The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 448 419 408
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCP 172 258 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.58% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.95% 2.32% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 146 213 236
Median salary £30,275 £32,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.39% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,040 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
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 London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8811 11126 11413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.34% 25.19% 24.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7400 9216 9092
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in London

MCP
Salary Trend in London

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

MCP Salary Trend in London

MCP
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

MCP Salary Histogram in London

MCP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
City of London +30 27 £42,500 +54.54% 5
Canary Wharf - 4 £60,000 -
Croydon -3 1 £27,500 +6.79%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £52,500 -
Romford - 1 £36,000 -
Southall - 1 £21,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £35,000 - 1
Wembley - 1 £21,000 -
Bromley - 1 £19,000 - 1
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 London region with a requirement for MCP.

1 257 (72.60%) Microsoft
2 252 (71.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 230 (64.97%) Windows
4 180 (50.85%) Active Directory
5 151 (42.66%) MCSE
6 130 (36.72%) ITIL
7 125 (35.31%) MS Excel
8 91 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
8 91 (25.71%) Windows 7
9 90 (25.42%) CCNA
10 89 (25.14%) Cisco
10 89 (25.14%) Office 365
11 87 (24.58%) MS Office
12 86 (24.29%) MS Exchange
12 86 (24.29%) Windows Server
13 85 (24.01%) VMware
14 81 (22.88%) Degree
15 76 (21.47%) Citrix
15 76 (21.47%) MCITP
16 73 (20.62%) MCSA
17 64 (18.08%) SCCM
17 64 (18.08%) Windows Server 2008
17 64 (18.08%) Windows 8
18 60 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2013
19 59 (16.67%) Finance
20 58 (16.38%) Windows Server 2012
21 56 (15.82%) SQL Server
21 56 (15.82%) VMware Infrastructure
22 55 (15.54%) Exchange Server 2010
22 55 (15.54%) Windows 10

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 86 (24.29%) MS Exchange
2 60 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 55 (15.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 28 (7.91%) SharePoint
6 14 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (3.67%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.13%) IIS
8 4 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.85%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.85%) CMS
10 2 (0.56%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.28%) Apache
11 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.28%) Kentico
11 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 125 (35.31%) MS Excel
2 87 (24.58%) MS Office
3 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.56%) MS Project
3 2 (0.56%) PTC Creo
3 2 (0.56%) Windchill
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.85%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.28%) assyst
3 1 (0.28%) Eikon
3 1 (0.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 89 (25.14%) Office 365
2 37 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.69%) IaaS
5 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.85%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.56%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.56%) PaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.28%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.28%) Route 53
7 1 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 49 (13.84%) Firewall
1 49 (13.84%) LAN
2 43 (12.15%) WAN
3 36 (10.17%) DNS
4 34 (9.60%) DHCP
5 33 (9.32%) TCP/IP
6 25 (7.06%) VPN
7 24 (6.78%) IP Telephony
8 21 (5.93%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (4.24%) SAN
10 14 (3.95%) Network Security
10 14 (3.95%) VLAN
11 10 (2.82%) VoIP
12 8 (2.26%) Wireless
13 7 (1.98%) Internet
13 7 (1.98%) Skype
14 6 (1.69%) NAS
14 6 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (1.41%) ADSL
16 4 (1.13%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.91%) SQL Server 2014
3 21 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.26%) Power BI
7 8 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.98%) GIS
8 7 (1.98%) QlikView
9 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (7.63%) Moq
1 27 (7.63%) NUnit
1 27 (7.63%) Rhino Mocks
2 14 (3.95%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.56%) Ant
4 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.56%) MSI
4 2 (0.56%) Subversion
5 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 59 (16.67%) Finance
2 26 (7.34%) Games
3 14 (3.95%) Banking
4 13 (3.67%) Law
5 11 (3.11%) Legal
6 7 (1.98%) Advertising
7 5 (1.41%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.41%) French Language
8 4 (1.13%) Retail
8 4 (1.13%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.85%) Back Office
9 3 (0.85%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Marketing
10 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (21.75%) Analyst
2 67 (18.93%) Support Engineer
3 52 (14.69%) Developer
4 48 (13.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 43 (12.15%) 2nd Line Support
6 40 (11.30%) Support Analyst
7 39 (11.02%) Desktop Support
7 39 (11.02%) IT Support
8 33 (9.32%) IT Engineer
9 32 (9.04%) Administrator
9 32 (9.04%) Systems Administrator
10 29 (8.19%) .NET Developer
11 27 (7.63%) Graduate
11 27 (7.63%) Junior
12 26 (7.34%) Games Developer
12 26 (7.34%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 26 (7.34%) IT Support Engineer
12 26 (7.34%) Junior .NET Developer
12 26 (7.34%) Junior Developer
12 26 (7.34%) Junior Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (14.97%) .NET
2 41 (11.58%) ASP.NET
3 30 (8.47%) .NET Framework
4 28 (7.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (7.91%) NHibernate
5 27 (7.63%) LINQ
6 26 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 15 (4.24%) HTML
8 9 (2.54%) ADO.NET
9 8 (2.26%) Web Services
10 4 (1.13%) Ajax
10 4 (1.13%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (0.85%) COM
11 3 (0.85%) LAMP
11 3 (0.85%) RESTful
11 3 (0.85%) SOAP
11 3 (0.85%) WCF
12 2 (0.56%) CSS
12 2 (0.56%) WAMP
12 2 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.15%) Blackberry
2 24 (6.78%) Smartphone
3 20 (5.65%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.52%) Data Centre
5 15 (4.24%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.82%) Hedge funds
8 8 (2.26%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.26%) iPhone
9 7 (1.98%) CMDB
9 7 (1.98%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.98%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.98%) Wiki
10 6 (1.69%) Economics
10 6 (1.69%) Reinsurance
11 4 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.13%) Fintech
11 4 (1.13%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 230 (64.97%) Windows
2 91 (25.71%) Windows 7
3 86 (24.29%) Windows Server
4 64 (18.08%) Windows 8
4 64 (18.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (16.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (15.54%) Windows 10
7 28 (7.91%) Linux
8 25 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (5.08%) Mac OS X
10 16 (4.52%) Windows XP
11 9 (2.54%) Apple iOS
12 8 (2.26%) Mac OS
12 8 (2.26%) Unix
13 7 (1.98%) Android
14 6 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (1.41%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.85%) Mac OS X Server
16 3 (0.85%) Solaris
16 3 (0.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (36.72%) ITIL
2 38 (10.73%) Service Management
3 37 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (10.17%) Web Application Development
5 35 (9.89%) Scrum
6 29 (8.19%) MVC
7 28 (7.91%) TDD
8 27 (7.63%) BDD
8 27 (7.63%) Kanban
9 17 (4.80%) Asset Management
10 16 (4.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 16 (4.52%) Mentoring
10 16 (4.52%) PRINCE2
11 14 (3.95%) Migration
11 14 (3.95%) Service Delivery
12 13 (3.67%) Project Management
13 12 (3.39%) Change Control
14 11 (3.11%) Incident Management
15 10 (2.82%) Change Management
15 10 (2.82%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (14.69%) C#
2 40 (11.30%) PowerShell
3 27 (7.63%) SQL
4 16 (4.52%) C
4 16 (4.52%) T-SQL
5 11 (3.11%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.11%) VB.NET
6 8 (2.26%) VB
7 7 (1.98%) Java
7 7 (1.98%) VBScript
8 4 (1.13%) PHP
8 4 (1.13%) Ruby
9 2 (0.56%) VB6
10 1 (0.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 252 (71.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 151 (42.66%) MCSE
3 91 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
4 90 (25.42%) CCNA
5 81 (22.88%) Degree
6 76 (21.47%) MCITP
7 73 (20.62%) MCSA
8 51 (14.41%) MCTS
9 37 (10.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 36 (10.17%) MCDST
11 31 (8.76%) MCAD
11 31 (8.76%) MCSD
12 28 (7.91%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (4.24%) Security Cleared
14 13 (3.67%) A+ Certification
15 8 (2.26%) CCENT
16 7 (1.98%) MCPD
17 6 (1.69%) DV Cleared
17 6 (1.69%) GIAC
18 4 (1.13%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.89%) SLA
2 2 (0.56%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 180 (50.85%) Active Directory
2 56 (15.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (11.02%) Hyper-V
4 26 (7.34%) vSphere
5 9 (2.54%) XenApp
6 7 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.13%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.85%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.85%) Shibboleth
8 3 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.56%) Firmware
9 2 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.56%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.56%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 64 (18.08%) SCCM
2 21 (5.93%) SCOM
3 12 (3.39%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (2.82%) WSUS
5 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (1.13%) SafeCom
6 3 (0.85%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.56%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.56%) Nagios
7 2 (0.56%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.28%) Casper Suite
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.28%) DameWare
8 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.28%) Puppet
8 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.28%) vMotion
8 1 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 257 (72.60%) Microsoft
2 89 (25.14%) Cisco
3 85 (24.01%) VMware
4 76 (21.47%) Citrix
5 32 (9.04%) HP
6 30 (8.47%) Apple
7 26 (7.34%) CheckPoint
8 16 (4.52%) Dell
9 13 (3.67%) Intel Security
10 11 (3.11%) Bloomberg
10 11 (3.11%) Oracle
11 10 (2.82%) Reuters
12 8 (2.26%) NetApp
13 6 (1.69%) arcserve
14 5 (1.41%) Linedata
14 5 (1.41%) Meraki
14 5 (1.41%) Mitel
14 5 (1.41%) SonicWALL
15 4 (1.13%) EPiServer
15 4 (1.13%) Equitrac
Bromley, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market salaries
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
The SmartList
Posted: 5 days ago
Barnet, London
The SmartList
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 35-45k base + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Teddington
Volt
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £58000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £16000.0000 - £20000.0000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £32500 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum OTE + Competitive Base + Private Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum OTE + Competitive Base + Private Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 + Pension scheme
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 18 days ago
London, UK
Intel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago