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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 473 427 320
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -107
Permanent jobs citing MCP 149 243 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.55% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.58% 2.17% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 128 209 383
Median salary £35,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
9453 11213 12230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.99% 25.22% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7939 9120 9811
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +59 36 £46,250 +32.14%
Dagenham - 2 £24,250 -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Hammersmith - 2 £43,000 -
Brentford - 1 £31,500 -
Chessington - 1 £19,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £52,500 - 1
Romford - 1 £36,000 - 1
Twickenham - 1 £35,000 -
Upminster - 1 £26,500 -
Wembley - 1 £21,000 -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 241 (69.86%) Microsoft
2 232 (67.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 215 (62.32%) Windows
4 184 (53.33%) Active Directory
5 136 (39.42%) MCSE
6 126 (36.52%) MS Excel
7 119 (34.49%) ITIL
8 100 (28.99%) MS Office
9 93 (26.96%) Windows Server
10 90 (26.09%) MS Exchange
11 88 (25.51%) Cisco Certification
11 88 (25.51%) Citrix
11 88 (25.51%) VMware
12 87 (25.22%) CCNA
13 85 (24.64%) Cisco
14 80 (23.19%) MCSA
14 80 (23.19%) Windows 7
15 79 (22.90%) SQL Server
16 76 (22.03%) Office 365
16 76 (22.03%) Degree
17 66 (19.13%) Windows Server 2008
18 64 (18.55%) Finance
19 63 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
20 62 (17.97%) Exchange Server 2010
21 58 (16.81%) SCCM
21 58 (16.81%) MCITP
22 56 (16.23%) C#
23 55 (15.94%) .NET
24 53 (15.36%) MCTS
25 50 (14.49%) Firewall

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 90 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 62 (17.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (13.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 37 (10.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 22 (6.38%) SharePoint
6 17 (4.93%) Skype for Business
7 15 (4.35%) IIS
8 4 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (0.58%) Apache
10 2 (0.58%) CMS
10 2 (0.58%) Drupal
10 2 (0.58%) nginx
11 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.29%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 126 (36.52%) MS Excel
2 100 (28.99%) MS Office
3 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.58%) MS Project
3 2 (0.58%) PTC Creo
3 2 (0.58%) Windchill
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.87%) Hi Portfolio
3 1 (0.29%) assyst
3 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 76 (22.03%) Office 365
2 39 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.87%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.58%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.58%) IaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.29%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.29%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 50 (14.49%) Firewall
2 37 (10.72%) LAN
3 33 (9.57%) DNS
4 31 (8.99%) TCP/IP
5 30 (8.70%) DHCP
5 30 (8.70%) WAN
6 24 (6.96%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (6.09%) VPN
8 20 (5.80%) IP Telephony
9 19 (5.51%) SAN
10 13 (3.77%) Internet
10 13 (3.77%) VLAN
11 12 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (2.61%) Wireless
13 8 (2.32%) VoIP
14 7 (2.03%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (2.03%) NAS
14 7 (2.03%) Remote Desktop
15 6 (1.74%) Network Security
16 5 (1.45%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (22.90%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 25 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (4.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.03%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (1.74%) Power BI
9 6 (1.74%) QlikView
9 6 (1.74%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.87%) GIS
11 2 (0.58%) MySQL
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 27 (7.83%) Moq
1 27 (7.83%) NUnit
1 27 (7.83%) Rhino Mocks
2 15 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.58%) MSI
General
1 64 (18.55%) Finance
2 26 (7.54%) Games
3 16 (4.64%) Banking
4 14 (4.06%) Law
4 14 (4.06%) Legal
5 7 (2.03%) French Language
6 6 (1.74%) Advertising
7 5 (1.45%) Back Office
8 4 (1.16%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.87%) Local Government
10 2 (0.58%) Marketing
10 2 (0.58%) Retail
10 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.29%) Electronics
11 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (22.90%) Analyst
2 62 (17.97%) Support Engineer
3 58 (16.81%) Developer
4 45 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 43 (12.46%) 2nd Line Support
5 43 (12.46%) Support Analyst
6 34 (9.86%) .NET Developer
7 33 (9.57%) IT Support
8 31 (8.99%) Administrator
8 31 (8.99%) IT Engineer
8 31 (8.99%) Systems Administrator
9 28 (8.12%) Desktop Support
10 26 (7.54%) Games Developer
10 26 (7.54%) Graduate
10 26 (7.54%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 26 (7.54%) Graduate Developer
10 26 (7.54%) Junior
10 26 (7.54%) Junior .NET Developer
10 26 (7.54%) Junior Developer
10 26 (7.54%) Junior Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (15.94%) .NET
2 45 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 33 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (9.28%) .NET Framework
5 27 (7.83%) LINQ
5 27 (7.83%) NHibernate
6 26 (7.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 17 (4.93%) HTML
8 9 (2.61%) ADO.NET
9 7 (2.03%) Ajax
9 7 (2.03%) CSS
9 7 (2.03%) WCF
10 6 (1.74%) Entity Framework
10 6 (1.74%) MDX
10 6 (1.74%) RESTful
11 5 (1.45%) Web Services
12 4 (1.16%) Ruby on Rails
13 3 (0.87%) COM
14 2 (0.58%) LAMP
14 2 (0.58%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.75%) Blackberry
2 24 (6.96%) Management Information System
3 23 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.80%) Smartphone
5 18 (5.22%) Data Centre
6 15 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 15 (4.35%) iPhone
7 11 (3.19%) Hedge funds
8 7 (2.03%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.03%) Wiki
9 6 (1.74%) CMDB
9 6 (1.74%) Cyber Attack
9 6 (1.74%) Cybercrime
9 6 (1.74%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.74%) Economics
9 6 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (1.74%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.74%) Reinsurance
9 6 (1.74%) SCADA
9 6 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 215 (62.32%) Windows
2 93 (26.96%) Windows Server
3 80 (23.19%) Windows 7
4 66 (19.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (13.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (13.33%) Windows 10
7 45 (13.04%) Windows 8
8 34 (9.86%) Linux
9 30 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (5.80%) Mac OS X
11 10 (2.90%) Android
11 10 (2.90%) Windows XP
12 9 (2.61%) Mac OS
13 7 (2.03%) Apple iOS
13 7 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (2.03%) Windows Phone
14 6 (1.74%) Unix
14 6 (1.74%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.16%) Debian
16 3 (0.87%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (34.49%) ITIL
2 44 (12.75%) Service Management
3 37 (10.72%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (10.43%) Scrum
4 36 (10.43%) Web Application Development
5 34 (9.86%) MVC
6 28 (8.12%) TDD
7 27 (7.83%) BDD
7 27 (7.83%) Kanban
8 21 (6.09%) Mentoring
9 17 (4.93%) Workflow
10 16 (4.64%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 16 (4.64%) Migration
11 15 (4.35%) Asset Management
11 15 (4.35%) Service Delivery
12 14 (4.06%) Change Management
12 14 (4.06%) Information Security
13 13 (3.77%) PRINCE2
14 12 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (3.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (16.23%) C#
2 42 (12.17%) PowerShell
3 27 (7.83%) SQL
4 19 (5.51%) T-SQL
5 16 (4.64%) JavaScript
6 15 (4.35%) C
7 12 (3.48%) VB.NET
8 11 (3.19%) VB
9 8 (2.32%) VBScript
10 4 (1.16%) Ruby
11 2 (0.58%) Java
11 2 (0.58%) PHP
12 1 (0.29%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 232 (67.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 136 (39.42%) MCSE
3 88 (25.51%) Cisco Certification
4 87 (25.22%) CCNA
5 80 (23.19%) MCSA
6 76 (22.03%) Degree
7 58 (16.81%) MCITP
8 53 (15.36%) MCTS
9 40 (11.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 30 (8.70%) MCAD
10 30 (8.70%) MCDST
10 30 (8.70%) MCSD
11 22 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (4.93%) Security Cleared
13 11 (3.19%) A+ Certification
14 8 (2.32%) CCENT
15 7 (2.03%) GIAC
16 6 (1.74%) CREST Certified
16 6 (1.74%) DV Cleared
16 6 (1.74%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.12%) SLA
2 6 (1.74%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 184 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 63 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (9.28%) Hyper-V
4 29 (8.41%) vSphere
5 14 (4.06%) VMware ESX
6 13 (3.77%) XenApp
7 8 (2.32%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.74%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.16%) XenServer
10 3 (0.87%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.58%) NFS
11 2 (0.58%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.58%) Varnish
11 2 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.29%) iptables
12 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 58 (16.81%) SCCM
2 20 (5.80%) SCOM
3 14 (4.06%) Microsoft Clustering
4 13 (3.77%) SafeCom
5 12 (3.48%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (2.03%) Nagios
7 5 (1.45%) WSUS
8 4 (1.16%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.16%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.87%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.58%) Webmin
11 1 (0.29%) Casper Suite
11 1 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.29%) cPanel
11 1 (0.29%) DameWare
11 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 241 (69.86%) Microsoft
2 88 (25.51%) Citrix
2 88 (25.51%) VMware
3 85 (24.64%) Cisco
4 31 (8.99%) HP
5 25 (7.25%) CheckPoint
6 17 (4.93%) Dell
7 16 (4.64%) Apple
8 14 (4.06%) Intel Security
9 13 (3.77%) Equitrac
10 12 (3.48%) Bloomberg
11 10 (2.90%) Mitel
12 8 (2.32%) Reuters
13 7 (2.03%) Avaya
13 7 (2.03%) Veeam
14 6 (1.74%) arcserve
15 5 (1.45%) NetApp
15 5 (1.45%) Red Hat
16 4 (1.16%) Juniper
16 4 (1.16%) Symantec
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