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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 271 215 262
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +47
Permanent jobs citing MCP 158 294 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.90% 1.39% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.91% 4.53% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 144 267 188
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,981 £24,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,900
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
5432 6492 7228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.11% 30.80% 33.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4406 5240 5531
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 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
Surrey -51 61 £28,000 -20.00% 5
Berkshire +51 50 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Buckinghamshire +19 20 £32,500 +4.83% 1
Hampshire -23 12 £22,000 -20.00% 2
East Sussex +13 6 £21,973 -15.48%
Oxfordshire -2 5 £18,000 -32.07% 2
Kent +7 2 £57,000 +153.33% 1
West Sussex -12 2 £32,000 +16.36% 2
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 South East region with a requirement for MCP.

1 231 (79.93%) Windows
2 203 (70.24%) Microsoft
2 203 (70.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 180 (62.28%) Active Directory
4 154 (53.29%) MCSE
5 130 (44.98%) Windows Server
6 121 (41.87%) VMware
7 115 (39.79%) MCSA
8 114 (39.45%) MS Exchange
9 103 (35.64%) ITIL
10 93 (32.18%) Office 365
11 89 (30.80%) Windows 7
12 85 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 81 (28.03%) Windows Server 2012
14 80 (27.68%) MS Excel
15 78 (26.99%) Cisco Certification
16 77 (26.64%) MS Office
17 76 (26.30%) CCNA
17 76 (26.30%) VMware Infrastructure
18 71 (24.57%) Cisco
19 68 (23.53%) MCITP
20 62 (21.45%) Windows 8
21 55 (19.03%) Exchange Server 2010
22 53 (18.34%) DHCP
23 52 (17.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 51 (17.65%) SQL Server
25 46 (15.92%) DNS
25 46 (15.92%) Hyper-V
25 46 (15.92%) SCCM
26 42 (14.53%) Finance

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
1 114 (39.45%) MS Exchange
2 55 (19.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (13.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 10 (3.46%) Skype for Business
7 8 (2.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (2.08%) SAS
9 3 (1.04%) SharePoint Foundation
10 2 (0.69%) Confluence
10 2 (0.69%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.35%) IIS
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 80 (27.68%) MS Excel
2 77 (26.64%) MS Office
3 6 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.69%) Siemens NX
4 2 (0.69%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.69%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 93 (32.18%) Office 365
2 9 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (18.34%) DHCP
2 46 (15.92%) DNS
3 40 (13.84%) LAN
4 39 (13.49%) Firewall
5 32 (11.07%) TCP/IP
6 31 (10.73%) WAN
7 25 (8.65%) VPN
8 17 (5.88%) SAN
9 14 (4.84%) VoIP
10 10 (3.46%) Wireless
10 10 (3.46%) WLAN
11 9 (3.11%) Network Security
11 9 (3.11%) VLAN
12 6 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (2.08%) Wireshark
13 5 (1.73%) CTI
13 5 (1.73%) FCoE
13 5 (1.73%) PBX
13 5 (1.73%) Skype
14 4 (1.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (2.77%) Big Data
5 6 (2.08%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.08%) InfluxDB
5 6 (2.08%) MySQL
6 5 (1.73%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.35%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.69%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (14.53%) Finance
2 11 (3.81%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.42%) Retail
4 6 (2.08%) Publishing
4 6 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.38%) Back Office
5 4 (1.38%) Legal
6 2 (0.69%) Billing
6 2 (0.69%) Front Office
6 2 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.35%) Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (27.68%) Analyst
2 78 (26.99%) Support Engineer
3 57 (19.72%) 2nd Line Support
4 46 (15.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 41 (14.19%) Support Analyst
6 31 (10.73%) IT Support
7 29 (10.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 28 (9.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 28 (9.69%) Service Analyst
9 25 (8.65%) IT Analyst
10 24 (8.30%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 24 (8.30%) Desktop Support
11 23 (7.96%) IT Engineer
11 23 (7.96%) Service Desk Analyst
12 20 (6.92%) Exchange Engineer
12 20 (6.92%) VMware Engineer
13 19 (6.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (6.57%) Windows Engineer
14 17 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 17 (5.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.42%) .NET
2 3 (1.04%) ODBC
2 3 (1.04%) Web Services
3 2 (0.69%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.69%) XML
4 1 (0.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.38%) Blackberry
2 25 (8.65%) Data Centre
3 19 (6.57%) Smartphone
4 14 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.50%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.50%) Driving Licence
6 12 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.77%) Statistics
8 7 (2.42%) Fat Client
8 7 (2.42%) Thin Client
9 6 (2.08%) Replication
10 5 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.73%) IVR
11 3 (1.04%) AS400
11 3 (1.04%) BYOD
11 3 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (1.04%) iPhone
12 2 (0.69%) Clustering
12 2 (0.69%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 231 (79.93%) Windows
2 130 (44.98%) Windows Server
3 89 (30.80%) Windows 7
4 85 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 81 (28.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 62 (21.45%) Windows 8
7 33 (11.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (10.38%) Windows 10
9 24 (8.30%) Android
10 21 (7.27%) Windows 2000
11 20 (6.92%) Linux
12 19 (6.57%) Windows Mobile
13 10 (3.46%) Windows XP
14 8 (2.77%) Unix
15 6 (2.08%) Mac OS X
16 4 (1.38%) Windows Vista
17 3 (1.04%) Apple iOS
17 3 (1.04%) Mac OS
17 3 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (1.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (35.64%) ITIL
2 34 (11.76%) ITSM
3 26 (9.00%) Service Management
4 19 (6.57%) Mentoring
5 12 (4.15%) Time Management
6 10 (3.46%) Migration
6 10 (3.46%) Presales
6 10 (3.46%) Service Delivery
7 8 (2.77%) Coaching
7 8 (2.77%) Product Management
7 8 (2.77%) Project Management
7 8 (2.77%) Virtual Environments
8 7 (2.42%) CRM
8 7 (2.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (2.42%) ERP
9 6 (2.08%) Dashboard Development
9 6 (2.08%) Data Management
9 6 (2.08%) Software Engineering
9 6 (2.08%) Validation
10 4 (1.38%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 39 (13.49%) SQL
2 13 (4.50%) C#
3 8 (2.77%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.77%) VB
4 7 (2.42%) VBScript
5 6 (2.08%) Perl
5 6 (2.08%) PL/SQL
5 6 (2.08%) Python
5 6 (2.08%) R
5 6 (2.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.35%) C++
7 1 (0.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 203 (70.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 154 (53.29%) MCSE
3 115 (39.79%) MCSA
4 78 (26.99%) Cisco Certification
5 76 (26.30%) CCNA
6 68 (23.53%) MCITP
7 52 (17.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 41 (14.19%) MCTS
9 35 (12.11%) Degree
10 30 (10.38%) A+ Certification
11 12 (4.15%) CISSP
11 12 (4.15%) DBS Check
12 11 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (3.81%) Network+ Certification
13 10 (3.46%) CCA
13 10 (3.46%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (3.46%) MCDST
14 9 (3.11%) CISA
15 8 (2.77%) MOS
16 7 (2.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.65%) SLA
2 3 (1.04%) QA
3 2 (0.69%) HL7
System Software
1 180 (62.28%) Active Directory
2 76 (26.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (15.92%) Hyper-V
4 24 (8.30%) vSphere
5 17 (5.88%) XenApp
6 14 (4.84%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (4.50%) VMware Workstation
8 10 (3.46%) VMware ESX
9 9 (3.11%) XenDesktop
10 7 (2.42%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (2.08%) ProxySG
11 6 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (1.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (1.73%) NFS
12 5 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (1.04%) vCloud
14 2 (0.69%) BlackBerry Internet Service
14 2 (0.69%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.35%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 46 (15.92%) SCCM
2 11 (3.81%) SCVMM
3 10 (3.46%) SCOM
4 7 (2.42%) SCSM
5 6 (2.08%) Nessus
6 3 (1.04%) PowerCLI
6 3 (1.04%) vRealize
7 2 (0.69%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.69%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.69%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.69%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.69%) WSUS
7 2 (0.69%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 203 (70.24%) Microsoft
2 121 (41.87%) VMware
3 71 (24.57%) Cisco
4 39 (13.49%) HP
5 38 (13.15%) Citrix
6 23 (7.96%) Dell
7 13 (4.50%) Mitel
8 11 (3.81%) Apple
9 9 (3.11%) Avaya
9 9 (3.11%) CheckPoint
9 9 (3.11%) Sophos
10 8 (2.77%) Google
10 8 (2.77%) LogRhythm
11 6 (2.08%) Blue Coat
11 6 (2.08%) Canon
11 6 (2.08%) Teradata
12 5 (1.73%) NEC
12 5 (1.73%) NetApp
12 5 (1.73%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.73%) Symantec
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