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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 199 215 129
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -86
Permanent jobs citing MCP 283 260 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.37% 1.14% 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.42% 3.41% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 223 230 444
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
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
6406 7631 7299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.09% 33.44% 32.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4823 6111 5861
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +25 78 £30,000 -21.05% 8
Hampshire +21 60 £24,000 -20.00% 11
Berkshire -3 57 £27,000 -10.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +12 45 £50,000 - 10
West Sussex +2 14 £37,500 +38.88%
East Sussex +17 12 £26,500 +6.00%
Oxfordshire +13 7 £45,000 +100.00%
Kent -7 5 £27,000 -32.50%
Middlesex +13 4 £33,500 +34.00%
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 473 (81.98%) Microsoft
2 422 (73.14%) Windows
3 354 (61.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 286 (49.57%) MS Excel
5 275 (47.66%) Active Directory
6 220 (38.13%) MCSE
7 212 (36.74%) MS Office
8 196 (33.97%) ITIL
9 192 (33.28%) VMware
10 169 (29.29%) MS Exchange
11 134 (23.22%) Windows 7
12 133 (23.05%) MCSA
13 127 (22.01%) HP
13 127 (22.01%) Windows Server 2008
14 120 (20.80%) VMware Infrastructure
15 116 (20.10%) SQL Server
16 113 (19.58%) Citrix
16 113 (19.58%) Hyper-V
17 101 (17.50%) Cisco
17 101 (17.50%) DNS
18 100 (17.33%) TCP/IP
19 96 (16.64%) SLA
20 93 (16.12%) DHCP
21 92 (15.94%) LAN
22 89 (15.42%) Firewall
23 86 (14.90%) WAN
23 86 (14.90%) SCCM
24 85 (14.73%) MCITP
25 83 (14.38%) Windows Server 2012
26 82 (14.21%) Security Cleared

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 169 (29.29%) MS Exchange
2 72 (12.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 64 (11.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 56 (9.71%) SharePoint
5 31 (5.37%) Lync
6 30 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 25 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 19 (3.29%) IIS
9 17 (2.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2000
11 8 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.39%) CMS
11 8 (1.39%) Commerce Server
12 4 (0.69%) JBoss
12 4 (0.69%) Apache
12 4 (0.69%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.35%) WorkSite
15 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 286 (49.57%) MS Excel
2 212 (36.74%) MS Office
3 48 (8.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.04%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.52%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.21%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.37%) Office 365
2 8 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.35%) PaaS
5 2 (0.35%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (17.50%) DNS
2 100 (17.33%) TCP/IP
3 93 (16.12%) DHCP
4 92 (15.94%) LAN
5 89 (15.42%) Firewall
6 86 (14.90%) WAN
7 61 (10.57%) SAN
8 43 (7.45%) VoIP
9 34 (5.89%) Internet
10 25 (4.33%) VLAN
11 21 (3.64%) VPN
12 19 (3.29%) NAS
13 18 (3.12%) Wireless
14 9 (1.56%) iSCSI
15 8 (1.39%) Network Security
16 7 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
17 6 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
17 6 (1.04%) Telnet
17 6 (1.04%) IPX
18 5 (0.87%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (20.10%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.99%) MS Access
3 19 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
6 11 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.73%) SQL Anywhere
7 10 (1.73%) Sybase ASA
8 9 (1.56%) MySQL
9 8 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.39%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.39%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.87%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.35%) QlikView
14 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (2.77%) Visual Studio
2 11 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.04%) NUnit
4 4 (0.69%) SpecFlow
4 4 (0.69%) MSTest
4 4 (0.69%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.52%) MSI
6 1 (0.17%) JIRA
General
1 36 (6.24%) Finance
2 25 (4.33%) Marketing
3 12 (2.08%) Back Office
4 9 (1.56%) Law
5 8 (1.39%) French Language
5 8 (1.39%) Retail
5 8 (1.39%) Legal
6 4 (0.69%) German Language
6 4 (0.69%) Italian Language
6 4 (0.69%) Spanish Language
6 4 (0.69%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 188 (32.58%) Support Engineer
2 123 (21.32%) Analyst
3 77 (13.34%) 2nd Line Support
4 68 (11.79%) Service Analyst
5 66 (11.44%) Service Desk Analyst
6 64 (11.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 62 (10.75%) Support Analyst
8 56 (9.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 52 (9.01%) IT Support
10 51 (8.84%) Consultant
11 40 (6.93%) 1st Line Support
12 36 (6.24%) Desktop Support
13 34 (5.89%) 3rd Line Support
14 31 (5.37%) Technical Analyst
14 31 (5.37%) Desktop Engineer
15 29 (5.03%) IT Support Engineer
16 28 (4.85%) Technical Support
17 27 (4.68%) 1st Line Support Engineer
18 25 (4.33%) Applications Support
19 24 (4.16%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (6.93%) .NET
2 38 (6.59%) HTML
3 26 (4.51%) ASP.NET
3 26 (4.51%) CSS
4 24 (4.16%) .NET Framework
5 21 (3.64%) XML
6 17 (2.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (2.43%) jQuery
7 14 (2.43%) Ajax
8 11 (1.91%) XSLT
9 10 (1.73%) Software Packaging
10 9 (1.56%) WPF
11 7 (1.21%) ADO.NET
12 6 (1.04%) HTML5
12 6 (1.04%) WCF
13 5 (0.87%) Application Packaging
13 5 (0.87%) Entity Framework
13 5 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 4 (0.69%) CSS3
14 4 (0.69%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (9.88%) Blackberry
3 42 (7.28%) Clustering
4 34 (5.89%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.95%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.91%) Replication
7 10 (1.73%) Fat Client
7 10 (1.73%) PMI
7 10 (1.73%) Thin Client
8 9 (1.56%) iPhone
9 7 (1.21%) EqualLogic
10 5 (0.87%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.69%) iPad
12 3 (0.52%) EPoS
12 3 (0.52%) NHS
12 3 (0.52%) PACS
13 2 (0.35%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (0.35%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.35%) PDA
13 2 (0.35%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 422 (73.14%) Windows
2 134 (23.22%) Windows 7
3 127 (22.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 83 (14.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 66 (11.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 65 (11.27%) Linux
7 42 (7.28%) Windows XP
8 34 (5.89%) Windows 8
9 27 (4.68%) Mac OS
10 12 (2.08%) Mac OS X
11 8 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.21%) UNIX
12 7 (1.21%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.87%) HPUX
13 5 (0.87%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.69%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.69%) Android
14 4 (0.69%) Solaris
14 4 (0.69%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (33.97%) ITIL
2 70 (12.13%) Service Management
3 48 (8.32%) Service Delivery
4 44 (7.63%) Project Planning
5 40 (6.93%) Project Management
6 38 (6.59%) Asset Management
7 36 (6.24%) Mentoring
8 35 (6.07%) Incident Management
9 30 (5.20%) Configuration Management
10 29 (5.03%) Software Licensing
11 25 (4.33%) Digital Marketing
11 25 (4.33%) Software Asset Management
12 22 (3.81%) Problem Management
13 21 (3.64%) Network Architecture
14 20 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
14 20 (3.47%) IT Asset Management
15 19 (3.29%) Migration
16 18 (3.12%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (3.12%) PRINCE2
16 18 (3.12%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (10.23%) SQL
2 32 (5.55%) C#
3 24 (4.16%) PowerShell
4 20 (3.47%) JavaScript
5 17 (2.95%) C
6 14 (2.43%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.69%) VB
8 3 (0.52%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.52%) VBScript
9 2 (0.35%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 354 (61.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 220 (38.13%) MCSE
3 133 (23.05%) MCSA
4 85 (14.73%) MCITP
5 82 (14.21%) Security Cleared
6 67 (11.61%) SC Cleared
7 62 (10.75%) Cisco Certification
7 62 (10.75%) CCNA
8 59 (10.23%) A+ Certification
9 57 (9.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 49 (8.49%) MCTS
11 48 (8.32%) Degree
12 45 (7.80%) DV Cleared
13 34 (5.89%) MCDST
14 20 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (3.29%) ISEB
16 17 (2.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 15 (2.60%) MCPD
18 12 (2.08%) MCDBA
19 11 (1.91%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (16.64%) SLA
2 9 (1.56%) ISO 9001
2 9 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.39%) QA
4 5 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.87%) HL7
5 3 (0.52%) DICOM
6 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 275 (47.66%) Active Directory
2 120 (20.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (19.58%) Hyper-V
4 62 (10.75%) XenApp
5 35 (6.07%) XenDesktop
6 34 (5.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 22 (3.81%) VMware ESX
8 17 (2.95%) VMware Server
9 12 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 12 (2.08%) Terminal Services
10 9 (1.56%) vSphere
11 5 (0.87%) ISA Server
11 5 (0.87%) Firmware
12 3 (0.52%) XenServer
12 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 86 (14.90%) SCCM
2 30 (5.20%) Backup Exec
3 24 (4.16%) SCOM
4 17 (2.95%) WSUS
5 15 (2.60%) NetBackup
6 10 (1.73%) HP Data Protector
6 10 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (1.56%) SCVMM
8 7 (1.21%) ARCserve
8 7 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.69%) Nagios
9 4 (0.69%) SCDPM
9 4 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.35%) OpenView
12 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 473 (81.98%) Microsoft
2 192 (33.28%) VMware
3 127 (22.01%) HP
4 113 (19.58%) Citrix
5 101 (17.50%) Cisco
6 54 (9.36%) Symantec
7 32 (5.55%) Oracle
8 16 (2.77%) Dell
9 12 (2.08%) LANDesk
9 12 (2.08%) SAP
9 12 (2.08%) ServiceNow
10 10 (1.73%) Novell
10 10 (1.73%) Sybase
11 9 (1.56%) Apple
12 8 (1.39%) 3PAR
12 8 (1.39%) McAfee
12 8 (1.39%) Veritas
12 8 (1.39%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.21%) Intel
13 7 (1.21%) Websense
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum plus on call / out of hours allowanc
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 30,000-50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Gold Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Wavex
Salary: salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £46000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum + car allowance £5,000 - &#16
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22979 - £24179 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bordon, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
First Point IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 21k per year + Pension + 20 days
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
NAK Consulting
Salary: up to £50K (DOE)
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Wavex Technology Limited
Salary: Excellent salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
SCC
Salary: From £19,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago