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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 452 306 273
Rank change year-on-year
-146 -33
Permanent jobs citing MCP 206 416 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.50% 1.00% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.93% 3.88% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 169 344 445
Average salary £36,000 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,662 £31,875 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.21% -8.92%
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
10654 10734 10952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.02% 25.76% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8900 8762 8771
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(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 +3 47 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Docklands, London +14 10 - -
Dagenham - 4 £45,000 -
Enfield +1 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £37,500 -
Westminster - 1 - -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 355 (74.42%) Microsoft
2 333 (69.81%) Windows
3 330 (69.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 180 (37.74%) Active Directory
5 175 (36.69%) MCSE
6 172 (36.06%) VMware
7 163 (34.17%) MS Excel
7 163 (34.17%) ITIL
8 149 (31.24%) Windows Server
9 146 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 144 (30.19%) MS Office
11 140 (29.35%) MCSA
12 131 (27.46%) Citrix
13 124 (26.00%) Cisco
14 122 (25.58%) MS Exchange
15 120 (25.16%) Windows 7
16 110 (23.06%) Cisco Certification
16 110 (23.06%) Windows Server 2008
17 106 (22.22%) SQL Server
18 104 (21.80%) Blackberry
19 103 (21.59%) CCNA
20 89 (18.66%) Firewall
21 88 (18.45%) Hyper-V
22 87 (18.24%) MCTS
23 79 (16.56%) MCITP
24 78 (16.35%) Windows Server 2012
25 77 (16.14%) Windows 8
25 77 (16.14%) Degree
26 73 (15.30%) LAN
27 71 (14.88%) Finance

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 122 (25.58%) MS Exchange
2 69 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (10.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 37 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 26 (5.45%) SharePoint
6 26 (5.45%) Skype for Business
7 24 (5.03%) IIS
8 20 (4.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (0.63%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 163 (34.17%) MS Excel
2 144 (30.19%) MS Office
3 7 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (0.84%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.21%) CaseMap
2 1 (0.21%) Concordance
2 1 (0.21%) LexisNexis TimeMap
2 1 (0.21%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 53 (11.11%) Office 365
2 32 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.63%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.42%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (18.66%) Firewall
2 73 (15.30%) LAN
3 66 (13.84%) TCP/IP
4 64 (13.42%) WAN
5 61 (12.79%) VPN
6 60 (12.58%) DNS
7 55 (11.53%) DHCP
8 31 (6.50%) Wireless
9 30 (6.29%) MPLS
10 29 (6.08%) Wi-Fi
11 25 (5.24%) Internet
12 20 (4.19%) Intrusion Detection
13 19 (3.98%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (3.98%) SAN
14 18 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
15 17 (3.56%) SSL
16 16 (3.35%) Cisco IOS
16 16 (3.35%) VoIP
17 14 (2.94%) NAS
18 13 (2.73%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 24 (5.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (4.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 19 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (3.77%) Relational Database
8 18 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (2.73%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 13 (2.73%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.47%) Couchbase
10 7 (1.47%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.47%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.05%) Power BI
13 3 (0.63%) QlikView
14 2 (0.42%) MySQL
14 2 (0.42%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 26 (5.45%) Moq
1 26 (5.45%) NUnit
1 26 (5.45%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.05%) MSI
3 5 (1.05%) ProC
4 4 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (14.88%) Finance
2 40 (8.39%) Legal
3 32 (6.71%) Games
4 12 (2.52%) Advertising
4 12 (2.52%) Law
5 10 (2.10%) Banking
6 9 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.47%) Back Office
7 7 (1.47%) Retail
8 5 (1.05%) Publishing
9 4 (0.84%) Japanese Language
10 3 (0.63%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (24.53%) Analyst
2 105 (22.01%) Support Engineer
3 68 (14.26%) Support Analyst
4 66 (13.84%) Developer
5 59 (12.37%) IT Support
6 58 (12.16%) IT Engineer
7 51 (10.69%) 3rd Line Support
8 45 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
9 43 (9.01%) IT Support Engineer
10 40 (8.39%) Senior Analyst
11 38 (7.97%) .NET Developer
12 37 (7.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 37 (7.76%) Desktop Support
13 35 (7.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 31 (6.50%) Junior
15 27 (5.66%) Service Analyst
16 26 (5.45%) Games Developer
16 26 (5.45%) Graduate
16 26 (5.45%) Junior Developer
16 26 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.60%) .NET
2 39 (8.18%) ASP.NET
3 38 (7.97%) .NET Framework
4 35 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 26 (5.45%) LINQ
5 26 (5.45%) NHibernate
6 18 (3.77%) MDX
7 15 (3.14%) HTML
8 10 (2.10%) CSS
9 9 (1.89%) Entity Framework
9 9 (1.89%) WCF
10 8 (1.68%) jQuery
11 5 (1.05%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.05%) CSS3
11 5 (1.05%) HTML5
11 5 (1.05%) XML
12 4 (0.84%) Ajax
12 4 (0.84%) RESTful
12 4 (0.84%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 104 (21.80%) Blackberry
2 46 (9.64%) iPhone
3 37 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (7.76%) Management Information System
4 26 (5.45%) iPad
5 21 (4.40%) Clustering
5 21 (4.40%) Data Centre
6 17 (3.56%) Video Conferencing
7 15 (3.14%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.94%) Replication
9 10 (2.10%) IVR
10 8 (1.68%) Statistics
11 7 (1.47%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.47%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.47%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.47%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.26%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Licensing
12 6 (1.26%) User Experience
13 4 (0.84%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 333 (69.81%) Windows
2 149 (31.24%) Windows Server
3 120 (25.16%) Windows 7
4 110 (23.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 78 (16.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 77 (16.14%) Windows 8
7 53 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 49 (10.27%) Android
9 41 (8.60%) Linux
10 26 (5.45%) Windows XP
11 24 (5.03%) Windows Phone
12 19 (3.98%) Windows 10
13 11 (2.31%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (1.68%) Apple iOS
15 7 (1.47%) CentOS
15 7 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (1.05%) Mac OS
16 5 (1.05%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.84%) Unix
17 4 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (34.17%) ITIL
2 36 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (7.34%) MVC
3 35 (7.34%) Service Delivery
4 32 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (6.50%) Information Security
5 31 (6.50%) Scrum
5 31 (6.50%) TDD
6 30 (6.29%) Mentoring
7 29 (6.08%) Mobile Device Management
7 29 (6.08%) Risk Management
7 29 (6.08%) Service Management
8 28 (5.87%) Information Security Management
8 28 (5.87%) Security Management
9 27 (5.66%) Problem Management
10 26 (5.45%) BDD
10 26 (5.45%) Kanban
10 26 (5.45%) PRINCE2
10 26 (5.45%) Web Application Development
11 25 (5.24%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (13.84%) SQL
2 40 (8.39%) C#
3 35 (7.34%) PowerShell
4 32 (6.71%) C
5 20 (4.19%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.10%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.89%) VB
8 6 (1.26%) VBScript
9 5 (1.05%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.05%) VBA
10 4 (0.84%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.21%) Perl
11 1 (0.21%) Python
Qualifications
1 330 (69.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 175 (36.69%) MCSE
3 140 (29.35%) MCSA
4 110 (23.06%) Cisco Certification
5 103 (21.59%) CCNA
6 87 (18.24%) MCTS
7 79 (16.56%) MCITP
8 77 (16.14%) Degree
9 40 (8.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 34 (7.13%) MCSD
11 28 (5.87%) CCNP
11 28 (5.87%) Citrix Certification
12 26 (5.45%) MCAD
13 23 (4.82%) CISSP
14 22 (4.61%) CCA
15 21 (4.40%) A+ Certification
16 20 (4.19%) CISM
17 19 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
18 14 (2.94%) CCIE
19 13 (2.73%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.76%) SLA
2 20 (4.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (4.19%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.89%) QA
4 6 (1.26%) ISO19770
5 3 (0.63%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.21%) ISO15022
7 1 (0.21%) ISO20022
System Software
1 180 (37.74%) Active Directory
2 146 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (18.45%) Hyper-V
4 34 (7.13%) XenApp
5 25 (5.24%) vSphere
6 18 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (2.94%) Terminal Services
7 14 (2.94%) XenServer
8 13 (2.73%) VMware ESX
9 12 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (2.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 11 (2.31%) XenDesktop
11 8 (1.68%) BitLocker
12 7 (1.47%) Firmware
13 5 (1.05%) Terminal Server
13 5 (1.05%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.63%) UAG
16 2 (0.42%) vCloud
16 2 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 52 (10.90%) SCCM
2 13 (2.73%) WSUS
3 10 (2.10%) Backup Exec
3 10 (2.10%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (1.89%) SCOM
5 6 (1.26%) Windows Intune
6 5 (1.05%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.05%) SCOrch
7 4 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.42%) SCSM
9 2 (0.42%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.21%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.21%) Nagios
10 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.21%) Simpana
10 1 (0.21%) ThinApp
10 1 (0.21%) vMotion
10 1 (0.21%) WMI
Vendors
1 355 (74.42%) Microsoft
2 172 (36.06%) VMware
3 131 (27.46%) Citrix
4 124 (26.00%) Cisco
5 42 (8.81%) Apple
5 42 (8.81%) HP
6 27 (5.66%) Symantec
7 24 (5.03%) Dell
8 19 (3.98%) Avaya
8 19 (3.98%) CheckPoint
9 17 (3.56%) Mitel
9 17 (3.56%) Oracle
10 16 (3.35%) Bloomberg
11 14 (2.94%) Palo Alto
12 12 (2.52%) IBM
12 12 (2.52%) Remedy
13 10 (2.10%) BMC
13 10 (2.10%) SAP
13 10 (2.10%) SonicWALL
14 9 (1.89%) Juniper
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