The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 302 200 256
Rank change year-on-year
-102 +56
Permanent jobs citing MCP 406 629 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.84% 1.42% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.34% 5.63% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 363 552 490
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12138 11163 12656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.23% 25.18% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9739 9031 11041
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 0 75 £39,000 +13.04% 8
Docklands, London +8 13 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 10 £40,000 -
Hounslow - 5 £27,500 -
Uxbridge +7 4 £27,500 -21.42%
Twickenham +12 2 £37,500 -2.59%
Enfield - 2 £50,000 -
Brentford -6 1 £24,500 -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 809 (86.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 527 (56.42%) Microsoft
3 521 (55.78%) Windows
4 477 (51.07%) SQL Server
5 429 (45.93%) .NET
6 412 (44.11%) C#
7 402 (43.04%) MCTS
8 383 (41.01%) MCSD
9 379 (40.58%) MCAD
10 363 (38.87%) ASP.NET
11 353 (37.79%) MVC
12 352 (37.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 346 (37.04%) TDD
14 315 (33.73%) WCF
15 305 (32.66%) Active Directory
16 299 (32.01%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 286 (30.62%) WPF
18 283 (30.30%) Web Application Development
19 278 (29.76%) SQL Server 2012
20 273 (29.23%) NUnit
21 263 (28.16%) NHibernate
21 263 (28.16%) Rhino Mocks
22 261 (27.94%) Finance
23 256 (27.41%) MCSE
24 252 (26.98%) Scrum
25 227 (24.30%) MS Excel
26 219 (23.45%) Razor View Engine
27 216 (23.13%) ITIL
28 195 (20.88%) MS Exchange
29 190 (20.34%) Degree

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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
1 195 (20.88%) MS Exchange
2 158 (16.92%) SharePoint
3 89 (9.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 62 (6.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 60 (6.42%) BizTalk Server
6 58 (6.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 48 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 40 (4.28%) Node.js
9 39 (4.18%) Lync
10 33 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
11 23 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
12 20 (2.14%) IIS
13 15 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
14 10 (1.07%) IBM Notes
15 9 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
16 8 (0.86%) CMS
17 6 (0.64%) Tomcat
17 6 (0.64%) WorkSite
18 5 (0.54%) Lotus Domino
18 5 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 227 (24.30%) MS Excel
2 161 (17.24%) MS Office
3 20 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.43%) MS Project
5 3 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.21%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.07%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.54%) SAP Business One
3 5 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.11%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (4.82%) Office 365
2 11 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (12.10%) TCP/IP
2 108 (11.56%) DNS
3 86 (9.21%) DHCP
4 83 (8.89%) Firewall
5 72 (7.71%) Internet
6 58 (6.21%) VPN
7 56 (6.00%) LAN
8 52 (5.57%) SAN
9 40 (4.28%) VoIP
10 39 (4.18%) WAN
11 22 (2.36%) Broadband
12 18 (1.93%) Wireless
13 12 (1.28%) Unified Communications
13 12 (1.28%) NetScaler
14 11 (1.18%) NAS
14 11 (1.18%) Intranet
15 10 (1.07%) Network Security
16 9 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (0.96%) POP3
17 8 (0.86%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 477 (51.07%) SQL Server
2 278 (29.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 36 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (2.25%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.07%) QlikView
8 8 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.54%) MySQL
9 5 (0.54%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.43%) MS Access
11 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.32%) DB2
12 2 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.21%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.21%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.21%) RavenDB
12 2 (0.21%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.11%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 273 (29.23%) NUnit
2 263 (28.16%) Rhino Mocks
3 159 (17.02%) Moq
4 147 (15.74%) Subversion
5 42 (4.50%) MSTest
6 41 (4.39%) Git (software)
7 24 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (1.71%) Visual Studio
9 9 (0.96%) CruiseControl
9 9 (0.96%) MSBuild
9 9 (0.96%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.54%) JIRA
11 2 (0.21%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.21%) Grunt
12 1 (0.11%) PowerBuilder
12 1 (0.11%) Serena SBM
12 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 261 (27.94%) Finance
2 143 (15.31%) Banking
3 108 (11.56%) Games
4 49 (5.25%) Law
5 48 (5.14%) Legal
6 45 (4.82%) Investment Banking
7 42 (4.50%) Advertising
8 37 (3.96%) Telecoms
9 32 (3.43%) Retail
10 20 (2.14%) Music Industry
11 19 (2.03%) Marketing
12 14 (1.50%) Back Office
13 6 (0.64%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.54%) Electronics
15 4 (0.43%) Publishing
15 4 (0.43%) Local Government
16 3 (0.32%) French Language
16 3 (0.32%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 402 (43.04%) Developer
2 309 (33.08%) .NET Developer
3 169 (18.09%) C# Developer
4 140 (14.99%) Analyst
5 130 (13.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 99 (10.60%) Support Engineer
7 92 (9.85%) ASP.NET Developer
8 85 (9.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 82 (8.78%) 2nd Line Support
10 73 (7.82%) Support Analyst
11 62 (6.64%) Graduate
11 62 (6.64%) Agile .NET Developer
12 53 (5.67%) Junior
13 46 (4.93%) Junior Developer
13 46 (4.93%) Junior .NET Developer
14 44 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 43 (4.60%) Desktop Support
15 43 (4.60%) Technical Support
16 42 (4.50%) Agile C# Developer
17 41 (4.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 429 (45.93%) .NET
2 363 (38.87%) ASP.NET
3 352 (37.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 315 (33.73%) WCF
5 299 (32.01%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 286 (30.62%) WPF
7 263 (28.16%) NHibernate
8 219 (23.45%) Razor View Engine
9 162 (17.34%) LINQ
10 157 (16.81%) Castle Windsor
11 153 (16.38%) Ajax
12 150 (16.06%) .NET Framework
13 144 (15.42%) HTML
14 138 (14.78%) HTML5
15 120 (12.85%) CSS
16 117 (12.53%) Silverlight
17 116 (12.42%) MonoRail
17 116 (12.42%) WinForms
18 60 (6.42%) Unity DI Container
18 60 (6.42%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 114 (12.21%) Blackberry
2 65 (6.96%) Client/Server
3 60 (6.42%) Tandem
4 52 (5.57%) Inversion of Control
5 38 (4.07%) Computer Science
6 36 (3.85%) iPhone
7 30 (3.21%) Management Information System
8 28 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (2.14%) Mobile App
9 20 (2.14%) Clustering
9 20 (2.14%) Social Network
10 14 (1.50%) Statistics
11 12 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (1.07%) iPad
13 9 (0.96%) Spread Betting
14 8 (0.86%) Smartphone
14 8 (0.86%) PDA
15 7 (0.75%) Credit Risk
15 7 (0.75%) Market Risk
16 6 (0.64%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 521 (55.78%) Windows
2 142 (15.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 126 (13.49%) Windows 7
4 99 (10.60%) Linux
5 97 (10.39%) Windows XP
6 92 (9.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 68 (7.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (4.18%) Mac OS X
9 34 (3.64%) Android
10 32 (3.43%) Windows 8
11 29 (3.10%) Mac OS
12 24 (2.57%) UNIX
13 18 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (1.71%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.64%) Solaris
15 6 (0.64%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.54%) CentOS
17 4 (0.43%) SUSE
17 4 (0.43%) Debian
18 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (37.79%) MVC
2 346 (37.04%) TDD
3 283 (30.30%) Web Application Development
4 252 (26.98%) Scrum
5 216 (23.13%) ITIL
6 167 (17.88%) BDD
7 149 (15.95%) Kanban
8 144 (15.42%) OO
9 63 (6.75%) Dependency Injection
10 56 (6.00%) MVVM
11 49 (5.25%) OOD
12 41 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (4.28%) Domain-Driven Design
13 40 (4.28%) Service Management
13 40 (4.28%) OOP
13 40 (4.28%) OOA/OOD
14 36 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
15 34 (3.64%) Configuration Management
16 33 (3.53%) E-Commerce
17 32 (3.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 412 (44.11%) C#
2 171 (18.31%) SQL
3 137 (14.67%) JavaScript
4 61 (6.53%) VB.NET
5 58 (6.21%) T-SQL
6 50 (5.35%) PowerShell
7 47 (5.03%) VB
8 24 (2.57%) C
9 21 (2.25%) C++
10 20 (2.14%) VBScript
10 20 (2.14%) Ruby
11 17 (1.82%) VBA
12 10 (1.07%) MATLAB
13 6 (0.64%) Java
14 3 (0.32%) Perl
15 2 (0.21%) Python
15 2 (0.21%) LINC
16 1 (0.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 809 (86.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 402 (43.04%) MCTS
3 383 (41.01%) MCSD
4 379 (40.58%) MCAD
5 256 (27.41%) MCSE
6 190 (20.34%) Degree
7 129 (13.81%) MCSA
8 117 (12.53%) MCITP
9 87 (9.31%) Cisco Certification
10 81 (8.67%) CCNA
11 50 (5.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 45 (4.82%) MCDST
13 40 (4.28%) A+ Certification
14 32 (3.43%) Citrix Certification
15 28 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
16 21 (2.25%) CCA
17 13 (1.39%) CISSP
17 13 (1.39%) MCT
18 12 (1.28%) Security Cleared
19 11 (1.18%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.82%) SLA
2 14 (1.50%) QA
3 5 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 305 (32.66%) Active Directory
2 118 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (7.17%) Hyper-V
4 57 (6.10%) XenApp
5 30 (3.21%) XenDesktop
6 28 (3.00%) vSphere
7 15 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (1.50%) VMware ESX
8 14 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.96%) XenServer
10 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (0.75%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.64%) MDaemon
12 5 (0.54%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.43%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.43%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.43%) UAG
14 2 (0.21%) NFS
14 2 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 64 (6.85%) SCCM
2 18 (1.93%) SCOM
3 10 (1.07%) Backup Exec
3 10 (1.07%) WSUS
4 8 (0.86%) Puppet
5 7 (0.75%) ServiceCenter
6 5 (0.54%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.32%) Nagios
8 3 (0.32%) OpenView
8 3 (0.32%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.32%) WMI
9 2 (0.21%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.21%) Cacti
9 2 (0.21%) Sysprep
9 2 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.21%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 527 (56.42%) Microsoft
2 185 (19.81%) VMware
3 127 (13.60%) Citrix
4 123 (13.17%) Cisco
5 46 (4.93%) Apple
6 44 (4.71%) HP
7 34 (3.64%) Dell
8 31 (3.32%) NetApp
9 28 (3.00%) McAfee
10 23 (2.46%) Bloomberg
10 23 (2.46%) Red Hat
10 23 (2.46%) Google
11 22 (2.36%) Oracle
12 21 (2.25%) Symantec
13 20 (2.14%) Facebook
14 19 (2.03%) Reuters
14 19 (2.03%) SAP
15 16 (1.71%) Sophos
16 15 (1.61%) Remedy
16 15 (1.61%) Juniper
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + training and exam sponsorship
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Connectus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £23500 per annum + £1966 LW
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Ortolan Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southwark
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnet
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London, Shoreditch
MBA IT
Salary: £28k-35k
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrow
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: 22k - 25k PA, Dependant on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago