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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England / London
Rank 430 455 300
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -155
Permanent jobs citing MCP 145 203 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.49% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.84% 1.90% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 122 167 344
Median salary £32,000 £36,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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
7867 10660 10794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.54% 25.91% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6369 8926 8777
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +5 17 £29,000 -10.76% 3
Docklands, London -1 11 £44,000 -
Canary Wharf -6 7 £32,000 -
Croydon +8 4 £35,250 +43.87%
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 270 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 252 (71.79%) Microsoft
3 245 (69.80%) Windows
4 161 (45.87%) Active Directory
5 143 (40.74%) MCSE
6 138 (39.32%) ITIL
7 116 (33.05%) VMware
8 105 (29.91%) MS Excel
8 105 (29.91%) Cisco
9 86 (24.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 86 (24.50%) Windows 7
9 86 (24.50%) Windows Server
10 85 (24.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 85 (24.22%) Citrix
11 79 (22.51%) MS Office
11 79 (22.51%) Office 365
12 78 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
12 78 (22.22%) CCNA
12 78 (22.22%) Firewall
13 74 (21.08%) MCSA
14 71 (20.23%) SCCM
15 70 (19.94%) Degree
16 69 (19.66%) Windows Server 2012
17 68 (19.37%) MS Exchange
17 68 (19.37%) DNS
18 63 (17.95%) Windows 8
18 63 (17.95%) Hyper-V
19 62 (17.66%) SQL Server
20 52 (14.81%) DHCP
20 52 (14.81%) Finance

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 68 (19.37%) MS Exchange
2 50 (14.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 36 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (4.27%) Skype for Business
5 12 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (2.85%) IIS
7 7 (1.99%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.14%) ArcGIS
8 4 (1.14%) SAS
9 3 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.85%) CMS
10 2 (0.57%) Apache
10 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 105 (29.91%) MS Excel
2 79 (22.51%) MS Office
3 10 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.57%) Eikon
2 2 (0.57%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 79 (22.51%) Office 365
2 51 (14.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (6.55%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (4.56%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.28%) IaaS
6 4 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.14%) Azure Machine Learning
6 4 (1.14%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.57%) PaaS
7 2 (0.57%) SaaS
7 2 (0.57%) Yammer
8 1 (0.28%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 78 (22.22%) Firewall
2 68 (19.37%) DNS
3 52 (14.81%) DHCP
4 51 (14.53%) TCP/IP
5 47 (13.39%) LAN
6 46 (13.11%) WAN
7 41 (11.68%) VPN
8 29 (8.26%) SAN
9 27 (7.69%) Network Security
10 25 (7.12%) IP Telephony
11 23 (6.55%) Internet
12 22 (6.27%) VoIP
13 18 (5.13%) Wireless
14 17 (4.84%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (3.99%) VLAN
16 9 (2.56%) ADSL
17 8 (2.28%) Cisco ASA
17 8 (2.28%) WLAN
18 7 (1.99%) LDAP
18 7 (1.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (17.66%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.28%) Big Data
4 8 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.14%) GIS
7 4 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.85%) Power BI
9 2 (0.57%) HDInsight
10 1 (0.28%) MySQL
10 1 (0.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (7.41%) Moq
1 26 (7.41%) NUnit
1 26 (7.41%) Rhino Mocks
2 14 (3.99%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.57%) Ant
4 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 52 (14.81%) Finance
2 33 (9.40%) Telecoms
3 26 (7.41%) Games
4 16 (4.56%) Billing
5 14 (3.99%) Law
6 12 (3.42%) Publishing
7 5 (1.42%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.14%) Advertising
8 4 (1.14%) Legal
9 3 (0.85%) Banking
9 3 (0.85%) Retail
10 2 (0.57%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.28%) Local Government
11 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (20.80%) Analyst
2 71 (20.23%) Support Engineer
3 42 (11.97%) 2nd Line Support
4 36 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 35 (9.97%) Developer
5 35 (9.97%) Junior
6 34 (9.69%) Desktop Support
6 34 (9.69%) IT Support
7 33 (9.40%) Support Analyst
8 27 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 27 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 26 (7.41%) Games Developer
9 26 (7.41%) Graduate
9 26 (7.41%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 26 (7.41%) Graduate Developer
9 26 (7.41%) Graduate Games Developer
