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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 280 251 228
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -23
Permanent jobs citing MCP 416 496 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.00% 1.17% 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.92% 4.65% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 347 440 522
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £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
10618 10678 11832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.59% 25.27% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8680 8532 9953
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +10 103 £44,000 -4.86% 5
Croydon - 18 £31,250 - 1
Wimbledon - 15 £36,000 -
Docklands, London +5 12 £40,000 -
Uxbridge 0 6 £35,000 +7.69%
Kingston Upon Thames -2 3 £37,500 +44.23% 1
Ilford +7 2 £19,000 -7.31%
Hayes - 2 £40,000 - 1
Enfield +4 1 £30,000 -
Wembley - 1 £25,000 - 1
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 582 (76.48%) Windows
2 518 (68.07%) Microsoft
3 505 (66.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 353 (46.39%) Active Directory
5 349 (45.86%) MCSE
6 310 (40.74%) MS Exchange
7 267 (35.09%) VMware
8 245 (32.19%) MS Excel
9 241 (31.67%) ITIL
10 235 (30.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 228 (29.96%) MS Office
12 208 (27.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 199 (26.15%) Windows 7
14 183 (24.05%) Windows Server 2003
15 182 (23.92%) Exchange Server 2010
16 178 (23.39%) MCITP
17 175 (23.00%) Citrix
18 166 (21.81%) DNS
19 160 (21.02%) Degree
20 156 (20.50%) TCP/IP
20 156 (20.50%) Cisco
20 156 (20.50%) MCSA
21 147 (19.32%) Cisco Certification
22 138 (18.13%) SQL Server
23 137 (18.00%) Finance
24 136 (17.87%) Blackberry
24 136 (17.87%) Windows Server 2012
25 128 (16.82%) DHCP
26 126 (16.56%) MCTS
27 119 (15.64%) CCNA

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 310 (40.74%) MS Exchange
2 182 (23.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 109 (14.32%) SharePoint
4 85 (11.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 73 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 71 (9.33%) Lync
7 62 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 43 (5.65%) IIS
9 39 (5.12%) SharePoint 2010
9 39 (5.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 26 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 19 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
12 10 (1.31%) IBM Notes
13 9 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (1.05%) Apache
15 7 (0.92%) LiveLink
16 4 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2000
17 3 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
18 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
19 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 245 (32.19%) MS Excel
2 228 (29.96%) MS Office
3 19 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (2.10%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 20 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.92%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.53%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.53%) Pivotal CRM
3 4 (0.53%) SalesLogix
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.26%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 62 (8.15%) Office 365
2 23 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.66%) IaaS
4 2 (0.26%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.13%) SaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 166 (21.81%) DNS
2 156 (20.50%) TCP/IP
3 128 (16.82%) DHCP
4 109 (14.32%) Firewall
5 96 (12.61%) VPN
6 80 (10.51%) SAN
7 57 (7.49%) LAN
8 49 (6.44%) WAN
9 45 (5.91%) Internet
10 29 (3.81%) VoIP
11 22 (2.89%) NetScaler
12 20 (2.63%) Wireless
12 20 (2.63%) VLAN
13 16 (2.10%) NAS
14 11 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (1.31%) Network Security
15 10 (1.31%) Unified Communications
16 9 (1.18%) SSL
17 8 (1.05%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (18.13%) SQL Server
2 44 (5.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (1.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 15 (1.97%) Relational Database
9 13 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
10 11 (1.45%) DB2
10 11 (1.45%) Informix
10 11 (1.45%) Ingres
10 11 (1.45%) Data Mining
11 9 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.92%) Cognos Transformer
12 7 (0.92%) Oracle OLAP
12 7 (0.92%) BODI
12 7 (0.92%) OLAP
12 7 (0.92%) Cognos Powerplay
Development Applications
1 29 (3.81%) NUnit
1 29 (3.81%) Moq
2 27 (3.55%) Rhino Mocks
3 15 (1.97%) MSI
4 8 (1.05%) Serena SBM
5 4 (0.53%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.39%) Subversion
6 3 (0.39%) Ant
6 3 (0.39%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.26%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.26%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.26%) Jenkins
General
1 137 (18.00%) Finance
2 41 (5.39%) Banking
3 27 (3.55%) Games
4 23 (3.02%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.76%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.76%) Front Office
6 20 (2.63%) Electronics
6 20 (2.63%) Legal
7 18 (2.37%) Financial Institution
7 18 (2.37%) Retail
8 16 (2.10%) Marketing
9 14 (1.84%) Law
10 11 (1.45%) Advertising
11 8 (1.05%) Publishing
11 8 (1.05%) Back Office
12 4 (0.53%) Local Government
13 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 244 (32.06%) Analyst
2 202 (26.54%) Support Engineer
3 126 (16.56%) Support Analyst
4 100 (13.14%) IT Support
5 89 (11.70%) Desktop Support
6 67 (8.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 58 (7.62%) 3rd Line Support
8 56 (7.36%) Service Analyst
9 55 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 55 (7.23%) Service Desk Analyst
10 52 (6.83%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 52 (6.83%) IT Support Engineer
10 52 (6.83%) Desktop Analyst
11 46 (6.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 45 (5.91%) Consultant
13 42 (5.52%) Developer
14 37 (4.86%) Technical Support
15 33 (4.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 32 (4.20%) .NET Developer
17 31 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (8.02%) .NET
2 50 (6.57%) ASP.NET
3 48 (6.31%) .NET Framework
4 31 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (3.81%) LINQ
6 28 (3.68%) NHibernate
7 26 (3.42%) HTML
8 19 (2.50%) Ajax
9 17 (2.23%) WCF
9 17 (2.23%) XML
10 15 (1.97%) WPF
11 12 (1.58%) WF
12 10 (1.31%) ADO.NET
12 10 (1.31%) Application Packaging
13 9 (1.18%) XSLT
14 8 (1.05%) CSS
15 6 (0.79%) Web Services
15 6 (0.79%) jQuery
16 5 (0.66%) CAML
16 5 (0.66%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 136 (17.87%) Blackberry
2 77 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.73%) Smartphone
4 35 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 30 (3.94%) iPhone
6 29 (3.81%) Clustering
7 16 (2.10%) 3D Printing
8 14 (1.84%) Client/Server
8 14 (1.84%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.45%) Replication
10 9 (1.18%) Mathematics
11 7 (0.92%) Spread Betting
12 6 (0.79%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.79%) iPad
13 5 (0.66%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.66%) Thin Client
14 4 (0.53%) CMDB
14 4 (0.53%) Visualisation
14 4 (0.53%) User Experience
15 3 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 582 (76.48%) Windows
2 235 (30.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 199 (26.15%) Windows 7
4 183 (24.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 136 (17.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 100 (13.14%) Windows XP
7 91 (11.96%) Windows 8
8 64 (8.41%) Linux
9 33 (4.34%) Windows Vista
10 30 (3.94%) Mac OS X
11 18 (2.37%) UNIX
12 15 (1.97%) Mac OS
13 10 (1.31%) Debian
13 10 (1.31%) Windows 2000
14 8 (1.05%) Android
15 7 (0.92%) CentOS
16 5 (0.66%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 3 (0.39%) SUSE
19 2 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (31.67%) ITIL
2 53 (6.96%) Migration
3 39 (5.12%) Mentoring
4 38 (4.99%) Service Delivery
5 36 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (4.20%) MVC
6 32 (4.20%) Project Management
7 30 (3.94%) TDD
8 29 (3.81%) Document Management
8 29 (3.81%) Service Management
8 29 (3.81%) CRM
9 28 (3.68%) Scrum
9 28 (3.68%) Business Development
10 27 (3.55%) Kanban
10 27 (3.55%) BDD
10 27 (3.55%) Web Application Development
10 27 (3.55%) Coaching
11 26 (3.42%) ITIL V3
12 25 (3.29%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (3.15%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 78 (10.25%) SQL
2 68 (8.94%) PowerShell
3 56 (7.36%) C#
4 27 (3.55%) C
5 26 (3.42%) JavaScript
6 11 (1.45%) T-SQL
7 10 (1.31%) VBScript
8 8 (1.05%) VB
9 5 (0.66%) VB6
9 5 (0.66%) VBA
10 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.26%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.26%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.13%) Python
11 1 (0.13%) Perl
11 1 (0.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 505 (66.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 349 (45.86%) MCSE
3 178 (23.39%) MCITP
4 160 (21.02%) Degree
5 156 (20.50%) MCSA
6 147 (19.32%) Cisco Certification
7 126 (16.56%) MCTS
8 119 (15.64%) CCNA
9 85 (11.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 49 (6.44%) MCSD
11 46 (6.04%) Citrix Certification
12 45 (5.91%) ITIL Certification
13 43 (5.65%) CCNP
14 30 (3.94%) CCIA
15 28 (3.68%) MCDBA
15 28 (3.68%) MCAD
16 27 (3.55%) MCDST
17 25 (3.29%) A+ Certification
18 16 (2.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 14 (1.84%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (14.06%) SLA
2 17 (2.23%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.31%) QA
4 9 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 353 (46.39%) Active Directory
2 208 (27.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (12.22%) Hyper-V
4 59 (7.75%) XenDesktop
5 55 (7.23%) XenApp
6 30 (3.94%) vSphere
7 27 (3.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 27 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (1.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 12 (1.58%) VMware ESX
10 11 (1.45%) UAG
11 10 (1.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 9 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (1.05%) VMware Server
13 8 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
14 6 (0.79%) XenServer
15 5 (0.66%) ISA Server
16 3 (0.39%) MDaemon
16 3 (0.39%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 99 (13.01%) SCCM
2 34 (4.47%) SCOM
3 33 (4.34%) WMI
4 26 (3.42%) XenMobile
5 19 (2.50%) Nagios
5 19 (2.50%) Opsview
6 11 (1.45%) WSUS
6 11 (1.45%) Backup Exec
6 11 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (1.18%) Tivoli
8 7 (0.92%) Casper Suite
9 3 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.39%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.26%) Legato
10 2 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.13%) Puppet
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Intune
11 1 (0.13%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 518 (68.07%) Microsoft
2 267 (35.09%) VMware
3 175 (23.00%) Citrix
4 156 (20.50%) Cisco
5 100 (13.14%) Apple
6 61 (8.02%) HP
7 37 (4.86%) NetApp
8 34 (4.47%) Symantec
9 32 (4.20%) Dell
9 32 (4.20%) EMC
10 26 (3.42%) SAP
11 25 (3.29%) Juniper
12 23 (3.02%) Veeam
13 19 (2.50%) Huawei
13 19 (2.50%) CommVault
13 19 (2.50%) ServiceNow
14 18 (2.37%) Oracle
14 18 (2.37%) Bloomberg
15 17 (2.23%) AppSense
16 16 (2.10%) Hitachi
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IBI Group (UK) Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car & Pack
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Courtauld institute of art
Salary: From £24,819 to £28,408 per annum depending on relevant knowledge and
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 Per Annum salary depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Redblade Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Connect Support Services Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: £23,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension , Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23000 - 25000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago