The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 238 111 113
Rank change year-on-year
-127 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCP 221 523 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 2.36% 2.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.91% 7.18% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 190 492 525
Average salary £27,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7582 7288 7958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.61% 32.85% 34.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5865 5879 6836
Average salary £42,781 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCP
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 -68 62 £37,000 -7.50% 4
Hampshire -7 46 £19,250 -23.00% 4
Berkshire -71 40 £30,000 -14.28% 5
Buckinghamshire -19 29 £50,000 +25.00% 4
West Sussex -9 20 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Oxfordshire -36 10 £22,500 -46.74% 1
Kent -21 8 £21,500 -46.25% 1
East Sussex -31 8 £22,500 -47.05%
Middlesex +9 1 - -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 399 (76.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 386 (73.66%) Microsoft
3 315 (60.11%) Windows
4 206 (39.31%) MCSE
5 192 (36.64%) Active Directory
6 183 (34.92%) SQL Server
7 180 (34.35%) MS Excel
8 169 (32.25%) MS Exchange
9 140 (26.72%) .NET
10 129 (24.62%) MCTS
11 127 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 127 (24.24%) C#
12 119 (22.71%) VMware
13 115 (21.95%) MS Office
14 108 (20.61%) MCSA
15 101 (19.27%) ASP.NET
15 101 (19.27%) ITIL
16 96 (18.32%) Windows Server 2003
17 95 (18.13%) Windows 7
18 93 (17.75%) MCSD
19 89 (16.98%) Citrix
20 85 (16.22%) MCAD
21 81 (15.46%) SLA
22 78 (14.89%) Cisco
22 78 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
23 76 (14.50%) Degree
23 76 (14.50%) NUnit
24 74 (14.12%) MVC
25 73 (13.93%) Internet
25 73 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (32.25%) MS Exchange
2 78 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (12.40%) SharePoint
4 59 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 44 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2003
6 35 (6.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 28 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 22 (4.20%) IIS
9 21 (4.01%) SharePoint 2010
10 20 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2000
11 17 (3.24%) Lync
11 17 (3.24%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (1.53%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.76%) Documentum
14 3 (0.57%) SAS
14 3 (0.57%) CMS
14 3 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.57%) WorkSite
14 3 (0.57%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.57%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 180 (34.35%) MS Excel
2 115 (21.95%) MS Office
3 24 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (2.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.19%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) SalesLogix
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.82%) Office 365
2 10 (1.91%) IaaS
2 10 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (13.93%) Internet
2 67 (12.79%) DHCP
3 66 (12.60%) DNS
4 63 (12.02%) TCP/IP
5 50 (9.54%) Firewall
6 49 (9.35%) LAN
7 45 (8.59%) WAN
8 38 (7.25%) VPN
9 34 (6.49%) SAN
10 23 (4.39%) Wireless
11 16 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (2.48%) iSCSI
13 11 (2.10%) VoIP
14 9 (1.72%) Broadband
14 9 (1.72%) IP Telephony
14 9 (1.72%) NAS
15 6 (1.15%) Unified Communications
15 6 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
15 6 (1.15%) LDAP
16 5 (0.95%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (34.92%) SQL Server
2 65 (12.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (1.91%) MySQL
6 9 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.72%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.53%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (1.34%) MS Access
9 4 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 76 (14.50%) NUnit
2 56 (10.69%) Rhino Mocks
3 31 (5.92%) Subversion
4 25 (4.77%) Moq
5 16 (3.05%) Visual Studio
6 15 (2.86%) MSTest
7 12 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (7.44%) Games
2 27 (5.15%) Finance
3 19 (3.63%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.29%) German Language
5 7 (1.34%) Marketing
6 6 (1.15%) Legal
6 6 (1.15%) Back Office
7 4 (0.76%) Banking
7 4 (0.76%) Billing
8 3 (0.57%) French Language
8 3 (0.57%) Retail
8 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.38%) Advertising
9 2 (0.38%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 112 (21.37%) Analyst
2 108 (20.61%) Support Engineer
3 95 (18.13%) Developer
4 66 (12.60%) .NET Developer
5 62 (11.83%) Support Analyst
6 57 (10.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 40 (7.63%) Consultant
8 38 (7.25%) IT Support
9 36 (6.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 33 (6.30%) Service Analyst
11 32 (6.11%) Service Desk Analyst
12 30 (5.73%) Technical Support
13 29 (5.53%) Applications Support
14 23 (4.39%) 1st Line Support
14 23 (4.39%) Technical Engineer
15 22 (4.20%) Team Leader
15 22 (4.20%) Technical Support Engineer
16 21 (4.01%) Applications Support Analyst
16 21 (4.01%) Support Technician
16 21 (4.01%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (26.72%) .NET
2 101 (19.27%) ASP.NET
3 67 (12.79%) WCF
4 65 (12.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 62 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 46 (8.78%) Castle Windsor
7 44 (8.40%) LINQ
7 44 (8.40%) Ajax
8 41 (7.82%) NHibernate
8 41 (7.82%) Razor View Engine
9 37 (7.06%) WPF
10 31 (5.92%) MonoRail
11 26 (4.96%) Web Services
12 23 (4.39%) HTML
13 22 (4.20%) .NET Framework
13 22 (4.20%) XML
14 18 (3.44%) CSS
15 16 (3.05%) jQuery
16 15 (2.86%) Spring.NET
16 15 (2.86%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.92%) Blackberry
2 25 (4.77%) LIMS
3 24 (4.58%) Clustering
4 15 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
5 14 (2.67%) iPhone
5 14 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.91%) EFT
7 9 (1.72%) Kindle
7 9 (1.72%) Informatics
8 8 (1.53%) PKI
9 7 (1.34%) Replication
9 7 (1.34%) iPad
10 6 (1.15%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.15%) IPTV
10 6 (1.15%) Fat Client
11 5 (0.95%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.76%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.76%) NHS
13 3 (0.57%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 315 (60.11%) Windows
2 127 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (18.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 95 (18.13%) Windows 7
5 62 (11.83%) Windows 8
6 60 (11.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 54 (10.31%) Windows XP
8 36 (6.87%) Linux
9 21 (4.01%) Windows Vista
10 16 (3.05%) Android
11 14 (2.67%) UNIX
12 13 (2.48%) Mac OS X
13 12 (2.29%) Windows Phone
14 8 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (1.34%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.76%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
18 2 (0.38%) HPUX
18 2 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (19.27%) ITIL
2 74 (14.12%) MVC
3 62 (11.83%) TDD
4 59 (11.26%) Scrum
5 51 (9.73%) Web Application Development
6 41 (7.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 40 (7.63%) Software Engineering
8 38 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (6.11%) OO
10 31 (5.92%) E-Commerce
11 30 (5.73%) Configuration Management
12 25 (4.77%) Kanban
13 24 (4.58%) MVVM
14 20 (3.82%) Unit Testing
14 20 (3.82%) Problem Management
14 20 (3.82%) OOP
14 20 (3.82%) Change Management
15 19 (3.63%) Service Delivery
16 18 (3.44%) Change Control
17 16 (3.05%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 127 (24.24%) C#
2 72 (13.74%) SQL
3 21 (4.01%) JavaScript
3 21 (4.01%) PowerShell
4 15 (2.86%) VB.NET
5 13 (2.48%) VB
6 8 (1.53%) C
7 7 (1.34%) VBScript
8 6 (1.15%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.76%) Python
10 3 (0.57%) Lua
11 2 (0.38%) PHP
12 1 (0.19%) C++
12 1 (0.19%) Java
12 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 399 (76.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 206 (39.31%) MCSE
3 129 (24.62%) MCTS
4 108 (20.61%) MCSA
5 93 (17.75%) MCSD
6 85 (16.22%) MCAD
7 76 (14.50%) Degree
8 70 (13.36%) MCITP
9 56 (10.69%) Cisco Certification
10 53 (10.11%) CCNA
11 51 (9.73%) Security Cleared
12 50 (9.54%) SC Cleared
13 31 (5.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 29 (5.53%) A+ Certification
15 22 (4.20%) Network+ Certification
16 18 (3.44%) DV Cleared
17 14 (2.67%) MCDBA
18 13 (2.48%) MCPD
19 10 (1.91%) CEH
20 9 (1.72%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (15.46%) SLA
2 13 (2.48%) ISO 9001
3 11 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.53%) QA
5 1 (0.19%) DICOM
System Software
1 192 (36.64%) Active Directory
2 73 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (9.73%) Hyper-V
4 32 (6.11%) VMware ESX
5 24 (4.58%) XenApp
6 18 (3.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 11 (2.10%) Terminal Services
7 11 (2.10%) UAG
8 9 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
9 8 (1.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 8 (1.53%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.53%) vSphere
10 7 (1.34%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.38%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (8.21%) SCCM
2 14 (2.67%) Backup Exec
3 10 (1.91%) SCOM
4 9 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (1.53%) ARCserve
5 8 (1.53%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.76%) DameWare
8 2 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.38%) Nessus
8 2 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 386 (73.66%) Microsoft
2 119 (22.71%) VMware
3 89 (16.98%) Citrix
4 78 (14.89%) Cisco
5 44 (8.40%) Symantec
6 41 (7.82%) HP
7 24 (4.58%) Oracle
8 20 (3.82%) Apple
9 11 (2.10%) Sage
10 10 (1.91%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.53%) Lotus
11 8 (1.53%) Mitel
11 8 (1.53%) Adobe
12 7 (1.34%) EMC
12 7 (1.34%) Avaya
12 7 (1.34%) Sophos
13 6 (1.15%) Draytek
13 6 (1.15%) Acronis
14 5 (0.95%) Remedy
14 5 (0.95%) SAP
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