9 26 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 26 (7.41%) Junior .NET Developer
9 26 (7.41%) Junior Developer
9 26 (7.41%) Junior Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (12.82%) .NET
2 36 (10.26%) ASP.NET
3 29 (8.26%) .NET Framework
4 27 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 26 (7.41%) LINQ
5 26 (7.41%) NHibernate
6 7 (1.99%) HTML
7 5 (1.42%) Web Services
8 4 (1.14%) XML
9 3 (0.85%) Ajax
9 3 (0.85%) HTML5
9 3 (0.85%) JSON
9 3 (0.85%) LAMP
9 3 (0.85%) RESTful
9 3 (0.85%) SOAP
10 2 (0.57%) WAMP
10 2 (0.57%) XMPP
11 1 (0.28%) jQuery
11 1 (0.28%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.83%) Blackberry
1 31 (8.83%) Data Centre
1 31 (8.83%) Smartphone
2 27 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.84%) Client/Server
4 17 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Licensing
7 3 (0.85%) PKI
7 3 (0.85%) Replication
8 2 (0.57%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.57%) Fintech
8 2 (0.57%) iPhone
8 2 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.57%) NHS
9 1 (0.28%) CMDB
9 1 (0.28%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 245 (69.80%) Windows
2 86 (24.50%) Windows 7
2 86 (24.50%) Windows Server
2 86 (24.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 69 (19.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 63 (17.95%) Windows 8
5 30 (8.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (6.84%) Windows 10
7 21 (5.98%) Linux
8 20 (5.70%) Mac OS X
9 14 (3.99%) Android
10 9 (2.56%) Windows XP
11 8 (2.28%) Mac OS
11 8 (2.28%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.57%) Unix
14 1 (0.28%) CentOS
14 1 (0.28%) Debian
14 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (39.32%) ITIL
2 39 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (10.54%) Scrum
4 34 (9.69%) PRINCE2
5 29 (8.26%) Service Management
6 27 (7.69%) MVC
7 26 (7.41%) BDD
7 26 (7.41%) Kanban
7 26 (7.41%) TDD
7 26 (7.41%) Web Application Development
8 21 (5.98%) Change Management
8 21 (5.98%) CRM
9 20 (5.70%) Incident Management
9 20 (5.70%) Service Delivery
10 18 (5.13%) ITIL V3
11 14 (3.99%) Customer Requirements
11 14 (3.99%) ITSM
12 13 (3.70%) Configuration Management
12 13 (3.70%) High Availability
12 13 (3.70%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 45 (12.82%) C#
2 34 (9.69%) PowerShell
3 32 (9.12%) SQL
4 15 (4.27%) C
5 9 (2.56%) Java
6 6 (1.71%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.42%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.14%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.14%) R
9 3 (0.85%) C++
9 3 (0.85%) PHP
9 3 (0.85%) VB
10 2 (0.57%) VB6
10 2 (0.57%) VBScript
11 1 (0.28%) Python
11 1 (0.28%) XAML
Qualifications
1 270 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 143 (40.74%) MCSE
3 78 (22.22%) CCNA
3 78 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 74 (21.08%) MCSA
5 70 (19.94%) Degree
6 49 (13.96%) MCITP
7 44 (12.54%) MCTS
8 37 (10.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 27 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
9 27 (7.69%) MCAD
9 27 (7.69%) MCSD
10 23 (6.55%) MCDST
11 16 (4.56%) A+ Certification
11 16 (4.56%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (3.70%) CCSA
13 12 (3.42%) CCA
14 11 (3.13%) VCP5
14 11 (3.13%) VCP6
15 10 (2.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.54%) SLA
2 21 (5.98%) QA
3 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 161 (45.87%) Active Directory
2 85 (24.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (17.95%) Hyper-V
4 38 (10.83%) vSphere
5 32 (9.12%) XenApp
6 20 (5.70%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (2.56%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.71%) VMware Server
9 5 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (1.42%) XenServer
10 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.85%) Firmware
11 3 (0.85%) Shibboleth
11 3 (0.85%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.57%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 71 (20.23%) SCCM
2 24 (6.84%) WSUS
3 8 (2.28%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.85%) SCOM
5 2 (0.57%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.57%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.57%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.28%) cPanel
6 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.28%) Plesk
6 1 (0.28%) Puppet
6 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.28%) vMotion
Vendors
1 252 (71.79%) Microsoft
2 116 (33.05%) VMware
3 105 (29.91%) Cisco
4 85 (24.22%) Citrix
5 34 (9.69%) Apple
6 30 (8.55%) NetApp
7 26 (7.41%) CheckPoint
8 23 (6.55%) Dell
9 22 (6.27%) HP
10 20 (5.70%) Juniper
11 14 (3.99%) Draytek
12 13 (3.70%) Oracle
13 12 (3.42%) Symantec
14 10 (2.85%) EMC
15 9 (2.56%) Polycom
15 9 (2.56%) Veritas
16 8 (2.28%) F5
16 8 (2.28%) Intel Security
16 8 (2.28%) ServiceNow
17 7 (1.99%) Mitel
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