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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 186 175 171
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCP 61 106 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.93% 1.43% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.31% 4.76% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 47 91 112
Median salary £36,000 £28,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £30,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -13.04%
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
1844 2226 2461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.17% 29.96% 29.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1517 1791 1963
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,030 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +20 33 £47,500 +69.64% 3
Essex +14 9 £20,000 -36.33% 2
Suffolk -3 7 £30,000 +36.36%
Cambridgeshire -18 6 £38,000 -5.00% 2
Bedfordshire -2 5 £30,000 -45.45% 1
Norfolk +10 1 £25,000 +2.04%
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 68 (65.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (59.62%) Microsoft
3 61 (58.65%) ITIL
4 46 (44.23%) Windows
5 34 (32.69%) MS Office
5 34 (32.69%) VMware
5 34 (32.69%) Incident Management
6 33 (31.73%) SC Cleared
6 33 (31.73%) Security Cleared
7 31 (29.81%) Active Directory
8 30 (28.85%) Service Management
9 28 (26.92%) MCDST
10 24 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (23.08%) Office 365
11 22 (21.15%) MCSE
12 21 (20.19%) Finance
13 20 (19.23%) MS Exchange
13 20 (19.23%) Windows Server
14 19 (18.27%) Data Centre
14 19 (18.27%) Windows 7
15 18 (17.31%) Degree
15 18 (17.31%) MS Excel
15 18 (17.31%) Validation
16 17 (16.35%) Front Office
16 17 (16.35%) Firewall
16 17 (16.35%) SQL
17 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
17 16 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
17 16 (15.38%) Retail

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 20 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 15 (14.42%) IBM Notes
3 8 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.77%) IIS
5 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.88%) IBM Domino
6 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.92%) Confluence
7 2 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.92%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 34 (32.69%) MS Office
2 18 (17.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.96%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 24 (23.08%) Office 365
2 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.35%) Firewall
2 15 (14.42%) LAN
2 15 (14.42%) WAN
3 14 (13.46%) DNS
4 10 (9.62%) DHCP
4 10 (9.62%) VPN
5 6 (5.77%) Junos
5 6 (5.77%) VoIP
5 6 (5.77%) VPLS
6 5 (4.81%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (3.85%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.88%) Wireless
9 2 (1.92%) 3G
9 2 (1.92%) 4G
9 2 (1.92%) Broadband
9 2 (1.92%) LTE
9 2 (1.92%) SSL
9 2 (1.92%) Symposium
9 2 (1.92%) VLAN
9 2 (1.92%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) MS Access
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 9 (8.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (0.96%) Moq
3 1 (0.96%) MSTest
3 1 (0.96%) NUnit
3 1 (0.96%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 21 (20.19%) Finance
2 17 (16.35%) Front Office
3 16 (15.38%) Retail
4 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.92%) Billing
6 1 (0.96%) Automotive
6 1 (0.96%) Legal
6 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (28.85%) Analyst
2 14 (13.46%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (12.50%) Developer
4 12 (11.54%) SOC Analyst
5 9 (8.65%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (8.65%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 9 (8.65%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 8 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (5.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.77%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.77%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Operational Support Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) Operations Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.42%) .NET
2 12 (11.54%) ASP.NET
2 12 (11.54%) HTML
3 11 (10.58%) .NET Framework
3 11 (10.58%) CSS
4 9 (8.65%) Entity Framework
4 9 (8.65%) jQuery
4 9 (8.65%) LINQ
5 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.88%) Web Services
6 2 (1.92%) CSS3
6 2 (1.92%) HTML5
6 2 (1.92%) LAMP
6 2 (1.92%) WCF
7 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.96%) Castle Windsor
7 1 (0.96%) Ninject
7 1 (0.96%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (0.96%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (0.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.27%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.77%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.92%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.92%) Replication
7 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 46 (44.23%) Windows
2 24 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (19.23%) Windows Server
4 19 (18.27%) Windows 7
5 15 (14.42%) Linux
6 12 (11.54%) Windows 8
7 9 (8.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (5.77%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.85%) Unix
11 2 (1.92%) CentOS
11 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.96%) Android
12 1 (0.96%) Debian
12 1 (0.96%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (58.65%) ITIL
2 34 (32.69%) Incident Management
3 30 (28.85%) Service Management
4 18 (17.31%) Validation
5 16 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
6 14 (13.46%) Change Management
7 12 (11.54%) Information Security
7 12 (11.54%) MVC
7 12 (11.54%) Problem Management
7 12 (11.54%) SIEM
8 10 (9.62%) Web Development
9 8 (7.69%) Logistics
10 7 (6.73%) Front End Development
11 6 (5.77%) Data Protection
11 6 (5.77%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (5.77%) Security Patching
12 5 (4.81%) Presales
13 4 (3.85%) Server Building
14 3 (2.88%) Mentoring
14 3 (2.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.35%) SQL
2 13 (12.50%) C#
3 11 (10.58%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.62%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.65%) VB.NET
6 6 (5.77%) C
7 4 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 68 (65.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (31.73%) SC Cleared
2 33 (31.73%) Security Cleared
3 28 (26.92%) MCDST
4 22 (21.15%) MCSE
5 18 (17.31%) Degree
6 16 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (11.54%) A+ Certification
7 12 (11.54%) CEH
7 12 (11.54%) CESG Certified Professional
7 12 (11.54%) CISM
7 12 (11.54%) CISSP
7 12 (11.54%) CRISC
7 12 (11.54%) GIAC
7 12 (11.54%) SANS
8 11 (10.58%) CCNA
9 10 (9.62%) MCSA
10 8 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
11 7 (6.73%) CCNP
12 6 (5.77%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (29.81%) Active Directory
2 24 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.77%) vSphere
5 4 (3.85%) XenApp
6 3 (2.88%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.92%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.92%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.92%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (11.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (6.73%) WSUS
3 6 (5.77%) FortiGate
3 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (5.77%) SCDPM
4 5 (4.81%) SCCM
5 3 (2.88%) SCOM
6 2 (1.92%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.92%) DameWare
6 2 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.96%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 62 (59.62%) Microsoft
2 34 (32.69%) VMware
3 15 (14.42%) Cisco
3 15 (14.42%) Citrix
3 15 (14.42%) Lotus
4 12 (11.54%) AlienVault
4 12 (11.54%) LogLogic
4 12 (11.54%) LogRhythm
5 6 (5.77%) Dell
5 6 (5.77%) HP
5 6 (5.77%) Intel Security
5 6 (5.77%) Juniper
5 6 (5.77%) Progress
5 6 (5.77%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.77%) Remedy
6 3 (2.88%) Avaya
6 3 (2.88%) Intel
7 2 (1.92%) Apple
7 2 (1.92%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.92%) Nortel
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