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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England / South East
Rank 257 363 221
Rank change year-on-year
+106 -142
Permanent jobs citing MCP 129 99 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 0.51% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.15% 1.63% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 106 87 264
Median salary £28,500 £31,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%

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
4099 6070 6573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 27.87% 31.44% 32.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3316 4926 5131
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +41 27 £30,001 -33.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +46 26 £31,500 -5.26% 2
Berkshire +46 22 £28,500 +3.63%
Kent +37 22 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Hampshire +22 15 £20,250 -30.17% 6
East Sussex - 7 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire +17 6 £25,000 -22.48%
West Sussex +3 4 £50,000 +33.33%
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 169 (67.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 161 (64.66%) Windows
3 134 (53.82%) Microsoft
4 131 (52.61%) Active Directory
5 114 (45.78%) MCSE
6 80 (32.13%) MS Excel
7 79 (31.73%) Windows Server
8 68 (27.31%) MS Office
9 63 (25.30%) VMware
10 62 (24.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 61 (24.50%) MS Exchange
12 59 (23.69%) ITIL
12 59 (23.69%) Windows 7
13 56 (22.49%) CCNA
13 56 (22.49%) Cisco Certification
14 47 (18.88%) Office 365
15 45 (18.07%) MCSA
16 43 (17.27%) SQL Server
17 41 (16.47%) Cisco
17 41 (16.47%) A+ Certification
18 40 (16.06%) SLA
19 37 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
20 35 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
20 35 (14.06%) TCP/IP
21 34 (13.65%) SQL
22 33 (13.25%) Firewall
23 32 (12.85%) Finance
23 32 (12.85%) Citrix
23 32 (12.85%) Degree
24 30 (12.05%) Windows 8

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 61 (24.50%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 18 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (6.83%) SharePoint
5 16 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (4.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (4.42%) Skype for Business
8 9 (3.61%) IBM Notes
9 8 (3.21%) IIS
10 5 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.20%) Documentum
12 3 (1.20%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.40%) CMS
13 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 80 (32.13%) MS Excel
2 68 (27.31%) MS Office
3 8 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.41%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.61%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (1.61%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (18.88%) Office 365
2 6 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.06%) TCP/IP
2 33 (13.25%) Firewall
3 26 (10.44%) LAN
4 25 (10.04%) DHCP
4 25 (10.04%) WAN
5 24 (9.64%) DNS
6 20 (8.03%) VPN
7 15 (6.02%) VoIP
8 14 (5.62%) Network Security
8 14 (5.62%) Unified Communications
9 12 (4.82%) VLAN
10 8 (3.21%) Skype
10 8 (3.21%) Wireless
10 8 (3.21%) Wireshark
11 7 (2.81%) Internet
11 7 (2.81%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (2.81%) SAN
12 6 (2.41%) 3G
13 4 (1.61%) FTP
13 4 (1.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.27%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.42%) InfluxDB
4 10 (4.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.80%) MySQL
9 1 (0.40%) Big Data
9 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.40%) MS Access
9 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.40%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.61%) MSI
1 4 (1.61%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.80%) ReSharper
2 2 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.40%) Moq
3 1 (0.40%) NUnit
3 1 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 32 (12.85%) Finance
2 14 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.02%) Billing
4 9 (3.61%) Back Office
5 5 (2.01%) Games
5 5 (2.01%) Retail
6 4 (1.61%) Banking
7 3 (1.20%) Dutch Language
7 3 (1.20%) French Language
7 3 (1.20%) German Language
7 3 (1.20%) Local Government
7 3 (1.20%) Polish Language
7 3 (1.20%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.80%) Legal
8 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 68 (27.31%) Support Engineer
2 61 (24.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 59 (23.69%) Analyst
4 35 (14.06%) Support Analyst
5 34 (13.65%) IT Support
6 29 (11.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 29 (11.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 27 (10.84%) Desktop Support
8 22 (8.84%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 21 (8.43%) IT Engineer
9 21 (8.43%) Service Analyst
9 21 (8.43%) Service Desk Analyst
10 18 (7.23%) Desktop Analyst
10 18 (7.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 17 (6.83%) IT Support Engineer
12 16 (6.43%) IT Analyst
12 16 (6.43%) IT Technician
13 15 (6.02%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 15 (6.02%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
13 15 (6.02%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.22%) CSS
2 12 (4.82%) .NET
2 12 (4.82%) ASP.NET
2 12 (4.82%) Software Packaging
3 9 (3.61%) HTML
3 9 (3.61%) jQuery
4 5 (2.01%) Web Services
5 4 (1.61%) CSS3
5 4 (1.61%) HTML5
5 4 (1.61%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 3 (1.20%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.80%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.80%) Kendo UI
7 2 (0.80%) LINQ
7 2 (0.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.80%) Velocity
7 2 (0.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (10.84%) Blackberry
3 19 (7.63%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.62%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.62%) Data Centre
5 11 (4.42%) Driving Licence
6 9 (3.61%) Virtual Team
7 7 (2.81%) Clustering
8 5 (2.01%) AS400
8 5 (2.01%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (2.01%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Licensing
9 4 (1.61%) PDA
10 3 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.20%) Fintech
10 3 (1.20%) iPhone
10 3 (1.20%) PKI
10 3 (1.20%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.40%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 161 (64.66%) Windows
2 79 (31.73%) Windows Server
3 62 (24.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (23.69%) Windows 7
5 35 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (12.05%) Windows 8
7 22 (8.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (6.83%) Windows XP
9 16 (6.43%) Windows 10
10 11 (4.42%) Android
10 11 (4.42%) Windows 2000
11 10 (4.02%) Apple iOS
12 9 (3.61%) Linux
13 8 (3.21%) Mac OS
14 7 (2.81%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (2.41%) Mac OS X
15 6 (2.41%) Unix
16 4 (1.61%) NetWare
17 1 (0.40%) CentOS
17 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (23.69%) ITIL
2 23 (9.24%) Service Management
3 21 (8.43%) ITSM
4 19 (7.63%) Mentoring
5 18 (7.23%) Time Management
6 16 (6.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (6.02%) Change Management
8 14 (5.62%) Patch Management
9 13 (5.22%) Service Delivery
10 12 (4.82%) Problem Management
10 12 (4.82%) Statistics
11 11 (4.42%) Asset Management
11 11 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (3.21%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (3.21%) Change Control
12 8 (3.21%) CRM
12 8 (3.21%) ITIL V3
12 8 (3.21%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (2.81%) Case Management
13 7 (2.81%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (13.65%) SQL
2 15 (6.02%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.62%) C#
4 12 (4.82%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.41%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.01%) C
6 5 (2.01%) Python
7 4 (1.61%) C++
7 4 (1.61%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.61%) Ruby
8 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.80%) VBScript
9 1 (0.40%) Perl
9 1 (0.40%) R
9 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 169 (67.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 114 (45.78%) MCSE
3 56 (22.49%) CCNA
3 56 (22.49%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (18.07%) MCSA
5 41 (16.47%) A+ Certification
6 32 (12.85%) Degree
7 27 (10.84%) MCITP
8 22 (8.84%) MCTS
9 16 (6.43%) CISSP
10 12 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (3.61%) GCIH
11 9 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (3.61%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (3.21%) CEH
12 8 (3.21%) CISA
12 8 (3.21%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 7 (2.81%) MCDST
14 5 (2.01%) DBS Check
15 4 (1.61%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (16.06%) SLA
2 13 (5.22%) QA
System Software
1 131 (52.61%) Active Directory
2 37 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (11.65%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.61%) BlackBerry Internet Service
5 8 (3.21%) ProxySG
6 5 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.61%) XenApp
8 3 (1.20%) DFS Replication
8 3 (1.20%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.80%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.80%) Firmware
9 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.80%) NFS
9 2 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.80%) vSphere
10 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (10.04%) SCCM
2 8 (3.21%) Nessus
3 4 (1.61%) SCOM
3 4 (1.61%) SCVMM
3 4 (1.61%) Sysprep
4 3 (1.20%) Grafana
4 3 (1.20%) Graphite
4 3 (1.20%) Kibana
4 3 (1.20%) WSUS
5 2 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.40%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 134 (53.82%) Microsoft
2 63 (25.30%) VMware
3 41 (16.47%) Cisco
4 32 (12.85%) Citrix
5 24 (9.64%) HP
6 19 (7.63%) Apple
7 16 (6.43%) Avaya
8 14 (5.62%) Dell
9 11 (4.42%) Mitel
10 10 (4.02%) CheckPoint
11 9 (3.61%) LogRhythm
11 9 (3.61%) Lotus
12 8 (3.21%) Blue Coat
12 8 (3.21%) LANDesk
12 8 (3.21%) Snow
13 7 (2.81%) NetApp
14 6 (2.41%) Sophos
15 4 (1.61%) 3Com
15 4 (1.61%) Adobe
15 4 (1.61%) Quark
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