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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 352 225 172
Rank change year-on-year
-127 -53
Permanent jobs citing MCP 96 282 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 1.35% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.59% 4.16% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 86 260 316
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,823 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.39% -7.14%
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
6041 6787 6332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.34% 32.51% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4915 5248 4933
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 -20 43 £45,000 +24.13% 7
Berkshire -34 17 £27,500 -36.04% 9
Hampshire -37 10 £29,000 +20.83% 3
Kent +18 9 £22,500 +4.04%
Buckinghamshire -18 9 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Oxfordshire -11 5 £25,000 -9.50% 4
West Sussex -33 3 £35,000 +19.47% 2
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 284 (79.78%) Microsoft
2 273 (76.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 252 (70.79%) Windows
4 203 (57.02%) MCSE
5 179 (50.28%) Active Directory
6 155 (43.54%) Windows Server
7 149 (41.85%) MS Excel
8 143 (40.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 127 (35.67%) MCITP
9 127 (35.67%) MS Exchange
10 125 (35.11%) MCSA
11 123 (34.55%) VMware
12 119 (33.43%) ITIL
13 110 (30.90%) Windows Server 2012
14 107 (30.06%) Firewall
15 105 (29.49%) DNS
16 99 (27.81%) VMware Infrastructure
17 97 (27.25%) SQL Server
18 94 (26.40%) Cisco
18 94 (26.40%) Hyper-V
19 82 (23.03%) Exchange Server 2010
20 79 (22.19%) WAN
21 78 (21.91%) MS Office
22 77 (21.63%) LAN
23 75 (21.07%) DHCP
23 75 (21.07%) Linux
24 74 (20.79%) Windows 7
24 74 (20.79%) SCCM
25 71 (19.94%) VPN
26 68 (19.10%) Cisco Certification

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 127 (35.67%) MS Exchange
2 82 (23.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (15.45%) Skype for Business
4 39 (10.96%) IIS
5 26 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (3.09%) SAS
9 9 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2000
11 5 (1.40%) OpenStack
12 4 (1.12%) JBoss
12 4 (1.12%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.12%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.12%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 149 (41.85%) MS Excel
2 78 (21.91%) MS Office
3 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.84%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 46 (12.92%) Office 365
2 8 (2.25%) Google Apps
2 8 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.84%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 107 (30.06%) Firewall
2 105 (29.49%) DNS
3 79 (22.19%) WAN
4 77 (21.63%) LAN
5 75 (21.07%) DHCP
6 71 (19.94%) VPN
7 54 (15.17%) TCP/IP
8 47 (13.20%) Cisco ASA
9 43 (12.08%) SAN
10 39 (10.96%) VLAN
11 26 (7.30%) iSCSI
12 21 (5.90%) Wireless
13 19 (5.34%) Skype
14 16 (4.49%) Internet
15 10 (2.81%) Unified Communications
16 7 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
17 6 (1.69%) NAS
18 5 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
19 4 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
19 4 (1.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (27.25%) SQL Server
2 55 (15.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 52 (14.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (4.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (4.21%) MySQL
6 12 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.25%) MS Access
7 8 (2.25%) SQL Anywhere
7 8 (2.25%) Sybase ASA
8 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.40%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.40%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.12%) NUnit
4 3 (0.84%) Moq
4 3 (0.84%) ReSharper
4 3 (0.84%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (0.56%) MSTest
General
1 18 (5.06%) Finance
2 11 (3.09%) Banking
3 9 (2.53%) Marketing
4 8 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.12%) Legal
7 3 (0.84%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.84%) Law
7 3 (0.84%) Retail
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.28%) Electronics
8 1 (0.28%) Games
8 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 74 (20.79%) Support Engineer
2 53 (14.89%) 2nd Line Support
3 52 (14.61%) Analyst
4 48 (13.48%) Consultant
5 47 (13.20%) Administrator
6 43 (12.08%) IT Engineer
6 43 (12.08%) Systems Administrator
7 41 (11.52%) IT Support
8 40 (11.24%) Support Analyst
9 38 (10.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 36 (10.11%) Windows Engineer
11 26 (7.30%) Desktop Support
11 26 (7.30%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 26 (7.30%) Wintel Engineer
12 25 (7.02%) IT Support Engineer
13 23 (6.46%) Senior Consultant
13 23 (6.46%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
13 23 (6.46%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 23 (6.46%) Server Support
14 22 (6.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.21%) HTML
2 13 (3.65%) XML
3 11 (3.09%) .NET
4 9 (2.53%) Web Services
5 5 (1.40%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.12%) LAMP
6 4 (1.12%) LINQ
6 4 (1.12%) WCF
6 4 (1.12%) WPF
7 3 (0.84%) Ajax
7 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (0.84%) CSS
7 3 (0.84%) Entity Framework
7 3 (0.84%) jQuery
7 3 (0.84%) Kendo UI
7 3 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (0.84%) Velocity
8 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.20%) Clustering
2 44 (12.36%) Blackberry
3 31 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (7.58%) iPhone
5 25 (7.02%) EqualLogic
6 20 (5.62%) Driving Licence
6 20 (5.62%) iPad
7 14 (3.93%) AS400
8 13 (3.65%) Management Information System
9 11 (3.09%) Computer Science
10 9 (2.53%) Data Centre
10 9 (2.53%) Smartphone
11 8 (2.25%) PMI
12 6 (1.69%) Replication
13 4 (1.12%) NHS
14 3 (0.84%) EMC VMAX
14 3 (0.84%) EMC VNX
14 3 (0.84%) Mobile Computing
14 3 (0.84%) PDA
15 1 (0.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 252 (70.79%) Windows
2 155 (43.54%) Windows Server
3 143 (40.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 110 (30.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 75 (21.07%) Linux
6 74 (20.79%) Windows 7
7 34 (9.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (8.99%) Windows 8
9 30 (8.43%) Windows XP
10 14 (3.93%) Android
10 14 (3.93%) Windows Mobile
11 13 (3.65%) Mac OS X
12 10 (2.81%) Mac OS
13 9 (2.53%) Unix
14 8 (2.25%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.40%) CentOS
16 3 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
18 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
18 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (33.43%) ITIL
2 52 (14.61%) Migration
3 38 (10.67%) Asset Management
4 34 (9.55%) Network Load Balancing
5 33 (9.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 33 (9.27%) Project Management
5 33 (9.27%) Service Management
6 24 (6.74%) PRINCE2
7 22 (6.18%) Time Management
8 21 (5.90%) Performance Monitoring
9 19 (5.34%) Service Delivery
10 16 (4.49%) Line Management
11 13 (3.65%) ERP
12 12 (3.37%) Incident Management
12 12 (3.37%) ITSM
13 11 (3.09%) Presales
13 11 (3.09%) Software Licensing
14 10 (2.81%) Enterprise Architecture
14 10 (2.81%) Mentoring
15 8 (2.25%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 59 (16.57%) SQL
2 24 (6.74%) C
3 20 (5.62%) T-SQL
4 18 (5.06%) C#
5 17 (4.78%) PowerShell
6 15 (4.21%) PL/SQL
7 11 (3.09%) VB
8 7 (1.97%) C++
8 7 (1.97%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.69%) Python
10 5 (1.40%) Bourne shell
10 5 (1.40%) Perl
11 4 (1.12%) Java
12 3 (0.84%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 273 (76.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 203 (57.02%) MCSE
3 127 (35.67%) MCITP
4 125 (35.11%) MCSA
5 68 (19.10%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (14.33%) CCNA
6 51 (14.33%) Degree
7 49 (13.76%) MCTS
8 29 (8.15%) A+ Certification
9 22 (6.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (4.78%) Security Cleared
11 16 (4.49%) CCENT
12 15 (4.21%) MOS
13 12 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (3.09%) CNE
14 11 (3.09%) Novell Certification
15 10 (2.81%) CCIE
16 9 (2.53%) CCNP
16 9 (2.53%) MCDST
17 8 (2.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.99%) SLA
2 1 (0.28%) HL7
2 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.28%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) RMADS
System Software
1 179 (50.28%) Active Directory
2 99 (27.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (26.40%) Hyper-V
4 19 (5.34%) XenApp
5 15 (4.21%) vSphere
6 14 (3.93%) VMware ESX
7 8 (2.25%) DFS Replication
8 7 (1.97%) Terminal Server
8 7 (1.97%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.69%) Samba
9 6 (1.69%) Xen
10 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (1.40%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.84%) XenServer
12 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 74 (20.79%) SCCM
2 55 (15.45%) Backup Exec
3 54 (15.17%) SCOM
4 34 (9.55%) WSUS
5 13 (3.65%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (1.69%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.69%) Puppet
7 3 (0.84%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.84%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (0.84%) vRealize
8 2 (0.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.28%) cPanel
9 1 (0.28%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 284 (79.78%) Microsoft
2 123 (34.55%) VMware
3 94 (26.40%) Cisco
4 62 (17.42%) Symantec
5 54 (15.17%) Citrix
6 34 (9.55%) Dell
7 13 (3.65%) NetApp
7 13 (3.65%) Oracle
8 11 (3.09%) Google
8 11 (3.09%) Intel Security
8 11 (3.09%) Teradata
9 8 (2.25%) Novell
9 8 (2.25%) Sybase
10 7 (1.97%) Dell Compellent
10 7 (1.97%) Juniper
11 6 (1.69%) Apple
11 6 (1.69%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.69%) Sophos
12 5 (1.40%) arcserve
12 5 (1.40%) Computacenter
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 to £80,000 + excellent package
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
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