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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 279 271 223
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -48
Permanent jobs citing MCP 423 470 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.01% 1.09% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.66% 4.30% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 352 425 513
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
11564 10924 11641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.48% 25.38% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9413 8758 9715
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +79 118 £45,000 +14.64% 7
Croydon - 25 £40,000 -
Docklands, London +5 12 - -
Wimbledon - 8 £37,500 - 1
Uxbridge +2 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Kingston Upon Thames -8 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Ilford +7 2 £19,000 -7.31%
Brentford - 2 £52,500 - 1
Hayes - 1 £40,000 -
Wembley - 1 £25,000 -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 627 (76.93%) Windows
2 564 (69.20%) Microsoft
3 555 (68.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 388 (47.61%) Active Directory
5 379 (46.50%) MCSE
6 317 (38.90%) MS Exchange
7 272 (33.37%) VMware
8 263 (32.27%) MS Excel
9 253 (31.04%) ITIL
10 245 (30.06%) MS Office
11 243 (29.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 220 (26.99%) Windows 7
13 211 (25.89%) VMware Infrastructure
14 193 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
15 187 (22.94%) Exchange Server 2010
16 180 (22.09%) MCITP
17 177 (21.72%) Citrix
18 176 (21.60%) MCSA
19 174 (21.35%) Degree
20 162 (19.88%) Finance
21 161 (19.75%) Cisco
22 159 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
22 159 (19.51%) SQL Server
23 155 (19.02%) Windows Server 2012
24 154 (18.90%) DNS
25 147 (18.04%) Blackberry
25 147 (18.04%) TCP/IP
26 127 (15.58%) CCNA
27 122 (14.97%) MCTS
28 120 (14.72%) SharePoint

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 317 (38.90%) MS Exchange
2 187 (22.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 120 (14.72%) SharePoint
4 86 (10.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 78 (9.57%) Lync
6 73 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 68 (8.34%) Exchange Server 2003
8 45 (5.52%) IIS
9 44 (5.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 42 (5.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 28 (3.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 22 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
13 12 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (0.98%) Apache
15 6 (0.74%) LiveLink
16 5 (0.61%) IBM Notes
17 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2000
18 2 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
19 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
19 1 (0.12%) WorkSite
Applications
1 263 (32.27%) MS Excel
2 245 (30.06%) MS Office
3 20 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (2.33%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 22 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.86%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.49%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.49%) Pivotal CRM
3 4 (0.49%) SalesLogix
4 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.25%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.12%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 61 (7.48%) Office 365
2 29 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.86%) IaaS
4 3 (0.37%) Yammer
4 3 (0.37%) SaaS
5 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 154 (18.90%) DNS
2 147 (18.04%) TCP/IP
3 118 (14.48%) DHCP
4 108 (13.25%) Firewall
5 103 (12.64%) VPN
6 88 (10.80%) SAN
7 71 (8.71%) LAN
8 58 (7.12%) WAN
9 49 (6.01%) Internet
10 32 (3.93%) VoIP
11 23 (2.82%) VLAN
12 21 (2.58%) Wireless
12 21 (2.58%) NetScaler
13 19 (2.33%) NAS
14 11 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (1.35%) ADSL
15 10 (1.23%) Network Security
16 9 (1.10%) SSL
16 9 (1.10%) IP Telephony
17 8 (0.98%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 45 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 27 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 18 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (2.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 15 (1.84%) SQL Server 2000
10 14 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.47%) Informix
11 12 (1.47%) Data Mining
12 11 (1.35%) Ingres
12 11 (1.35%) DB2
13 8 (0.98%) OLAP
14 7 (0.86%) Cognos Powerplay
14 7 (0.86%) ReportNet
14 7 (0.86%) NovaView
14 7 (0.86%) Kalido
Development Applications
1 29 (3.56%) NUnit
1 29 (3.56%) Moq
2 27 (3.31%) Rhino Mocks
3 15 (1.84%) MSI
4 9 (1.10%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.86%) Serena SBM
6 3 (0.37%) Ant
6 3 (0.37%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.25%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.25%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.25%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.25%) Subversion
8 1 (0.12%) JIRA
General
1 162 (19.88%) Finance
2 57 (6.99%) Banking
3 36 (4.42%) Investment Banking
3 36 (4.42%) Front Office
4 33 (4.05%) Financial Institution
5 27 (3.31%) Games
6 26 (3.19%) Retail
7 23 (2.82%) Electronics
7 23 (2.82%) Telecoms
8 21 (2.58%) Legal
9 14 (1.72%) Marketing
10 13 (1.60%) Advertising
11 8 (0.98%) Law
11 8 (0.98%) Back Office
12 5 (0.61%) Publishing
13 4 (0.49%) Local Government
13 4 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 273 (33.50%) Analyst
2 197 (24.17%) Support Engineer
3 149 (18.28%) Support Analyst
4 109 (13.37%) Desktop Support
5 95 (11.66%) IT Support
6 78 (9.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 67 (8.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 67 (8.22%) Desktop Analyst
8 57 (6.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 56 (6.87%) Consultant
10 55 (6.75%) 3rd Line Support
11 54 (6.63%) Service Analyst
12 53 (6.50%) Service Desk Analyst
13 48 (5.89%) Developer
13 48 (5.89%) IT Support Engineer
14 44 (5.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 37 (4.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 36 (4.42%) Technical Support
