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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 223 216 208
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCP 29 50 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 0.70% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.65% 2.41% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 25 46 67
Median salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,750 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-0.83% -6.25%
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
1757 2076 2357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.88% 29.10% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 1627 1878
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 13 £31,750 -25.29% 2
Cambridgeshire +14 9 £32,500 +18.18% 3
Bedfordshire -8 4 £28,750 -39.47%
Suffolk -9 2 £30,000 -50.00%
Essex +9 1 - -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 48 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (50.00%) ITIL
4 37 (47.44%) Windows
5 25 (32.05%) Active Directory
6 21 (26.92%) MCSE
6 21 (26.92%) MS Excel
7 17 (21.79%) Windows 7
8 16 (20.51%) Change Management
9 15 (19.23%) MCSA
9 15 (19.23%) MS Office
9 15 (19.23%) Windows Server
10 13 (16.67%) DNS
10 13 (16.67%) Citrix
10 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
11 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (15.38%) Problem Management
11 12 (15.38%) MCTS
11 12 (15.38%) Windows 8
11 12 (15.38%) VMware
11 12 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (15.38%) DHCP
11 12 (15.38%) MS Exchange
11 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 11 (14.10%) CCNA
12 11 (14.10%) Blackberry
12 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
13 10 (12.82%) SCCM
13 10 (12.82%) 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 12 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.69%) IIS
4 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.28%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 15 (19.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Office 365
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.67%) DNS
2 12 (15.38%) DHCP
3 6 (7.69%) Firewall
3 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.13%) iSCSI
4 4 (5.13%) SAN
5 3 (3.85%) Unified Communications
5 3 (3.85%) VoIP
5 3 (3.85%) Wireless
6 2 (2.56%) Internet
6 2 (2.56%) VPN
7 1 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
General
1 6 (7.69%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.13%) Banking
4 3 (3.85%) Retail
5 2 (2.56%) Front Office
6 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Analyst
2 13 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) IT Support
4 8 (10.26%) SOC Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) Team Leader
5 7 (8.97%) Server Support
5 7 (8.97%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 6 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Developer
6 6 (7.69%) IT Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) IT Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Server Support Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) .NET
1 6 (7.69%) HTML
2 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.41%) jQuery
3 3 (3.85%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (3.85%) CSS
3 3 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Blackberry
2 9 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.54%) iPad
3 8 (10.26%) iPhone
3 8 (10.26%) Mathematics
4 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.97%) User Experience
5 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.85%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.85%) Replication
6 3 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.56%) Handset
7 2 (2.56%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.28%) Clustering
8 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.28%) Life Science
8 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (47.44%) Windows
2 17 (21.79%) Windows 7
3 15 (19.23%) Windows Server
4 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.85%) Linux
8 3 (3.85%) Unix
8 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.28%) Android
9 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.00%) ITIL
2 16 (20.51%) Change Management
3 12 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 10 (12.82%) Incident Management
5 9 (11.54%) Security Operations
5 9 (11.54%) Service Management
5 9 (11.54%) SIEM
6 7 (8.97%) Information Security
7 6 (7.69%) Project Management
8 5 (6.41%) ITIL V3
8 5 (6.41%) MVC
9 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.13%) Software Deployment
10 3 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.85%) Web Application Development
11 2 (2.56%) Logistics
11 2 (2.56%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.97%) SQL
3 6 (7.69%) C#
4 4 (5.13%) VBScript
5 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (26.92%) MCSE
3 15 (19.23%) MCSA
4 12 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (15.38%) MCTS
4 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 11 (14.10%) CCNA
5 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
6 9 (11.54%) CEH
6 9 (11.54%) CESG Certified Professional
6 9 (11.54%) CISM
6 9 (11.54%) CISSP
6 9 (11.54%) CRISC
6 9 (11.54%) Degree
6 9 (11.54%) GIAC
6 9 (11.54%) MCITP
6 9 (11.54%) SANS
7 7 (8.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (7.69%) A+ Certification
8 6 (7.69%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (32.05%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.56%) vSphere
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) SCCM
2 4 (5.13%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (5.13%) SCOM
3 1 (1.28%) QRadar
Vendors
1 57 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.67%) Citrix
3 12 (15.38%) VMware
4 10 (12.82%) Cisco
5 9 (11.54%) AlienVault
5 9 (11.54%) HP
5 9 (11.54%) LogLogic
5 9 (11.54%) LogRhythm
6 6 (7.69%) Draytek
6 6 (7.69%) NETGEAR
7 5 (6.41%) 3Com
7 5 (6.41%) ZyXEL
8 4 (5.13%) IBM
8 4 (5.13%) Intel Security
8 4 (5.13%) SonicWALL
8 4 (5.13%) Symantec
8 4 (5.13%) Veeam
9 3 (3.85%) Avaya
9 3 (3.85%) Mitel
10 2 (2.56%) Remedy
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