The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 235 113 113
Rank change year-on-year
-122 0
Permanent jobs citing MCP 226 545 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.00% 2.44% 2.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.96% 7.38% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 193 515 525
Average salary £33,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,175 £23,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7646 7382 8017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.70% 33.03% 34.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5951 5983 6873
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
MCP
England

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 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
Surrey -80 63 £37,000 -7.50% 6
Berkshire -79 46 £34,000 -2.85% 6
Hampshire -20 39 £19,250 -23.00% 6
Buckinghamshire -24 29 £50,000 +25.00% 4
West Sussex -3 21 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Oxfordshire -35 12 £22,500 -47.05% 1
Kent -28 8 £21,500 -46.25% 2
East Sussex -32 8 £22,500 -47.05%
Middlesex +9 1 - -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 416 (77.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 397 (73.52%) Microsoft
3 326 (60.37%) Windows
4 210 (38.89%) MCSE
5 200 (37.04%) Active Directory
6 194 (35.93%) SQL Server
7 186 (34.44%) MS Excel
8 172 (31.85%) MS Exchange
9 151 (27.96%) .NET
10 140 (25.93%) MCTS
11 136 (25.19%) C#
12 133 (24.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 118 (21.85%) MS Office
14 115 (21.30%) VMware
15 109 (20.19%) ASP.NET
16 107 (19.81%) MCSA
17 103 (19.07%) ITIL
18 102 (18.89%) Windows Server 2003
18 102 (18.89%) MCSD
19 100 (18.52%) Windows 7
20 93 (17.22%) MCAD
21 86 (15.93%) Citrix
22 83 (15.37%) MVC
22 83 (15.37%) NUnit
23 80 (14.81%) SLA
23 80 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
24 79 (14.63%) Cisco
25 77 (14.26%) SQL
25 77 (14.26%) Degree
26 76 (14.07%) Internet

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 172 (31.85%) MS Exchange
2 80 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (12.22%) SharePoint
4 59 (10.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 45 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 38 (7.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 28 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 23 (4.26%) IIS
9 21 (3.89%) SharePoint 2010
10 20 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
11 19 (3.52%) Lync
12 17 (3.15%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (1.85%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.74%) Documentum
14 4 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.56%) WorkSite
15 3 (0.56%) Umbraco
15 3 (0.56%) CMS
15 3 (0.56%) K2 blackpearl
16 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 186 (34.44%) MS Excel
2 118 (21.85%) MS Office
3 25 (4.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.19%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) SalesLogix
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.70%) Office 365
2 10 (1.85%) IaaS
2 10 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (14.07%) Internet
2 72 (13.33%) DHCP
3 71 (13.15%) DNS
4 69 (12.78%) TCP/IP
5 52 (9.63%) Firewall
6 49 (9.07%) LAN
7 45 (8.33%) VPN
7 45 (8.33%) WAN
8 35 (6.48%) SAN
9 24 (4.44%) Wireless
10 16 (2.96%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (2.41%) VoIP
12 11 (2.04%) IP Telephony
12 11 (2.04%) iSCSI
13 9 (1.67%) NAS
13 9 (1.67%) Broadband
14 7 (1.30%) LDAP
14 7 (1.30%) PBX
14 7 (1.30%) Unified Communications
15 6 (1.11%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (35.93%) SQL Server
2 70 (12.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.85%) MySQL
6 10 (1.85%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.67%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (1.30%) MS Access
10 4 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 83 (15.37%) NUnit
2 62 (11.48%) Rhino Mocks
3 34 (6.30%) Subversion
4 28 (5.19%) Moq
5 17 (3.15%) MSTest
5 17 (3.15%) Visual Studio
6 12 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (7.78%) Games
2 27 (5.00%) Finance
3 20 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.85%) German Language
5 7 (1.30%) Marketing
5 7 (1.30%) Back Office
6 6 (1.11%) Legal
7 5 (0.93%) Retail
8 4 (0.74%) Billing
8 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.74%) Banking
9 3 (0.56%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 115 (21.30%) Analyst
2 112 (20.74%) Support Engineer
3 103 (19.07%) Developer
4 72 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 65 (12.04%) Support Analyst
6 57 (10.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 41 (7.59%) Consultant
7 41 (7.59%) IT Support
8 36 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 32 (5.93%) Service Analyst
10 31 (5.74%) Service Desk Analyst
11 28 (5.19%) Technical Support
11 28 (5.19%) Applications Support
12 23 (4.26%) Software Developer
13 22 (4.07%) Team Leader
14 21 (3.89%) Technical Support Engineer
14 21 (3.89%) Applications Support Analyst
14 21 (3.89%) 1st Line Support
14 21 (3.89%) Support Technician
14 21 (3.89%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (27.96%) .NET
2 109 (20.19%) ASP.NET
3 73 (13.52%) WCF
4 72 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 69 (12.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 51 (9.44%) Castle Windsor
7 49 (9.07%) LINQ
8 46 (8.52%) Razor View Engine
8 46 (8.52%) Ajax
9 45 (8.33%) NHibernate
10 41 (7.59%) WPF
11 34 (6.30%) MonoRail
12 27 (5.00%) Web Services
13 24 (4.44%) .NET Framework
14 22 (4.07%) HTML
14 22 (4.07%) XML
15 18 (3.33%) CSS
15 18 (3.33%) WinForms
16 17 (3.15%) Spring.NET
16 17 (3.15%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.19%) Blackberry
2 25 (4.63%) LIMS
3 24 (4.44%) Clustering
4 17 (3.15%) iPhone
4 17 (3.15%) Inversion of Control
5 13 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.04%) EFT
7 10 (1.85%) iPad
8 9 (1.67%) Kindle
9 8 (1.48%) Informatics
9 8 (1.48%) PKI
10 7 (1.30%) IPTV
11 6 (1.11%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.11%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.93%) Replication
13 4 (0.74%) Handset
13 4 (0.74%) Video on Demand
14 3 (0.56%) iSeries
14 3 (0.56%) Open Source
14 3 (0.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 326 (60.37%) Windows
2 133 (24.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 102 (18.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 100 (18.52%) Windows 7
5 65 (12.04%) Windows 8
6 61 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (10.74%) Windows XP
8 34 (6.30%) Linux
9 24 (4.44%) Windows Vista
10 19 (3.52%) Android
11 15 (2.78%) UNIX
12 14 (2.59%) Windows Phone
12 14 (2.59%) Mac OS X
13 9 (1.67%) Windows 2000
14 8 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.74%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.37%) HPUX
17 2 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (19.07%) ITIL
2 83 (15.37%) MVC
3 70 (12.96%) TDD
4 66 (12.22%) Scrum
5 57 (10.56%) Web Application Development
6 43 (7.96%) Software Engineering
7 41 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 40 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (6.85%) OO
10 33 (6.11%) E-Commerce
11 29 (5.37%) Configuration Management
12 28 (5.19%) Kanban
12 28 (5.19%) MVVM
13 23 (4.26%) OOP
14 21 (3.89%) Service Delivery
15 20 (3.70%) Unit Testing
16 19 (3.52%) Problem Management
17 18 (3.33%) BDD
17 18 (3.33%) Change Control
18 17 (3.15%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 136 (25.19%) C#
2 77 (14.26%) SQL
3 22 (4.07%) PowerShell
4 21 (3.89%) JavaScript
5 15 (2.78%) VB.NET
6 13 (2.41%) VB
7 8 (1.48%) C
8 7 (1.30%) VBScript
9 6 (1.11%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.56%) Python
10 3 (0.56%) Lua
11 2 (0.37%) PHP
12 1 (0.19%) Java
12 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 416 (77.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 210 (38.89%) MCSE
3 140 (25.93%) MCTS
4 107 (19.81%) MCSA
5 102 (18.89%) MCSD
6 93 (17.22%) MCAD
7 77 (14.26%) Degree
8 75 (13.89%) MCITP
9 58 (10.74%) Cisco Certification
10 54 (10.00%) CCNA
11 51 (9.44%) Security Cleared
12 50 (9.26%) SC Cleared
13 31 (5.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 26 (4.81%) A+ Certification
15 21 (3.89%) Network+ Certification
16 18 (3.33%) DV Cleared
17 14 (2.59%) MCPD
17 14 (2.59%) MCDBA
18 10 (1.85%) CEH
19 9 (1.67%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (14.81%) SLA
2 13 (2.41%) ISO 9001
3 11 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.48%) QA
5 1 (0.19%) DICOM
System Software
1 200 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 71 (13.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (9.26%) Hyper-V
4 31 (5.74%) VMware ESX
5 24 (4.44%) XenApp
6 20 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (2.04%) Terminal Services
7 11 (2.04%) UAG
8 9 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
9 8 (1.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 8 (1.48%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.48%) vSphere
10 7 (1.30%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.37%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.37%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.19%) BlackBerry Internet Service
13 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (8.15%) SCCM
2 18 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 11 (2.04%) SCOM
4 9 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (1.48%) ARCserve
5 8 (1.48%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.74%) DameWare
8 2 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.37%) Nessus
8 2 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 397 (73.52%) Microsoft
2 115 (21.30%) VMware
3 86 (15.93%) Citrix
4 79 (14.63%) Cisco
5 45 (8.33%) Symantec
6 41 (7.59%) HP
7 25 (4.63%) Oracle
8 22 (4.07%) Apple
9 11 (2.04%) Sage
10 10 (1.85%) Lotus
10 10 (1.85%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.67%) Mitel
11 9 (1.67%) Avaya
12 8 (1.48%) Adobe
13 7 (1.30%) IBM
13 7 (1.30%) Sophos
14 6 (1.11%) Draytek
14 6 (1.11%) Acronis
14 6 (1.11%) EMC
14 6 (1.11%) Remedy
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Webrecruit
Salary: £26,000 per annum Bonus, Motoring Expenses, 23 Days' Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connect Support Services Ltd
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £28,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Car and Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Milton Keynes
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Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
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Surrey
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Hampshire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Fareham
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