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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 204 248 141
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -107
Permanent jobs citing MCP 273 212 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.31% 0.96% 1.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.20% 2.88% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 247 192 389
Average salary £30,500 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.30% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £29,900 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -20.26%
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
6504 7359 6714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.25% 33.23% 32.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5210 5612 5417
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £26,395
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +73 139 £35,000 +5.26% 12
Hampshire +13 50 £27,500 +27.90% 4
Berkshire +3 29 £27,500 -21.42% 5
West Sussex +1 24 £31,250 -16.66% 2
Buckinghamshire -11 17 £27,250 -5.21% 2
Kent -5 7 £22,500 +4.65% 3
Oxfordshire -10 5 £27,500 +5.76%
Middlesex +2 2 £31,125 -
East Sussex +12 1 £40,000 +77.77%
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 462 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 406 (71.60%) Windows
3 405 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 268 (47.27%) MCSE
5 260 (45.86%) MS Excel
6 243 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 187 (32.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 184 (32.45%) ITIL
9 182 (32.10%) VMware
10 173 (30.51%) MS Office
11 171 (30.16%) MS Exchange
12 161 (28.40%) MCSA
13 159 (28.04%) MCITP
14 147 (25.93%) Windows 7
15 134 (23.63%) Windows Server 2012
16 133 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
17 128 (22.57%) Firewall
18 122 (21.52%) DNS
19 116 (20.46%) Hyper-V
20 110 (19.40%) Exchange Server 2010
21 108 (19.05%) Linux
22 104 (18.34%) DHCP
23 101 (17.81%) Cisco
23 101 (17.81%) SCCM
24 100 (17.64%) SQL Server
25 99 (17.46%) WAN
26 98 (17.28%) LAN
27 88 (15.52%) TCP/IP
28 80 (14.11%) SLA
29 78 (13.76%) Service Management

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 171 (30.16%) MS Exchange
2 110 (19.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 49 (8.64%) IIS
5 48 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 46 (8.11%) Lync
7 41 (7.23%) SharePoint
8 19 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (2.12%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.18%) CMS
13 1 (0.18%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 260 (45.86%) MS Excel
2 173 (30.51%) MS Office
3 26 (4.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.76%) Office 365
2 9 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.71%) IaaS
4 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.53%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.35%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 128 (22.57%) Firewall
2 122 (21.52%) DNS
3 104 (18.34%) DHCP
4 99 (17.46%) WAN
5 98 (17.28%) LAN
6 88 (15.52%) TCP/IP
7 48 (8.47%) SAN
8 40 (7.05%) Internet
9 37 (6.53%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (5.64%) VPN
10 32 (5.64%) Skype
11 26 (4.59%) VLAN
12 18 (3.17%) VoIP
13 15 (2.65%) iSCSI
14 14 (2.47%) Wireless
15 10 (1.76%) NAS
16 9 (1.59%) Unified Communications
17 7 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
17 7 (1.23%) Intranet
18 6 (1.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (17.64%) SQL Server
2 42 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 42 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (2.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 11 (1.94%) MS Access
5 8 (1.41%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.06%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.88%) MySQL
9 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.71%) Sybase ASA
9 4 (0.71%) SQL Anywhere
10 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.18%) QlikView
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (1.06%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.18%) MSI
3 1 (0.18%) NUnit
3 1 (0.18%) JIRA
General
1 43 (7.58%) Finance
2 25 (4.41%) Marketing
3 16 (2.82%) Law
4 14 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.29%) Retail
6 8 (1.41%) Back Office
7 7 (1.23%) Legal
8 4 (0.71%) French Language
8 4 (0.71%) German Language
8 4 (0.71%) Italian Language
8 4 (0.71%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.53%) Local Government
9 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.53%) Automotive
10 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 118 (20.81%) Support Engineer
2 112 (19.75%) Analyst
3 86 (15.17%) 2nd Line Support
4 63 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 55 (9.70%) Service Analyst
6 53 (9.35%) Service Desk Analyst
6 53 (9.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 49 (8.64%) Administrator
8 47 (8.29%) Support Analyst
9 45 (7.94%) Systems Administrator
10 43 (7.58%) Systems Engineer
11 36 (6.35%) Consultant
12 35 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 28 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support
13 28 (4.94%) IT Support
14 27 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
15 26 (4.59%) Technical Analyst
16 24 (4.23%) Applications Support
17 22 (3.88%) Technical Support
18 20 (3.53%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.29%) HTML
1 13 (2.29%) .NET
2 10 (1.76%) Software Packaging
3 9 (1.59%) XML
4 7 (1.23%) CSS
5 6 (1.06%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.06%) .NET Framework
6 5 (0.88%) Application Packaging
7 4 (0.71%) COM
8 3 (0.53%) HTML5
9 2 (0.35%) jQuery
9 2 (0.35%) V-Ray
9 2 (0.35%) JSP
9 2 (0.35%) Middleware
10 1 (0.18%) WinForms
10 1 (0.18%) Ajax
10 1 (0.18%) MDX
10 1 (0.18%) WCF
10 1 (0.18%) WPF
10 1 (0.18%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.29%) Blackberry
1 64 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (10.93%) Clustering
3 29 (5.11%) Management Information System
4 23 (4.06%) Data Centre
5 17 (3.00%) iPhone
5 17 (3.00%) iPad
6 16 (2.82%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.65%) AS400
7 15 (2.65%) EqualLogic
8 11 (1.94%) Replication
9 9 (1.59%) Fat Client
9 9 (1.59%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.23%) NHS
11 6 (1.06%) LIMS
12 4 (0.71%) PMI
12 4 (0.71%) RMADS
12 4 (0.71%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.53%) Physics
13 3 (0.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 406 (71.60%) Windows
2 187 (32.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 147 (25.93%) Windows 7
4 134 (23.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 108 (19.05%) Linux
6 63 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 58 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 54 (9.52%) Windows XP
9 29 (5.11%) Mac OS X
10 28 (4.94%) Mac OS
11 15 (2.65%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (1.23%) UNIX
13 5 (0.88%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.88%) HPUX
14 4 (0.71%) Solaris
14 4 (0.71%) Fedora
15 3 (0.53%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.53%) Android
16 2 (0.35%) Debian
17 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (32.45%) ITIL
2 78 (13.76%) Service Management
3 65 (11.46%) Asset Management
4 50 (8.82%) Migration
5 49 (8.64%) Project Management
6 48 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 41 (7.23%) Time Management
8 39 (6.88%) Incident Management
9 37 (6.53%) Network Load Balancing
10 35 (6.17%) Project Planning
11 34 (6.00%) Software Licensing
12 28 (4.94%) Configuration Management
13 25 (4.41%) Service Delivery
13 25 (4.41%) Service Desk Management
14 24 (4.23%) Software Asset Management
15 23 (4.06%) IT Asset Management
15 23 (4.06%) Digital Marketing
16 21 (3.70%) Patch Management
17 20 (3.53%) Mentoring
17 20 (3.53%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (8.99%) SQL
2 28 (4.94%) PowerShell
3 27 (4.76%) C
4 10 (1.76%) C#
4 10 (1.76%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.53%) VBScript
5 3 (0.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.53%) VB.NET
5 3 (0.53%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.35%) X++
6 2 (0.35%) Python
6 2 (0.35%) F#
6 2 (0.35%) Perl
7 1 (0.18%) C++
7 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 405 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 268 (47.27%) MCSE
3 161 (28.40%) MCSA
4 159 (28.04%) MCITP
5 72 (12.70%) Security Cleared
6 65 (11.46%) MCTS
7 62 (10.93%) Cisco Certification
8 54 (9.52%) CCNA
9 53 (9.35%) Degree
10 44 (7.76%) SC Cleared
11 42 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 40 (7.05%) A+ Certification
13 36 (6.35%) MCDST
14 23 (4.06%) DV Cleared
15 20 (3.53%) ISEB
16 18 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 15 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
18 9 (1.59%) CCNP
19 8 (1.41%) CNE
19 8 (1.41%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (14.11%) SLA
2 4 (0.71%) HL7
3 3 (0.53%) QA
4 2 (0.35%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) DICOM
System Software
1 243 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 133 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (20.46%) Hyper-V
4 25 (4.41%) XenApp
5 16 (2.82%) XenDesktop
5 16 (2.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 15 (2.65%) Terminal Services
7 11 (1.94%) DFS Replication
8 10 (1.76%) VMware ESX
8 10 (1.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (1.23%) VMware Server
10 5 (0.88%) Terminal Server
10 5 (0.88%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.71%) Firmware
11 4 (0.71%) UAG
12 3 (0.53%) XenServer
13 2 (0.35%) vSphere
13 2 (0.35%) vCloud
14 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 101 (17.81%) SCCM
2 51 (8.99%) Backup Exec
3 50 (8.82%) SCOM
4 40 (7.05%) WSUS
5 12 (2.12%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (1.41%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.41%) ARCserve
7 5 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (0.88%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.53%) cPanel
9 2 (0.35%) OpenView
10 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 462 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 182 (32.10%) VMware
3 101 (17.81%) Cisco
4 74 (13.05%) Citrix
5 66 (11.64%) Symantec
6 52 (9.17%) HP
7 26 (4.59%) Dell
8 19 (3.35%) SonicWALL
9 15 (2.65%) Oracle
10 13 (2.29%) ServiceNow
11 8 (1.41%) LANDesk
11 8 (1.41%) McAfee
12 5 (0.88%) Remedy
13 4 (0.71%) Apple
13 4 (0.71%) Computacenter
13 4 (0.71%) Kaspersky
13 4 (0.71%) Sybase
13 4 (0.71%) EMC
13 4 (0.71%) NetApp
13 4 (0.71%) Novell
Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £70k - 80k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 24 days holiday + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to 45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Amicus ITS
Salary: £20,000 per annum plus shift allowance of 15% of basic annual salary
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Pro Drive iT
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £13,000 to £17,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Crawley
Capita - ITIN
Posted: 15 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 16 days ago
Aylesbury
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Travel Expenses
Posted: 17 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago