5 £64,000 +141.50% 1
Bedfordshire +4 4 £22,500 -51.35% 2
Suffolk +7 3 £30,000 +57.89%
Essex +6 1 - -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 57 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 53 (70.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (54.67%) Windows
4 38 (50.67%) Active Directory
5 27 (36.00%) MCSE
6 26 (34.67%) ITIL
7 25 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 25 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 22 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (29.33%) Windows Server
9 19 (25.33%) CCNA
9 19 (25.33%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (24.00%) MCSA
10 18 (24.00%) DNS
11 16 (21.33%) SLA
11 16 (21.33%) Security Cleared
12 15 (20.00%) MCTS
13 14 (18.67%) Cisco
13 14 (18.67%) MS Office
14 13 (17.33%) DHCP
14 13 (17.33%) Computer Science
15 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
15 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (16.00%) SCCM
15 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
15 12 (16.00%) A+ Certification
15 12 (16.00%) Change Management
15 12 (16.00%) Data Centre
16 10 (13.33%) Firewall
16 10 (13.33%) PowerShell

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 25 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.00%) IIS
4 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.33%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.33%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 14 (18.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (12.00%) Office 365
3 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.67%) SaaS
6 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.00%) DNS
2 13 (17.33%) DHCP
3 10 (13.33%) Firewall
4 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
5 7 (9.33%) VPN
6 5 (6.67%) Internet
7 3 (4.00%) HTTP
7 3 (4.00%) HTTPS
7 3 (4.00%) IMAP
7 3 (4.00%) SMTP
7 3 (4.00%) Unified Communications
7 3 (4.00%) Wireless
8 2 (2.67%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.67%) SAN
8 2 (2.67%) VoIP
9 1 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MSI
General
1 7 (9.33%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.33%) Banking
4 3 (4.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.67%) Front Office
6 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (28.00%) Analyst
2 16 (21.33%) Support Engineer
3 15 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 13 (17.33%) IT Support
5 10 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (10.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (10.67%) IT Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) IT Engineer
6 8 (10.67%) IT Support Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (10.67%) Server Support
7 6 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Developer
8 5 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 5 (6.67%) Server Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) HTML
2 5 (6.67%) .NET
2 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.67%) jQuery
3 3 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (4.00%) CSS
3 3 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Computer Science
2 12 (16.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.67%) Fat Client
3 8 (10.67%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.33%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.33%) User Experience
5 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.00%) Clustering
5 3 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.67%) Handset
6 2 (2.67%) Replication
7 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.33%) Fintech
7 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (54.67%) Windows
2 22 (29.33%) Windows Server
2 22 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (9.33%) Windows XP
5 6 (8.00%) Linux
6 5 (6.67%) Unix
7 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.00%) Mac OS
8 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.33%) Android
9 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) ITIL
2 12 (16.00%) Change Management
3 9 (12.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 9 (12.00%) Project Management
4 8 (10.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 8 (10.67%) Software Engineering
5 7 (9.33%) Presales
5 7 (9.33%) Problem Management
6 6 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (8.00%) Service Management
7 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.67%) MVC
7 5 (6.67%) Security Operations
7 5 (6.67%) SIEM
8 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.33%) Business Development
8 4 (5.33%) High Availability
8 4 (5.33%) ITIL V3
8 4 (5.33%) Software Deployment
9 3 (4.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.67%) SQL
3 6 (8.00%) C#
4 4 (5.33%) VBScript
5 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.33%) C
6 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (70.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (36.00%) MCSE
3 19 (25.33%) CCNA
3 19 (25.33%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (24.00%) MCSA
5 16 (21.33%) Security Cleared
6 15 (20.00%) MCTS
7 12 (16.00%) A+ Certification
8 10 (13.33%) MCITP
9 8 (10.67%) BC Cleared
9 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
10 7 (9.33%) Degree
10 7 (9.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (6.67%) CCENT
11 5 (6.67%) CEH
11 5 (6.67%) CISM
11 5 (6.67%) CISSP
11 5 (6.67%) GIAC
11 5 (6.67%) MCDST
11 5 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (50.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (16.00%) SCCM
2 5 (6.67%) SCOM
3 4 (5.33%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.33%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.33%) QRadar
4 1 (1.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 57 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.67%) Cisco
3 9 (12.00%) VMware
4 7 (9.33%) HP
5 6 (8.00%) Draytek
5 6 (8.00%) NETGEAR
6 5 (6.67%) 3Com
6 5 (6.67%) AlienVault
6 5 (6.67%) IBM
6 5 (6.67%) LogLogic
6 5 (6.67%) LogRhythm
6 5 (6.67%) Veeam
6 5 (6.67%) ZyXEL
7 4 (5.33%) Citrix
7 4 (5.33%) Intel Security
7 4 (5.33%) Symantec
8 3 (4.00%) Google
8 3 (4.00%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.67%) Becrypt
10 1 (1.33%) ArcSight
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