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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 317 262 231
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -31
Permanent jobs citing MCP 383 506 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.88% 1.09% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.39% 4.25% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 333 453 499
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.10%
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
11293 11918 11589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.83% 25.58% 25.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9241 9681 9526
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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 +75 114 £47,500 +28.37% 9
Croydon - 16 £40,000 -
Uxbridge +8 7 £23,000 -42.50% 1
Docklands, London -2 7 - -
Wimbledon - 5 £40,000 - 1
Brentford -1 3 £52,500 +94.44% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -8 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Ilford +3 1 £19,000 -7.31%
Hayes - 1 £40,000 - 1
Hounslow - 1 £34,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £25,000 -
Wembley - 1 £25,000 -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

1 629 (76.80%) Windows
2 579 (70.70%) Microsoft
2 579 (70.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 405 (49.45%) Active Directory
4 382 (46.64%) MCSE
5 290 (35.41%) MS Exchange
6 262 (31.99%) ITIL
6 262 (31.99%) VMware
7 260 (31.75%) MS Excel
8 250 (30.53%) MS Office
9 242 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 239 (29.18%) Windows 7
11 196 (23.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 191 (23.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 187 (22.83%) Finance
14 185 (22.59%) SQL Server
15 180 (21.98%) MCSA
16 179 (21.86%) MCITP
17 173 (21.12%) Degree
18 172 (21.00%) Exchange Server 2010
19 169 (20.63%) Citrix
20 165 (20.15%) Windows Server 2012
21 159 (19.41%) Cisco
22 156 (19.05%) Blackberry
23 155 (18.93%) Cisco Certification
24 131 (16.00%) DNS
25 128 (15.63%) TCP/IP
26 122 (14.90%) CCNA
27 115 (14.04%) MCTS
28 114 (13.92%) SharePoint

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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
1 290 (35.41%) MS Exchange
2 172 (21.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 114 (13.92%) SharePoint
4 79 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 77 (9.40%) Lync
6 69 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 53 (6.47%) IIS
8 49 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 46 (5.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 42 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 28 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 24 (2.93%) Office Communications Server
13 13 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (0.98%) Apache
15 5 (0.61%) LiveLink
16 3 (0.37%) IBM Notes
17 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
17 2 (0.24%) ArcGIS
18 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2000
18 1 (0.12%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 260 (31.75%) MS Excel
2 250 (30.53%) MS Office
3 20 (2.44%) InfoPath
4 18 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 29 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.49%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.49%) Pivotal CRM
3 4 (0.49%) SalesLogix
4 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.24%) HiPortfolio
4 2 (0.24%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 62 (7.57%) Office 365
2 32 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.85%) SaaS
3 7 (0.85%) IaaS
4 4 (0.49%) Yammer
5 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 131 (16.00%) DNS
2 128 (15.63%) TCP/IP
3 109 (13.31%) Firewall
4 99 (12.09%) VPN
5 98 (11.97%) DHCP
6 82 (10.01%) SAN
7 75 (9.16%) LAN
8 62 (7.57%) WAN
9 49 (5.98%) Internet
10 33 (4.03%) VoIP
11 18 (2.20%) Wireless
11 18 (2.20%) NetScaler
12 17 (2.08%) VLAN
13 16 (1.95%) NAS
14 11 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (1.34%) Network Security
14 11 (1.34%) ADSL
15 9 (1.10%) SSL
15 9 (1.10%) IP Telephony
16 8 (0.98%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (22.59%) SQL Server
2 52 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (4.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 34 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (3.54%) Relational Database
6 28 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 20 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.47%) Informix
9 12 (1.47%) Data Mining
9 12 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
10 11 (1.34%) Ingres
10 11 (1.34%) DB2
11 8 (0.98%) OLAP
12 7 (0.85%) Cognos Powerplay
12 7 (0.85%) ReportNet
12 7 (0.85%) NovaView
12 7 (0.85%) Kalido
Development Applications
1 28 (3.42%) NUnit
1 28 (3.42%) Moq
2 26 (3.17%) Rhino Mocks
3 16 (1.95%) Visual Studio
4 14 (1.71%) MSI
5 4 (0.49%) InstallShield
5 4 (0.49%) Serena SBM
6 3 (0.37%) Ant
7 2 (0.24%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.24%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.24%) Subversion
7 2 (0.24%) JIRA
7 2 (0.24%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 187 (22.83%) Finance
2 75 (9.16%) Banking
3 51 (6.23%) Investment Banking
3 51 (6.23%) Front Office
4 49 (5.98%) Financial Institution
5 26 (3.17%) Retail
5 26 (3.17%) Legal
5 26 (3.17%) Games
6 21 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 18 (2.20%) Electronics
8 14 (1.71%) Marketing
9 12 (1.47%) Advertising
10 11 (1.34%) Law
10 11 (1.34%) Back Office
11 4 (0.49%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.49%) Local Government
12 3 (0.37%) Billing
13 2 (0.24%) Publishing
14 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 283 (34.55%) Analyst
2 185 (22.59%) Support Engineer
3 158 (19.29%) Support Analyst
4 120 (14.65%) Desktop Support
5 90 (10.99%) IT Support
6 83 (10.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 80 (9.77%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 80 (9.77%) Desktop Analyst
8 55 (6.72%) Consultant
9 52 (6.35%) Developer
10 50 (6.11%) 3rd Line Support
11 49 (5.98%) Service Analyst
11 49 (5.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 47 (5.74%) Service Desk Analyst
13 42 (5.13%) IT Support Engineer
14 41 (5.01%) .NET Developer
15 40 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 36 (4.40%) Applications Support
17 35 (4.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 34 (4.15%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (9.28%) .NET
2 62 (7.57%) ASP.NET
3 58 (7.08%) .NET Framework
4 41 (5.01%) XML
4 41 (5.01%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (4.64%) NHibernate
6 36 (4.40%) HTML
7 32 (3.91%) WCF
8 28 (3.42%) LINQ
9 27 (3.30%) WF
10 24 (2.93%) ADO.NET
11 23 (2.81%) Ajax
12 22 (2.69%) Web Services
13 19 (2.32%) WPF
14 14 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 14 (1.71%) Entity Framework
15 13 (1.59%) XSLT
16 12 (1.47%) DAO
16 12 (1.47%) Application Packaging
17 9 (1.10%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 156 (19.05%) Blackberry
2 107 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (5.25%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.30%) Smartphone
5 24 (2.93%) Clustering
6 23 (2.81%) 3D Printing
7 22 (2.69%) iPhone
8 20 (2.44%) Computer Science
9 13 (1.59%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.34%) Replication
11 10 (1.22%) Mathematics
12 8 (0.98%) CMDB
13 7 (0.85%) iPad
14 5 (0.61%) Fat Client
14 5 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.61%) Derivative
14 5 (0.61%) Thin Client
14 5 (0.61%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.49%) Eurex
15 4 (0.49%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 629 (76.80%) Windows
2 242 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 239 (29.18%) Windows 7
4 191 (23.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 165 (20.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 98 (11.97%) Windows 8
6 98 (11.97%) Windows XP
7 60 (7.33%) Linux
8 46 (5.62%) Windows Vista
9 36 (4.40%) UNIX
10 20 (2.44%) Mac OS X
11 11 (1.34%) Mac OS
12 10 (1.22%) Android
13 8 (0.98%) Windows 2000
14 7 (0.85%) CentOS
14 7 (0.85%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.61%) Debian
15 5 (0.61%) Solaris
16 4 (0.49%) SUSE
16 4 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (31.99%) ITIL
2 70 (8.55%) Service Delivery
3 59 (7.20%) Service Management
4 57 (6.96%) Project Management
5 54 (6.59%) Business Continuity
6 49 (5.98%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (5.98%) Business Continuity Management
7 46 (5.62%) Migration
8 45 (5.49%) Mentoring
9 43 (5.25%) MVC
10 40 (4.88%) Problem Management
11 38 (4.64%) Scrum
11 38 (4.64%) CRM
12 37 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (4.40%) Business Development
14 35 (4.27%) Workflow
15 33 (4.03%) Document Management
16 31 (3.79%) Coaching
17 29 (3.54%) Software Deployment
17 29 (3.54%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 105 (12.82%) SQL
2 75 (9.16%) C#
3 65 (7.94%) PowerShell
4 34 (4.15%) JavaScript
5 24 (2.93%) C
6 16 (1.95%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.10%) VB
8 5 (0.61%) Perl
8 5 (0.61%) Python
8 5 (0.61%) VB6
9 4 (0.49%) Ruby
9 4 (0.49%) VBA
9 4 (0.49%) VBScript
10 3 (0.37%) PHP
10 3 (0.37%) C++
10 3 (0.37%) Java
10 3 (0.37%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.37%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.24%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 579 (70.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 382 (46.64%) MCSE
3 180 (21.98%) MCSA
4 179 (21.86%) MCITP
5 173 (21.12%) Degree
6 155 (18.93%) Cisco Certification
7 122 (14.90%) CCNA
8 115 (14.04%) MCTS
9 77 (9.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 50 (6.11%) MCSD
11 49 (5.98%) Citrix Certification
12 42 (5.13%) CCNP
13 40 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
14 39 (4.76%) A+ Certification
15 32 (3.91%) MCDST
15 32 (3.91%) CCIA
16 26 (3.17%) MCAD
17 24 (2.93%) MCDBA
18 19 (2.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 16 (1.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (13.31%) SLA
2 17 (2.08%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.10%) QA
4 6 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (0.24%) COBIT
System Software
1 405 (49.45%) Active Directory
2 196 (23.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (11.97%) Hyper-V
4 58 (7.08%) XenDesktop
5 46 (5.62%) XenApp
6 37 (4.52%) vSphere
7 34 (4.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 29 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 12 (1.47%) VMware Server
11 8 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 8 (0.98%) Terminal Services
11 8 (0.98%) UAG
12 7 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
13 6 (0.73%) ISA Server
13 6 (0.73%) VMware ESX
13 6 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.49%) XenServer
15 3 (0.37%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 113 (13.80%) SCCM
2 38 (4.64%) SCOM
3 34 (4.15%) WMI
4 24 (2.93%) Nagios
4 24 (2.93%) Opsview
5 22 (2.69%) XenMobile
6 17 (2.08%) Backup Exec
7 11 (1.34%) WSUS
8 9 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.73%) Sysprep
10 5 (0.61%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.49%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.37%) Casper Suite
13 2 (0.24%) DameWare
14 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
14 1 (0.12%) Legato
14 1 (0.12%) ZENworks
14 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 579 (70.70%) Microsoft
2 262 (31.99%) VMware
3 169 (20.63%) Citrix
4 159 (19.41%) Cisco
5 85 (10.38%) Apple
6 71 (8.67%) HP
7 52 (6.35%) ServiceNow
8 33 (4.03%) Dell
8 33 (4.03%) EMC
9 32 (3.91%) Oracle
10 29 (3.54%) Symantec
10 29 (3.54%) Veeam
11 26 (3.17%) NetApp
12 24 (2.93%) CommVault
12 24 (2.93%) Huawei
13 23 (2.81%) Sybase
13 23 (2.81%) Bloomberg
14 22 (2.69%) AppSense
15 18 (2.20%) Juniper
16 17 (2.08%) SAP
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits and bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £1.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 32k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
South East London
Wavehill IT Solutions
Salary: From £20 to £28 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Our IT Department
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + overtime
Posted: 20 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago