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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 239 132 113
Rank change year-on-year
-107 -19
Permanent jobs citing MCP 225 433 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 2.04% 2.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.18% 6.50% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 207 403 527
Average salary £30,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7084 6659 7819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.88% 31.45% 33.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5347 5225 6733
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -7 74 £34,000 -8.10% 10
Berkshire -66 37 £32,500 -7.14% 5
West Sussex +5 25 £29,648 -15.29%
Hampshire -48 21 £29,000 +10.47% 3
East Sussex - 20 £18,500 -
Buckinghamshire -11 19 £35,000 - 3
Oxfordshire -31 15 £35,000 -12.50%
Kent -69 6 £21,000 -47.50%
Middlesex +7 5 £65,000 +160.00%
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 347 (80.70%) Microsoft
2 328 (76.28%) Windows
3 252 (58.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 208 (48.37%) MS Excel
5 202 (46.98%) Active Directory
6 183 (42.56%) MS Office
7 172 (40.00%) MCSE
8 151 (35.12%) MS Exchange
9 142 (33.02%) ITIL
10 137 (31.86%) VMware
11 115 (26.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 111 (25.81%) Windows 7
13 92 (21.40%) VMware Infrastructure
14 90 (20.93%) MCSA
15 84 (19.53%) Citrix
16 82 (19.07%) Exchange Server 2007
17 81 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2010
18 78 (18.14%) SQL Server
18 78 (18.14%) Hyper-V
19 77 (17.91%) Windows Server 2012
20 75 (17.44%) Windows Server 2003
21 65 (15.12%) DNS
22 61 (14.19%) TCP/IP
23 59 (13.72%) SLA
23 59 (13.72%) MCITP
24 57 (13.26%) WAN
24 57 (13.26%) MCTS
25 56 (13.02%) Windows XP
25 56 (13.02%) LAN
25 56 (13.02%) Firewall

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 151 (35.12%) MS Exchange
2 82 (19.07%) Exchange Server 2007
3 81 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 48 (11.16%) Exchange Server 2003
5 45 (10.47%) SharePoint
6 38 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 29 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2000
8 25 (5.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (3.95%) IIS
10 12 (2.79%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (1.63%) Documentum
12 5 (1.16%) SAS
12 5 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.93%) MS Project Server
13 4 (0.93%) CMS
13 4 (0.93%) Commerce Server
14 3 (0.70%) Lync
15 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.47%) WorkSite
16 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 208 (48.37%) MS Excel
2 183 (42.56%) MS Office
3 23 (5.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.93%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.93%) MS Project
4 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.47%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.23%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.47%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.23%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.28%) Office 365
2 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.47%) PaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (15.12%) DNS
2 61 (14.19%) TCP/IP
3 57 (13.26%) WAN
4 56 (13.02%) LAN
4 56 (13.02%) Firewall
5 53 (12.33%) DHCP
6 33 (7.67%) VPN
7 25 (5.81%) Wireless
8 23 (5.35%) SAN
9 21 (4.88%) Internet
10 20 (4.65%) VLAN
11 16 (3.72%) VoIP
12 14 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (2.79%) IP Telephony
14 9 (2.09%) NAS
15 8 (1.86%) iSCSI
16 6 (1.40%) Network Security
17 4 (0.93%) Telnet
17 4 (0.93%) ADSL
17 4 (0.93%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (18.14%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (1.86%) MS Access
4 8 (1.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 7 (1.63%) MySQL
5 7 (1.63%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.93%) Star Schema
9 3 (0.70%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.23%) Sybase ASA
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Anywhere
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (1.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.47%) NUnit
4 1 (0.23%) MSI
General
1 11 (2.56%) Finance
2 7 (1.63%) Back Office
3 5 (1.16%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.16%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.16%) Retail
3 5 (1.16%) German Language
4 3 (0.70%) Spanish Language
4 3 (0.70%) French Language
4 3 (0.70%) Legal
5 2 (0.47%) Law
6 1 (0.23%) Advertising
6 1 (0.23%) Games
6 1 (0.23%) Military
6 1 (0.23%) Banking
6 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 130 (30.23%) Support Engineer
2 98 (22.79%) Analyst
3 70 (16.28%) Support Analyst
4 56 (13.02%) IT Support
5 55 (12.79%) Consultant
6 49 (11.40%) 1st Line Support
7 43 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 41 (9.53%) Service Analyst
8 41 (9.53%) Service Desk Analyst
9 29 (6.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 27 (6.28%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 27 (6.28%) IT Support Engineer
10 27 (6.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 22 (5.12%) Administrator
12 20 (4.65%) Support Technician
13 18 (4.19%) Developer
13 18 (4.19%) Applications Support
13 18 (4.19%) IT Support Analyst
14 17 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
14 17 (3.95%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.98%) .NET
2 20 (4.65%) ASP.NET
3 19 (4.42%) .NET Framework
4 18 (4.19%) HTML
5 13 (3.02%) XML
6 11 (2.56%) CSS
6 11 (2.56%) WCF
7 10 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (2.09%) Ajax
9 8 (1.86%) jQuery
10 7 (1.63%) WPF
11 4 (0.93%) WF
11 4 (0.93%) NHibernate
11 4 (0.93%) Web Services
11 4 (0.93%) ADO.NET
11 4 (0.93%) XSLT
11 4 (0.93%) JSON
11 4 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 4 (0.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (0.93%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.56%) Blackberry
2 39 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.35%) Clustering
4 21 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.86%) iPhone
6 8 (1.86%) LIMS
7 7 (1.63%) PDA
7 7 (1.63%) Informatics
8 5 (1.16%) NHS
9 4 (0.93%) Replication
9 4 (0.93%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.70%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.47%) EPoS
11 2 (0.47%) iPad
11 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
12 1 (0.23%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.23%) Social Network
12 1 (0.23%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 328 (76.28%) Windows
2 115 (26.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 111 (25.81%) Windows 7
4 77 (17.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 75 (17.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 56 (13.02%) Windows XP
7 26 (6.05%) Windows 8
8 22 (5.12%) Linux
9 20 (4.65%) Android
10 15 (3.49%) Mac OS
11 11 (2.56%) Windows Vista
12 7 (1.63%) UNIX
13 6 (1.40%) Windows 2000
13 6 (1.40%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.93%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (33.02%) ITIL
2 45 (10.47%) Disaster Recovery
3 42 (9.77%) Service Delivery
4 26 (6.05%) Service Management
4 26 (6.05%) Configuration Management
5 21 (4.88%) Change Control
6 20 (4.65%) Asset Management
7 19 (4.42%) Change Management
8 18 (4.19%) ITSM
9 17 (3.95%) Mentoring
9 17 (3.95%) Software Asset Management
10 16 (3.72%) Software Licensing
11 14 (3.26%) Project Management
12 13 (3.02%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (3.02%) Data Analysis
13 12 (2.79%) Software Engineering
13 12 (2.79%) Incident Management
14 11 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (2.33%) MVC
15 10 (2.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (10.47%) SQL
2 28 (6.51%) C#
3 23 (5.35%) PowerShell
4 10 (2.33%) C
4 10 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.93%) C++
5 4 (0.93%) VBScript
6 3 (0.70%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.47%) Python
7 2 (0.47%) VB
7 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.47%) Java
7 2 (0.47%) Perl
8 1 (0.23%) VBA
8 1 (0.23%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 252 (58.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 172 (40.00%) MCSE
3 90 (20.93%) MCSA
4 59 (13.72%) MCITP
5 57 (13.26%) MCTS
6 54 (12.56%) Security Cleared
7 46 (10.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 44 (10.23%) CCNA
8 44 (10.23%) Cisco Certification
9 43 (10.00%) SC Cleared
10 41 (9.53%) A+ Certification
11 32 (7.44%) Degree
12 27 (6.28%) DV Cleared
13 20 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 16 (3.72%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (3.72%) MCDST
15 11 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
16 9 (2.09%) MCAD
17 7 (1.63%) MCT
18 6 (1.40%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (13.72%) SLA
2 15 (3.49%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.16%) QA
4 4 (0.93%) COBIT
5 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.23%) HL7
6 1 (0.23%) DICOM
6 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 202 (46.98%) Active Directory
2 92 (21.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (18.14%) Hyper-V
4 49 (11.40%) XenApp
5 36 (8.37%) VMware ESX
6 23 (5.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 16 (3.72%) Terminal Services
8 14 (3.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 12 (2.79%) XenDesktop
10 10 (2.33%) VMware Server
11 5 (1.16%) UAG
12 3 (0.70%) vSphere
13 2 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.23%) Xen
14 1 (0.23%) Firmware
14 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 48 (11.16%) SCCM
2 17 (3.95%) Backup Exec
3 12 (2.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (2.33%) SCOM
5 8 (1.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (1.63%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.16%) ARCserve
8 4 (0.93%) WSUS
9 3 (0.70%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.23%) Nagios
11 1 (0.23%) DameWare
Vendors
1 347 (80.70%) Microsoft
2 137 (31.86%) VMware
3 84 (19.53%) Citrix
4 49 (11.40%) HP
5 44 (10.23%) Cisco
6 35 (8.14%) Symantec
7 27 (6.28%) Oracle
8 23 (5.35%) Apple
9 15 (3.49%) SAP
10 14 (3.26%) Mitel
11 13 (3.02%) McAfee
12 10 (2.33%) IBM
13 9 (2.09%) Dell
13 9 (2.09%) EMC
14 8 (1.86%) BMC
15 7 (1.63%) Kaspersky
16 6 (1.40%) Altiris
16 6 (1.40%) Red Hat
17 5 (1.16%) Websense
17 5 (1.16%) Sybase
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Canon
Salary: £25340 - £26747 per annum + 5% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefts package
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £12,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £20,000-£25,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £20,000-£25,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum Plus Performance Related Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Bracknell
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £65,000 to £72,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Sunbury
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits: Depending on Experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 26 days ago
Southampton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago