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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 467 355 295
Rank change year-on-year
-112 -60
Permanent jobs citing MCP 193 348 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.78% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.81% 2.97% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 154 304 468
Average salary £37,250 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,350 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £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
10681 11728 12703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.29% 26.27% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8894 9615 10316
Average salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -2 45 £36,500 -23.15% 4
Canary Wharf - 10 - - 1
Dagenham - 5 £45,000 -
Feltham +3 4 - -
Twickenham - 4 £37,500 -
Croydon -15 3 £24,000 -40.00%
New Malden - 3 £37,500 -
Docklands, London +24 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +8 1 £25,000 -25.37%
Chessington - 1 £19,500 -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 289 (71.71%) Microsoft
2 277 (68.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 247 (61.29%) Windows
4 173 (42.93%) Active Directory
5 144 (35.73%) MS Excel
6 143 (35.48%) MCSE
7 135 (33.50%) ITIL
8 125 (31.02%) MS Office
8 125 (31.02%) VMware
9 122 (30.27%) SQL Server
10 111 (27.54%) Citrix
11 107 (26.55%) Windows Server
12 104 (25.81%) MCSA
12 104 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 94 (23.33%) Cisco
14 92 (22.83%) Cisco Certification
15 91 (22.58%) Windows 7
16 86 (21.34%) MS Exchange
17 84 (20.84%) CCNA
18 80 (19.85%) Blackberry
18 80 (19.85%) Finance
18 80 (19.85%) Windows Server 2008
19 75 (18.61%) Degree
20 68 (16.87%) SQL
21 63 (15.63%) MCTS
22 61 (15.14%) Firewall
23 60 (14.89%) LAN
23 60 (14.89%) MCITP
24 59 (14.64%) Office 365
25 56 (13.90%) C#

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 86 (21.34%) MS Exchange
2 52 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 31 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (7.69%) IIS
5 27 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 24 (5.96%) SharePoint
7 23 (5.71%) Skype for Business
8 9 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.50%) Apache
12 2 (0.50%) CMS
12 2 (0.50%) Drupal
12 2 (0.50%) nginx
12 2 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 144 (35.73%) MS Excel
2 125 (31.02%) MS Office
3 3 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.99%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.25%) assyst
3 1 (0.25%) CaseMap
3 1 (0.25%) Concordance
3 1 (0.25%) LexisNexis TimeMap
3 1 (0.25%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 59 (14.64%) Office 365
2 35 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.74%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 61 (15.14%) Firewall
2 60 (14.89%) LAN
3 45 (11.17%) VPN
4 41 (10.17%) WAN
5 36 (8.93%) TCP/IP
6 29 (7.20%) DNS
7 27 (6.70%) Wi-Fi
8 26 (6.45%) DHCP
9 25 (6.20%) SAN
10 21 (5.21%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (5.21%) Internet
11 17 (4.22%) Wireless
12 15 (3.72%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (3.23%) IP Telephony
13 13 (3.23%) MPLS
13 13 (3.23%) NAS
14 12 (2.98%) VoIP
15 11 (2.73%) Remote Desktop
15 11 (2.73%) SSL
15 11 (2.73%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (30.27%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (7.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (7.20%) SQL Server 2014
3 29 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (6.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (4.71%) Relational Database
7 18 (4.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 17 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (3.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 16 (3.97%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.74%) Couchbase
11 7 (1.74%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.74%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.24%) Power BI
13 3 (0.74%) MySQL
13 3 (0.74%) QlikView
14 2 (0.50%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 25 (6.20%) Moq
1 25 (6.20%) NUnit
1 25 (6.20%) Rhino Mocks
2 13 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.24%) ProC
5 1 (0.25%) MSI
General
1 80 (19.85%) Finance
2 25 (6.20%) Games
2 25 (6.20%) Legal
3 15 (3.72%) Law
4 11 (2.73%) Banking
5 10 (2.48%) Advertising
6 7 (1.74%) Back Office
7 6 (1.49%) French Language
7 6 (1.49%) Retail
8 3 (0.74%) Local Government
8 3 (0.74%) Publishing
9 2 (0.50%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 99 (24.57%) Analyst
2 76 (18.86%) Support Engineer
3 70 (17.37%) Developer
4 65 (16.13%) Support Analyst
5 40 (9.93%) IT Support
6 38 (9.43%) .NET Developer
7 37 (9.18%) IT Engineer
8 36 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support
8 36 (8.93%) Consultant
9 35 (8.68%) 3rd Line Support
10 30 (7.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 30 (7.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 26 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 26 (6.45%) Junior
12 25 (6.20%) Graduate
12 25 (6.20%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 25 (6.20%) Graduate Developer
12 25 (6.20%) Junior .NET Developer
12 25 (6.20%) Junior Developer
12 25 (6.20%) Junior Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.90%) .NET
2 45 (11.17%) ASP.NET
3 36 (8.93%) .NET Framework
3 36 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (6.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 25 (6.20%) LINQ
4 25 (6.20%) NHibernate
5 19 (4.71%) HTML
6 16 (3.97%) MDX
7 12 (2.98%) CSS
8 11 (2.73%) Entity Framework
8 11 (2.73%) WCF
9 8 (1.99%) Ajax
9 8 (1.99%) RESTful
10 5 (1.24%) ADO.NET
11 4 (0.99%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (0.99%) Web Services
12 3 (0.74%) CSS3
12 3 (0.74%) HTML5
12 3 (0.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 80 (19.85%) Blackberry
2 32 (7.94%) iPhone
3 27 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.70%) Management Information System
4 25 (6.20%) Data Centre
5 16 (3.97%) iPad
6 14 (3.47%) Clustering
6 14 (3.47%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.98%) Replication
8 11 (2.73%) Hedge funds
8 11 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (2.48%) Mathematics
10 9 (2.23%) Driving Licence
11 8 (1.99%) Statistics
12 7 (1.74%) IVR
13 6 (1.49%) Cyber Attack
13 6 (1.49%) Cybercrime
13 6 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Licensing
13 6 (1.49%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 247 (61.29%) Windows
2 107 (26.55%) Windows Server
3 91 (22.58%) Windows 7
4 80 (19.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (11.17%) Windows 8
6 45 (11.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (10.42%) Linux
8 38 (9.43%) Android
9 24 (5.96%) Windows Phone
10 19 (4.71%) Windows 10
11 13 (3.23%) Mac OS X
12 9 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (2.23%) Windows XP
13 8 (1.99%) Mac OS
13 8 (1.99%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (1.49%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.24%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (33.50%) ITIL
2 45 (11.17%) Service Management
3 40 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (9.18%) MVC
5 35 (8.68%) Scrum
6 32 (7.94%) Mentoring
7 30 (7.44%) Web Application Development
8 28 (6.95%) Service Delivery
8 28 (6.95%) TDD
9 26 (6.45%) Problem Management
10 25 (6.20%) BDD
10 25 (6.20%) Kanban
11 24 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (5.96%) Mobile Device Management
12 22 (5.46%) Workflow
13 21 (5.21%) Information Security
13 21 (5.21%) Presales
14 20 (4.96%) Change Management
14 20 (4.96%) Migration
14 20 (4.96%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 68 (16.87%) SQL
2 56 (13.90%) C#
3 40 (9.93%) PowerShell
4 25 (6.20%) C
5 24 (5.96%) T-SQL
6 16 (3.97%) JavaScript
7 14 (3.47%) VB
8 9 (2.23%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.24%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.24%) VBScript
10 4 (0.99%) Ruby
11 2 (0.50%) PHP
11 2 (0.50%) VBA
12 1 (0.25%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 277 (68.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 143 (35.48%) MCSE
3 104 (25.81%) MCSA
4 92 (22.83%) Cisco Certification
5 84 (20.84%) CCNA
6 75 (18.61%) Degree
7 63 (15.63%) MCTS
8 60 (14.89%) MCITP
9 32 (7.94%) MCSD
9 32 (7.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 27 (6.70%) MCAD
11 22 (5.46%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (4.71%) CCNP
13 18 (4.47%) Citrix Certification
14 17 (4.22%) MCDST
14 17 (4.22%) Security Cleared
15 14 (3.47%) A+ Certification
16 13 (3.23%) CCA
16 13 (3.23%) MCDBA
17 8 (1.99%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.47%) SLA
2 11 (2.73%) QA
3 6 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.49%) ISO19770
3 6 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.25%) ISO15022
5 1 (0.25%) ISO20022
System Software
1 173 (42.93%) Active Directory
2 104 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (11.41%) Hyper-V
4 27 (6.70%) vSphere
5 21 (5.21%) VMware ESX
6 18 (4.47%) XenApp
7 12 (2.98%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (2.98%) Terminal Services
7 12 (2.98%) XenDesktop
8 8 (1.99%) XenServer
9 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (1.24%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.50%) NFS
12 2 (0.50%) Varnish
12 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.25%) iptables
Systems Management
1 44 (10.92%) SCCM
2 11 (2.73%) SCOM
3 7 (1.74%) Nagios
4 5 (1.24%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.24%) Windows Intune
5 3 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.50%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.50%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.50%) Webmin
6 2 (0.50%) WSUS
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.25%) cPanel
7 1 (0.25%) Plesk
7 1 (0.25%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.25%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.25%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 289 (71.71%) Microsoft
2 125 (31.02%) VMware
3 111 (27.54%) Citrix
4 94 (23.33%) Cisco
5 41 (10.17%) HP
6 26 (6.45%) Apple
7 22 (5.46%) Dell
8 20 (4.96%) CheckPoint
9 17 (4.22%) Mitel
10 16 (3.97%) Oracle
11 15 (3.72%) Avaya
12 13 (3.23%) Equitrac
12 13 (3.23%) SafeCom
13 11 (2.73%) Bloomberg
14 10 (2.48%) BMC
14 10 (2.48%) IBM
14 10 (2.48%) Juniper
14 10 (2.48%) Remedy
14 10 (2.48%) SAP
14 10 (2.48%) Veeam
City of London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000.0000 - £65000.0000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £26K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Connect Support Services Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Connect Support Services Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum + bens, £3k training budget
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £28,000 - £31,800 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £75000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum + See spec
Posted: 5 days ago
Canary Wharf, London
AWD online
Salary: £28,000 - £31,800 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stanmore, Middlesex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Beckenham, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 + Pension scheme + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago