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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 443 387 336
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -51
Permanent jobs citing MCP 565 774 962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.76% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.37% 2.77% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 492 675 856
Median salary £31,500 £31,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
23839 27925 29063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.05% 27.29% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19480 22647 22717
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
South East -65 157 £30,000 +3.44% 18
London -68 148 £34,000 +4.61% 17
South West +22 61 £35,000 - 4
East of England +14 53 £35,000 +5.54% 3
Yorkshire +30 43 £25,000 +11.11% 3
West Midlands +7 36 £31,500 -10.00% 6
North West -19 30 £28,484 +8.51% 12
East Midlands -6 24 £25,500 -23.88% 3
North East +6 12 £19,000 -36.66% 3
MCP
UK

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 783 (70.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 779 (70.24%) Microsoft
3 732 (66.01%) Windows
4 558 (50.32%) Active Directory
5 495 (44.63%) MCSE
6 442 (39.86%) ITIL
7 372 (33.54%) MS Excel
8 363 (32.73%) VMware
9 352 (31.74%) Windows Server
10 337 (30.39%) MCSA
11 310 (27.95%) MS Exchange
12 304 (27.41%) MS Office
13 269 (24.26%) Windows 7
14 255 (22.99%) Cisco Certification
15 253 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
16 243 (21.91%) CCNA
17 232 (20.92%) VMware Infrastructure
18 231 (20.83%) Office 365
19 230 (20.74%) Cisco
20 213 (19.21%) Windows Server 2012
21 210 (18.94%) Citrix
22 198 (17.85%) MCITP
23 194 (17.49%) Windows 8
24 192 (17.31%) SQL Server
25 179 (16.14%) Exchange Server 2010
26 166 (14.97%) Degree
27 163 (14.70%) SCCM
28 159 (14.34%) Hyper-V
29 155 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2013
30 148 (13.35%) Finance

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
1 310 (27.95%) MS Exchange
2 179 (16.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 155 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 90 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 74 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 46 (4.15%) IIS
7 27 (2.43%) Skype for Business
8 21 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
9 19 (1.71%) IBM Notes
10 17 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.72%) Umbraco
12 7 (0.63%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2000
13 6 (0.54%) SAS
14 5 (0.45%) CMS
15 3 (0.27%) IBM Domino
15 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.27%) SharePoint Foundation
16 2 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 372 (33.54%) MS Excel
2 304 (27.41%) MS Office
3 11 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.18%) MS Project
4 2 (0.18%) PTC Creo
4 2 (0.18%) Siemens NX
4 2 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.18%) Windchill
5 1 (0.090%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.090%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.27%) Hi Portfolio
3 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.18%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.090%) assyst
4 1 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.090%) Eikon
4 1 (0.090%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 231 (20.83%) Office 365
2 71 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.81%) GitHub
5 6 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.45%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.45%) IaaS
7 3 (0.27%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.27%) SaaS
8 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.18%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.090%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.090%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.090%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.090%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.090%) PaaS
9 1 (0.090%) Route 53
9 1 (0.090%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 140 (12.62%) DHCP
2 138 (12.44%) Firewall
3 134 (12.08%) DNS
4 132 (11.90%) LAN
5 121 (10.91%) WAN
6 94 (8.48%) TCP/IP
7 93 (8.39%) VPN
8 65 (5.86%) SAN
9 50 (4.51%) VoIP
10 38 (3.43%) Wireless
11 36 (3.25%) Cisco ASA
12 34 (3.07%) VLAN
13 33 (2.98%) Remote Desktop
14 29 (2.61%) Internet
15 25 (2.25%) IP Telephony
16 21 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (1.71%) Unified Communications
18 18 (1.62%) Network Security
18 18 (1.62%) SSL
19 15 (1.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 60 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 53 (4.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 47 (4.24%) SQL Server 2014
6 37 (3.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 29 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 20 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
10 17 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (0.99%) Relational Database
12 9 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (0.81%) SSDT
13 8 (0.72%) Big Data
13 8 (0.72%) Power BI
14 7 (0.63%) QlikView
14 7 (0.63%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.54%) MySQL
15 6 (0.54%) OLAP
15 6 (0.54%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 27 (2.43%) Moq
1 27 (2.43%) NUnit
1 27 (2.43%) Rhino Mocks
2 24 (2.16%) Visual Studio
3 9 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.54%) tSQLt
5 5 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.18%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.18%) JIRA
6 2 (0.18%) MSI
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.18%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.090%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.090%) MSTest
7 1 (0.090%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.090%) Subversion
General
1 148 (13.35%) Finance
2 33 (2.98%) Retail
3 32 (2.89%) Banking
4 31 (2.80%) Law
5 30 (2.71%) Games
6 29 (2.61%) Telecoms
7 28 (2.52%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.80%) Legal
9 14 (1.26%) Front Office
10 13 (1.17%) Automotive
11 7 (0.63%) Back Office
11 7 (0.63%) Publishing
12 6 (0.54%) Advertising
12 6 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.54%) French Language
13 3 (0.27%) Billing
13 3 (0.27%) Local Government
13 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.18%) Marketing
15 1 (0.090%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 332 (29.94%) Analyst
2 187 (16.86%) Support Engineer
3 154 (13.89%) Support Analyst
4 132 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 132 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 119 (10.73%) Service Analyst
6 113 (10.19%) IT Support
6 113 (10.19%) Service Desk Analyst
7 98 (8.84%) Developer
8 95 (8.57%) IT Engineer
9 89 (8.03%) IT Analyst
10 72 (6.49%) Desktop Support
11 68 (6.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 65 (5.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 62 (5.59%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 59 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
15 58 (5.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 57 (5.14%) .NET Developer
16 57 (5.14%) IT Support Analyst
17 56 (5.05%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (8.75%) .NET
2 76 (6.85%) ASP.NET
3 50 (4.51%) .NET Framework
4 43 (3.88%) HTML
5 37 (3.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (2.98%) LINQ
7 30 (2.71%) CSS
8 28 (2.52%) NHibernate
8 28 (2.52%) Web Services
9 26 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 21 (1.89%) jQuery
11 16 (1.44%) Ajax
12 10 (0.90%) Entity Framework
13 9 (0.81%) ADO.NET
13 9 (0.81%) CSS3
14 8 (0.72%) WCF
15 6 (0.54%) XML
16 5 (0.45%) SOAP
17 4 (0.36%) COM
17 4 (0.36%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 95 (8.57%) Blackberry
2 78 (7.03%) Data Centre
3 50 (4.51%) Smartphone
4 49 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (4.24%) Computer Science
6 41 (3.70%) Replication
7 38 (3.43%) Management Information System
8 36 (3.25%) Driving Licence
9 26 (2.34%) Clustering
10 20 (1.80%) iPhone
11 18 (1.62%) Mathematics
12 13 (1.17%) iPad
13 9 (0.81%) Fat Client
13 9 (0.81%) Hedge funds
13 9 (0.81%) Thin Client
14 8 (0.72%) Cyber Attack
14 8 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (0.72%) SCADA
14 8 (0.72%) User Experience
15 7 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 732 (66.01%) Windows
2 352 (31.74%) Windows Server
3 269 (24.26%) Windows 7
4 253 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 213 (19.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 194 (17.49%) Windows 8
7 120 (10.82%) Windows 10
8 92 (8.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 78 (7.03%) Linux
10 56 (5.05%) Windows XP
11 45 (4.06%) Android
11 45 (4.06%) Mac OS X
