The table below looks at the statistics for MCP in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCP over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England / South East
Rank 267 326 236
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -90
Permanent jobs citing MCP 131 124 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 0.63% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.04% 2.02% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 113 113 226
Median salary £27,500 £34,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.11% +5.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4305 6128 6677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.90% 31.34% 33.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3448 4976 5092
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MCP
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the South East region.

MCP Salary Trend in the South East

MCP
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCP across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

MCP Salary Histogram in the South East

MCP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 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
Surrey +7 28 £32,500 -27.77% 5
Kent +22 26 £25,000 +9.89% 2
Berkshire +48 25 £28,500 +3.63%
Buckinghamshire +24 23 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Hampshire +11 9 £19,750 -37.30% 3
East Sussex - 9 £31,000 -
West Sussex +11 5 £47,500 +106.52% 1
Oxfordshire +26 4 £26,500 +6.00%
Middlesex - 1 £27,500 -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for MCP.

1 186 (67.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 185 (67.27%) Windows
3 149 (54.18%) Active Directory
4 139 (50.55%) Microsoft
5 134 (48.73%) MCSE
6 99 (36.00%) Windows Server
7 80 (29.09%) ITIL
8 78 (28.36%) MS Exchange
9 77 (28.00%) VMware
10 71 (25.82%) Windows 7
11 70 (25.45%) CCNA
11 70 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
12 69 (25.09%) MS Excel
13 68 (24.73%) MCSA
13 68 (24.73%) MS Office
14 65 (23.64%) Office 365
15 64 (23.27%) Windows Server 2008
16 56 (20.36%) Cisco
17 52 (18.91%) SQL Server
18 51 (18.55%) VMware Infrastructure
19 49 (17.82%) Windows Server 2012
20 44 (16.00%) Finance
21 42 (15.27%) A+ Certification
22 40 (14.55%) TCP/IP
23 38 (13.82%) SCCM
24 37 (13.45%) Windows 8
24 37 (13.45%) HP
25 36 (13.09%) MCITP
26 35 (12.73%) Degree
27 34 (12.36%) Firewall

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 78 (28.36%) MS Exchange
2 32 (11.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (8.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (6.55%) SharePoint
6 13 (4.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (4.36%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (3.27%) Skype for Business
9 7 (2.55%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.82%) IIS
11 4 (1.45%) SAS
12 3 (1.09%) Documentum
12 3 (1.09%) IBM Domino
12 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.09%) SharePoint Foundation
13 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 69 (25.09%) MS Excel
2 68 (24.73%) MS Office
3 4 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 65 (23.64%) Office 365
2 6 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (14.55%) TCP/IP
2 34 (12.36%) Firewall
3 25 (9.09%) DHCP
4 24 (8.73%) DNS
4 24 (8.73%) LAN
5 23 (8.36%) WAN
6 16 (5.82%) Network Security
6 16 (5.82%) VoIP
6 16 (5.82%) VPN
7 13 (4.73%) SAN
7 13 (4.73%) VLAN
8 12 (4.36%) Unified Communications
9 9 (3.27%) Wireless
10 8 (2.91%) Wireshark
11 7 (2.55%) Skype
12 5 (1.82%) FCoE
12 5 (1.82%) Internet
13 4 (1.45%) 3G
13 4 (1.45%) SMTP
13 4 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (18.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.00%) InfluxDB
4 10 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.82%) MySQL
7 4 (1.45%) Big Data
7 4 (1.45%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.36%) MS Access
9 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.73%) MSI
2 1 (0.36%) Moq
2 1 (0.36%) NUnit
2 1 (0.36%) ReSharper
2 1 (0.36%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (16.00%) Finance
2 15 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.64%) Billing
4 7 (2.55%) Back Office
5 5 (1.82%) Games
6 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.09%) Retail
7 2 (0.73%) Banking
7 2 (0.73%) Local Government
7 2 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.73%) Publishing
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 81 (29.45%) Support Engineer
2 72 (26.18%) Analyst
3 68 (24.73%) 2nd Line Support
4 43 (15.64%) Support Analyst
5 36 (13.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 35 (12.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 35 (12.73%) IT Support
7 33 (12.00%) Desktop Support
8 29 (10.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 24 (8.73%) IT Analyst
9 24 (8.73%) IT Engineer
10 21 (7.64%) Service Analyst
11 20 (7.27%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 20 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (7.27%) Service Desk Analyst
12 19 (6.91%) Desktop Analyst
12 19 (6.91%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 19 (6.91%) IT Support Engineer
13 17 (6.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 17 (6.18%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.00%) .NET
2 10 (3.64%) Software Packaging
3 9 (3.27%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.82%) CSS
4 5 (1.82%) HTML
4 5 (1.82%) jQuery
5 4 (1.45%) Web Services
6 3 (1.09%) CSS3
6 3 (1.09%) HTML5
6 3 (1.09%) ODBC
6 3 (1.09%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 2 (0.73%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.73%) LINQ
7 2 (0.73%) Velocity
8 1 (0.36%) Ajax
8 1 (0.36%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.36%) Kendo UI
8 1 (0.36%) NHibernate
8 1 (0.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.27%) Blackberry
2 29 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.36%) Data Centre
3 23 (8.36%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.45%) Computer Science
5 14 (5.09%) Statistics
6 8 (2.91%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.55%) AS400
7 7 (2.55%) Clustering
7 7 (2.55%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.18%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (1.82%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.09%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.09%) iPhone
10 3 (1.09%) PKI
10 3 (1.09%) Replication
10 3 (1.09%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 185 (67.27%) Windows
2 99 (36.00%) Windows Server
3 71 (25.82%) Windows 7
4 64 (23.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (17.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (13.45%) Windows 8
7 32 (11.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (7.64%) Android
9 18 (6.55%) Linux
10 17 (6.18%) Windows 2000
10 17 (6.18%) Windows Mobile
11 14 (5.09%) Windows XP
12 13 (4.73%) Windows 10
13 10 (3.64%) Apple iOS
14 9 (3.27%) Unix
15 4 (1.45%) Mac OS
15 4 (1.45%) NetWare
16 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (1.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (29.09%) ITIL
2 34 (12.36%) ITSM
3 31 (11.27%) Service Management
4 24 (8.73%) Mentoring
5 19 (6.91%) Time Management
6 16 (5.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (4.73%) Service Delivery
8 11 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (3.64%) Change Management
9 10 (3.64%) Patch Management
10 9 (3.27%) Migration
10 9 (3.27%) Problem Management
11 8 (2.91%) Change Control
11 8 (2.91%) ITIL V3
12 7 (2.55%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (2.55%) Analytics
12 7 (2.55%) Application Packaging
12 7 (2.55%) Asset Management
12 7 (2.55%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (2.55%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.64%) SQL
2 17 (6.18%) PowerShell
3 16 (5.82%) C#
4 8 (2.91%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.91%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.82%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.82%) VBScript
6 4 (1.45%) Perl
6 4 (1.45%) Python
6 4 (1.45%) R
6 4 (1.45%) VB
7 1 (0.36%) C
Qualifications
1 186 (67.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 134 (48.73%) MCSE
3 70 (25.45%) CCNA
3 70 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (24.73%) MCSA
5 42 (15.27%) A+ Certification
6 36 (13.09%) MCITP
7 35 (12.73%) Degree
8 31 (11.27%) MCTS
9 24 (8.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (6.91%) CISSP
11 11 (4.00%) CISA
12 9 (3.27%) GCIH
12 9 (3.27%) Network+ Certification
13 8 (2.91%) CEH
13 8 (2.91%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 7 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (2.18%) CCA
15 6 (2.18%) Citrix Certification
16 5 (1.82%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.64%) SLA
2 9 (3.27%) QA
System Software
1 149 (54.18%) Active Directory
2 51 (18.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.64%) vSphere
5 8 (2.91%) ProxySG
6 7 (2.55%) BlackBerry Internet Service
7 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (1.82%) NFS
7 5 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (1.09%) DFS Replication
9 3 (1.09%) vCloud
9 3 (1.09%) XenApp
9 3 (1.09%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.73%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.73%) Firmware
10 2 (0.73%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (13.82%) SCCM
2 8 (2.91%) Nessus
3 4 (1.45%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.09%) Grafana
4 3 (1.09%) Graphite
4 3 (1.09%) Kibana
4 3 (1.09%) PowerCLI
4 3 (1.09%) SCOM
4 3 (1.09%) vRealize
4 3 (1.09%) WSUS
5 2 (0.73%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.73%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.36%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 139 (50.55%) Microsoft
2 77 (28.00%) VMware
3 56 (20.36%) Cisco
4 37 (13.45%) HP
5 28 (10.18%) Citrix
6 21 (7.64%) Dell
7 16 (5.82%) Apple
8 14 (5.09%) Avaya
9 12 (4.36%) CheckPoint
10 11 (4.00%) LogRhythm
10 11 (4.00%) Mitel
10 11 (4.00%) Sophos
11 8 (2.91%) Blue Coat
11 8 (2.91%) NetApp
12 7 (2.55%) Lotus
13 6 (2.18%) Canon
14 5 (1.82%) LANDesk
15 4 (1.45%) 3Com
15 4 (1.45%) Draytek
15 4 (1.45%) ZyXEL
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