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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 325 276 224
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -52
Permanent jobs citing MCP 359 524 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.80% 1.06% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.07% 4.15% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 315 469 519
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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
11703 12624 11699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.14% 25.50% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9605 10253 9517
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +80 99 £47,500 +28.37% 7
Croydon - 12 £40,000 -
Uxbridge +2 7 £23,000 -24.59%
Wimbledon - 6 £42,000 -
Docklands, London -14 4 - -
Brentford -11 3 £52,500 +94.44% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -6 2 £35,500 +1.42%
Hammersmith - 1 £25,000 -
Feltham - 1 £47,000 -
Hayes - 1 £40,000 - 2
Hounslow - 1 £34,500 -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 598 (77.26%) Windows
2 559 (72.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 547 (70.67%) Microsoft
4 387 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 365 (47.16%) MCSE
6 257 (33.20%) MS Exchange
7 247 (31.91%) VMware
8 246 (31.78%) MS Excel
9 242 (31.27%) ITIL
10 238 (30.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 230 (29.72%) MS Office
12 222 (28.68%) Windows 7
13 188 (24.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 187 (24.16%) SQL Server
15 185 (23.90%) VMware Infrastructure
16 177 (22.87%) Finance
17 175 (22.61%) MCSA
18 172 (22.22%) MCITP
19 170 (21.96%) Windows Server 2012
20 160 (20.67%) Degree
21 157 (20.28%) Exchange Server 2010
22 153 (19.77%) Blackberry
23 152 (19.64%) Cisco
24 150 (19.38%) Citrix
25 143 (18.48%) Cisco Certification
26 113 (14.60%) CCNA
27 110 (14.21%) DNS
28 108 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
29 107 (13.82%) SCCM
30 106 (13.70%) Firewall

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 257 (33.20%) MS Exchange
2 157 (20.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 103 (13.31%) SharePoint
4 80 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 75 (9.69%) Lync
6 70 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 53 (6.85%) IIS
8 40 (5.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 39 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2003
10 36 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
11 29 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 24 (3.10%) Office Communications Server
13 12 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.90%) Apache
15 6 (0.78%) LiveLink
16 4 (0.52%) ArcGIS
17 3 (0.39%) IBM Notes
18 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
19 1 (0.13%) WorkSite
Applications
1 246 (31.78%) MS Excel
2 230 (29.72%) MS Office
3 16 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.81%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.90%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.39%) SalesLogix
3 3 (0.39%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.39%) Pivotal CRM
3 3 (0.39%) Scribe Insight
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.26%) HiPortfolio
4 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 62 (8.01%) Office 365
2 31 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.90%) SaaS
3 7 (0.90%) IaaS
4 5 (0.65%) Mimecast
5 4 (0.52%) Yammer
6 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 110 (14.21%) DNS
2 106 (13.70%) Firewall
3 104 (13.44%) TCP/IP
4 90 (11.63%) VPN
5 81 (10.47%) DHCP
6 78 (10.08%) SAN
7 69 (8.91%) LAN
8 59 (7.62%) WAN
9 48 (6.20%) Internet
10 27 (3.49%) VoIP
11 19 (2.45%) NAS
12 17 (2.20%) VLAN
13 16 (2.07%) Wireless
13 16 (2.07%) NetScaler
14 11 (1.42%) Network Security
14 11 (1.42%) ADSL
15 10 (1.29%) Cisco IOS
16 8 (1.03%) IP Telephony
16 8 (1.03%) SSL
17 7 (0.90%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (24.16%) SQL Server
2 54 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (5.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 37 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (4.13%) Relational Database
6 31 (4.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (2.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 11 (1.42%) Informix
10 11 (1.42%) Data Mining
11 10 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (1.29%) DB2
11 10 (1.29%) Ingres
12 8 (1.03%) OLAP
13 7 (0.90%) Cognos Powerplay
13 7 (0.90%) ReportNet
13 7 (0.90%) NovaView
13 7 (0.90%) Kalido
Development Applications
1 28 (3.62%) NUnit
1 28 (3.62%) Moq
2 26 (3.36%) Rhino Mocks
3 21 (2.71%) Visual Studio
4 13 (1.68%) MSI
5 6 (0.78%) InstallShield
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.39%) Serena SBM
7 3 (0.39%) Ant
8 2 (0.26%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.26%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.26%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.26%) Subversion
8 2 (0.26%) JIRA
8 2 (0.26%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 177 (22.87%) Finance
2 73 (9.43%) Banking
3 52 (6.72%) Investment Banking
4 51 (6.59%) Front Office
5 50 (6.46%) Financial Institution
6 27 (3.49%) Legal
7 26 (3.36%) Retail
7 26 (3.36%) Games
8 17 (2.20%) Electronics
9 16 (2.07%) Telecoms
10 15 (1.94%) Marketing
11 13 (1.68%) Law
12 10 (1.29%) Back Office
13 9 (1.16%) Advertising
14 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.39%) Billing
14 3 (0.39%) Local Government
15 1 (0.13%) Publishing
15 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 268 (34.63%) Analyst
2 174 (22.48%) Support Engineer
3 158 (20.41%) Support Analyst
4 123 (15.89%) Desktop Support
5 85 (10.98%) IT Support
6 81 (10.47%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 81 (10.47%) Desktop Analyst
7 77 (9.95%) 2nd Line Support
8 53 (6.85%) Developer
9 51 (6.59%) Consultant
10 49 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support
11 47 (6.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 46 (5.94%) .NET Developer
13 40 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 38 (4.91%) IT Support Engineer
15 35 (4.52%) Service Analyst
16 34 (4.39%) Junior
16 34 (4.39%) Applications Support
17 33 (4.26%) Service Desk Analyst
18 31 (4.01%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (9.95%) .NET
2 64 (8.27%) ASP.NET
3 60 (7.75%) .NET Framework
4 46 (5.94%) XML
5 45 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 42 (5.43%) NHibernate
7 35 (4.52%) WCF
8 30 (3.88%) HTML
9 29 (3.75%) WF
10 28 (3.62%) LINQ
11 27 (3.49%) Web Services
12 25 (3.23%) ADO.NET
13 18 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 18 (2.33%) Entity Framework
14 17 (2.20%) Ajax
14 17 (2.20%) WPF
15 16 (2.07%) DAO
16 13 (1.68%) Application Packaging
16 13 (1.68%) XSLT
17 9 (1.16%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 153 (19.77%) Blackberry
2 108 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 24 (3.10%) Clustering
5 23 (2.97%) 3D Printing
6 21 (2.71%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.58%) Smartphone
8 18 (2.33%) iPhone
9 14 (1.81%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.29%) Replication
10 10 (1.29%) Mathematics
11 8 (1.03%) CMDB
11 8 (1.03%) Fat Client
11 8 (1.03%) Thin Client
12 6 (0.78%) iPad
12 6 (0.78%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.52%) Visualisation
14 4 (0.52%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.52%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 598 (77.26%) Windows
2 238 (30.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 222 (28.68%) Windows 7
4 188 (24.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 170 (21.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 90 (11.63%) Windows XP
7 88 (11.37%) Windows 8
8 56 (7.24%) Linux
9 45 (5.81%) Windows Vista
10 39 (5.04%) UNIX
11 20 (2.58%) Mac OS X
12 10 (1.29%) Android
13 9 (1.16%) Windows 2000
13 9 (1.16%) Mac OS
14 8 (1.03%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.78%) CentOS
15 6 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.65%) Solaris
17 4 (0.52%) SUSE
17 4 (0.52%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (31.27%) ITIL
2 68 (8.79%) Service Delivery
3 61 (7.88%) Service Management
4 56 (7.24%) Project Management
5 55 (7.11%) Business Continuity
6 53 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (6.46%) Business Continuity Management
8 47 (6.07%) MVC
9 44 (5.68%) Migration
9 44 (5.68%) Mentoring
10 42 (5.43%) Scrum
11 41 (5.30%) Problem Management
12 39 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
13 37 (4.78%) Workflow
14 36 (4.65%) CRM
15 33 (4.26%) Business Development
16 32 (4.13%) Document Management
17 30 (3.88%) Software Deployment
18 29 (3.75%) TDD
19 26 (3.36%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 104 (13.44%) SQL
2 77 (9.95%) C#
3 59 (7.62%) PowerShell
4 27 (3.49%) JavaScript
5 25 (3.23%) C
6 14 (1.81%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.16%) VB
8 5 (0.65%) Perl
8 5 (0.65%) Python
8 5 (0.65%) VB6
9 4 (0.52%) Ruby
9 4 (0.52%) VBA
10 3 (0.39%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.39%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.39%) PHP
10 3 (0.39%) C++
11 2 (0.26%) Java
11 2 (0.26%) VBScript
11 2 (0.26%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 559 (72.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 365 (47.16%) MCSE
3 175 (22.61%) MCSA
4 172 (22.22%) MCITP
5 160 (20.67%) Degree
6 143 (18.48%) Cisco Certification
7 113 (14.60%) CCNA
8 105 (13.57%) MCTS
9 74 (9.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 47 (6.07%) MCSD
11 43 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
12 36 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
13 35 (4.52%) CCNP
14 34 (4.39%) A+ Certification
15 31 (4.01%) MCDST
16 28 (3.62%) CCIA
17 26 (3.36%) MCAD
18 21 (2.71%) MCDBA
18 21 (2.71%) DV Cleared
18 21 (2.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (12.27%) SLA
2 15 (1.94%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.16%) QA
4 6 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (0.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 387 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 185 (23.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (12.66%) Hyper-V
4 52 (6.72%) XenDesktop
5 40 (5.17%) XenApp
6 36 (4.65%) vSphere
7 33 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 30 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (2.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 14 (1.81%) VMware Server
11 8 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (0.90%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.90%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.78%) ISA Server
13 6 (0.78%) XenServer
13 6 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
13 6 (0.78%) UAG
14 5 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.39%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.26%) NDS
Systems Management
1 107 (13.82%) SCCM
2 38 (4.91%) SCOM
3 30 (3.88%) WMI
4 24 (3.10%) Nagios
4 24 (3.10%) Opsview
5 19 (2.45%) XenMobile
6 18 (2.33%) Backup Exec
7 10 (1.29%) WSUS
8 9 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.78%) SCVMM
9 6 (0.78%) Sysprep
10 4 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (0.39%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.39%) Casper Suite
12 2 (0.26%) DameWare
12 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
13 1 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
13 1 (0.13%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.13%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 547 (70.67%) Microsoft
2 247 (31.91%) VMware
3 152 (19.64%) Cisco
4 150 (19.38%) Citrix
5 81 (10.47%) Apple
6 73 (9.43%) HP
7 52 (6.72%) ServiceNow
8 37 (4.78%) Oracle
9 31 (4.01%) Dell
9 31 (4.01%) EMC
10 29 (3.75%) Veeam
11 27 (3.49%) NetApp
12 26 (3.36%) Sybase
13 24 (3.10%) CommVault
13 24 (3.10%) Symantec
13 24 (3.10%) Huawei
14 23 (2.97%) AppSense
15 16 (2.07%) Juniper
16 15 (1.94%) Bloomberg
16 15 (1.94%) Hitachi
South East London
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £16 to £20 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 28k per year + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 36000 and 42000 plus overtime
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + excellent perks
Posted: Yesterday
London
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Urban Network UK Limited
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits and bonus package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + 36 Days Leave, Pension, Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension Scheme, Health + More
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified -Excellent Salary+ Bonus + Attractive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago