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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 188 186 195
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCP 57 92 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.87% 1.21% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% 3.88% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 48 82 81
Median salary £35,000 £33,163 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.54% -11.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
1883 2369 2387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.60% 31.16% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1514 2014 1923
Median salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,007 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +43 37 £35,000 +2.94% 2
Essex +7 10 £20,000 -40.87% 1
Suffolk -8 4 £50,000 +108.33%
Bedfordshire +5 3 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Cambridgeshire -17 3 £40,000 +48.14% 2
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 77 (63.11%) ITIL
2 73 (59.84%) Microsoft
2 73 (59.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (45.90%) Windows
4 38 (31.15%) Incident Management
4 38 (31.15%) Windows 7
5 36 (29.51%) SC Cleared
5 36 (29.51%) Security Cleared
6 34 (27.87%) Service Management
7 33 (27.05%) VMware
8 32 (26.23%) MS Office
8 32 (26.23%) Active Directory
9 27 (22.13%) Citrix
9 27 (22.13%) MCDST
10 25 (20.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 24 (19.67%) MS Excel
12 23 (18.85%) Windows 8
12 23 (18.85%) Windows Server
13 22 (18.03%) Problem Management
13 22 (18.03%) Change Management
14 21 (17.21%) MS Exchange
15 20 (16.39%) Finance
15 20 (16.39%) Degree
15 20 (16.39%) Office 365
16 19 (15.57%) Firewall
16 19 (15.57%) SQL Server
16 19 (15.57%) Cisco
17 18 (14.75%) Cisco Certification
17 18 (14.75%) MCSE

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 21 (17.21%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.66%) IBM Notes
3 9 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.46%) IIS
6 2 (1.64%) Confluence
6 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.82%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 32 (26.23%) MS Office
2 24 (19.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.39%) Office 365
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.57%) Firewall
2 13 (10.66%) DNS
2 13 (10.66%) LAN
2 13 (10.66%) WAN
3 9 (7.38%) DHCP
3 9 (7.38%) VPN
4 7 (5.74%) VoIP
5 6 (4.92%) iSCSI
5 6 (4.92%) Junos
5 6 (4.92%) SAN
5 6 (4.92%) VPLS
6 4 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.46%) VLAN
8 2 (1.64%) 3G
8 2 (1.64%) 4G
8 2 (1.64%) Broadband
8 2 (1.64%) LTE
8 2 (1.64%) SSL
8 2 (1.64%) VRRP
8 2 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 9 (7.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 20 (16.39%) Finance
2 17 (13.93%) Front Office
3 16 (13.11%) Retail
4 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.64%) Billing
6 1 (0.82%) Automotive
6 1 (0.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (30.33%) Analyst
2 15 (12.30%) SOC Analyst
3 14 (11.48%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (10.66%) Developer
5 11 (9.02%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (7.38%) Service Analyst
6 9 (7.38%) Support Engineer
6 9 (7.38%) Team Leader
7 7 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (5.74%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 7 (5.74%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (5.74%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 6 (4.92%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Operational Support Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) Service Desk Support
8 6 (4.92%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.93%) .NET
2 12 (9.84%) ASP.NET
2 12 (9.84%) CSS
2 12 (9.84%) HTML
3 11 (9.02%) .NET Framework
4 9 (7.38%) Entity Framework
4 9 (7.38%) jQuery
4 9 (7.38%) LINQ
5 3 (2.46%) Web Services
6 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.64%) CSS3
6 2 (1.64%) HTML5
6 2 (1.64%) LAMP
7 1 (0.82%) WCF
7 1 (0.82%) WinForms
7 1 (0.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.75%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.48%) Mathematics
3 13 (10.66%) Computer Science
4 9 (7.38%) Blackberry
4 9 (7.38%) iPad
5 8 (6.56%) iPhone
6 7 (5.74%) Replication
7 6 (4.92%) User Experience
8 3 (2.46%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.82%) Clustering
10 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.82%) Fintech
10 1 (0.82%) Life Science
10 1 (0.82%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 56 (45.90%) Windows
2 38 (31.15%) Windows 7
3 25 (20.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (18.85%) Windows 8
4 23 (18.85%) Windows Server
5 15 (12.30%) Linux
6 8 (6.56%) Windows 10
7 6 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.10%) Unix
8 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.64%) CentOS
10 2 (1.64%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.64%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (63.11%) ITIL
2 38 (31.15%) Incident Management
3 34 (27.87%) Service Management
4 22 (18.03%) Change Management
4 22 (18.03%) Problem Management
5 18 (14.75%) Validation
6 16 (13.11%) Information Security
6 16 (13.11%) SIEM
6 16 (13.11%) Technical Analysis
7 12 (9.84%) MVC
8 10 (8.20%) Web Development
9 8 (6.56%) Logistics
9 8 (6.56%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (5.74%) Front End Development
10 7 (5.74%) ITIL V3
11 6 (4.92%) Data Protection
11 6 (4.92%) Security Patching
12 5 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (3.28%) Security Operations
14 3 (2.46%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.93%) SQL
2 13 (10.66%) C#
3 11 (9.02%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.20%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.38%) PowerShell
5 9 (7.38%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.92%) C
7 5 (4.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (59.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (29.51%) SC Cleared
2 36 (29.51%) Security Cleared
3 27 (22.13%) MCDST
4 20 (16.39%) Degree
5 18 (14.75%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (14.75%) MCSE
6 16 (13.11%) CEH
6 16 (13.11%) CESG Certified Professional
6 16 (13.11%) CISM
6 16 (13.11%) CISSP
6 16 (13.11%) CRISC
6 16 (13.11%) GIAC
6 16 (13.11%) SANS
7 12 (9.84%) CCNA
7 12 (9.84%) MCTS
8 11 (9.02%) A+ Certification
9 10 (8.20%) MCSA
10 9 (7.38%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (6.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.84%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (26.23%) Active Directory
2 24 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (12.30%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.28%) vSphere
5 2 (1.64%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.64%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.64%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (9.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (5.74%) SCCM
3 6 (4.92%) FortiGate
3 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (4.92%) SCDPM
3 6 (4.92%) WSUS
4 3 (2.46%) SCOM
5 2 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 73 (59.84%) Microsoft
2 33 (27.05%) VMware
3 27 (22.13%) Citrix
4 19 (15.57%) Cisco
5 16 (13.11%) AlienVault
5 16 (13.11%) LogLogic
5 16 (13.11%) LogRhythm
6 13 (10.66%) Lotus
7 8 (6.56%) HP
7 8 (6.56%) Intel Security
7 8 (6.56%) Progress
7 8 (6.56%) Remedy
8 6 (4.92%) Dell
8 6 (4.92%) Juniper
8 6 (4.92%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.10%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.64%) Aruba
10 2 (1.64%) Avaya
10 2 (1.64%) F5
10 2 (1.64%) Mitel
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