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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 198 140 99
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -41
Permanent jobs citing MCP 60 109 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.77% 1.57% 2.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.57% 5.49% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 58 104 232
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
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
2332 1984 2793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.91% 28.55% 30.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1789 1604 2325
Average salary £42,500 £39,703 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.04% -0.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -11 25 £29,000 -22.66% 3
Hertfordshire -18 20 £42,500 +55.96% 1
Bedfordshire -11 7 £37,500 - 3
Essex -31 7 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Norfolk +11 1 £37,500 +50.00% 2
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 110 (73.83%) Windows
1 110 (73.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (51.01%) Microsoft
3 66 (44.30%) Active Directory
4 62 (41.61%) SQL Server
5 57 (38.26%) ITIL
6 50 (33.56%) MCTS
7 47 (31.54%) VMware
7 47 (31.54%) MCSE
8 46 (30.87%) MS Exchange
9 45 (30.20%) Cisco
9 45 (30.20%) MS Excel
10 42 (28.19%) .NET
11 41 (27.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 40 (26.85%) MCSD
13 39 (26.17%) C#
13 39 (26.17%) Firewall
14 37 (24.83%) MCAD
14 37 (24.83%) NUnit
15 36 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
15 36 (24.16%) VMware Infrastructure
15 36 (24.16%) Cisco Certification
16 35 (23.49%) MS Office
17 34 (22.82%) Kanban
17 34 (22.82%) TDD
17 34 (22.82%) Scrum
17 34 (22.82%) Rhino Mocks
17 34 (22.82%) Moq
18 32 (21.48%) Windows Server 2003
19 29 (19.46%) MCSA

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 46 (30.87%) MS Exchange
2 26 (17.45%) SharePoint
3 23 (15.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (10.74%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (5.37%) Lync
7 7 (4.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (4.03%) IIS
9 5 (3.36%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.67%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (30.20%) MS Excel
2 35 (23.49%) MS Office
3 13 (8.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.68%) Office 365
3 3 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.01%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (26.17%) Firewall
2 22 (14.77%) TCP/IP
3 20 (13.42%) VPN
3 20 (13.42%) DNS
4 18 (12.08%) VoIP
5 17 (11.41%) SAN
6 12 (8.05%) Wireless
7 10 (6.71%) Internet
8 9 (6.04%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (6.04%) DHCP
8 9 (6.04%) HTTPS
9 8 (5.37%) BGP
9 8 (5.37%) MPLS
9 8 (5.37%) OSPF
9 8 (5.37%) VPLS
10 7 (4.70%) VLAN
11 6 (4.03%) WAN
11 6 (4.03%) LAN
11 6 (4.03%) Network Security
12 5 (3.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (41.61%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (4.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 37 (24.83%) NUnit
2 34 (22.82%) Rhino Mocks
2 34 (22.82%) Moq
3 18 (12.08%) MSTest
4 1 (0.67%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.67%) NCover
4 1 (0.67%) FxCop
4 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (10.74%) Music Industry
2 8 (5.37%) Retail
2 8 (5.37%) Finance
3 3 (2.01%) Law
4 1 (0.67%) Legal
4 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.67%) Advertising
4 1 (0.67%) Back Office
4 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (25.50%) Developer
2 24 (16.11%) Analyst
3 23 (15.44%) Support Engineer
4 18 (12.08%) .NET Developer
5 17 (11.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (11.41%) C# Developer
6 14 (9.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (7.38%) Team Leader
7 11 (7.38%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (6.04%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (6.04%) Network Engineer
9 7 (4.70%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.70%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.70%) Service Desk Technician
10 6 (4.03%) IT Support
10 6 (4.03%) Service Analyst
10 6 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) Service Desk Analyst
11 5 (3.36%) Infrastructure Manager
11 5 (3.36%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (28.19%) .NET
2 21 (14.09%) WCF
3 20 (13.42%) WPF
3 20 (13.42%) ASP.NET
4 18 (12.08%) WinForms
4 18 (12.08%) Castle Windsor
4 18 (12.08%) Ninject
4 18 (12.08%) Razor View Engine
4 18 (12.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 18 (12.08%) Unity DI Container
4 18 (12.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (12.08%) Spring.NET
5 16 (10.74%) NHibernate
6 3 (2.01%) Web Services
6 3 (2.01%) XML
7 2 (1.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (1.34%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.67%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.75%) Blackberry
2 18 (12.08%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (6.04%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.37%) Mathematics
5 7 (4.70%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.36%) Clustering
7 4 (2.68%) Kindle
7 4 (2.68%) Replication
8 3 (2.01%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.34%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 110 (73.83%) Windows
2 41 (27.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (21.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (19.46%) Windows 7
5 24 (16.11%) Windows XP
6 15 (10.07%) Windows 8
7 14 (9.40%) UNIX
8 12 (8.05%) Windows Vista
9 11 (7.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (4.70%) Linux
11 5 (3.36%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (2.68%) Android
13 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.34%) AIX
15 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (38.26%) ITIL
2 36 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (22.82%) Kanban
3 34 (22.82%) TDD
3 34 (22.82%) Scrum
4 23 (15.44%) Incident Management
5 22 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (14.77%) MVVM
6 21 (14.09%) Service Delivery
7 18 (12.08%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (12.08%) MVC
7 18 (12.08%) Web Application Development
7 18 (12.08%) Dependency Injection
8 16 (10.74%) BDD
9 15 (10.07%) PRINCE2
10 13 (8.72%) Mentoring
11 10 (6.71%) Change Control
11 10 (6.71%) Document Management
12 7 (4.70%) Problem Management
13 6 (4.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.17%) C#
2 17 (11.41%) VB.NET
3 16 (10.74%) VB
4 14 (9.40%) SQL
5 7 (4.70%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.01%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.34%) VBScript
8 1 (0.67%) PowerHouse
8 1 (0.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 110 (73.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (33.56%) MCTS
3 47 (31.54%) MCSE
4 40 (26.85%) MCSD
5 37 (24.83%) MCAD
6 36 (24.16%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (19.46%) MCSA
7 29 (19.46%) CCNA
7 29 (19.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 20 (13.42%) MCITP
9 19 (12.75%) CCNP
10 16 (10.74%) VCP5
11 13 (8.72%) VCP4
12 12 (8.05%) MBCS
13 10 (6.71%) A+ Certification
14 9 (6.04%) Degree
15 5 (3.36%) SC Cleared
15 5 (3.36%) Security Cleared
15 5 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (3.36%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.07%) SLA
2 13 (8.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (44.30%) Active Directory
2 36 (24.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.08%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.03%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (3.36%) ISA Server
5 5 (3.36%) Terminal Services
5 5 (3.36%) vSphere
5 5 (3.36%) UAG
6 3 (2.01%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.01%) XenApp
6 3 (2.01%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.34%) Firmware
8 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.67%) NFS
8 1 (0.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (8.05%) SCCM
2 10 (6.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (2.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (2.68%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.34%) WSUS
4 2 (1.34%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.67%) SCOM
5 1 (0.67%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.67%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 76 (51.01%) Microsoft
2 47 (31.54%) VMware
3 45 (30.20%) Cisco
4 24 (16.11%) Citrix
5 10 (6.71%) SolarWinds
5 10 (6.71%) Mitel
6 9 (6.04%) NetApp
6 9 (6.04%) HP
7 8 (5.37%) Dell
7 8 (5.37%) Symantec
7 8 (5.37%) Remedy
7 8 (5.37%) Blue Coat
8 7 (4.70%) IBM
9 5 (3.36%) Avaya
10 4 (2.68%) Apple
10 4 (2.68%) Nokia
10 4 (2.68%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.68%) Altiris
11 3 (2.01%) Websense
11 3 (2.01%) Sophos
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Essex
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Hertfordshire
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