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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 204 240 118
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -122
Permanent jobs citing MCP 280 218 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.35% 0.96% 2.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.29% 2.86% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 247 187 483
Average salary £28,000 £26,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.66% -33.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £18,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -20.00%
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
6524 7618 7203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.46% 33.64% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5108 5857 5797
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +71 129 £35,000 -5.40% 10
Hampshire +8 55 £26,000 +35.06% 7
Berkshire +5 39 £25,125 -16.25% 4
Buckinghamshire -1 25 £27,500 -40.21% 6
West Sussex +8 22 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Kent +7 5 £19,500 -9.30% 1
Oxfordshire +5 5 £41,000 +82.22%
East Sussex +21 1 £40,000 +77.77% 3
Middlesex +7 1 £32,500 -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 477 (82.53%) Microsoft
2 408 (70.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 408 (70.59%) Windows
3 270 (46.71%) MCSE
4 269 (46.54%) MS Excel
5 261 (45.16%) Active Directory
6 196 (33.91%) VMware
7 184 (31.83%) MS Office
8 181 (31.31%) MS Exchange
9 179 (30.97%) ITIL
10 165 (28.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 152 (26.30%) MCSA
12 148 (25.61%) MCITP
13 139 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 136 (23.53%) Windows 7
15 114 (19.72%) DNS
16 111 (19.20%) Firewall
17 109 (18.86%) Hyper-V
18 107 (18.51%) Cisco
19 105 (18.17%) Windows Server 2012
20 104 (17.99%) Exchange Server 2010
20 104 (17.99%) SQL Server
21 101 (17.47%) DHCP
22 97 (16.78%) Linux
23 93 (16.09%) SLA
24 91 (15.74%) WAN
24 91 (15.74%) SCCM
25 90 (15.57%) LAN
26 89 (15.40%) Citrix
27 84 (14.53%) Security Cleared

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 181 (31.31%) MS Exchange
2 104 (17.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 50 (8.65%) SharePoint
5 47 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 39 (6.75%) Lync
6 39 (6.75%) IIS
7 17 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2000
11 6 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.69%) CMS
12 4 (0.69%) Commerce Server
13 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 269 (46.54%) MS Excel
2 184 (31.83%) MS Office
3 31 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.35%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.81%) Office 365
2 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.69%) IaaS
4 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.35%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.17%) SaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 114 (19.72%) DNS
2 111 (19.20%) Firewall
3 101 (17.47%) DHCP
4 91 (15.74%) WAN
5 90 (15.57%) LAN
6 83 (14.36%) TCP/IP
7 56 (9.69%) SAN
8 43 (7.44%) Internet
9 28 (4.84%) VPN
10 26 (4.50%) Cisco ASA
11 25 (4.33%) VLAN
11 25 (4.33%) VoIP
12 21 (3.63%) Skype
13 15 (2.60%) iSCSI
14 13 (2.25%) NAS
15 8 (1.38%) Network Security
16 7 (1.21%) Wireless
17 6 (1.04%) Intranet
18 5 (0.87%) Unified Communications
19 4 (0.69%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (17.99%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 36 (6.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
4 14 (2.42%) MS Access
5 10 (1.73%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.38%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.87%) MySQL
8 5 (0.87%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.69%) Sybase ASA
9 4 (0.69%) SQL Anywhere
9 4 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.35%) QlikView
11 2 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 11 (1.90%) Visual Studio
2 10 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.69%) Cucumber
3 4 (0.69%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.35%) MSTest
4 2 (0.35%) MSI
4 2 (0.35%) NUnit
5 1 (0.17%) JIRA
General
1 46 (7.96%) Finance
2 25 (4.33%) Marketing
3 14 (2.42%) Law
4 13 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.08%) Retail
6 8 (1.38%) Back Office
6 8 (1.38%) French Language
7 7 (1.21%) Legal
8 4 (0.69%) German Language
8 4 (0.69%) Italian Language
8 4 (0.69%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.52%) Local Government
9 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.52%) Automotive
10 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 148 (25.61%) Support Engineer
2 118 (20.42%) Analyst
3 91 (15.74%) 2nd Line Support
4 67 (11.59%) Desktop Support
5 59 (10.21%) Service Analyst
6 58 (10.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 57 (9.86%) Service Desk Analyst
8 50 (8.65%) Support Analyst
9 48 (8.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 38 (6.57%) Administrator
10 38 (6.57%) Systems Engineer
11 36 (6.23%) Consultant
11 36 (6.23%) Systems Administrator
12 33 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
13 31 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
13 31 (5.36%) IT Support
14 27 (4.67%) 1st Line Support
14 27 (4.67%) Technical Analyst
15 25 (4.33%) Applications Support
15 25 (4.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.50%) .NET
2 22 (3.81%) HTML
3 17 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 16 (2.77%) CSS
5 13 (2.25%) Software Packaging
6 11 (1.90%) .NET Framework
7 10 (1.73%) XML
7 10 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (1.21%) HTML5
8 7 (1.21%) jQuery
9 6 (1.04%) Ajax
10 5 (0.87%) Application Packaging
11 4 (0.69%) XSLT
11 4 (0.69%) ODBC
11 4 (0.69%) ADO.NET
11 4 (0.69%) CSS3
11 4 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (0.69%) D3.js
12 3 (0.52%) COM
13 2 (0.35%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (9.00%) Clustering
3 49 (8.48%) Blackberry
4 32 (5.54%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.98%) Data Centre
6 20 (3.46%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.60%) EqualLogic
8 13 (2.25%) Fat Client
8 13 (2.25%) Thin Client
8 13 (2.25%) Replication
9 6 (1.04%) NHS
10 5 (0.87%) LIMS
10 5 (0.87%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.69%) PMI
11 4 (0.69%) RMADS
11 4 (0.69%) HP Storage
12 3 (0.52%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.52%) iPad
12 3 (0.52%) iPhone
12 3 (0.52%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 408 (70.59%) Windows
2 165 (28.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 136 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 105 (18.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 97 (16.78%) Linux
6 56 (9.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 53 (9.17%) Windows 8
8 51 (8.82%) Windows XP
9 25 (4.33%) Mac OS
10 24 (4.15%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.04%) UNIX
12 5 (0.87%) HPUX
13 4 (0.69%) Solaris
13 4 (0.69%) Fedora
13 4 (0.69%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.52%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (30.97%) ITIL
2 63 (10.90%) Service Management
3 57 (9.86%) Asset Management
4 44 (7.61%) Time Management
5 41 (7.09%) Project Management
5 41 (7.09%) Project Planning
6 40 (6.92%) Migration
7 36 (6.23%) Incident Management
8 35 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 32 (5.54%) Software Licensing
10 31 (5.36%) Configuration Management
11 27 (4.67%) Service Delivery
12 26 (4.50%) Network Load Balancing
12 26 (4.50%) Service Desk Management
13 25 (4.33%) Digital Marketing
13 25 (4.33%) Mentoring
14 23 (3.98%) Software Asset Management
14 23 (3.98%) Problem Management
15 21 (3.63%) IT Asset Management
16 20 (3.46%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (9.00%) SQL
2 25 (4.33%) PowerShell
3 24 (4.15%) C
4 20 (3.46%) C#
5 12 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.08%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.52%) VBScript
6 3 (0.52%) VB
6 3 (0.52%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.35%) Python
7 2 (0.35%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.35%) X++
7 2 (0.35%) Perl
7 2 (0.35%) F#
Qualifications
1 408 (70.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 270 (46.71%) MCSE
3 152 (26.30%) MCSA
4 148 (25.61%) MCITP
5 84 (14.53%) Security Cleared
6 65 (11.25%) CCNA
6 65 (11.25%) Cisco Certification
7 61 (10.55%) SC Cleared
8 59 (10.21%) MCTS
9 51 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 49 (8.48%) Degree
11 45 (7.79%) A+ Certification
12 36 (6.23%) DV Cleared
13 34 (5.88%) MCDST
14 19 (3.29%) ISEB
15 17 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
15 17 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 10 (1.73%) MCPD
16 10 (1.73%) MCDBA
16 10 (1.73%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (16.09%) SLA
2 5 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.69%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.69%) HL7
4 3 (0.52%) QA
5 2 (0.35%) DICOM
5 2 (0.35%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 261 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 139 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (18.86%) Hyper-V
4 30 (5.19%) XenApp
5 21 (3.63%) XenDesktop
6 19 (3.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 14 (2.42%) Terminal Services
8 12 (2.08%) VMware ESX
9 11 (1.90%) VMware Server
10 10 (1.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (1.21%) Firmware
12 5 (0.87%) Terminal Server
12 5 (0.87%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.69%) UAG
14 3 (0.52%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.52%) XenServer
15 2 (0.35%) vSphere
15 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.35%) vCloud
16 1 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 91 (15.74%) SCCM
2 37 (6.40%) Backup Exec
3 36 (6.23%) SCOM
4 31 (5.36%) WSUS
5 7 (1.21%) ARCserve
5 7 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (1.04%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.87%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.35%) cPanel
8 2 (0.35%) OpenView
9 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.17%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 477 (82.53%) Microsoft
2 196 (33.91%) VMware
3 107 (18.51%) Cisco
4 89 (15.40%) Citrix
5 74 (12.80%) HP
6 55 (9.52%) Symantec
7 24 (4.15%) Dell
8 17 (2.94%) Oracle
9 16 (2.77%) ServiceNow
10 13 (2.25%) SonicWALL
11 11 (1.90%) LANDesk
12 6 (1.04%) TOWER Software
13 5 (0.87%) McAfee
13 5 (0.87%) SAP
13 5 (0.87%) Sun
14 4 (0.69%) Sybase
14 4 (0.69%) EMC
14 4 (0.69%) NetApp
14 4 (0.69%) Novell
14 4 (0.69%) Remedy
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Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus, be
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Woking
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
ACS Schools
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £13,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
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Redhill, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
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1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + overtime
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Brighton
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Brighton
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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Brighton
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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