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

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England / London
Rank 412 421 299
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -122
Permanent jobs citing MCP 170 219 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.55% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.13% 2.06% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 144 178 345
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,850 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%

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
7988 10613 10483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.86% 26.42% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6473 8817 8568
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £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 January 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 January 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
Docklands, London -1 9 £44,000 -
City of London -10 9 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Canary Wharf - 7 £32,000 -
Croydon - 4 £35,250 -
Westminster -7 1 £30,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £24,000 -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 275 (76.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 257 (71.19%) Microsoft
3 250 (69.25%) Windows
4 160 (44.32%) Active Directory
5 148 (41.00%) MCSE
6 136 (37.67%) ITIL
7 114 (31.58%) VMware
8 103 (28.53%) MS Excel
9 100 (27.70%) Cisco
10 92 (25.48%) Windows 7
11 87 (24.10%) VMware Infrastructure
12 84 (23.27%) Windows Server
13 82 (22.71%) Windows Server 2008
14 80 (22.16%) Citrix
14 80 (22.16%) MCSA
14 80 (22.16%) Office 365
15 76 (21.05%) MS Office
16 75 (20.78%) MS Exchange
16 75 (20.78%) CCNA
16 75 (20.78%) Cisco Certification
17 73 (20.22%) Firewall
18 71 (19.67%) Degree
19 70 (19.39%) SCCM
20 68 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
21 66 (18.28%) DNS
22 65 (18.01%) Hyper-V
22 65 (18.01%) Windows 8
23 59 (16.34%) SQL Server
24 54 (14.96%) Finance
24 54 (14.96%) MCITP

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 75 (20.78%) MS Exchange
2 54 (14.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 40 (11.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (4.16%) Skype for Business
5 14 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (2.77%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.49%) IIS
8 5 (1.39%) ArcGIS
9 4 (1.11%) SAS
10 3 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.55%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.55%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.28%) Apache
12 1 (0.28%) Kentico
12 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 103 (28.53%) MS Excel
2 76 (21.05%) MS Office
3 10 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) Eikon
2 2 (0.55%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 80 (22.16%) Office 365
2 48 (13.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (5.54%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (2.77%) IaaS
6 5 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.11%) Azure Machine Learning
7 4 (1.11%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.55%) PaaS
8 2 (0.55%) SaaS
8 2 (0.55%) Yammer
9 1 (0.28%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 73 (20.22%) Firewall
2 66 (18.28%) DNS
3 49 (13.57%) DHCP
4 48 (13.30%) TCP/IP
5 47 (13.02%) LAN
6 45 (12.47%) WAN
7 42 (11.63%) VPN
8 27 (7.48%) SAN
9 26 (7.20%) Network Security
10 24 (6.65%) VoIP
11 19 (5.26%) Internet
11 19 (5.26%) IP Telephony
12 17 (4.71%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (3.88%) VLAN
13 14 (3.88%) Wireless
14 9 (2.49%) ADSL
15 8 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (2.22%) WLAN
16 7 (1.94%) Skype
17 6 (1.66%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (16.34%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.48%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.94%) GIS
4 7 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (1.66%) Big Data
5 6 (1.66%) Power BI
5 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.11%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.55%) HDInsight
8 2 (0.55%) QlikView
8 2 (0.55%) Redis
9 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.28%) MySQL
9 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (7.48%) Moq
1 27 (7.48%) NUnit
1 27 (7.48%) Rhino Mocks
2 14 (3.88%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.55%) Ant
4 2 (0.55%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 54 (14.96%) Finance
2 27 (7.48%) Games
2 27 (7.48%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.16%) Billing
3 15 (4.16%) Law
4 12 (3.32%) Publishing
5 5 (1.39%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.11%) Advertising
6 4 (1.11%) Banking
7 3 (0.83%) Legal
7 3 (0.83%) Retail
8 2 (0.55%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Local Government
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (20.22%) Support Engineer
2 68 (18.84%) Analyst
3 36 (9.97%) 2nd Line Support
3 36 (9.97%) Developer
3 36 (9.97%) Junior
4 34 (9.42%) Desktop Support
4 34 (9.42%) IT Support
5 32 (8.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 31 (8.59%) Support Analyst
7 28 (7.76%) .NET Developer
7 28 (7.76%) Graduate
8 27 (7.48%) Games Developer
8 27 (7.48%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 27 (7.48%) Graduate Developer
8 27 (7.48%) Graduate Games Developer
8 27 (7.48%) IT Engineer
8 27 (7.48%) Junior .NET Developer
8 27 (7.48%) Junior Developer
8 27 (7.48%) Junior Games Developer
9 25 (6.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (12.47%) .NET
2 35 (9.70%) ASP.NET
3 31 (8.59%) .NET Framework
4 28 (7.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (7.76%) NHibernate
5 27 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 27 (7.48%) LINQ
6 7 (1.94%) HTML
7 6 (1.66%) Web Services
8 5 (1.39%) XML
9 4 (1.11%) SOAP
10 3 (0.83%) Ajax
10 3 (0.83%) HTML5
10 3 (0.83%) JSON
10 3 (0.83%) LAMP
10 3 (0.83%) RESTful
11 2 (0.55%) Entity Framework
11 2 (0.55%) WAMP
11 2 (0.55%) WCF
11 2 (0.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.25%) Blackberry
2 30 (8.31%) Data Centre
3 26 (7.20%) Smartphone
4 23 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (6.09%) Management Information System
6 17 (4.71%) Video Conferencing
7 15 (4.16%) Client/Server
7 15 (4.16%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Licensing
10 3 (0.83%) PKI
10 3 (0.83%) Replication
11 2 (0.55%) Biometrics
11 2 (0.55%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.55%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.55%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.55%) iPhone
11 2 (0.55%) Statistics
12 1 (0.28%) Performance Metrics
12 1 (0.28%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 250 (69.25%) Windows
2 92 (25.48%) Windows 7
3 84 (23.27%) Windows Server
4 82 (22.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 68 (18.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 65 (18.01%) Windows 8
7 32 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (7.48%) Windows 10
9 21 (5.82%) Mac OS X
10 20 (5.54%) Linux
11 14 (3.88%) Android
12 13 (3.60%) Windows XP
13 8 (2.22%) Mac OS
13 8 (2.22%) Windows Phone
14 6 (1.66%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.55%) Unix
16 1 (0.28%) CentOS
16 1 (0.28%) Debian
16 1 (0.28%) OS/2
16 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (37.67%) ITIL
2 41 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (10.53%) Scrum
4 32 (8.86%) PRINCE2
5 28 (7.76%) MVC
5 28 (7.76%) Service Management
6 27 (7.48%) BDD
6 27 (7.48%) Kanban
6 27 (7.48%) TDD
6 27 (7.48%) Web Application Development
7 23 (6.37%) Service Delivery
8 18 (4.99%) Change Management
9 17 (4.71%) CRM
10 16 (4.43%) ITIL V3
11 15 (4.16%) Incident Management
12 12 (3.32%) High Availability
12 12 (3.32%) ITSM
12 12 (3.32%) Migration
12 12 (3.32%) Presales
13 11 (3.05%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (12.19%) C#
2 34 (9.42%) PowerShell
3 33 (9.14%) SQL
4 17 (4.71%) C
5 10 (2.77%) Java
6 4 (1.11%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.11%) PHP
6 4 (1.11%) R
6 4 (1.11%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.83%) C++
7 3 (0.83%) VB
7 3 (0.83%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.83%) VBScript
8 2 (0.55%) VB6
9 1 (0.28%) Python
9 1 (0.28%) XAML
Qualifications
1 275 (76.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 148 (41.00%) MCSE
3 80 (22.16%) MCSA
4 75 (20.78%) CCNA
4 75 (20.78%) Cisco Certification
5 71 (19.67%) Degree
6 54 (14.96%) MCITP
7 41 (11.36%) MCTS
8 34 (9.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 29 (8.03%) MCAD
9 29 (8.03%) MCSD
10 24 (6.65%) ITIL Certification
11 23 (6.37%) MCDST
12 14 (3.88%) A+ Certification
13 12 (3.32%) CCSA
13 12 (3.32%) Citrix Certification
14 11 (3.05%) VCP5
15 9 (2.49%) Security Cleared
16 8 (2.22%) CCA
16 8 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.59%) SLA
2 21 (5.82%) QA
3 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 160 (44.32%) Active Directory
2 87 (24.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (18.01%) Hyper-V
4 33 (9.14%) vSphere
5 27 (7.48%) XenApp
6 18 (4.99%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (2.22%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.66%) VMware Server
10 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (1.39%) XenServer
11 4 (1.11%) Shibboleth
12 3 (0.83%) Firmware
12 3 (0.83%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.55%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 70 (19.39%) SCCM
2 22 (6.09%) WSUS
3 8 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.83%) SCOM
5 2 (0.55%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.55%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.55%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.55%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.55%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.28%) cPanel
6 1 (0.28%) Plesk
6 1 (0.28%) Puppet
6 1 (0.28%) vMotion
Vendors
1 257 (71.19%) Microsoft
2 114 (31.58%) VMware
3 100 (27.70%) Cisco
4 80 (22.16%) Citrix
5 40 (11.08%) Apple
6 27 (7.48%) HP
7 26 (7.20%) Dell
7 26 (7.20%) NetApp
8 21 (5.82%) CheckPoint
9 14 (3.88%) Oracle
10 13 (3.60%) Juniper
11 11 (3.05%) Draytek
12 10 (2.77%) EMC
13 9 (2.49%) Polycom
14 8 (2.22%) Intel Security
14 8 (2.22%) ServiceNow
15 7 (1.94%) F5
15 7 (1.94%) SonicWALL
15 7 (1.94%) Symantec
15 7 (1.94%) Veritas
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