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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 471 413 366
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -47
Permanent jobs citing MCP 142 253 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.57% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.56% 2.28% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 123 217 296
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,300 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
9118 11120 11747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.59% 25.27% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7665 9190 9358
Median salary £57,500 £53,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.47% +7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,162 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +32 27 £42,500 +54.54% 3
Canary Wharf - 4 £60,000 -
Croydon -8 1 £27,500 +17.02% 1
Dagenham - 1 £23,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £52,500 -
Romford - 1 £36,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £35,000 -
Upminster - 1 £26,500 -
Wembley - 1 £21,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £42,500 -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 229 (68.56%) Microsoft
2 226 (67.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 205 (61.38%) Windows
4 173 (51.80%) Active Directory
5 135 (40.42%) MCSE
6 117 (35.03%) ITIL
7 116 (34.73%) MS Excel
8 90 (26.95%) MS Office
9 86 (25.75%) MS Exchange
10 85 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
11 84 (25.15%) CCNA
11 84 (25.15%) Windows Server
12 83 (24.85%) Cisco
13 80 (23.95%) VMware
13 80 (23.95%) Office 365
14 79 (23.65%) Windows 7
15 77 (23.05%) Citrix
16 75 (22.46%) Degree
17 70 (20.96%) MCSA
18 65 (19.46%) SQL Server
19 61 (18.26%) Finance
20 60 (17.96%) MCITP
21 57 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
22 55 (16.47%) Exchange Server 2010
22 55 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
23 54 (16.17%) SCCM
24 53 (15.87%) .NET
25 52 (15.57%) C#
26 50 (14.97%) Firewall
26 50 (14.97%) Exchange Server 2013

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 86 (25.75%) MS Exchange
2 55 (16.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (14.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (9.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (8.08%) SharePoint
6 16 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (2.99%) Skype for Business
8 7 (2.10%) IIS
9 4 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.90%) CMS
11 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.30%) Kentico
12 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 116 (34.73%) MS Excel
2 90 (26.95%) MS Office
3 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.60%) MS Project
3 2 (0.60%) PTC Creo
3 2 (0.60%) Windchill
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.90%) Hi Portfolio
3 1 (0.30%) assyst
3 1 (0.30%) Eikon
3 1 (0.30%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 80 (23.95%) Office 365
2 40 (11.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.90%) IaaS
5 3 (0.90%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.60%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.30%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.30%) Route 53
7 1 (0.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 50 (14.97%) Firewall
2 41 (12.28%) LAN
3 33 (9.88%) WAN
4 28 (8.38%) DNS
5 26 (7.78%) DHCP
6 25 (7.49%) TCP/IP
7 21 (6.29%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (6.29%) VPN
8 20 (5.99%) IP Telephony
9 16 (4.79%) SAN
10 13 (3.89%) VLAN
11 11 (3.29%) VoIP
12 10 (2.99%) Internet
12 10 (2.99%) Network Security
13 8 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (2.40%) Wireless
14 7 (2.10%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (1.50%) ADSL
15 5 (1.50%) NAS
16 4 (1.20%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (19.46%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 23 (6.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (6.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.40%) Power BI
10 7 (2.10%) QlikView
11 5 (1.50%) GIS
12 4 (1.20%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.90%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
15 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
15 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
15 1 (0.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (8.08%) Moq
1 27 (8.08%) NUnit
1 27 (8.08%) Rhino Mocks
2 13 (3.89%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.60%) MSI
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 61 (18.26%) Finance
2 26 (7.78%) Games
3 15 (4.49%) Law
4 14 (4.19%) Banking
5 10 (2.99%) Legal
6 6 (1.80%) Advertising
6 6 (1.80%) French Language
7 5 (1.50%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.90%) Back Office
8 3 (0.90%) Local Government
8 3 (0.90%) Retail
9 2 (0.60%) Marketing
9 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.30%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (23.35%) Analyst
2 58 (17.37%) Support Engineer
3 55 (16.47%) Developer
4 47 (14.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 40 (11.98%) 2nd Line Support
6 38 (11.38%) Support Analyst
7 32 (9.58%) .NET Developer
7 32 (9.58%) Desktop Support
8 28 (8.38%) Administrator
8 28 (8.38%) Systems Administrator
9 27 (8.08%) Graduate
9 27 (8.08%) IT Support
9 27 (8.08%) Junior
10 26 (7.78%) Games Developer
10 26 (7.78%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 26 (7.78%) Graduate Developer
10 26 (7.78%) Graduate Games Developer
10 26 (7.78%) Junior .NET Developer
10 26 (7.78%) Junior Developer
10 26 (7.78%) Junior Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (15.87%) .NET
2 44 (13.17%) ASP.NET
3 31 (9.28%) .NET Framework
3 31 (9.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (8.38%) NHibernate
5 27 (8.08%) LINQ
6 26 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 15 (4.49%) HTML
8 9 (2.69%) ADO.NET
9 6 (1.80%) WCF
9 6 (1.80%) Web Services
10 5 (1.50%) Ajax
10 5 (1.50%) CSS
10 5 (1.50%) Entity Framework
11 4 (1.20%) RESTful
11 4 (1.20%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (0.90%) COM
12 3 (0.90%) MDX
13 2 (0.60%) XML
14 1 (0.30%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.78%) Blackberry
2 24 (7.19%) Management Information System
3 23 (6.89%) Smartphone
4 18 (5.39%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.89%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.69%) Hedge funds
7 8 (2.40%) iPhone
8 7 (2.10%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.10%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.10%) Mathematics
8 7 (2.10%) Wiki
9 6 (1.80%) CMDB
9 6 (1.80%) Cyber Attack
9 6 (1.80%) Cybercrime
9 6 (1.80%) Economics
9 6 (1.80%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (1.80%) Reinsurance
9 6 (1.80%) SCADA
10 4 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 205 (61.38%) Windows
2 84 (25.15%) Windows Server
3 79 (23.65%) Windows 7
4 57 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (14.37%) Windows 10
7 46 (13.77%) Windows 8
8 27 (8.08%) Linux
9 24 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (6.29%) Mac OS X
11 12 (3.59%) Windows XP
12 8 (2.40%) Android
12 8 (2.40%) Apple iOS
13 7 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.80%) Unix
15 5 (1.50%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.50%) Windows Vista
16 4 (1.20%) Debian
17 3 (0.90%) Solaris
17 3 (0.90%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (35.03%) ITIL
2 40 (11.98%) Service Management
3 36 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (10.78%) Web Application Development
4 34 (10.18%) Scrum
5 32 (9.58%) MVC
6 28 (8.38%) TDD
7 27 (8.08%) BDD
7 27 (8.08%) Kanban
8 16 (4.79%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 16 (4.79%) Migration
9 15 (4.49%) Asset Management
9 15 (4.49%) Information Security
9 15 (4.49%) Mentoring
10 13 (3.89%) Service Delivery
11 12 (3.59%) Change Management
12 11 (3.29%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (3.29%) Change Control
12 11 (3.29%) Presales
13 10 (2.99%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 52 (15.57%) C#
2 39 (11.68%) PowerShell
3 23 (6.89%) SQL
4 17 (5.09%) T-SQL
5 14 (4.19%) JavaScript
6 13 (3.89%) C
7 12 (3.59%) VB.NET
8 9 (2.69%) VBScript
9 5 (1.50%) VB
10 4 (1.20%) Ruby
11 3 (0.90%) Java
12 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 226 (67.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 135 (40.42%) MCSE
3 85 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
4 84 (25.15%) CCNA
5 75 (22.46%) Degree
6 70 (20.96%) MCSA
7 60 (17.96%) MCITP
8 48 (14.37%) MCTS
9 36 (10.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 33 (9.88%) MCDST
11 31 (9.28%) MCAD
11 31 (9.28%) MCSD
12 22 (6.59%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (3.89%) Security Cleared
14 12 (3.59%) A+ Certification
15 10 (2.99%) GIAC
16 8 (2.40%) CCENT
17 7 (2.10%) DV Cleared
17 7 (2.10%) MCPD
18 6 (1.80%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.98%) SLA
2 5 (1.50%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 173 (51.80%) Active Directory
2 55 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (10.18%) Hyper-V
4 25 (7.49%) vSphere
5 10 (2.99%) XenApp
6 7 (2.10%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.80%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.20%) XenServer
10 3 (0.90%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.90%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.60%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.30%) iptables
12 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 54 (16.17%) SCCM
2 20 (5.99%) SCOM
3 12 (3.59%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (2.40%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (2.40%) SafeCom
5 5 (1.50%) WSUS
6 3 (0.90%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.90%) Nagios
7 2 (0.60%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.60%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.30%) Casper Suite
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.30%) cPanel
8 1 (0.30%) DameWare
8 1 (0.30%) Plesk
8 1 (0.30%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 229 (68.56%) Microsoft
2 83 (24.85%) Cisco
3 80 (23.95%) VMware
4 77 (23.05%) Citrix
5 33 (9.88%) HP
6 26 (7.78%) CheckPoint
7 18 (5.39%) Apple
8 15 (4.49%) Dell
9 13 (3.89%) Intel Security
10 11 (3.29%) Bloomberg
11 10 (2.99%) Reuters
12 8 (2.40%) Equitrac
13 7 (2.10%) Avaya
13 7 (2.10%) Mitel
14 6 (1.80%) arcserve
14 6 (1.80%) NetApp
15 5 (1.50%) Linedata
15 5 (1.50%) Oracle
15 5 (1.50%) Red Hat
16 4 (1.20%) Veritas
Harrow, Middlesex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum, Benefits Company Car, Excellent Package, On
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Pygmalion Cloud Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum plus a range of benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £560000 per annum + Car, Pension, Other Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago