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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 393 413 331
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -82
Permanent jobs citing MCP 205 259 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.59% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.40% 2.29% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 161 210 362
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £47,750 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -4.76%
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
8548 11316 11718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.36% 25.93% 25.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6915 9155 9580
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 £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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -5 18 £29,500 -9.92% 5
Twickenham - 4 £42,500 -
Croydon +5 1 £42,500 +51.78%
Docklands, London +4 1 £44,000 -
Westminster - 1 £30,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £32,000 -
Southall - 1 £21,000 -
Teddington - 1 £45,000 -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 262 (73.80%) Microsoft
2 257 (72.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 236 (66.48%) Windows
4 175 (49.30%) Active Directory
5 150 (42.25%) MCSE
6 126 (35.49%) ITIL
7 115 (32.39%) MS Excel
8 100 (28.17%) VMware
9 91 (25.63%) Cisco
10 85 (23.94%) Windows 7
11 84 (23.66%) Windows Server
12 80 (22.54%) Citrix
13 79 (22.25%) CCNA
13 79 (22.25%) Cisco Certification
14 74 (20.85%) Office 365
15 71 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 70 (19.72%) Degree
16 70 (19.72%) MS Exchange
17 69 (19.44%) MS Office
17 69 (19.44%) MCITP
17 69 (19.44%) SCCM
18 66 (18.59%) VMware Infrastructure
18 66 (18.59%) MCSA
19 63 (17.75%) Windows Server 2012
20 62 (17.46%) Firewall
20 62 (17.46%) DNS
21 59 (16.62%) Finance
22 58 (16.34%) Windows 8
23 55 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2013
24 51 (14.37%) SQL Server

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 70 (19.72%) MS Exchange
2 55 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 40 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (3.66%) SharePoint
6 11 (3.10%) IIS
6 11 (3.10%) Skype for Business
7 9 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.41%) ArcGIS
9 4 (1.13%) SAS
10 2 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.56%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.28%) CMS
11 1 (0.28%) Kentico
11 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 115 (32.39%) MS Excel
2 69 (19.44%) MS Office
3 8 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.56%) PTC Creo
4 2 (0.56%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.85%) HiPortfolio
2 2 (0.56%) Eikon
2 2 (0.56%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 74 (20.85%) Office 365
2 34 (9.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (2.82%) IaaS
6 4 (1.13%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.56%) Dropbox
8 2 (0.56%) PaaS
8 2 (0.56%) SaaS
8 2 (0.56%) Yammer
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 62 (17.46%) DNS
1 62 (17.46%) Firewall
2 49 (13.80%) DHCP
3 45 (12.68%) LAN
3 45 (12.68%) TCP/IP
4 43 (12.11%) WAN
5 38 (10.70%) VPN
6 24 (6.76%) SAN
7 23 (6.48%) Network Security
8 20 (5.63%) IP Telephony
9 15 (4.23%) VLAN
9 15 (4.23%) VoIP
10 14 (3.94%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (3.66%) Wireless
12 12 (3.38%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (3.10%) Internet
14 8 (2.25%) SSL
15 7 (1.97%) ADSL
16 6 (1.69%) LDAP
16 6 (1.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.32%) SQL Server 2014
3 12 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.54%) GIS
5 8 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.25%) Power BI
6 7 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (1.97%) QlikView
7 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.13%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.28%) MySQL
9 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (7.61%) Moq
1 27 (7.61%) NUnit
1 27 (7.61%) Rhino Mocks
2 18 (5.07%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.56%) Ant
4 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.56%) Subversion
5 1 (0.28%) MSI
General
1 59 (16.62%) Finance
2 26 (7.32%) Games
3 18 (5.07%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.82%) Billing
5 9 (2.54%) Banking
5 9 (2.54%) Law
5 9 (2.54%) Publishing
6 8 (2.25%) Legal
7 6 (1.69%) Advertising
8 5 (1.41%) Spanish Language
9 4 (1.13%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.85%) Retail
11 2 (0.56%) Marketing
11 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.28%) Electronics
12 1 (0.28%) French Language
12 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 65 (18.31%) Support Engineer
2 63 (17.75%) Analyst
3 45 (12.68%) Developer
4 41 (11.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 40 (11.27%) Desktop Support
5 40 (11.27%) IT Support
6 34 (9.58%) 2nd Line Support
6 34 (9.58%) Junior
7 32 (9.01%) IT Engineer
8 29 (8.17%) Administrator
9 28 (7.89%) Support Analyst
9 28 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
10 27 (7.61%) .NET Developer
10 27 (7.61%) Graduate
10 27 (7.61%) IT Support Engineer
11 26 (7.32%) Games Developer
11 26 (7.32%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 26 (7.32%) Junior Developer
11 26 (7.32%) Junior Games Developer
11 26 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (13.80%) .NET
2 39 (10.99%) ASP.NET
3 30 (8.45%) .NET Framework
4 28 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (7.89%) NHibernate
5 27 (7.61%) LINQ
6 26 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 12 (3.38%) HTML
8 6 (1.69%) Web Services
9 5 (1.41%) XML
10 4 (1.13%) ADO.NET
10 4 (1.13%) Ajax
10 4 (1.13%) SOAP
11 3 (0.85%) HTML5
11 3 (0.85%) JSON
11 3 (0.85%) LAMP
11 3 (0.85%) RESTful
11 3 (0.85%) WCF
12 2 (0.56%) CSS
12 2 (0.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.14%) Blackberry
2 26 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 26 (7.32%) Smartphone
3 21 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.23%) Client/Server
4 15 (4.23%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.66%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.10%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.97%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.69%) iPhone
10 5 (1.41%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Licensing
11 4 (1.13%) Replication
12 3 (0.85%) Economics
12 3 (0.85%) PKI
12 3 (0.85%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.85%) Wiki
13 2 (0.56%) EMC VNX
13 2 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 236 (66.48%) Windows
2 85 (23.94%) Windows 7
3 84 (23.66%) Windows Server
4 71 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (17.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (16.34%) Windows 8
7 38 (10.70%) Windows 10
8 27 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (6.20%) Mac OS X
10 20 (5.63%) Linux
11 16 (4.51%) Windows XP
12 13 (3.66%) Android
13 11 (3.10%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.69%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.41%) Unix
15 5 (1.41%) Windows Phone
16 4 (1.13%) Debian
16 4 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.85%) Solaris
17 3 (0.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (35.49%) ITIL
2 39 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (10.14%) Scrum
4 31 (8.73%) Service Management
4 31 (8.73%) Web Application Development
5 28 (7.89%) MVC
6 27 (7.61%) BDD
6 27 (7.61%) Kanban
6 27 (7.61%) TDD
7 24 (6.76%) PRINCE2
8 23 (6.48%) Service Delivery
9 17 (4.79%) Migration
10 16 (4.51%) Change Management
11 12 (3.38%) Asset Management
11 12 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (3.38%) ITIL V3
11 12 (3.38%) Project Management
12 11 (3.10%) Incident Management
12 11 (3.10%) Mentoring
13 10 (2.82%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 48 (13.52%) C#
2 37 (10.42%) PowerShell
3 34 (9.58%) SQL
4 12 (3.38%) C
4 12 (3.38%) Java
5 9 (2.54%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.54%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.97%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.13%) PHP
7 4 (1.13%) VB
8 3 (0.85%) C++
8 3 (0.85%) VBScript
9 2 (0.56%) VB6
10 1 (0.28%) Python
10 1 (0.28%) XAML
Qualifications
1 257 (72.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 150 (42.25%) MCSE
3 79 (22.25%) CCNA
3 79 (22.25%) Cisco Certification
4 70 (19.72%) Degree
5 69 (19.44%) MCITP
6 66 (18.59%) MCSA
7 43 (12.11%) MCTS
8 36 (10.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 29 (8.17%) MCAD
9 29 (8.17%) MCSD
10 27 (7.61%) MCDST
11 22 (6.20%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (4.23%) A+ Certification
13 9 (2.54%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (2.54%) Security Cleared
14 7 (1.97%) CCSA
15 6 (1.69%) PMI Certification
15 6 (1.69%) PMP
15 6 (1.69%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.58%) SLA
2 14 (3.94%) QA
System Software
1 175 (49.30%) Active Directory
2 66 (18.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (13.80%) Hyper-V
4 29 (8.17%) vSphere
5 24 (6.76%) XenApp
6 8 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.69%) VMware Server
9 5 (1.41%) Shibboleth
9 5 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (1.41%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.13%) XenServer
11 3 (0.85%) Firmware
11 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.85%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.56%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 69 (19.44%) SCCM
2 21 (5.92%) WSUS
3 10 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (2.54%) SCOM
5 3 (0.85%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.85%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.28%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.28%) cPanel
7 1 (0.28%) Plesk
7 1 (0.28%) Puppet
7 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.28%) vMotion
Vendors
1 262 (73.80%) Microsoft
2 100 (28.17%) VMware
3 91 (25.63%) Cisco
4 80 (22.54%) Citrix
5 39 (10.99%) Apple
6 30 (8.45%) HP
7 26 (7.32%) CheckPoint
8 23 (6.48%) Dell
9 17 (4.79%) NetApp
9 17 (4.79%) Oracle
10 11 (3.10%) Bloomberg
10 11 (3.10%) Intel Security
10 11 (3.10%) Reuters
11 9 (2.54%) Juniper
12 7 (1.97%) SonicWALL
13 6 (1.69%) arcserve
13 6 (1.69%) EMC
13 6 (1.69%) Meraki
14 5 (1.41%) Lumension
14 5 (1.41%) ServiceNow
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