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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 213 143 110
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -33
Permanent jobs citing MCP 273 374 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.32% 1.86% 2.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.04% 5.92% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 254 346 536
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £22,081 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,988 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,375 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -6.66%
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
6755 6321 7473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.65% 31.51% 33.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5178 4945 6382
Average salary £43,000 £42,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Surrey +1 81 £36,000 -2.70% 6
Hampshire -4 48 £24,000 -4.00% 8
Berkshire -54 48 £43,000 +22.85% 12
West Sussex +11 31 £29,295 -2.35% 4
Buckinghamshire -4 26 £37,750 +39.17% 3
East Sussex +3 16 £18,500 -27.45% 1
Oxfordshire -32 8 £26,750 -40.55%
Kent -59 7 £21,500 -46.25% 2
Middlesex +10 5 £65,000 +132.14%
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 389 (79.55%) Windows
1 389 (79.55%) Microsoft
2 283 (57.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 254 (51.94%) MS Excel
4 243 (49.69%) Active Directory
5 210 (42.94%) MS Office
6 192 (39.26%) MCSE
7 175 (35.79%) ITIL
8 169 (34.56%) VMware
9 164 (33.54%) MS Exchange
10 129 (26.38%) Windows 7
11 128 (26.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 111 (22.70%) VMware Infrastructure
13 106 (21.68%) SQL Server
14 104 (21.27%) Citrix
15 102 (20.86%) MCSA
16 100 (20.45%) Hyper-V
17 95 (19.43%) Windows Server 2012
18 92 (18.81%) Exchange Server 2007
19 91 (18.61%) Exchange Server 2010
20 86 (17.59%) DNS
20 86 (17.59%) Windows Server 2003
21 82 (16.77%) TCP/IP
22 80 (16.36%) HP
23 74 (15.13%) DHCP
24 73 (14.93%) WAN
25 71 (14.52%) LAN
26 69 (14.11%) XenApp
27 67 (13.70%) SLA
27 67 (13.70%) Firewall

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 164 (33.54%) MS Exchange
2 92 (18.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 91 (18.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 57 (11.66%) SharePoint
5 56 (11.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 48 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 31 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2000
8 28 (5.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 16 (3.27%) IIS
10 13 (2.66%) Lync
11 11 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.02%) Documentum
13 5 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.82%) MS Project Server
14 4 (0.82%) CMS
14 4 (0.82%) Commerce Server
14 4 (0.82%) JBoss
14 4 (0.82%) Apache
14 4 (0.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 254 (51.94%) MS Excel
2 210 (42.94%) MS Office
3 32 (6.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.82%) MS Project
5 4 (0.82%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.61%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.84%) Dynamics NAV
1 9 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.41%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.20%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.95%) Office 365
2 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (17.59%) DNS
2 82 (16.77%) TCP/IP
3 74 (15.13%) DHCP
4 73 (14.93%) WAN
5 71 (14.52%) LAN
6 67 (13.70%) Firewall
7 36 (7.36%) VPN
8 33 (6.75%) SAN
9 31 (6.34%) Wireless
10 28 (5.73%) VoIP
11 25 (5.11%) VLAN
12 19 (3.89%) Internet
13 14 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (2.45%) IP Telephony
15 10 (2.04%) NAS
16 6 (1.23%) Telnet
16 6 (1.23%) IPX
17 5 (1.02%) Broadband
17 5 (1.02%) iSCSI
18 4 (0.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (21.68%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (3.27%) MS Access
4 14 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.04%) MySQL
7 8 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.23%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.23%) Sybase ASA
8 6 (1.23%) SQL Anywhere
9 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.82%) Star Schema
11 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.20%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (2.45%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.82%) NUnit
4 2 (0.41%) MSTest
4 2 (0.41%) MSI
General
1 16 (3.27%) Finance
2 10 (2.04%) Back Office
3 5 (1.02%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.02%) Legal
3 5 (1.02%) Retail
4 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.61%) Law
5 2 (0.41%) German Language
6 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.20%) Local Government
6 1 (0.20%) French Language
6 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.20%) Advertising
6 1 (0.20%) Military
6 1 (0.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (31.90%) Support Engineer
2 106 (21.68%) Analyst
3 74 (15.13%) Support Analyst
4 67 (13.70%) IT Support
5 59 (12.07%) Consultant
6 57 (11.66%) 1st Line Support
7 51 (10.43%) Service Desk Analyst
7 51 (10.43%) Service Analyst
8 45 (9.20%) 2nd Line Support
9 37 (7.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 33 (6.75%) IT Support Engineer
11 31 (6.34%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 29 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 23 (4.70%) Administrator
13 23 (4.70%) Architect
14 21 (4.29%) Support Technician
14 21 (4.29%) Technical Analyst
15 20 (4.09%) 3rd Line Support
16 19 (3.89%) IT Support Analyst
17 18 (3.68%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.34%) .NET
2 27 (5.52%) HTML
3 22 (4.50%) XML
3 22 (4.50%) .NET Framework
4 20 (4.09%) ASP.NET
5 17 (3.48%) CSS
6 13 (2.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (2.04%) WCF
7 10 (2.04%) Ajax
8 9 (1.84%) jQuery
9 8 (1.64%) WPF
10 7 (1.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (1.43%) XSLT
10 7 (1.43%) ADO.NET
11 5 (1.02%) JSON
12 4 (0.82%) WF
12 4 (0.82%) DAO
12 4 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 4 (0.82%) Web Services
12 4 (0.82%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.29%) Blackberry
2 46 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (6.34%) Clustering
4 23 (4.70%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.66%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.45%) iPhone
7 7 (1.43%) PDA
8 6 (1.23%) PMI
9 5 (1.02%) iPad
10 3 (0.61%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.41%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.41%) EPoS
11 2 (0.41%) NHS
11 2 (0.41%) LIMS
11 2 (0.41%) Informatics
11 2 (0.41%) PACS
11 2 (0.41%) Replication
12 1 (0.20%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.20%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 389 (79.55%) Windows
2 129 (26.38%) Windows 7
3 128 (26.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 95 (19.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 86 (17.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 64 (13.09%) Windows XP
7 26 (5.32%) Linux
7 26 (5.32%) Windows 8
8 22 (4.50%) Android
9 20 (4.09%) Mac OS
10 12 (2.45%) Windows Vista
11 9 (1.84%) Windows 2000
11 9 (1.84%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.43%) UNIX
14 5 (1.02%) Windows Phone
14 5 (1.02%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (35.79%) ITIL
2 56 (11.45%) Service Delivery
3 52 (10.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 37 (7.57%) Service Management
5 25 (5.11%) Project Management
6 24 (4.91%) Configuration Management
7 23 (4.70%) Change Control
7 23 (4.70%) Mentoring
8 19 (3.89%) Asset Management
8 19 (3.89%) ITSM
9 16 (3.27%) Software Asset Management
10 15 (3.07%) Software Licensing
10 15 (3.07%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (3.07%) Change Management
10 15 (3.07%) Network Architecture
10 15 (3.07%) Incident Management
11 13 (2.66%) Project Planning
11 13 (2.66%) Data Analysis
11 13 (2.66%) MVC
11 13 (2.66%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 56 (11.45%) SQL
2 31 (6.34%) PowerShell
3 28 (5.73%) C#
4 13 (2.66%) C
5 11 (2.25%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.64%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.02%) VBScript
8 3 (0.61%) VB
8 3 (0.61%) C++
9 2 (0.41%) Java
9 2 (0.41%) Perl
9 2 (0.41%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.20%) VBA
10 1 (0.20%) Python
10 1 (0.20%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 283 (57.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 192 (39.26%) MCSE
3 102 (20.86%) MCSA
4 66 (13.50%) MCITP
5 65 (13.29%) Security Cleared
6 61 (12.47%) MCTS
7 57 (11.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 55 (11.25%) SC Cleared
9 53 (10.84%) CCNA
9 53 (10.84%) Cisco Certification
10 50 (10.22%) A+ Certification
11 36 (7.36%) Degree
11 36 (7.36%) DV Cleared
12 21 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (4.09%) MCDST
13 20 (4.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 9 (1.84%) Network+ Certification
15 8 (1.64%) MCPD
16 7 (1.43%) PMI Certification
16 7 (1.43%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (13.70%) SLA
2 15 (3.07%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.02%) QA
3 5 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.82%) COBIT
4 4 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.41%) HL7
5 2 (0.41%) DICOM
5 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 243 (49.69%) Active Directory
2 111 (22.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (20.45%) Hyper-V
4 69 (14.11%) XenApp
5 43 (8.79%) VMware ESX
6 25 (5.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 22 (4.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 20 (4.09%) XenDesktop
9 18 (3.68%) Terminal Services
10 13 (2.66%) VMware Server
11 11 (2.25%) vSphere
12 4 (0.82%) UAG
13 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.41%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.20%) Firmware
14 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 61 (12.47%) SCCM
2 28 (5.73%) Backup Exec
3 16 (3.27%) Norton AntiVirus
4 15 (3.07%) NetBackup
5 14 (2.86%) SCOM
6 9 (1.84%) SCVMM
7 8 (1.64%) WSUS
8 7 (1.43%) ARCserve
9 6 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.82%) Nagios
11 4 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
11 4 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (0.82%) SCDPM
12 3 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
13 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
13 1 (0.20%) DameWare
13 1 (0.20%) SCSM
Vendors
1 389 (79.55%) Microsoft
2 169 (34.56%) VMware
3 104 (21.27%) Citrix
4 80 (16.36%) HP
5 61 (12.47%) Cisco
6 48 (9.82%) Symantec
7 36 (7.36%) Oracle
8 27 (5.52%) Apple
9 18 (3.68%) McAfee
10 15 (3.07%) Mitel
10 15 (3.07%) SAP
11 11 (2.25%) Dell
12 10 (2.04%) Sybase
12 10 (2.04%) IBM
13 9 (1.84%) Red Hat
13 9 (1.84%) Websense
14 8 (1.64%) 3PAR
15 7 (1.43%) Kaspersky
15 7 (1.43%) BMC
16 6 (1.23%) Novell
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