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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 325 218 226
Rank change year-on-year
-107 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCP 126 297 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 1.39% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.09% 4.44% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 103 235 260
Average salary £31,500 £28,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
6037 6690 7806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.24% 31.33% 33.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4885 5005 6172
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -17 42 £33,000 +10.00% 8
Hampshire -28 31 £25,000 +4.16% 8
Berkshire -26 23 £31,500 -3.07% 1
Oxfordshire -7 14 £32,500 -11.56% 1
Kent -8 5 £33,750 +25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -19 5 £41,500 -17.00% 1
East Sussex +6 4 £31,500 +18.86% 1
Middlesex +9 1 - -
West Sussex -22 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 181 (79.04%) Windows
2 180 (78.60%) Microsoft
3 160 (69.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 129 (56.33%) Active Directory
5 104 (45.41%) MCSE
6 103 (44.98%) Windows Server
7 89 (38.86%) MS Excel
8 87 (37.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 85 (37.12%) VMware
10 82 (35.81%) ITIL
11 81 (35.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 79 (34.50%) MS Office
13 74 (32.31%) MS Exchange
14 69 (30.13%) DNS
15 63 (27.51%) Office 365
16 61 (26.64%) Windows 7
17 58 (25.33%) MCSA
18 57 (24.89%) Firewall
18 57 (24.89%) VMware Infrastructure
19 56 (24.45%) MCITP
20 55 (24.02%) Cisco
20 55 (24.02%) LAN
21 53 (23.14%) WAN
21 53 (23.14%) VPN
22 51 (22.27%) Exchange Server 2010
23 50 (21.83%) DHCP
24 48 (20.96%) SQL Server
24 48 (20.96%) SCCM
24 48 (20.96%) Hyper-V
25 45 (19.65%) Cisco Certification

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 74 (32.31%) MS Exchange
2 51 (22.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (8.73%) Skype for Business
5 18 (7.86%) IIS
6 12 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (4.37%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.18%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.18%) SAS
9 4 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.75%) JBoss
9 4 (1.75%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.75%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.87%) Confluence
11 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 89 (38.86%) MS Excel
2 79 (34.50%) MS Office
3 3 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.87%) Siemens NX
4 2 (0.87%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (3.06%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.87%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.87%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 63 (27.51%) Office 365
2 12 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (4.37%) Google Apps
5 4 (1.75%) SaaS
6 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (30.13%) DNS
2 57 (24.89%) Firewall
3 55 (24.02%) LAN
4 53 (23.14%) VPN
4 53 (23.14%) WAN
5 50 (21.83%) DHCP
6 26 (11.35%) TCP/IP
7 25 (10.92%) SAN
8 23 (10.04%) VLAN
9 16 (6.99%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (6.11%) iSCSI
11 9 (3.93%) Wireless
12 7 (3.06%) VoIP
13 6 (2.62%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (2.18%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (2.18%) Internet
14 5 (2.18%) IP Telephony
14 5 (2.18%) Remote Desktop
15 3 (1.31%) Unified Communications
16 2 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (20.96%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (6.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.93%) MySQL
4 9 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.18%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.87%) JIRA
1 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.44%) Moq
2 1 (0.44%) NUnit
2 1 (0.44%) ReSharper
2 1 (0.44%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (8.30%) Finance
2 10 (4.37%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.49%) Banking
4 6 (2.62%) Legal
4 6 (2.62%) Retail
4 6 (2.62%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.31%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.87%) Marketing
6 2 (0.87%) Publishing
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) French Language
7 1 (0.44%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 74 (32.31%) Analyst
2 58 (25.33%) Support Analyst
3 43 (18.78%) 2nd Line Support
4 42 (18.34%) Support Engineer
5 28 (12.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 28 (12.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 27 (11.79%) IT Engineer
7 26 (11.35%) Consultant
8 24 (10.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (10.04%) 3rd Line Support
9 23 (10.04%) IT Support
10 19 (8.30%) Desktop Support
11 18 (7.86%) Service Analyst
12 17 (7.42%) 1st Line Support
12 17 (7.42%) Desktop Analyst
12 17 (7.42%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 17 (7.42%) IT Analyst
13 16 (6.99%) Windows Support Analyst
14 15 (6.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 15 (6.55%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.99%) Web Services
2 5 (2.18%) HTML
3 4 (1.75%) LAMP
4 3 (1.31%) .NET
4 3 (1.31%) Velocity
5 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.44%) COM
5 1 (0.44%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.44%) jQuery
5 1 (0.44%) Kendo UI
5 1 (0.44%) LINQ
5 1 (0.44%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.44%) WCF
5 1 (0.44%) WPF
5 1 (0.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.35%) Blackberry
2 16 (6.99%) Clustering
3 15 (6.55%) Smartphone
4 14 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.68%) EqualLogic
6 9 (3.93%) Fat Client
6 9 (3.93%) iPhone
6 9 (3.93%) Thin Client
7 8 (3.49%) Driving Licence
8 7 (3.06%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.18%) Cyber Attack
9 5 (2.18%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (2.18%) SCADA
10 4 (1.75%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.75%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.75%) Replication
10 4 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.87%) Handset
11 2 (0.87%) iPad
11 2 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 181 (79.04%) Windows
2 103 (44.98%) Windows Server
3 87 (37.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 81 (35.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (26.64%) Windows 7
6 41 (17.90%) Linux
7 32 (13.97%) Windows 8
8 19 (8.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (6.99%) Windows 10
10 13 (5.68%) Android
11 11 (4.80%) Unix
11 11 (4.80%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.18%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.18%) CentOS
12 5 (2.18%) Fedora
12 5 (2.18%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.31%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.87%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (35.81%) ITIL
2 22 (9.61%) Migration
3 15 (6.55%) ERP
4 13 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (5.68%) Project Management
5 12 (5.24%) Network Load Balancing
6 11 (4.80%) DevOps
6 11 (4.80%) Presales
7 10 (4.37%) CRM
7 10 (4.37%) Service Delivery
8 9 (3.93%) Line Management
9 7 (3.06%) Change Control
9 7 (3.06%) Change Management
9 7 (3.06%) Information Security
9 7 (3.06%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (3.06%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (2.62%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (2.62%) ITIL V2
10 6 (2.62%) Mentoring
10 6 (2.62%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 39 (17.03%) SQL
2 10 (4.37%) PowerShell
2 10 (4.37%) T-SQL
3 9 (3.93%) PL/SQL
4 8 (3.49%) C
5 7 (3.06%) C#
6 6 (2.62%) C++
6 6 (2.62%) Python
6 6 (2.62%) VB
7 5 (2.18%) Bourne shell
7 5 (2.18%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.18%) Perl
8 4 (1.75%) Java
9 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 160 (69.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 104 (45.41%) MCSE
3 58 (25.33%) MCSA
4 56 (24.45%) MCITP
5 45 (19.65%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (18.34%) CCNA
7 39 (17.03%) A+ Certification
8 36 (15.72%) Degree
9 31 (13.54%) MCTS
10 24 (10.48%) Security Cleared
11 18 (7.86%) MCDST
12 17 (7.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (6.99%) MOS
13 16 (6.99%) SC Cleared
14 10 (4.37%) DV Cleared
14 10 (4.37%) Microsoft Certified Architect
15 8 (3.49%) CCENT
16 5 (2.18%) CREST Certified
16 5 (2.18%) GIAC
16 5 (2.18%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (17.03%) SLA
2 5 (2.18%) RMADS
3 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 129 (56.33%) Active Directory
2 57 (24.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (20.96%) Hyper-V
4 25 (10.92%) XenApp
5 19 (8.30%) VMware ESX
6 10 (4.37%) Samba
7 9 (3.93%) vSphere
8 7 (3.06%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (2.62%) Xen
10 4 (1.75%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.31%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.87%) XenServer
13 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 48 (20.96%) SCCM
2 28 (12.23%) SCOM
3 15 (6.55%) Backup Exec
4 13 (5.68%) WSUS
5 10 (4.37%) Puppet
6 6 (2.62%) HP SIM
7 5 (2.18%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (2.18%) Nagios
8 4 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.87%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 2 (0.87%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.87%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.87%) SCSM
9 2 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.87%) vRealize
10 1 (0.44%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.44%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 180 (78.60%) Microsoft
2 85 (37.12%) VMware
3 55 (24.02%) Cisco
4 43 (18.78%) Citrix
5 17 (7.42%) Dell
6 16 (6.99%) Symantec
7 15 (6.55%) Google
8 12 (5.24%) Mitel
9 11 (4.80%) NetApp
10 10 (4.37%) Sophos
11 9 (3.93%) Avaya
11 9 (3.93%) HP
12 7 (3.06%) Juniper
12 7 (3.06%) Oracle
13 6 (2.62%) Dell Compellent
13 6 (2.62%) Red Hat
13 6 (2.62%) WatchGuard
14 5 (2.18%) Intel Security
14 5 (2.18%) ServiceNow
14 5 (2.18%) Veeam
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