12 28 (2.52%) Apple iOS
13 22 (1.98%) Unix
14 21 (1.89%) Windows 2000
15 16 (1.44%) Windows Mobile
16 11 (0.99%) Mac OS
16 11 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 10 (0.90%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (39.86%) ITIL
2 103 (9.29%) Service Management
3 71 (6.40%) Incident Management
4 63 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (5.41%) MVC
6 59 (5.32%) Migration
7 57 (5.14%) Problem Management
8 51 (4.60%) Service Delivery
9 48 (4.33%) Mentoring
10 41 (3.70%) Change Management
11 40 (3.61%) ITIL V3
11 40 (3.61%) ITSM
12 39 (3.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 38 (3.43%) TDD
14 37 (3.34%) Project Management
14 37 (3.34%) Web Application Development
15 35 (3.16%) Scrum
16 33 (2.98%) Root Cause Analysis
17 31 (2.80%) Information Security
17 31 (2.80%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 126 (11.36%) SQL
2 97 (8.75%) PowerShell
3 96 (8.66%) C#
4 53 (4.78%) T-SQL
5 37 (3.34%) JavaScript
6 34 (3.07%) VB.NET
7 22 (1.98%) VBScript
8 17 (1.53%) C
9 15 (1.35%) VB
10 10 (0.90%) R
11 8 (0.72%) Java
11 8 (0.72%) Python
12 6 (0.54%) Perl
12 6 (0.54%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.36%) Ruby
14 2 (0.18%) C++
15 1 (0.090%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.090%) PHP
15 1 (0.090%) XAML
Qualifications
1 783 (70.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 495 (44.63%) MCSE
3 337 (30.39%) MCSA
4 255 (22.99%) Cisco Certification
5 243 (21.91%) CCNA
6 198 (17.85%) MCITP
7 166 (14.97%) Degree
8 146 (13.17%) MCTS
9 134 (12.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 98 (8.84%) MCDST
11 79 (7.12%) A+ Certification
12 77 (6.94%) Security Cleared
13 68 (6.13%) ITIL Certification
14 57 (5.14%) SC Cleared
15 40 (3.61%) MCSD
16 39 (3.52%) MCAD
17 34 (3.07%) Citrix Certification
18 28 (2.52%) CCENT
19 27 (2.43%) GIAC
20 25 (2.25%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (12.80%) SLA
2 7 (0.63%) QA
3 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.18%) COBIT
4 2 (0.18%) HL7
4 2 (0.18%) RMADS
5 1 (0.090%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.090%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 558 (50.32%) Active Directory
2 232 (20.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (14.34%) Hyper-V
4 60 (5.41%) vSphere
5 41 (3.70%) XenApp
6 25 (2.25%) VMware ESX
7 23 (2.07%) Terminal Services
8 21 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (1.62%) VMware Workstation
9 18 (1.62%) XenDesktop
10 14 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
11 11 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (0.54%) XenServer
14 5 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.36%) BitLocker
15 4 (0.36%) NFS
16 3 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 163 (14.70%) SCCM
2 43 (3.88%) SCOM
3 30 (2.71%) Backup Exec
4 21 (1.89%) DameWare
5 18 (1.62%) McAfee ePO
6 15 (1.35%) AirWatch
7 14 (1.26%) SCVMM
8 12 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
9 11 (0.99%) WSUS
10 10 (0.90%) Nagios
10 10 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 9 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
11 9 (0.81%) SCSM
12 8 (0.72%) Perfmon
12 8 (0.72%) SafeCom
13 6 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
13 6 (0.54%) FortiGate
14 5 (0.45%) NetBackup
15 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 3 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 779 (70.24%) Microsoft
2 363 (32.73%) VMware
3 230 (20.74%) Cisco
4 210 (18.94%) Citrix
5 137 (12.35%) HP
6 61 (5.50%) Dell
7 51 (4.60%) Apple
8 38 (3.43%) Symantec
9 35 (3.16%) Draytek
9 35 (3.16%) ZyXEL
10 33 (2.98%) CheckPoint
11 32 (2.89%) Veeam
12 30 (2.71%) Mitel
12 30 (2.71%) SonicWALL
13 25 (2.25%) Avaya
13 25 (2.25%) Juniper
14 24 (2.16%) Intel Security
15 23 (2.07%) NETGEAR
16 21 (1.89%) NetApp
16 21 (1.89%) Oracle
Northamptonshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ninesharp
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Vacancy Filler
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum + £4200 car allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Qualification Allow
Posted: Yesterday
Feltham, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Goole, North Humberside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23500 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £17,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago