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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 247 136 118
Rank change year-on-year
-111 -18
Permanent jobs citing MCP 220 453 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.00% 2.05% 2.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.01% 6.47% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 196 423 517
Average salary £29,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £49,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.21% -1.33%
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
7298 6998 7916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.16% 31.71% 34.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5503 5518 6807
Average salary £44,000 £41,700 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.51% +4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
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 25 November 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 25 November 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 -29 68 £33,000 -10.81% 5
Berkshire -62 52 £35,000 - 6
Oxfordshire -25 24 £26,000 -35.00% 1
West Sussex +5 22 £26,500 -24.28% 1
Hampshire -62 17 £25,750 -14.16% 3
East Sussex - 16 £18,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire -12 9 £27,500 -21.42% 3
Kent -61 9 £22,500 -43.75% 1
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 350 (81.59%) Microsoft
2 322 (75.06%) Windows
3 267 (62.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 204 (47.55%) MS Excel
5 196 (45.69%) Active Directory
6 178 (41.49%) MCSE
7 177 (41.26%) MS Office
8 165 (38.46%) MS Exchange
9 143 (33.33%) ITIL
10 131 (30.54%) VMware
10 131 (30.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 117 (27.27%) Windows 7
12 99 (23.08%) MCSA
13 93 (21.68%) Citrix
14 89 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2010
15 87 (20.28%) VMware Infrastructure
15 87 (20.28%) Exchange Server 2007
16 85 (19.81%) Windows Server 2003
17 78 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
18 76 (17.72%) SQL Server
19 61 (14.22%) Hyper-V
19 61 (14.22%) MCITP
20 60 (13.99%) MCTS
20 60 (13.99%) SLA
21 57 (13.29%) DNS
21 57 (13.29%) Windows XP
21 57 (13.29%) Security Cleared
22 56 (13.05%) Blackberry
23 53 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2003
24 51 (11.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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
1 165 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 89 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 87 (20.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 53 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 44 (10.26%) SharePoint
6 39 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 31 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2000
8 30 (6.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 16 (3.73%) IIS
10 13 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (2.10%) Documentum
12 5 (1.17%) SAS
12 5 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.93%) MS Project Server
13 4 (0.93%) Lync
14 3 (0.70%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (0.47%) Apache
15 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 204 (47.55%) MS Excel
2 177 (41.26%) MS Office
3 20 (4.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.93%) MS Project
4 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.47%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) SalesLogix
1 2 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.23%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.43%) Office 365
2 5 (1.17%) IaaS
3 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (13.29%) DNS
2 50 (11.66%) DHCP
2 50 (11.66%) TCP/IP
3 48 (11.19%) LAN
3 48 (11.19%) Firewall
4 47 (10.96%) WAN
5 33 (7.69%) VPN
5 33 (7.69%) Internet
6 19 (4.43%) Wireless
7 18 (4.20%) SAN
8 17 (3.96%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (3.03%) VLAN
9 13 (3.03%) VoIP
10 11 (2.56%) IP Telephony
11 6 (1.40%) iSCSI
11 6 (1.40%) NAS
11 6 (1.40%) Broadband
12 5 (1.17%) Network Security
13 4 (0.93%) ADSL
14 3 (0.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (2.33%) MySQL
3 10 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (1.40%) MS Access
5 6 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.40%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.93%) Star Schema
6 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (1.40%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.23%) MSI
3 1 (0.23%) NUnit
General
1 14 (3.26%) Finance
2 8 (1.86%) Telecoms
2 8 (1.86%) German Language
3 6 (1.40%) Back Office
4 5 (1.17%) Banking
4 5 (1.17%) Retail
5 4 (0.93%) Legal
5 4 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.70%) French Language
6 3 (0.70%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.23%) Local Government
7 1 (0.23%) Advertising
7 1 (0.23%) Games
7 1 (0.23%) Military
7 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 121 (28.21%) Support Engineer
2 111 (25.87%) Analyst
3 74 (17.25%) Support Analyst
4 52 (12.12%) IT Support
5 48 (11.19%) Consultant
6 47 (10.96%) 2nd Line Support
6 47 (10.96%) 1st Line Support
7 40 (9.32%) Service Analyst
7 40 (9.32%) Service Desk Analyst
8 30 (6.99%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 24 (5.59%) Administrator
10 23 (5.36%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 22 (5.13%) IT Support Engineer
11 22 (5.13%) Support Technician
12 21 (4.90%) IT Support Analyst
13 20 (4.66%) Applications Support
13 20 (4.66%) Wintel Consultant
14 19 (4.43%) Help Desk Support
15 18 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 18 (4.20%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.90%) .NET
2 18 (4.20%) HTML
3 16 (3.73%) ASP.NET
4 14 (3.26%) XML
5 11 (2.56%) .NET Framework
6 10 (2.33%) CSS
7 9 (2.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (1.63%) jQuery
9 6 (1.40%) WCF
10 4 (0.93%) WF
10 4 (0.93%) Web Services
10 4 (0.93%) ADO.NET
10 4 (0.93%) DAO
10 4 (0.93%) Ajax
10 4 (0.93%) NHibernate
10 4 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 4 (0.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (0.70%) Flash
11 3 (0.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 56 (13.05%) Blackberry
2 40 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.59%) Clustering
4 18 (4.20%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.56%) LIMS
7 10 (2.33%) Informatics
8 5 (1.17%) PDA
8 5 (1.17%) NHS
8 5 (1.17%) iPhone
9 4 (0.93%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.70%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.70%) Replication
10 3 (0.70%) iPad
10 3 (0.70%) PKI
11 2 (0.47%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.47%) User Experience
11 2 (0.47%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 322 (75.06%) Windows
2 131 (30.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 117 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 85 (19.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 78 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (13.29%) Windows XP
7 39 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 27 (6.29%) Linux
9 20 (4.66%) Android
10 14 (3.26%) Mac OS
11 13 (3.03%) Windows Vista
12 9 (2.10%) Mac OS X
12 9 (2.10%) UNIX
13 6 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.17%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.70%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.47%) Solaris
18 1 (0.23%) CentOS
18 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (33.33%) ITIL
2 49 (11.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 37 (8.62%) Service Delivery
4 31 (7.23%) Configuration Management
5 24 (5.59%) Change Management
5 24 (5.59%) Service Management
6 23 (5.36%) Change Control
7 21 (4.90%) ITSM
8 20 (4.66%) Mentoring
9 18 (4.20%) Asset Management
10 16 (3.73%) Software Engineering
11 15 (3.50%) Software Licensing
12 14 (3.26%) Software Asset Management
13 13 (3.03%) Coaching
13 13 (3.03%) Problem Management
13 13 (3.03%) Time Management
13 13 (3.03%) Project Management
14 12 (2.80%) Incident Management
15 10 (2.33%) Data Analysis
15 10 (2.33%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (10.02%) SQL
2 25 (5.83%) PowerShell
3 23 (5.36%) C#
4 12 (2.80%) C
5 8 (1.86%) VBScript
6 7 (1.63%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.40%) VB
8 4 (0.93%) C++
9 3 (0.70%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.47%) Java
10 2 (0.47%) Perl
10 2 (0.47%) PHP
10 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.23%) VBA
11 1 (0.23%) Python
11 1 (0.23%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 267 (62.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 178 (41.49%) MCSE
3 99 (23.08%) MCSA
4 61 (14.22%) MCITP
5 60 (13.99%) MCTS
6 57 (13.29%) Security Cleared
7 51 (11.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 49 (11.42%) Cisco Certification
8 49 (11.42%) CCNA
9 47 (10.96%) SC Cleared
10 38 (8.86%) A+ Certification
11 37 (8.62%) Degree
12 26 (6.06%) DV Cleared
13 21 (4.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 17 (3.96%) MCDST
15 16 (3.73%) Network+ Certification
16 12 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (1.86%) MCAD
18 7 (1.63%) MCT
19 6 (1.40%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (13.99%) SLA
2 10 (2.33%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.40%) QA
4 4 (0.93%) COBIT
5 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.23%) HL7
6 1 (0.23%) DICOM
System Software
1 196 (45.69%) Active Directory
2 87 (20.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (14.22%) Hyper-V
4 44 (10.26%) XenApp
5 42 (9.79%) VMware ESX
6 24 (5.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 15 (3.50%) Terminal Services
8 11 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 8 (1.86%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.63%) UAG
10 7 (1.63%) VMware Server
10 7 (1.63%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.70%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.70%) vSphere
12 1 (0.23%) Firmware
12 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 49 (11.42%) SCCM
2 17 (3.96%) Backup Exec
3 11 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (2.10%) SCOM
6 5 (1.17%) ARCserve
6 5 (1.17%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.70%) WSUS
8 2 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.23%) DameWare
9 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 350 (81.59%) Microsoft
2 131 (30.54%) VMware
3 93 (21.68%) Citrix
4 45 (10.49%) HP
5 41 (9.56%) Cisco
6 32 (7.46%) Symantec
7 25 (5.83%) Oracle
8 23 (5.36%) Apple
9 13 (3.03%) Mitel
9 13 (3.03%) EMC
10 12 (2.80%) McAfee
11 11 (2.56%) SAP
11 11 (2.56%) IBM
12 9 (2.10%) Red Hat
13 8 (1.86%) Dell
14 7 (1.63%) BMC
14 7 (1.63%) Kaspersky
15 6 (1.40%) Altiris
16 4 (0.93%) Sage
16 4 (0.93%) Sybase
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + Car + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefts package
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £12,000 to £17,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Wokingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + shift allowance depending on exper
Posted: 20 days ago