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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 386 351 212
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -139
Permanent jobs citing MCP 252 333 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.72% 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% 2.89% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 216 293 570
Average salary £32,500 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.45% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £23,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -20.00%
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
11079 11515 11073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.10% 24.81% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9181 9170 9053
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

MCP Salary Histogram in London

MCP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 50 £27,500 -27.63% 8
Docklands, London -5 12 - -
Wimbledon +1 6 £42,500 +6.25%
Hounslow +6 3 £51,300 +86.54%
Croydon - 3 £23,500 -
Bromley - 1 £27,000 -
Feltham - 1 £30,000 - 1
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP.

1 397 (76.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 378 (72.55%) Windows
3 377 (72.36%) Microsoft
4 234 (44.91%) Active Directory
5 218 (41.84%) MCSE
6 173 (33.21%) VMware
7 172 (33.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 161 (30.90%) MS Excel
9 156 (29.94%) MS Exchange
10 150 (28.79%) ITIL
11 141 (27.06%) SQL Server
12 134 (25.72%) Cisco
13 129 (24.76%) MCSA
13 129 (24.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 123 (23.61%) Windows 7
15 120 (23.03%) Cisco Certification
16 113 (21.69%) CCNA
16 113 (21.69%) MS Office
17 99 (19.00%) MCITP
18 98 (18.81%) Firewall
19 97 (18.62%) Exchange Server 2010
20 95 (18.23%) Citrix
21 93 (17.85%) Finance
22 92 (17.66%) Windows Server 2003
23 87 (16.70%) Windows Server 2012
24 83 (15.93%) Blackberry
24 83 (15.93%) MCTS
25 78 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
26 77 (14.78%) Degree
27 73 (14.01%) Hyper-V

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing MCP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 156 (29.94%) MS Exchange
2 97 (18.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (11.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 52 (9.98%) Exchange Server 2007
5 51 (9.79%) SharePoint
6 36 (6.91%) Lync
7 32 (6.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 25 (4.80%) IIS
9 18 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
10 15 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2000
12 6 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (0.77%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.77%) Jetty
13 4 (0.77%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.38%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.19%) WorkSite
Applications
1 161 (30.90%) MS Excel
2 113 (21.69%) MS Office
3 15 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.15%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.58%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) Revit
7 1 (0.19%) SketchUp
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.58%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.53%) Office 365
2 18 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.15%) SaaS
4 5 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.96%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.38%) Yammer
5 2 (0.38%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (18.81%) Firewall
2 73 (14.01%) TCP/IP
3 66 (12.67%) DNS
4 63 (12.09%) WAN
5 50 (9.60%) SAN
6 48 (9.21%) VPN
7 45 (8.64%) LAN
8 38 (7.29%) DHCP
9 31 (5.95%) VLAN
10 29 (5.57%) Internet
11 24 (4.61%) MPLS
12 21 (4.03%) VoIP
13 17 (3.26%) Wireless
14 14 (2.69%) Network Security
15 11 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (2.11%) NAS
16 9 (1.73%) SSL
17 7 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
18 6 (1.15%) ADSL
18 6 (1.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (27.06%) SQL Server
2 45 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (8.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 43 (8.25%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (7.87%) Relational Database
5 26 (4.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 23 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (2.88%) Star Schema
9 8 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.15%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.96%) MySQL
12 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.19%) DB2
12 1 (0.19%) OLAP
12 1 (0.19%) Informix
Development Applications
1 33 (6.33%) Visual Studio
2 25 (4.80%) NUnit
2 25 (4.80%) Rhino Mocks
2 25 (4.80%) Moq
3 6 (1.15%) InstallShield
4 5 (0.96%) JIRA
5 4 (0.77%) Subversion
5 4 (0.77%) Bugzilla
5 4 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.58%) Ant
7 1 (0.19%) MSI
General
1 93 (17.85%) Finance
2 30 (5.76%) Legal
3 28 (5.37%) Law
4 27 (5.18%) Games
4 27 (5.18%) Banking
5 21 (4.03%) Retail
6 20 (3.84%) Financial Institution
6 20 (3.84%) Front Office
6 20 (3.84%) Investment Banking
7 16 (3.07%) Telecoms
8 15 (2.88%) Marketing
9 10 (1.92%) Advertising
9 10 (1.92%) Electronics
10 6 (1.15%) Billing
11 5 (0.96%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.77%) Back Office
13 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.38%) Publishing
13 2 (0.38%) Local Government
14 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 116 (22.26%) Analyst
2 111 (21.31%) Support Engineer
3 71 (13.63%) Support Analyst
4 69 (13.24%) Developer
5 58 (11.13%) .NET Developer
6 57 (10.94%) Desktop Support
7 49 (9.40%) 2nd Line Support
8 40 (7.68%) 3rd Line Support
9 39 (7.49%) Junior
10 31 (5.95%) IT Support
11 28 (5.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 26 (4.99%) Graduate
12 26 (4.99%) Administrator
12 26 (4.99%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 26 (4.99%) Desktop Analyst
13 25 (4.80%) Junior Developer
13 25 (4.80%) Junior .NET Developer
13 25 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 23 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
15 21 (4.03%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (13.82%) .NET
2 66 (12.67%) ASP.NET
3 64 (12.28%) .NET Framework
4 57 (10.94%) NHibernate
4 57 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 51 (9.79%) XML
6 38 (7.29%) WCF
7 36 (6.91%) WF
8 35 (6.72%) Web Services
9 32 (6.14%) DAO
9 32 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 32 (6.14%) Entity Framework
10 25 (4.80%) LINQ
11 24 (4.61%) HTML
11 24 (4.61%) ADO.NET
12 10 (1.92%) CSS
12 10 (1.92%) Ajax
13 5 (0.96%) WPF
13 5 (0.96%) Silverlight
13 5 (0.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 83 (15.93%) Blackberry
2 78 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (8.64%) Management Information System
4 34 (6.53%) Data Centre
5 13 (2.50%) Clustering
6 12 (2.30%) Thin Client
6 12 (2.30%) Fat Client
7 11 (2.11%) Mathematics
8 10 (1.92%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.54%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.34%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.34%) iPhone
10 7 (1.34%) iPad
11 6 (1.15%) Replication
11 6 (1.15%) CMDB
12 5 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (0.77%) User Experience
13 4 (0.77%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (0.77%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 378 (72.55%) Windows
2 172 (33.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 123 (23.61%) Windows 7
4 92 (17.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 87 (16.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (10.17%) Windows XP
7 48 (9.21%) Windows 8
8 41 (7.87%) UNIX
9 25 (4.80%) Linux
10 12 (2.30%) Windows Vista
11 11 (2.11%) Android
12 9 (1.73%) Apple iOS
12 9 (1.73%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.58%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.58%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.38%) CentOS
15 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (28.79%) ITIL
2 64 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (11.71%) Scrum
4 58 (11.13%) MVC
5 45 (8.64%) Service Management
5 45 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
6 43 (8.25%) Workflow
7 40 (7.68%) UML
8 37 (7.10%) Service Delivery
9 34 (6.53%) Project Management
10 29 (5.57%) Incident Management
11 28 (5.37%) Problem Management
12 27 (5.18%) Disaster Recovery
13 25 (4.80%) TDD
13 25 (4.80%) Kanban
13 25 (4.80%) BDD
13 25 (4.80%) Web Application Development
14 23 (4.41%) Information Security
15 21 (4.03%) Business Continuity
15 21 (4.03%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 70 (13.44%) C#
2 52 (9.98%) SQL
3 22 (4.22%) C
4 20 (3.84%) PowerShell
5 17 (3.26%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.92%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.54%) VBScript
7 8 (1.54%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.15%) Java
9 5 (0.96%) C++
10 4 (0.77%) LINC
10 4 (0.77%) Groovy
10 4 (0.77%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.58%) Ruby
11 3 (0.58%) Perl
11 3 (0.58%) PHP
11 3 (0.58%) VBA
11 3 (0.58%) Python
12 2 (0.38%) VB
13 1 (0.19%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 397 (76.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 218 (41.84%) MCSE
3 129 (24.76%) MCSA
4 120 (23.03%) Cisco Certification
5 113 (21.69%) CCNA
6 99 (19.00%) MCITP
7 83 (15.93%) MCTS
8 77 (14.78%) Degree
9 60 (11.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 38 (7.29%) CCNP
11 36 (6.91%) MCSD
12 34 (6.53%) Security Cleared
13 32 (6.14%) DV Cleared
14 25 (4.80%) MCAD
14 25 (4.80%) A+ Certification
15 21 (4.03%) Citrix Certification
16 16 (3.07%) CCA
17 14 (2.69%) MCDST
18 11 (2.11%) MCDBA
19 9 (1.73%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (12.28%) SLA
2 9 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.38%) QA
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 234 (44.91%) Active Directory
2 129 (24.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (14.01%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.99%) XenApp
5 21 (4.03%) VMware Server
6 19 (3.65%) vSphere
7 14 (2.69%) Terminal Services
8 13 (2.50%) XenServer
9 12 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (2.11%) XenDesktop
10 11 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (1.73%) VMware ESX
11 9 (1.73%) BitLocker
12 7 (1.34%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (0.77%) SRDF
15 3 (0.58%) Firmware
15 3 (0.58%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (8.06%) SCCM
2 15 (2.88%) Backup Exec
3 11 (2.11%) SCOM
4 6 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.15%) Nagios
4 6 (1.15%) Opsview
5 4 (0.77%) ServiceCenter
5 4 (0.77%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.38%) WMI
7 2 (0.38%) WSUS
7 2 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.38%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.38%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.38%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.38%) SCSM
7 2 (0.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 377 (72.36%) Microsoft
2 173 (33.21%) VMware
3 134 (25.72%) Cisco
4 95 (18.23%) Citrix
5 57 (10.94%) HP
6 44 (8.45%) Oracle
7 34 (6.53%) Apple
8 33 (6.33%) Sybase
9 28 (5.37%) NetApp
10 24 (4.61%) ServiceNow
11 21 (4.03%) EMC
12 18 (3.45%) Mitel
13 16 (3.07%) Veeam
13 16 (3.07%) Dell
13 16 (3.07%) McAfee
14 15 (2.88%) ProCurve
15 13 (2.50%) SonicWALL
15 13 (2.50%) Polycom
15 13 (2.50%) Symantec
15 13 (2.50%) CheckPoint
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday, 5% pension etc...
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London
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ferrari Healy
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Helpage
Salary: £22,962 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Connect Support Services Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: Competitive
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City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £28000 per annum + bens, £3k training budget
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
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East London
Wavex Technology Limited
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