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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 202 197 130
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -67
Permanent jobs citing MCP 303 308 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.41% 1.29% 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.51% 3.94% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 239 275 443
Average salary £29,025 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.07% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £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
6721 7822 7498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.20% 32.66% 32.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5069 6138 5968
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Berkshire -7 74 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Surrey -6 67 £30,000 -19.46% 5
Hampshire +23 59 £24,000 -15.78% 7
Buckinghamshire +14 41 £50,000 - 4
West Sussex +20 21 £29,025 -0.76% 2
East Sussex - 18 £22,500 -
Oxfordshire +15 12 £28,500 +26.66% 2
Kent -12 6 £27,000 -40.00% 1
Middlesex +1 2 £34,500 -13.75%
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 441 (80.18%) Microsoft
2 407 (74.00%) Windows
3 326 (59.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 288 (52.36%) MS Excel
5 259 (47.09%) Active Directory
6 217 (39.45%) MS Office
7 206 (37.45%) MCSE
8 194 (35.27%) ITIL
9 177 (32.18%) VMware
10 160 (29.09%) MS Exchange
11 125 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 121 (22.00%) MCSA
13 120 (21.82%) Windows 7
14 119 (21.64%) SQL Server
14 119 (21.64%) HP
15 115 (20.91%) VMware Infrastructure
16 104 (18.91%) Citrix
17 102 (18.55%) TCP/IP
18 100 (18.18%) Hyper-V
19 97 (17.64%) DNS
20 89 (16.18%) DHCP
21 87 (15.82%) SLA
22 84 (15.27%) Cisco
23 83 (15.09%) Firewall
24 77 (14.00%) LAN
24 77 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2007
25 76 (13.82%) Exchange Server 2010
25 76 (13.82%) Windows Server 2012
26 75 (13.64%) WAN
27 74 (13.45%) MCITP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 160 (29.09%) MS Exchange
2 77 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 76 (13.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 58 (10.55%) SharePoint
5 31 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 30 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 24 (4.36%) Lync
8 14 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (2.18%) IIS
10 9 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.45%) Commerce Server
11 8 (1.45%) CMS
11 8 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2000
12 7 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.73%) MS Project Server
13 4 (0.73%) JBoss
13 4 (0.73%) Apache
13 4 (0.73%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.36%) WorkSite
14 2 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 288 (52.36%) MS Excel
2 217 (39.45%) MS Office
3 42 (7.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (2.55%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.09%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.73%) MS Project
7 3 (0.55%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
1 9 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.00%) Office 365
2 8 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.36%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (18.55%) TCP/IP
2 97 (17.64%) DNS
3 89 (16.18%) DHCP
4 83 (15.09%) Firewall
5 77 (14.00%) LAN
6 75 (13.64%) WAN
7 50 (9.09%) SAN
8 40 (7.27%) VoIP
9 33 (6.00%) Internet
10 24 (4.36%) Wireless
11 22 (4.00%) VPN
12 21 (3.82%) VLAN
13 20 (3.64%) NAS
14 8 (1.45%) Telnet
15 6 (1.09%) IPX
16 5 (0.91%) ISDN
16 5 (0.91%) H.323
16 5 (0.91%) Network Security
16 5 (0.91%) IP Telephony
17 4 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (21.64%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.82%) MS Access
3 19 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 10 (1.82%) Sybase ASA
7 10 (1.82%) SQL Anywhere
8 9 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.64%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.27%) MySQL
9 7 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (0.91%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.91%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.55%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (3.09%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.09%) NUnit
4 4 (0.73%) MSI
4 4 (0.73%) MSTest
4 4 (0.73%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.73%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.18%) JIRA
General
1 29 (5.27%) Finance
2 11 (2.00%) Marketing
3 9 (1.64%) Retail
3 9 (1.64%) Back Office
3 9 (1.64%) Legal
4 4 (0.73%) Telecoms
4 4 (0.73%) French Language
5 3 (0.55%) Automotive
6 2 (0.36%) Law
7 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.18%) Advertising
7 1 (0.18%) Military
7 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 193 (35.09%) Support Engineer
2 106 (19.27%) Analyst
3 71 (12.91%) IT Support
4 68 (12.36%) 2nd Line Support
5 64 (11.64%) Support Analyst
6 62 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 53 (9.64%) Service Analyst
7 53 (9.64%) 1st Line Support
8 52 (9.45%) Service Desk Analyst
9 49 (8.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 47 (8.55%) Consultant
11 43 (7.82%) IT Support Engineer
12 39 (7.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
13 26 (4.73%) Desktop Support
14 24 (4.36%) 3rd Line Support
14 24 (4.36%) Help Desk Engineer
15 23 (4.18%) Desktop Engineer
15 23 (4.18%) Architect
16 22 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
17 19 (3.45%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (6.91%) .NET
2 33 (6.00%) HTML
3 26 (4.73%) ASP.NET
4 25 (4.55%) XML
5 24 (4.36%) .NET Framework
6 23 (4.18%) CSS
7 19 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (2.36%) Ajax
9 12 (2.18%) jQuery
10 11 (2.00%) XSLT
11 10 (1.82%) ADO.NET
12 9 (1.64%) WCF
12 9 (1.64%) WPF
13 8 (1.45%) Software Packaging
13 8 (1.45%) Entity Framework
14 5 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 5 (0.91%) Web Services
14 5 (0.91%) JSON
14 5 (0.91%) Application Packaging
15 4 (0.73%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 32 (5.82%) Management Information System
4 30 (5.45%) Clustering
5 12 (2.18%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.82%) PMI
6 10 (1.82%) iPhone
7 9 (1.64%) Replication
8 8 (1.45%) Thin Client
8 8 (1.45%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.27%) PDA
10 5 (0.91%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.73%) PACS
11 4 (0.73%) iPad
12 3 (0.55%) EPoS
13 2 (0.36%) Social Network
13 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
14 1 (0.18%) Visualisation
14 1 (0.18%) Performance Metrics
14 1 (0.18%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 407 (74.00%) Windows
2 125 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 120 (21.82%) Windows 7
4 76 (13.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 73 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (8.55%) Linux
7 44 (8.00%) Windows XP
8 28 (5.09%) Windows 8
9 25 (4.55%) Mac OS
10 12 (2.18%) Mac OS X
11 10 (1.82%) Windows 2000
12 8 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.27%) Android
14 5 (0.91%) UNIX
14 5 (0.91%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.91%) HPUX
14 5 (0.91%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.73%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.18%) Scientific Linux
16 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (35.27%) ITIL
2 55 (10.00%) Service Management
3 46 (8.36%) Service Delivery
4 36 (6.55%) Asset Management
5 35 (6.36%) Mentoring
6 34 (6.18%) Project Planning
7 32 (5.82%) Software Licensing
8 30 (5.45%) Project Management
9 27 (4.91%) Configuration Management
10 26 (4.73%) Network Architecture
10 26 (4.73%) Software Asset Management
11 23 (4.18%) Incident Management
12 21 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (3.45%) PRINCE2
15 18 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (3.27%) IT Asset Management
16 16 (2.91%) Problem Management
17 15 (2.73%) Load Balancing
17 15 (2.73%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 60 (10.91%) SQL
2 31 (5.64%) C#
3 20 (3.64%) PowerShell
4 18 (3.27%) JavaScript
5 16 (2.91%) C
6 14 (2.55%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.55%) VBScript
7 3 (0.55%) VB
8 1 (0.18%) Python
8 1 (0.18%) Perl
8 1 (0.18%) C++
8 1 (0.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 326 (59.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 206 (37.45%) MCSE
3 121 (22.00%) MCSA
4 74 (13.45%) MCITP
5 73 (13.27%) Security Cleared
6 60 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (10.91%) CCNA
7 57 (10.36%) A+ Certification
8 55 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 47 (8.55%) DV Cleared
10 43 (7.82%) MCTS
10 43 (7.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 39 (7.09%) Degree
12 27 (4.91%) MCDST
13 19 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (3.27%) ISEB
15 16 (2.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 11 (2.00%) PMI Certification
16 11 (2.00%) MCPD
17 10 (1.82%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (15.82%) SLA
2 12 (2.18%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.91%) QA
4 5 (0.91%) HL7
4 5 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.73%) DICOM
System Software
1 259 (47.09%) Active Directory
2 115 (20.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 58 (10.55%) XenApp
5 32 (5.82%) XenDesktop
6 30 (5.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 20 (3.64%) VMware Server
7 20 (3.64%) VMware ESX
8 11 (2.00%) vSphere
8 11 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (1.45%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.09%) Firmware
11 5 (0.91%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.36%) XenServer
13 2 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.18%) Xen
14 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 71 (12.91%) SCCM
2 21 (3.82%) Backup Exec
3 15 (2.73%) SCOM
4 13 (2.36%) NetBackup
5 12 (2.18%) WSUS
6 10 (1.82%) HP Data Protector
7 9 (1.64%) SCVMM
8 8 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.91%) ARCserve
10 4 (0.73%) Nagios
10 4 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (0.73%) SCDPM
11 3 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.18%) SCSM
12 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.18%) DameWare
Vendors
1 441 (80.18%) Microsoft
2 177 (32.18%) VMware
3 119 (21.64%) HP
4 104 (18.91%) Citrix
5 84 (15.27%) Cisco
6 41 (7.45%) Symantec
7 38 (6.91%) Oracle
8 18 (3.27%) SAP
9 13 (2.36%) Sybase
9 13 (2.36%) Apple
10 10 (1.82%) Novell
11 9 (1.64%) Dell
11 9 (1.64%) McAfee
11 9 (1.64%) Mitel
11 9 (1.64%) Websense
11 9 (1.64%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.45%) Veritas
12 8 (1.45%) IBM
12 8 (1.45%) 3PAR
12 8 (1.45%) ServiceNow
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22979 - £24179 per annum
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Horsham, West Sussex
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 38,000 per annum + car allowance, mobile, laptop
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
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High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
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Farnborough
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Guildford, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Leatherhead
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Commission, pension plus others.
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Haywards Heath
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Reading
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Farnborough
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