The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 271 217 212
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCP 526 580 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.06% 1.28% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 4.97% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 471 519 651
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12628 11674 13531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.45% 25.69% 24.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10261 9494 11569
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCP
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -43 45 £37,000 +9.62% 7
Docklands, London 0 10 - -
Westminster -4 8 £40,000 -16.66%
Kingston Upon Thames 0 7 £35,000 -39.13%
Ruislip - 3 £21,500 -
Uxbridge +6 2 £30,500 -17.56% 1
Brentford - 2 £27,000 - 1
Enfield - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £22,000 - 1
Ilford - 1 £20,500 -
Mayfair - 1 £30,000 -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 920 (89.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 623 (60.37%) SQL Server
3 561 (54.36%) .NET
4 555 (53.78%) Windows
5 548 (53.10%) Microsoft
6 544 (52.71%) C#
7 512 (49.61%) MCSD
8 510 (49.42%) MCTS
9 504 (48.84%) MCAD
10 472 (45.74%) ASP.NET
11 470 (45.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 464 (44.96%) MVC
13 443 (42.93%) TDD
14 432 (41.86%) WCF
15 415 (40.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 387 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
17 377 (36.53%) Web Application Development
18 369 (35.76%) WPF
19 330 (31.98%) NHibernate
19 330 (31.98%) NUnit
20 324 (31.40%) Rhino Mocks
21 318 (30.81%) Scrum
22 299 (28.97%) Razor View Engine
23 282 (27.33%) Active Directory
24 258 (25.00%) Finance
25 255 (24.71%) MCSE
26 218 (21.12%) MS Excel
27 213 (20.64%) BDD
28 205 (19.86%) LINQ
29 201 (19.48%) .NET Framework

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 175 (16.96%) MS Exchange
2 164 (15.89%) SharePoint
3 84 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 78 (7.56%) BizTalk Server
5 77 (7.46%) SharePoint 2013
6 65 (6.30%) Node.js
7 58 (5.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 56 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 40 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
10 30 (2.91%) Lync
11 28 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
12 19 (1.84%) CMS
13 18 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
14 17 (1.65%) IIS
15 14 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
15 14 (1.36%) Confluence
16 13 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
17 12 (1.16%) IBM Notes
18 11 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2000
19 10 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 218 (21.12%) MS Excel
2 176 (17.05%) MS Office
3 28 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.78%) MS Project
5 7 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.39%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.29%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.097%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (0.58%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.097%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.78%) Office 365
2 25 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.29%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (9.30%) DNS
2 91 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 85 (8.24%) Internet
4 78 (7.56%) VPN
5 74 (7.17%) Firewall
6 66 (6.40%) DHCP
7 53 (5.14%) LAN
8 51 (4.94%) WAN
9 50 (4.84%) SAN
10 35 (3.39%) Broadband
11 33 (3.20%) Wireless
12 29 (2.81%) VoIP
13 24 (2.33%) Intranet
14 14 (1.36%) Junos
14 14 (1.36%) SMTP
15 12 (1.16%) Network Security
16 11 (1.07%) MPLS
16 11 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (1.07%) NetScaler
17 10 (0.97%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 623 (60.37%) SQL Server
2 387 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 53 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 38 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (3.00%) NoSQL
7 29 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 17 (1.65%) Relational Database
11 13 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (0.87%) OLAP
12 9 (0.87%) QlikView
13 8 (0.78%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.68%) BODI
14 7 (0.68%) Oracle OLAP
14 7 (0.68%) Ingres
14 7 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (0.68%) Cognos Powerplay
14 7 (0.68%) Informix
Development Applications
1 330 (31.98%) NUnit
2 324 (31.40%) Rhino Mocks
3 196 (18.99%) Moq
4 178 (17.25%) Subversion
5 57 (5.52%) MSTest
6 56 (5.43%) Git (software)
7 31 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
8 14 (1.36%) JIRA
9 7 (0.68%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.58%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.58%) MSBuild
10 6 (0.58%) CruiseControl
11 4 (0.39%) PowerBuilder
General
1 258 (25.00%) Finance
2 162 (15.70%) Banking
3 124 (12.02%) Games
4 59 (5.72%) Advertising
5 50 (4.84%) Investment Banking
6 46 (4.46%) Telecoms
6 46 (4.46%) Law
7 40 (3.88%) Legal
8 35 (3.39%) Retail
9 25 (2.42%) Marketing
10 24 (2.33%) Music Industry
11 6 (0.58%) Front Office
12 5 (0.48%) Back Office
13 4 (0.39%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.39%) Local Government
14 3 (0.29%) Publishing
15 2 (0.19%) Electronics
15 2 (0.19%) French Language
15 2 (0.19%) German Language
15 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 523 (50.68%) Developer
2 402 (38.95%) .NET Developer
3 228 (22.09%) C# Developer
4 170 (16.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 122 (11.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 121 (11.72%) Analyst
7 109 (10.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 92 (8.91%) Support Engineer
9 82 (7.95%) Agile .NET Developer
10 72 (6.98%) Support Analyst
11 57 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support
11 57 (5.52%) Graduate
12 55 (5.33%) Agile C# Developer
13 53 (5.14%) Junior
14 48 (4.65%) Junior .NET Developer
14 48 (4.65%) Junior Developer
15 46 (4.46%) Desktop Support
16 39 (3.78%) Consultant
17 38 (3.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 34 (3.29%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 561 (54.36%) .NET
2 472 (45.74%) ASP.NET
3 470 (45.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 432 (41.86%) WCF
5 415 (40.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 369 (35.76%) WPF
7 330 (31.98%) NHibernate
8 299 (28.97%) Razor View Engine
9 205 (19.86%) LINQ
10 201 (19.48%) .NET Framework
10 201 (19.48%) Ajax
11 192 (18.60%) Castle Windsor
12 178 (17.25%) HTML
13 161 (15.60%) HTML5
14 160 (15.50%) WinForms
15 157 (15.21%) Silverlight
16 156 (15.12%) CSS
17 147 (14.24%) MonoRail
18 79 (7.66%) Ninject
19 72 (6.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 112 (10.85%) Blackberry
2 77 (7.46%) Client/Server
3 70 (6.78%) Tandem
4 52 (5.04%) Inversion of Control
5 38 (3.68%) Computer Science
6 36 (3.49%) iPhone
7 32 (3.10%) Management Information System
7 32 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (2.52%) Mobile App
9 25 (2.42%) Social Network
10 21 (2.03%) Clustering
11 17 (1.65%) Statistics
12 10 (0.97%) Hedge funds
13 9 (0.87%) Streaming Music
14 8 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (0.68%) Thin Client
15 7 (0.68%) DTV
15 7 (0.68%) Fat Client
16 5 (0.48%) Replication
16 5 (0.48%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 555 (53.78%) Windows
2 136 (13.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 124 (12.02%) Windows 7
4 109 (10.56%) Windows XP
5 88 (8.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 84 (8.14%) Linux
7 38 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (3.49%) Android
9 30 (2.91%) UNIX
10 19 (1.84%) Mac OS X
11 18 (1.74%) Windows Vista
11 18 (1.74%) Windows 8
12 17 (1.65%) Mac OS
13 14 (1.36%) Windows 2000
14 10 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.29%) Solaris
16 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X Server
17 1 (0.097%) SUSE
17 1 (0.097%) Debian
17 1 (0.097%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (44.96%) MVC
2 443 (42.93%) TDD
3 377 (36.53%) Web Application Development
4 318 (30.81%) Scrum
5 213 (20.64%) BDD
6 193 (18.70%) ITIL
7 187 (18.12%) Kanban
8 176 (17.05%) OO
9 90 (8.72%) Dependency Injection
10 75 (7.27%) MVVM
11 59 (5.72%) Domain-Driven Design
12 58 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
13 54 (5.23%) OOD
14 53 (5.14%) OOA/OOD
14 53 (5.14%) Service Management
15 48 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
16 47 (4.55%) OOP
17 45 (4.36%) Agile Software Development
18 42 (4.07%) E-Commerce
19 35 (3.39%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 544 (52.71%) C#
2 187 (18.12%) JavaScript
2 187 (18.12%) SQL
3 88 (8.53%) VB.NET
4 85 (8.24%) T-SQL
5 68 (6.59%) VB
6 43 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 30 (2.91%) Ruby
8 26 (2.52%) C++
9 19 (1.84%) C
10 13 (1.26%) VBA
11 7 (0.68%) Perl
12 6 (0.58%) MATLAB
12 6 (0.58%) VBScript
13 5 (0.48%) Python
14 4 (0.39%) OCaml
15 3 (0.29%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.19%) LotusScript
17 1 (0.097%) PHP
17 1 (0.097%) Java
Qualifications
1 920 (89.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 512 (49.61%) MCSD
3 510 (49.42%) MCTS
4 504 (48.84%) MCAD
5 255 (24.71%) MCSE
6 195 (18.90%) Degree
7 123 (11.92%) MCITP
8 121 (11.72%) MCSA
9 87 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
10 85 (8.24%) CCNA
11 66 (6.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 55 (5.33%) MCDST
13 37 (3.59%) A+ Certification
14 33 (3.20%) Citrix Certification
15 28 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
15 28 (2.71%) CCA
16 27 (2.62%) CCNP
17 18 (1.74%) CCSA
17 18 (1.74%) Security Cleared
18 17 (1.65%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.43%) SLA
2 30 (2.91%) QA
3 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 282 (27.33%) Active Directory
2 118 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (6.40%) XenApp
4 36 (3.49%) Hyper-V
5 29 (2.81%) XenDesktop
6 28 (2.71%) vSphere
7 18 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (1.07%) XenServer
10 9 (0.87%) VMware Server
11 6 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.48%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.39%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.19%) NFS
15 1 (0.097%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.097%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.097%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.097%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.097%) UAG
15 1 (0.097%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 60 (5.81%) SCCM
2 14 (1.36%) WSUS
3 12 (1.16%) SCOM
4 8 (0.78%) Puppet
5 7 (0.68%) Backup Exec
5 7 (0.68%) WMI
5 7 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
6 6 (0.58%) MAILsweeper
7 5 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.39%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.29%) Nagios
9 3 (0.29%) ARCserve
9 3 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.19%) OpenView
11 1 (0.097%) CiscoWorks
11 1 (0.097%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.097%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.097%) Cacti
Vendors
1 548 (53.10%) Microsoft
2 171 (16.57%) VMware
3 118 (11.43%) Citrix
4 107 (10.37%) Cisco
5 47 (4.55%) HP
6 42 (4.07%) NetApp
7 35 (3.39%) Google
8 34 (3.29%) Oracle
9 30 (2.91%) Facebook
10 29 (2.81%) Bloomberg
10 29 (2.81%) Apple
11 27 (2.62%) Juniper
12 26 (2.52%) Sophos
13 25 (2.42%) Dell
14 24 (2.33%) McAfee
15 21 (2.03%) Reuters
16 20 (1.94%) Symantec
16 20 (1.94%) Sitecore
17 19 (1.84%) IBM
18 17 (1.65%) Sun
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 52 minutes ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + £10k Sign-On Fee + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum inc bonus, pension, gym and private
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago