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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 298 217 274
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +57
Permanent jobs citing MCP 149 276 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 1.33% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.56% 4.21% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 139 243 190
Median salary £33,500 £28,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.64% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,700 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +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
5831 6558 7679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.57% 31.56% 33.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4731 5125 5935
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £61,500
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -45 47 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Berkshire 0 41 £42,500 +68.31% 2
Buckinghamshire +23 22 £32,500 +13.04%
Hampshire -33 22 £32,000 +23.07% 2
West Sussex -15 8 £46,500 +32.85% 1
Kent +19 6 £20,000 +2.56%
Oxfordshire -18 2 £25,000 -39.02%
East Sussex +4 1 £27,500 -31.25%
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 223 (81.68%) Windows
2 215 (78.75%) Microsoft
3 193 (70.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 163 (59.71%) Active Directory
5 139 (50.92%) MCSE
6 130 (47.62%) Windows Server
7 123 (45.05%) VMware
8 101 (37.00%) MS Exchange
9 99 (36.26%) ITIL
9 99 (36.26%) MS Office
10 97 (35.53%) MCSA
11 89 (32.60%) MS Excel
11 89 (32.60%) Office 365
12 87 (31.87%) Windows Server 2008
13 85 (31.14%) Windows 7
13 85 (31.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 74 (27.11%) VMware Infrastructure
15 59 (21.61%) Cisco
15 59 (21.61%) MCITP
16 57 (20.88%) Windows 8
17 54 (19.78%) DHCP
18 51 (18.68%) DNS
18 51 (18.68%) Cisco Certification
18 51 (18.68%) Hyper-V
19 49 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
19 49 (17.95%) CCNA
19 49 (17.95%) LAN
20 48 (17.58%) SCCM
21 44 (16.12%) Citrix
22 43 (15.75%) SQL Server

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
1 101 (37.00%) MS Exchange
2 49 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (15.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (7.33%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.56%) IIS
6 7 (2.56%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.83%) SAS
8 4 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.73%) Confluence
9 2 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 99 (36.26%) MS Office
2 89 (32.60%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.73%) Siemens NX
4 2 (0.73%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.73%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 89 (32.60%) Office 365
2 16 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.47%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.73%) SaaS
6 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (19.78%) DHCP
2 51 (18.68%) DNS
3 49 (17.95%) LAN
4 39 (14.29%) WAN
5 36 (13.19%) Firewall
6 28 (10.26%) VPN
7 22 (8.06%) TCP/IP
8 14 (5.13%) VoIP
9 13 (4.76%) SAN
10 12 (4.40%) Wireless
11 10 (3.66%) WLAN
12 7 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (2.20%) VLAN
14 5 (1.83%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (1.83%) CTI
14 5 (1.83%) PBX
15 4 (1.47%) IP Telephony
15 4 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
16 3 (1.10%) FCoE
16 3 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.56%) Big Data
3 5 (1.83%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.83%) MySQL
3 5 (1.83%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.37%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.73%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (13.55%) Finance
2 11 (4.03%) Retail
3 10 (3.66%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.20%) Publishing
5 5 (1.83%) Legal
5 5 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.10%) Banking
7 2 (0.73%) Back Office
7 2 (0.73%) Front Office
8 1 (0.37%) French Language
8 1 (0.37%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.37%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 85 (31.14%) Analyst
2 57 (20.88%) Support Engineer
3 55 (20.15%) Support Analyst
4 52 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 48 (17.58%) 2nd Line Support
6 28 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 28 (10.26%) Service Analyst
7 27 (9.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 27 (9.89%) IT Engineer
7 27 (9.89%) IT Support
8 26 (9.52%) Desktop Support
9 21 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
10 20 (7.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (7.33%) 3rd Line Support
10 20 (7.33%) IT Analyst
11 19 (6.96%) 1st Line Support
12 18 (6.59%) Desktop Analyst
12 18 (6.59%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 17 (6.23%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 17 (6.23%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.66%) Web Services
2 7 (2.56%) .NET
3 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.73%) XML
4 1 (0.37%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.99%) Smartphone
2 28 (10.26%) Blackberry
3 20 (7.33%) Data Centre
4 14 (5.13%) Driving Licence
5 10 (3.66%) Fat Client
5 10 (3.66%) Thin Client
6 8 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.20%) IVR
7 6 (2.20%) Replication
8 5 (1.83%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.83%) Cyber Attack
8 5 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.83%) SCADA
9 4 (1.47%) iPhone
9 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.47%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.10%) Clustering
10 3 (1.10%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 223 (81.68%) Windows
2 130 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 87 (31.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 85 (31.14%) Windows 7
4 85 (31.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 57 (20.88%) Windows 8
6 30 (10.99%) Windows 10
7 24 (8.79%) Linux
8 19 (6.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (6.23%) Android
10 8 (2.93%) Apple iOS
10 8 (2.93%) Windows 2000
11 7 (2.56%) Mac OS X
12 6 (2.20%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (1.83%) Fedora
13 5 (1.83%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.83%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.47%) Unix
14 4 (1.47%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (36.26%) ITIL
2 13 (4.76%) CRM
2 13 (4.76%) ITSM
3 11 (4.03%) Presales
3 11 (4.03%) Project Management
4 10 (3.66%) Service Management
5 9 (3.30%) Service Delivery
6 8 (2.93%) ERP
6 8 (2.93%) ITIL V2
6 8 (2.93%) Line Management
6 8 (2.93%) Migration
7 7 (2.56%) Time Management
8 6 (2.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (2.20%) Incident Management
8 6 (2.20%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (2.20%) Mentoring
8 6 (2.20%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (2.20%) Performance Optimisation
8 6 (2.20%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (1.83%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (13.92%) SQL
2 12 (4.40%) C#
3 11 (4.03%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.56%) VB
5 5 (1.83%) Perl
5 5 (1.83%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.83%) Python
5 5 (1.83%) R
5 5 (1.83%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.83%) VBScript
6 2 (0.73%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.37%) C++
7 1 (0.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 193 (70.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 139 (50.92%) MCSE
3 97 (35.53%) MCSA
4 59 (21.61%) MCITP
5 51 (18.68%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (17.95%) CCNA
7 41 (15.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 36 (13.19%) MCTS
9 31 (11.36%) Degree
10 25 (9.16%) A+ Certification
11 21 (7.69%) Security Cleared
12 20 (7.33%) MCDST
13 16 (5.86%) SC Cleared
14 13 (4.76%) MOS
15 11 (4.03%) Microsoft Certified Architect
16 9 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (2.93%) DV Cleared
18 7 (2.56%) CCA
18 7 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
18 7 (2.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (13.55%) SLA
2 5 (1.83%) RMADS
3 2 (0.73%) HL7
4 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 163 (59.71%) Active Directory
2 74 (27.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (18.68%) Hyper-V
4 23 (8.42%) XenApp
5 20 (7.33%) vSphere
6 16 (5.86%) VMware ESX
7 15 (5.49%) VMware Workstation
8 11 (4.03%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (3.30%) XenDesktop
10 7 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (2.20%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (1.47%) Samba
13 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (1.10%) NFS
13 3 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.73%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.37%) vCloud
15 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 48 (17.58%) SCCM
2 18 (6.59%) SCOM
3 9 (3.30%) SCSM
4 8 (2.93%) SCVMM
5 6 (2.20%) HP SIM
6 5 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (1.83%) Nagios
7 4 (1.47%) Puppet
8 2 (0.73%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.73%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.73%) WSUS
8 2 (0.73%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.37%) SafeCom
9 1 (0.37%) vRealize
Vendors
1 215 (78.75%) Microsoft
2 123 (45.05%) VMware
3 59 (21.61%) Cisco
4 44 (16.12%) Citrix
5 27 (9.89%) HP
6 19 (6.96%) Mitel
7 12 (4.40%) Google
8 11 (4.03%) Avaya
9 10 (3.66%) Dell
10 9 (3.30%) Veeam
11 7 (2.56%) Apple
12 6 (2.20%) Oracle
13 5 (1.83%) NEC
13 5 (1.83%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.83%) Sophos
13 5 (1.83%) Teradata
13 5 (1.83%) WatchGuard
14 4 (1.47%) Kaspersky
14 4 (1.47%) NetApp
14 4 (1.47%) Red Hat
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Competitive Salary + Travel
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £24000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
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Epsom
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