The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 455 324 259
Rank change year-on-year
-131 -65
Permanent jobs citing MCP 573 991 1348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.96% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.20% 3.51% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 471 842 1206
Median salary £31,500 £31,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.80% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
MCP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26003 28259 30336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.07% 27.48% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21152 22245 24515
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in England

MCP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the England region.

MCP Salary Trend in England

MCP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in England

MCP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the England region over the 3 months to 4 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
London -107 193 £37,250 +4.92% 28
South East -101 133 £31,500 +12.50% 19
Yorkshire +31 68 £24,500 -18.06% 7
East of England -22 68 £36,000 +20.00% 4
North West -26 35 £25,000 -23.07% 2
East Midlands +5 28 £29,000 +23.40% 2
South West -26 25 £26,500 -29.33% 1
North East +10 12 £27,500 -45.00%
West Midlands -34 11 £25,000 -23.07% 3
MCP
UK

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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 England region with a requirement for MCP.

1 831 (71.95%) Microsoft
2 777 (67.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 769 (66.58%) Windows
4 582 (50.39%) Active Directory
5 496 (42.94%) ITIL
6 432 (37.40%) MCSE
7 409 (35.41%) VMware
8 389 (33.68%) MS Excel
9 384 (33.25%) MS Office
10 378 (32.73%) Windows Server
11 306 (26.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 292 (25.28%) MCSA
13 288 (24.94%) VMware Infrastructure
14 276 (23.90%) MS Exchange
15 269 (23.29%) Windows 7
16 260 (22.51%) Citrix
17 243 (21.04%) Windows Server 2012
18 242 (20.95%) Cisco
19 239 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
20 232 (20.09%) SQL Server
21 223 (19.31%) CCNA
22 187 (16.19%) LAN
23 185 (16.02%) Hyper-V
24 184 (15.93%) Office 365
25 183 (15.84%) Degree
26 182 (15.76%) MCITP
27 179 (15.50%) DNS
28 173 (14.98%) Finance
29 171 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
30 164 (14.20%) MCTS

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 276 (23.90%) MS Exchange
2 171 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 109 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 101 (8.74%) IIS
5 77 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 63 (5.45%) SharePoint
7 52 (4.50%) Skype for Business
8 39 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 22 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 21 (1.82%) IBM Notes
11 10 (0.87%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2000
13 7 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.52%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.43%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.35%) Confluence
16 4 (0.35%) IBM Domino
16 4 (0.35%) nginx
16 4 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 389 (33.68%) MS Excel
2 384 (33.25%) MS Office
3 13 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.17%) Siemens NX
5 2 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.087%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.087%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
1 10 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.43%) Sage 50
3 4 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.35%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.17%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.17%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.087%) assyst
5 1 (0.087%) CaseMap
5 1 (0.087%) Concordance
5 1 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.087%) LexisNexis TimeMap
5 1 (0.087%) Relativity
5 1 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 184 (15.93%) Office 365
2 63 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.95%) Google Apps
5 8 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.35%) SaaS
7 3 (0.26%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.17%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.087%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 187 (16.19%) LAN
2 179 (15.50%) DNS
3 160 (13.85%) Firewall
4 153 (13.25%) DHCP
5 151 (13.07%) WAN
6 148 (12.81%) VPN
7 134 (11.60%) TCP/IP
8 97 (8.40%) SAN
9 83 (7.19%) Internet
10 72 (6.23%) Wi-Fi
11 53 (4.59%) VoIP
12 44 (3.81%) VLAN
13 38 (3.29%) Cisco ASA
14 36 (3.12%) Wireless
15 33 (2.86%) IP Telephony
16 30 (2.60%) Intranet
16 30 (2.60%) Remote Desktop
17 28 (2.42%) NAS
18 18 (1.56%) iSCSI
19 17 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (20.09%) SQL Server
2 70 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 53 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (3.46%) SQL Server 2014
7 26 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 23 (1.99%) Relational Database
10 20 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 17 (1.47%) RDBMS
13 16 (1.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 12 (1.04%) MySQL
14 12 (1.04%) NoSQL
15 10 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
16 9 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
17 7 (0.61%) Couchbase
17 7 (0.61%) MongoDB
18 6 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (2.34%) Moq
1 27 (2.34%) NUnit
1 27 (2.34%) Rhino Mocks
2 24 (2.08%) Visual Studio
3 22 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (1.21%) SoapUI
5 11 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.43%) ProC
7 4 (0.35%) JIRA
8 3 (0.26%) MSI
9 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.087%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.087%) MSTest
10 1 (0.087%) ReSharper
General
1 173 (14.98%) Finance
2 49 (4.24%) Legal
3 37 (3.20%) Law
4 35 (3.03%) Retail
5 30 (2.60%) Banking
6 29 (2.51%) Games
7 26 (2.25%) Telecoms
8 23 (1.99%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.30%) Back Office
10 14 (1.21%) Front Office
11 12 (1.04%) Local Government
12 11 (0.95%) Advertising
13 10 (0.87%) Marketing
14 9 (0.78%) Publishing
15 8 (0.69%) Automotive
16 7 (0.61%) French Language
17 5 (0.43%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.26%) Aerospace
19 2 (0.17%) Electronics
19 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 362 (31.34%) Analyst
2 191 (16.54%) Support Engineer
3 175 (15.15%) Support Analyst
4 139 (12.03%) Service Analyst
5 136 (11.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 133 (11.52%) Service Desk Analyst
7 129 (11.17%) IT Support
8 117 (10.13%) IT Engineer
9 112 (9.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 104 (9.00%) Developer
11 80 (6.93%) 3rd Line Support
12 78 (6.75%) Consultant
13 74 (6.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 72 (6.23%) IT Analyst
15 65 (5.63%) IT Support Engineer
16 62 (5.37%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 62 (5.37%) Desktop Support
17 57 (4.94%) .NET Developer
18 51 (4.42%) Administrator
19 50 (4.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (7.71%) .NET
2 71 (6.15%) ASP.NET
3 55 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 46 (3.98%) HTML
5 41 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 40 (3.46%) Web Services
7 35 (3.03%) CSS
7 35 (3.03%) LINQ
8 29 (2.51%) WCF
9 25 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 25 (2.16%) NHibernate
10 23 (1.99%) jQuery
11 21 (1.82%) Entity Framework
12 18 (1.56%) Ajax
13 16 (1.39%) MDX
14 14 (1.21%) SOAP
15 12 (1.04%) HTML5
16 11 (0.95%) CSS3
17 10 (0.87%) LAMP
18 9 (0.78%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 138 (11.95%) Blackberry
2 92 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (5.19%) Data Centre
4 47 (4.07%) Computer Science
5 45 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 44 (3.81%) iPhone
7 39 (3.38%) Clustering
8 33 (2.86%) Driving Licence
9 24 (2.08%) Mathematics
10 20 (1.73%) iPad
10 20 (1.73%) Replication
11 17 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
12 16 (1.39%) Smartphone
13 13 (1.13%) Fat Client
13 13 (1.13%) Thin Client
14 12 (1.04%) EqualLogic
15 11 (0.95%) Cyber Attack
15 11 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
15 11 (0.95%) Hedge funds
15 11 (0.95%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 769 (66.58%) Windows
2 378 (32.73%) Windows Server
3 306 (26.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 269 (23.29%) Windows 7
5 243 (21.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 140 (12.12%) Windows 8
7 125 (10.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 117 (10.13%) Linux
9 89 (7.71%) Windows XP
10 64 (5.54%) Android
11 62 (5.37%) Windows 10
12 34 (2.94%) Mac OS X
13 26 (2.25%) Unix
14 24 (2.08%) Apple iOS
15 22 (1.90%) Windows Phone
16 19 (1.65%) Mac OS
17 17 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 13 (1.13%) Windows Vista
19 8 (0.69%) CentOS
19 8 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (42.94%) ITIL
2 130 (11.26%) Service Management
3 90 (7.79%) Incident Management
4 68 (5.89%) Migration
5 62 (5.37%) Service Delivery
6 59 (5.11%) MVC
7 54 (4.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 53 (4.59%) Change Management
9 52 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
10 51 (4.42%) Presales
11 48 (4.16%) Mentoring
12 47 (4.07%) Project Management
13 43 (3.72%) Information Security
13 43 (3.72%) Problem Management
14 40 (3.46%) Scrum
15 39 (3.38%) ITIL V3
16 36 (3.12%) Time Management
17 35 (3.03%) ITSM
18 31 (2.68%) Web Application Development
19 30 (2.60%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 164 (14.20%) SQL
2 91 (7.88%) C#
3 90 (7.79%) PowerShell
4 55 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 44 (3.81%) C
6 41 (3.55%) JavaScript
7 25 (2.16%) VB.NET
8 24 (2.08%) VB
9 12 (1.04%) Shell Script
9 12 (1.04%) VBScript
10 9 (0.78%) Python
11 7 (0.61%) C++
11 7 (0.61%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.52%) Java
13 5 (0.43%) Bourne shell
13 5 (0.43%) Perl
13 5 (0.43%) PHP
14 4 (0.35%) Ruby
14 4 (0.35%) VBA
15 3 (0.26%) Korn
Qualifications
1 777 (67.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 432 (37.40%) MCSE
3 292 (25.28%) MCSA
4 239 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
5 223 (19.31%) CCNA
6 183 (15.84%) Degree
7 182 (15.76%) MCITP
8 164 (14.20%) MCTS
9 100 (8.66%) MCDST
10 97 (8.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 86 (7.45%) A+ Certification
12 81 (7.01%) Security Cleared
13 72 (6.23%) ITIL Certification
14 56 (4.85%) Citrix Certification
15 55 (4.76%) SC Cleared
16 47 (4.07%) CCA
17 44 (3.81%) MCSD
18 39 (3.38%) CCNP
19 36 (3.12%) MCAD
20 33 (2.86%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (11.08%) SLA
2 15 (1.30%) QA
3 13 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.69%) COBIT
6 7 (0.61%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.52%) ISO19770
8 5 (0.43%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.43%) RMADS
9 1 (0.087%) ISO15022
9 1 (0.087%) ISO20022
System Software
1 582 (50.39%) Active Directory
2 288 (24.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 185 (16.02%) Hyper-V
4 65 (5.63%) XenApp
5 57 (4.94%) vSphere
6 52 (4.50%) VMware ESX
7 23 (1.99%) XenServer
8 21 (1.82%) XenDesktop
9 20 (1.73%) Terminal Services
10 15 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
13 10 (0.87%) Samba
14 8 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.52%) Xen
16 5 (0.43%) Terminal Server
17 4 (0.35%) BitLocker
18 3 (0.26%) VMware Server
19 2 (0.17%) ISA Server
19 2 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 160 (13.85%) SCCM
2 52 (4.50%) SCOM
3 29 (2.51%) Backup Exec
4 26 (2.25%) Nagios
5 23 (1.99%) WSUS
6 17 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 14 (1.21%) OpenView
8 13 (1.13%) DameWare
9 10 (0.87%) NetBackup
9 10 (0.87%) Puppet
10 9 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 8 (0.69%) FortiGate
12 7 (0.61%) HP SIM
12 7 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (0.61%) SCDPM
13 6 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
13 6 (0.52%) SCVMM
13 6 (0.52%) SmoothWall
14 5 (0.43%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 831 (71.95%) Microsoft
2 409 (35.41%) VMware
3 260 (22.51%) Citrix
4 242 (20.95%) Cisco
5 89 (7.71%) HP
6 73 (6.32%) Dell
7 45 (3.90%) Apple
8 39 (3.38%) Intel Security
9 38 (3.29%) NetApp
9 38 (3.29%) Oracle
10 37 (3.20%) Remedy
11 33 (2.86%) Mitel
12 32 (2.77%) Symantec
13 31 (2.68%) Avaya
14 28 (2.42%) Juniper
15 22 (1.90%) CheckPoint
16 20 (1.73%) Lotus
16 20 (1.73%) Veeam
17 17 (1.47%) Google
18 16 (1.39%) Sophos
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £80 - £120 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £25K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum + bens, £3k training budget
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 10% bonus + 10% car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £22,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £14000 - £15000 Per Annum +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + 25 days holiday, BUPA, Life assura
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Host Europe Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £18,000 per annum 25 days annual leave, pension, free
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £84,000
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000
Posted: 6 days ago