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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 455 419 303
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -116
Permanent jobs citing MCP 181 260 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.58% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.89% 2.26% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 142 221 449
Median salary £35,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,950 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.16% -7.84%
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
9579 11509 12976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.30% 25.72% 25.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8046 9381 10432
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +69 50 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Canary Wharf - 6 - -
Feltham +1 4 - -
Dagenham - 3 £25,500 -
Hammersmith - 2 £43,000 -
Brentford +6 1 £31,500 +18.86% 1
Chessington - 1 £19,500 -
New Malden - 1 £37,500 -
Upminster - 1 £26,500 -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 252 (70.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 249 (69.94%) Microsoft
3 222 (62.36%) Windows
4 186 (52.25%) Active Directory
5 145 (40.73%) MCSE
6 133 (37.36%) MS Excel
7 128 (35.96%) ITIL
8 108 (30.34%) MS Office
9 99 (27.81%) VMware
10 98 (27.53%) SQL Server
10 98 (27.53%) Windows Server
11 97 (27.25%) Citrix
12 86 (24.16%) Cisco
12 86 (24.16%) Cisco Certification
13 85 (23.88%) Windows 7
14 83 (23.31%) MCSA
15 81 (22.75%) MS Exchange
15 81 (22.75%) CCNA
16 75 (21.07%) Degree
17 74 (20.79%) VMware Infrastructure
18 73 (20.51%) Office 365
19 71 (19.94%) Finance
20 69 (19.38%) Windows Server 2008
21 59 (16.57%) MCITP
22 58 (16.29%) Exchange Server 2010
23 56 (15.73%) SCCM
24 54 (15.17%) C#
24 54 (15.17%) MCTS
25 53 (14.89%) .NET
26 51 (14.33%) Blackberry

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 81 (22.75%) MS Exchange
2 58 (16.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (12.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (6.18%) IIS
5 22 (6.18%) SharePoint
6 21 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 20 (5.62%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.56%) Apache
11 2 (0.56%) CMS
11 2 (0.56%) Drupal
11 2 (0.56%) nginx
11 2 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 133 (37.36%) MS Excel
2 108 (30.34%) MS Office
3 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.56%) MS Project
3 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.56%) PTC Creo
3 2 (0.56%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.56%) Hi Portfolio
2 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 73 (20.51%) Office 365
2 35 (9.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.84%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.84%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.84%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 51 (14.33%) Firewall
2 43 (12.08%) LAN
3 36 (10.11%) TCP/IP
3 36 (10.11%) WAN
4 32 (8.99%) DNS
5 29 (8.15%) DHCP
6 27 (7.58%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (7.30%) VPN
8 20 (5.62%) SAN
9 19 (5.34%) IP Telephony
9 19 (5.34%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (4.49%) Internet
11 15 (4.21%) Wireless
12 10 (2.81%) VLAN
13 8 (2.25%) MPLS
13 8 (2.25%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (2.25%) VoIP
14 7 (1.97%) ADSL
14 7 (1.97%) NAS
15 6 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (27.53%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.43%) SQL Server 2014
3 27 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (3.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (3.09%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (2.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.25%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.69%) Power BI
12 4 (1.12%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.12%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.12%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.12%) QlikView
13 2 (0.56%) MySQL
13 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 25 (7.02%) Moq
1 25 (7.02%) NUnit
1 25 (7.02%) Rhino Mocks
2 13 (3.65%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.28%) MSI
General
1 71 (19.94%) Finance
2 25 (7.02%) Games
3 19 (5.34%) Legal
4 16 (4.49%) Banking
5 15 (4.21%) Law
6 7 (1.97%) Back Office
7 6 (1.69%) French Language
8 4 (1.12%) Advertising
9 3 (0.84%) Local Government
9 3 (0.84%) Publishing
9 3 (0.84%) Retail
10 2 (0.56%) Marketing
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (24.72%) Analyst
2 63 (17.70%) Support Engineer
3 55 (15.45%) Developer
3 55 (15.45%) Support Analyst
4 44 (12.36%) 2nd Line Support
5 40 (11.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 37 (10.39%) IT Support
7 35 (9.83%) .NET Developer
8 32 (8.99%) Administrator
8 32 (8.99%) IT Engineer
9 31 (8.71%) Systems Administrator
10 27 (7.58%) Consultant
11 26 (7.30%) Junior
12 25 (7.02%) Desktop Support
12 25 (7.02%) Games Developer
12 25 (7.02%) Graduate
12 25 (7.02%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 25 (7.02%) Junior .NET Developer
12 25 (7.02%) Junior Developer
12 25 (7.02%) Junior Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (14.89%) .NET
2 41 (11.52%) ASP.NET
3 33 (9.27%) .NET Framework
3 33 (9.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 25 (7.02%) LINQ
4 25 (7.02%) NHibernate
5 16 (4.49%) HTML
6 8 (2.25%) Ajax
6 8 (2.25%) CSS
6 8 (2.25%) Entity Framework
6 8 (2.25%) MDX
6 8 (2.25%) RESTful
6 8 (2.25%) WCF
7 5 (1.40%) ADO.NET
7 5 (1.40%) Web Services
8 4 (1.12%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (0.84%) COM
10 2 (0.56%) LAMP
10 2 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.33%) Blackberry
2 31 (8.71%) Management Information System
3 25 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (6.46%) Data Centre
5 20 (5.62%) Smartphone
6 19 (5.34%) iPhone
7 14 (3.93%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.53%) Driving Licence
8 9 (2.53%) Hedge funds
8 9 (2.53%) iPad
9 8 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.69%) Cyber Attack
10 6 (1.69%) Cybercrime
10 6 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (1.69%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.69%) SCADA
11 5 (1.40%) CMDB
11 5 (1.40%) Replication
11 5 (1.40%) Statistics
11 5 (1.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 222 (62.36%) Windows
2 98 (27.53%) Windows Server
3 85 (23.88%) Windows 7
4 69 (19.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (13.76%) Windows 8
6 48 (13.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (12.08%) Windows 10
8 41 (11.52%) Linux
9 36 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (4.78%) Mac OS X
11 13 (3.65%) Android
12 10 (2.81%) Mac OS
12 10 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (2.81%) Windows Phone
13 9 (2.53%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.40%) Unix
14 5 (1.40%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.84%) Debian
15 3 (0.84%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (35.96%) ITIL
2 43 (12.08%) Service Management
3 38 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (10.11%) Scrum
5 34 (9.55%) MVC
6 30 (8.43%) Web Application Development
7 26 (7.30%) Mentoring
7 26 (7.30%) TDD
8 25 (7.02%) BDD
8 25 (7.02%) Kanban
9 24 (6.74%) Service Delivery
10 20 (5.62%) Information Security
11 18 (5.06%) Workflow
12 17 (4.78%) Presales
12 17 (4.78%) PRINCE2
13 15 (4.21%) Mobile Device Management
13 15 (4.21%) Problem Management
14 14 (3.93%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (3.65%) Change Management
15 13 (3.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 54 (15.17%) C#
2 42 (11.80%) PowerShell
3 40 (11.24%) SQL
4 18 (5.06%) T-SQL
5 16 (4.49%) C
6 15 (4.21%) JavaScript
7 13 (3.65%) VB
8 8 (2.25%) VB.NET
8 8 (2.25%) VBScript
9 4 (1.12%) Ruby
10 2 (0.56%) Java
10 2 (0.56%) PHP
11 1 (0.28%) Delphi
11 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 252 (70.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 145 (40.73%) MCSE
3 86 (24.16%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (23.31%) MCSA
5 81 (22.75%) CCNA
6 75 (21.07%) Degree
7 59 (16.57%) MCITP
8 54 (15.17%) MCTS
9 37 (10.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 31 (8.71%) MCSD
11 28 (7.87%) MCAD
12 27 (7.58%) MCDST
13 25 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (4.78%) Security Cleared
15 11 (3.09%) A+ Certification
16 9 (2.53%) CCNP
16 9 (2.53%) MCDBA
17 8 (2.25%) CCENT
18 7 (1.97%) CCA
18 7 (1.97%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.18%) SLA
2 8 (2.25%) QA
3 5 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.28%) ISO15022
5 1 (0.28%) ISO20022
System Software
1 186 (52.25%) Active Directory
2 74 (20.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (9.27%) Hyper-V
4 29 (8.15%) vSphere
5 18 (5.06%) XenApp
6 14 (3.93%) VMware ESX
7 13 (3.65%) XenDesktop
8 10 (2.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (2.25%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.40%) XenServer
12 4 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.84%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.56%) NFS
14 2 (0.56%) Varnish
15 1 (0.28%) iptables
15 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (15.73%) SCCM
2 18 (5.06%) Microsoft Clustering
2 18 (5.06%) SCOM
3 13 (3.65%) SafeCom
4 9 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (1.97%) Nagios
6 4 (1.12%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.12%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.84%) WSUS
8 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.56%) Webmin
9 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.28%) Casper Suite
9 1 (0.28%) cPanel
9 1 (0.28%) DameWare
9 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.28%) ThinApp
9 1 (0.28%) vMotion
Vendors
1 249 (69.94%) Microsoft
2 99 (27.81%) VMware
3 97 (27.25%) Citrix
4 86 (24.16%) Cisco
5 28 (7.87%) HP
6 23 (6.46%) CheckPoint
7 21 (5.90%) Apple
8 15 (4.21%) Intel Security
9 14 (3.93%) Dell
10 13 (3.65%) Equitrac
10 13 (3.65%) Mitel
11 9 (2.53%) Oracle
12 7 (1.97%) Avaya
12 7 (1.97%) Bloomberg
12 7 (1.97%) Veeam
13 6 (1.69%) Draytek
13 6 (1.69%) NETGEAR
14 5 (1.40%) F5
14 5 (1.40%) NetApp
14 5 (1.40%) SonicWALL
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 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: 3 days ago
City, London
Incisive
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 28k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £32,000 to £34,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Imparta Ltd
Salary: £34,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £53000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum £75000 to £90000 + 10% bonus + packa
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
IQ Public Sector
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + 14% pension + 31 days leave + life cover
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago