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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England / East of England
Rank 183 227 187
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -40
Permanent jobs citing MCP 59 42 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.01% 0.59% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.50% 2.01% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 56 38 76
Median salary £32,500 £31,250 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,850 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £28,500 £31,875
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%

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
1684 2089 2140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.70% 29.56% 29.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1279 1597 1709
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £66,500
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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +37 40 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Bedfordshire +15 7 £36,250 +20.83% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 6 £64,000 +100.00% 2
Suffolk +18 5 £30,000 +4.34%
Essex +13 1 - -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 65 (74.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 63 (72.41%) Windows
3 55 (63.22%) Active Directory
4 42 (48.28%) MCSE
4 42 (48.28%) Windows Server
5 37 (42.53%) MS Exchange
5 37 (42.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (37.93%) MS Excel
7 31 (35.63%) ITIL
8 29 (33.33%) DNS
9 28 (32.18%) MCSA
10 26 (29.89%) CCNA
10 26 (29.89%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (28.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (27.59%) Windows 7
12 24 (27.59%) SQL Server
13 22 (25.29%) DHCP
13 22 (25.29%) Cisco
13 22 (25.29%) Security Cleared
14 21 (24.14%) Office 365
14 21 (24.14%) SLA
15 18 (20.69%) Change Management
15 18 (20.69%) Firewall
15 18 (20.69%) VMware
16 16 (18.39%) SQL
16 16 (18.39%) MS Office
16 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (18.39%) MCTS

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 37 (42.53%) MS Exchange
2 15 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (13.79%) IIS
4 7 (8.05%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.15%) Apache
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 16 (18.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (24.14%) Office 365
2 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (5.75%) SaaS
5 4 (4.60%) PaaS
6 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (33.33%) DNS
2 22 (25.29%) DHCP
3 18 (20.69%) Firewall
4 10 (11.49%) VPN
5 9 (10.34%) TCP/IP
6 6 (6.90%) Internet
7 5 (5.75%) HTTP
7 5 (5.75%) HTTPS
7 5 (5.75%) IMAP
7 5 (5.75%) iSCSI
7 5 (5.75%) SAN
7 5 (5.75%) SMTP
7 5 (5.75%) VoIP
8 3 (3.45%) LAN
8 3 (3.45%) WAN
8 3 (3.45%) Wireless
9 2 (2.30%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (2.30%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.60%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MSI
General
1 11 (12.64%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.75%) Finance
3 2 (2.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Front Office
3 2 (2.30%) Legal
3 2 (2.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (25.29%) Analyst
1 22 (25.29%) Support Engineer
2 20 (22.99%) IT Support
3 18 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (19.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 17 (19.54%) Support Analyst
5 14 (16.09%) IT Engineer
6 13 (14.94%) IT Support Engineer
7 11 (12.64%) Server Support
8 10 (11.49%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (11.49%) IT Analyst
8 10 (11.49%) IT Support Analyst
9 9 (10.34%) Server Engineer
10 8 (9.20%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (9.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 7 (8.05%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 7 (8.05%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (6.90%) Administrator
12 6 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.90%) HTML
2 5 (5.75%) .NET
2 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET
2 5 (5.75%) jQuery
3 3 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (3.45%) CSS
3 3 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 14 (16.09%) Computer Science
3 10 (11.49%) Fat Client
3 10 (11.49%) Thin Client
4 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.75%) Clustering
4 5 (5.75%) Replication
5 4 (4.60%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.60%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.45%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.45%) User Experience
7 2 (2.30%) Handset
8 1 (1.15%) CMDB
8 1 (1.15%) Life Science
8 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 63 (72.41%) Windows
2 42 (48.28%) Windows Server
3 37 (42.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (28.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (27.59%) Windows 7
6 8 (9.20%) Linux
6 8 (9.20%) Windows 10
6 8 (9.20%) Windows XP
7 7 (8.05%) Unix
8 5 (5.75%) Mac OS
8 5 (5.75%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.30%) Android
11 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.63%) ITIL
2 18 (20.69%) Change Management
3 12 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (12.64%) Project Management
5 10 (11.49%) High Availability
5 10 (11.49%) Infrastructure Management
5 10 (11.49%) ITIL V3
5 10 (11.49%) Performance Optimisation
5 10 (11.49%) Software Engineering
6 9 (10.34%) Presales
6 9 (10.34%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (6.90%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.90%) Performance Improvement
7 6 (6.90%) Service Management
8 5 (5.75%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (5.75%) MVC
8 5 (5.75%) Ticket Management
9 4 (4.60%) SIEM
9 4 (4.60%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.39%) SQL
2 14 (16.09%) PowerShell
3 11 (12.64%) VBScript
4 6 (6.90%) C#
5 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.15%) C
6 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (74.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (48.28%) MCSE
3 28 (32.18%) MCSA
4 26 (29.89%) CCNA
4 26 (29.89%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (25.29%) Security Cleared
6 16 (18.39%) MCTS
7 15 (17.24%) A+ Certification
7 15 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
9 11 (12.64%) MCITP
10 10 (11.49%) BC Cleared
11 7 (8.05%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (5.75%) CCAA
12 5 (5.75%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (5.75%) Degree
13 4 (4.60%) CCENT
13 4 (4.60%) CRISC
13 4 (4.60%) VCAP
13 4 (4.60%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (24.14%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (63.22%) Active Directory
2 16 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (16.09%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.49%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (17.24%) SCCM
2 10 (11.49%) SCOM
3 2 (2.30%) BladeLogic
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.30%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 63 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.29%) Cisco
3 18 (20.69%) VMware
4 10 (11.49%) IBM
5 9 (10.34%) HP
6 7 (8.05%) Citrix
6 7 (8.05%) Veeam
7 6 (6.90%) SonicWALL
8 5 (5.75%) Draytek
8 5 (5.75%) Google
8 5 (5.75%) NETGEAR
9 4 (4.60%) 3Com
9 4 (4.60%) AlienVault
9 4 (4.60%) LogLogic
9 4 (4.60%) LogRhythm
9 4 (4.60%) ZyXEL
10 2 (2.30%) Becrypt
10 2 (2.30%) BMC
10 2 (2.30%) CA
11 1 (1.15%) Mitel
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