16 36 (4.42%) .NET Developer
17 34 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (8.96%) .NET
2 59 (7.24%) ASP.NET
3 53 (6.50%) .NET Framework
4 36 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (3.93%) NHibernate
6 29 (3.56%) LINQ
6 29 (3.56%) HTML
7 27 (3.31%) XML
8 25 (3.07%) WCF
9 22 (2.70%) Ajax
10 19 (2.33%) WF
11 18 (2.21%) WPF
12 17 (2.09%) ADO.NET
13 14 (1.72%) Web Services
14 12 (1.47%) XSLT
15 10 (1.23%) Application Packaging
15 10 (1.23%) CSS
16 8 (0.98%) Silverlight
16 8 (0.98%) CAML
16 8 (0.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 147 (18.04%) Blackberry
2 92 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (4.79%) Management Information System
4 34 (4.17%) Smartphone
5 31 (3.80%) Clustering
6 29 (3.56%) iPhone
7 23 (2.82%) 3D Printing
8 19 (2.33%) Computer Science
9 14 (1.72%) Replication
9 14 (1.72%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.47%) Mathematics
11 8 (0.98%) iPad
12 7 (0.86%) CMDB
13 6 (0.74%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.74%) Spread Betting
14 5 (0.61%) Thin Client
14 5 (0.61%) Fat Client
15 4 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
15 4 (0.49%) Visualisation
15 4 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 627 (76.93%) Windows
2 243 (29.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 220 (26.99%) Windows 7
4 193 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 155 (19.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 102 (12.52%) Windows XP
7 101 (12.39%) Windows 8
8 67 (8.22%) Linux
9 44 (5.40%) Windows Vista
10 27 (3.31%) Mac OS X
11 26 (3.19%) UNIX
12 13 (1.60%) Mac OS
13 11 (1.35%) CentOS
14 10 (1.23%) Windows 2000
15 9 (1.10%) Debian
16 7 (0.86%) Android
16 7 (0.86%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.37%) SUSE
17 3 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (31.04%) ITIL
2 55 (6.75%) Service Delivery
3 48 (5.89%) Migration
3 48 (5.89%) Project Management
4 43 (5.28%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (5.15%) Service Management
5 42 (5.15%) Mentoring
6 39 (4.79%) Business Continuity
7 38 (4.66%) MVC
8 33 (4.05%) Business Development
8 33 (4.05%) Business Continuity Management
9 32 (3.93%) Problem Management
9 32 (3.93%) Document Management
9 32 (3.93%) Scrum
9 32 (3.93%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (3.80%) TDD
11 30 (3.68%) CRM
12 28 (3.44%) Coaching
13 27 (3.31%) Web Application Development
13 27 (3.31%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 92 (11.29%) SQL
2 74 (9.08%) PowerShell
3 67 (8.22%) C#
4 31 (3.80%) JavaScript
5 25 (3.07%) C
6 13 (1.60%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.10%) VBScript
7 9 (1.10%) VB
8 5 (0.61%) VB6
9 4 (0.49%) VBA
10 3 (0.37%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.37%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.25%) Java
11 2 (0.25%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.12%) Python
12 1 (0.12%) Perl
12 1 (0.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 555 (68.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 379 (46.50%) MCSE
3 180 (22.09%) MCITP
4 176 (21.60%) MCSA
5 174 (21.35%) Degree
6 159 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
7 127 (15.58%) CCNA
8 122 (14.97%) MCTS
9 82 (10.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 51 (6.26%) MCSD
11 50 (6.13%) Citrix Certification
12 43 (5.28%) ITIL Certification
13 42 (5.15%) CCNP
14 35 (4.29%) A+ Certification
15 34 (4.17%) CCIA
16 30 (3.68%) MCDST
17 28 (3.44%) MCAD
18 27 (3.31%) MCDBA
19 18 (2.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 18 (2.21%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (13.99%) SLA
2 17 (2.09%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.23%) QA
4 9 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 388 (47.61%) Active Directory
2 211 (25.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (12.15%) Hyper-V
4 62 (7.61%) XenDesktop
5 51 (6.26%) XenApp
6 32 (3.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 32 (3.93%) vSphere
7 29 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (2.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 11 (1.35%) VMware Server
9 11 (1.35%) VMware ESX
10 10 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 10 (1.23%) UAG
11 9 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
12 7 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (0.74%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.61%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.37%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.25%) NDS
17 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 112 (13.74%) SCCM
2 37 (4.54%) SCOM
2 37 (4.54%) WMI
3 26 (3.19%) XenMobile
4 22 (2.70%) Opsview
4 22 (2.70%) Nagios
5 12 (1.47%) Backup Exec
6 11 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (1.35%) WSUS
7 7 (0.86%) Tivoli
7 7 (0.86%) Casper Suite
8 5 (0.61%) Sysprep
9 4 (0.49%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.25%) DameWare
10 2 (0.25%) Legato
10 2 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.12%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 564 (69.20%) Microsoft
2 272 (33.37%) VMware
3 177 (21.72%) Citrix
4 161 (19.75%) Cisco
5 101 (12.39%) Apple
6 69 (8.47%) HP
7 35 (4.29%) ServiceNow
8 34 (4.17%) Symantec
8 34 (4.17%) Dell
9 33 (4.05%) EMC
10 29 (3.56%) NetApp
11 26 (3.19%) Veeam
12 22 (2.70%) Huawei
12 22 (2.70%) Bloomberg
12 22 (2.70%) CommVault
13 21 (2.58%) AppSense
14 20 (2.45%) SAP
15 19 (2.33%) Juniper
16 18 (2.21%) Oracle
17 16 (1.96%) Sybase
Central London / West End
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £24k - 26k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Church International
Salary: £30,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
CRL
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Great package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension , Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Wimbledon
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Vadis People
Salary: c£24,000 - £28,000 plus ex bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
House of Fraser
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago