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 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 164 164 141
Rank change year-on-year
0 -23
Permanent jobs citing MCP 104 112 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.34% 1.34% 1.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.45% 4.60% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 91 101 125
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
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
2338 2436 2292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.13% 29.22% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1943 1939 1912
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

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 29 June 2015.

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 29 June 2015. 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 +7 33 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Hertfordshire +7 23 £28,000 -28.88% 6
Bedfordshire +23 18 £55,000 +52.77%
Suffolk +1 15 £22,000 -37.14%
Norfolk +2 10 £25,000 -31.03%
Essex -9 5 £33,826 +42.42% 1
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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.

1 176 (88.89%) Windows
2 174 (87.88%) Microsoft
3 147 (74.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 124 (62.63%) Active Directory
5 101 (51.01%) MS Exchange
6 92 (46.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 77 (38.89%) SQL Server
8 68 (34.34%) SQL
9 66 (33.33%) MCSE
10 59 (29.80%) MS Office
10 59 (29.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 57 (28.79%) VMware
12 56 (28.28%) ITIL
13 54 (27.27%) MS Excel
13 54 (27.27%) Windows 7
14 52 (26.26%) Exchange Server 2010
14 52 (26.26%) MCSA
15 45 (22.73%) Windows XP
15 45 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
16 44 (22.22%) Degree
17 43 (21.72%) VMware Infrastructure
18 42 (21.21%) Hyper-V
18 42 (21.21%) JavaScript
19 41 (20.71%) HTML
19 41 (20.71%) Android
20 38 (19.19%) Analytical Skills
21 37 (18.69%) DNS
22 36 (18.18%) DHCP
23 35 (17.68%) C#
23 35 (17.68%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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
1 101 (51.01%) MS Exchange
2 52 (26.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 17 (8.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (5.05%) IBM Notes
8 7 (3.54%) Lync
9 5 (2.53%) IIS
10 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 59 (29.80%) MS Office
2 54 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.02%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.51%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.12%) Office 365
2 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (18.69%) DNS
2 36 (18.18%) DHCP
3 34 (17.17%) VPN
4 23 (11.62%) WAN
5 21 (10.61%) TCP/IP
6 20 (10.10%) Firewall
7 19 (9.60%) LAN
7 19 (9.60%) VoIP
8 16 (8.08%) SAN
8 16 (8.08%) Internet
9 11 (5.56%) Network Security
9 11 (5.56%) SSL
10 9 (4.55%) VLAN
11 8 (4.04%) FTP
12 7 (3.54%) Wireless
13 5 (2.53%) HTTP
14 4 (2.02%) Intranet
14 4 (2.02%) iSCSI
15 3 (1.52%) Structured Cabling
15 3 (1.52%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (3.54%) Telecoms
1 7 (3.54%) Retail
2 5 (2.53%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.52%) Finance
4 1 (0.51%) Automotive
4 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.51%) Front Office
4 1 (0.51%) Back Office
4 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (18.69%) Analyst
2 31 (15.66%) Software Engineer
3 28 (14.14%) Support Analyst
4 24 (12.12%) Support Engineer
5 20 (10.10%) IT Support
6 18 (9.09%) Consultant
7 14 (7.07%) Desktop Support
7 14 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (6.57%) Administrator
8 13 (6.57%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
9 11 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 11 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
10 10 (5.05%) IT Administrator
10 10 (5.05%) Virtualisation Consultant
11 8 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (4.04%) IT Support Analyst
12 7 (3.54%) Help Desk Support
12 7 (3.54%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (20.71%) HTML
2 35 (17.68%) .NET
3 33 (16.67%) MFC
3 33 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 33 (16.67%) jQuery
4 12 (6.06%) PhoneGap
5 8 (4.04%) CSS
6 4 (2.02%) Web Services
6 4 (2.02%) WSH
7 2 (1.01%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.51%) COM
8 1 (0.51%) XML
8 1 (0.51%) Flash
8 1 (0.51%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.19%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 31 (15.66%) Pocket PC
4 24 (12.12%) Client/Server
5 13 (6.57%) Statistics
6 12 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (5.56%) Fat Client
7 11 (5.56%) Thin Client
8 7 (3.54%) Blackberry
8 7 (3.54%) NHS
8 7 (3.54%) FMCG
8 7 (3.54%) Mathematics
8 7 (3.54%) Data Centre
9 6 (3.03%) iPad
10 5 (2.53%) Management Information System
10 5 (2.53%) User Experience
11 3 (1.52%) Clustering
12 2 (1.01%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.51%) Handset
13 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 176 (88.89%) Windows
2 92 (46.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (29.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 45 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (22.73%) Windows XP
6 41 (20.71%) Android
7 35 (17.68%) Apple iOS
8 7 (3.54%) Linux
9 5 (2.53%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.52%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.52%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.52%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.01%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (28.28%) ITIL
2 31 (15.66%) Software Engineering
3 26 (13.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (10.61%) Project Management
5 16 (8.08%) Server Building
6 13 (6.57%) Mentoring
7 12 (6.06%) Time Management
8 11 (5.56%) Change Management
9 10 (5.05%) Incident Management
10 9 (4.55%) Line Management
11 7 (3.54%) Data Analysis
11 7 (3.54%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (3.54%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.54%) PRINCE2
12 6 (3.03%) Validation
12 6 (3.03%) Migration
12 6 (3.03%) Capacity Management
13 5 (2.53%) Software Licensing
14 4 (2.02%) Software Deployment
14 4 (2.02%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 68 (34.34%) SQL
2 42 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 35 (17.68%) C#
4 33 (16.67%) C++
4 33 (16.67%) Java
4 33 (16.67%) Objective-C
5 20 (10.10%) PowerShell
6 12 (6.06%) VB
7 10 (5.05%) VBScript
8 6 (3.03%) C
9 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 147 (74.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (33.33%) MCSE
3 52 (26.26%) MCSA
4 44 (22.22%) Degree
5 34 (17.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 32 (16.16%) MCTS
7 31 (15.66%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (15.15%) CCNA
9 20 (10.10%) VCP5
10 13 (6.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (5.05%) MCITP
12 8 (4.04%) A+ Certification
12 8 (4.04%) CCNP
13 5 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (2.02%) HND
14 4 (2.02%) ISEB
14 4 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (2.02%) MCDST
15 3 (1.52%) CCA
16 2 (1.01%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.08%) SLA
2 5 (2.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 5 (2.53%) GMP
3 4 (2.02%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 124 (62.63%) Active Directory
2 43 (21.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (21.21%) Hyper-V
4 22 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 21 (10.61%) vSphere
6 20 (10.10%) XenApp
7 8 (4.04%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.52%) ISA Server
9 3 (1.52%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (8.08%) SCCM
2 6 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (2.02%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 174 (87.88%) Microsoft
2 57 (28.79%) VMware
3 34 (17.17%) Citrix
4 26 (13.13%) HP
5 20 (10.10%) SonicWALL
6 19 (9.60%) Intel
7 16 (8.08%) Apple
7 16 (8.08%) Sophos
7 16 (8.08%) Cisco
8 12 (6.06%) Xamarin
9 10 (5.05%) Lotus
10 5 (2.53%) LANDesk
11 4 (2.02%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.02%) Symantec
11 4 (2.02%) Websense
12 3 (1.52%) NetApp
12 3 (1.52%) Juniper
12 3 (1.52%) MobileIron
12 3 (1.52%) Mitel
12 3 (1.52%) Altiris
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