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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 306 221 249
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +28
Permanent jobs citing MCP 126 286 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 1.34% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.21% 4.27% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 112 238 215
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,800 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £29,950 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.16% -7.84%
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
5694 6693 7968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.34% 31.43% 34.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4616 5144 6305
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

MCP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing MCP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -24 35 £33,500 +17.54% 8
Hampshire -17 32 £30,000 +25.00% 2
Berkshire -8 22 £36,500 +35.18% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 13 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Kent +19 9 £21,000 -22.22%
Oxfordshire -6 6 £25,000 -41.86%
West Sussex -17 6 £46,500 +24.00% 2
East Sussex +5 3 £31,000 +10.71% 1
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for MCP.

1 191 (81.97%) Windows
2 189 (81.12%) Microsoft
3 162 (69.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 140 (60.09%) Active Directory
5 109 (46.78%) Windows Server
6 108 (46.35%) MCSE
7 101 (43.35%) VMware
8 95 (40.77%) MS Excel
9 88 (37.77%) MS Office
10 84 (36.05%) ITIL
11 82 (35.19%) MS Exchange
12 78 (33.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 78 (33.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 76 (32.62%) MCSA
14 72 (30.90%) Office 365
15 66 (28.33%) Windows 7
16 64 (27.47%) VMware Infrastructure
17 55 (23.61%) MCITP
18 54 (23.18%) DNS
19 51 (21.89%) DHCP
20 50 (21.46%) LAN
21 49 (21.03%) Hyper-V
22 48 (20.60%) Windows 8
23 47 (20.17%) Cisco
24 46 (19.74%) Exchange Server 2010
25 43 (18.45%) Citrix
26 42 (18.03%) WAN
27 41 (17.60%) Firewall
27 41 (17.60%) Cisco Certification
28 39 (16.74%) CCNA

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 82 (35.19%) MS Exchange
2 46 (19.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (14.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (6.44%) SharePoint
6 11 (4.72%) Skype for Business
7 10 (4.29%) IIS
8 3 (1.29%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.86%) Confluence
10 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.43%) JBoss
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 95 (40.77%) MS Excel
2 88 (37.77%) MS Office
3 6 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.86%) Siemens NX
4 2 (0.86%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (2.58%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.86%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.86%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 72 (30.90%) Office 365
2 16 (6.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.43%) Google Apps
5 4 (1.72%) SaaS
6 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (23.18%) DNS
2 51 (21.89%) DHCP
3 50 (21.46%) LAN
4 42 (18.03%) WAN
5 41 (17.60%) Firewall
6 35 (15.02%) VPN
7 17 (7.30%) TCP/IP
8 16 (6.87%) SAN
9 12 (5.15%) Wireless
10 11 (4.72%) VLAN
11 8 (3.43%) WLAN
12 7 (3.00%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (3.00%) VoIP
13 6 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (2.15%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (2.15%) iSCSI
15 4 (1.72%) IP Telephony
16 3 (1.29%) Internet
17 2 (0.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.29%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.86%) Big Data
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.43%) MySQL
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.86%) JIRA
2 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (8.58%) Finance
2 11 (4.72%) Retail
3 9 (3.86%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.58%) Legal
4 6 (2.58%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.29%) Banking
5 3 (1.29%) Publishing
6 2 (0.86%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.43%) French Language
7 1 (0.43%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.43%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 78 (33.48%) Analyst
2 56 (24.03%) Support Analyst
3 45 (19.31%) Support Engineer
4 42 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 40 (17.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 27 (11.59%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 27 (11.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 24 (10.30%) Service Analyst
8 23 (9.87%) IT Engineer
9 22 (9.44%) Desktop Support
10 21 (9.01%) 3rd Line Support
10 21 (9.01%) IT Support
11 20 (8.58%) 1st Line Support
11 20 (8.58%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (7.73%) Desktop Analyst
12 18 (7.73%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 18 (7.73%) Service Desk Analyst
13 17 (7.30%) IT Analyst
14 14 (6.01%) Consultant
14 14 (6.01%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.01%) Web Services
2 3 (1.29%) .NET
3 2 (0.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.43%) HTML
4 1 (0.43%) LAMP
4 1 (0.43%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.30%) Smartphone
2 24 (10.30%) Blackberry
3 12 (5.15%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.15%) Driving Licence
4 9 (3.86%) Fat Client
4 9 (3.86%) Thin Client
5 8 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.00%) Clustering
7 5 (2.15%) Cyber Attack
7 5 (2.15%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.15%) iPhone
7 5 (2.15%) SCADA
8 4 (1.72%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.72%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.29%) BYOD
9 3 (1.29%) EqualLogic
9 3 (1.29%) Replication
10 2 (0.86%) CMDB
10 2 (0.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 191 (81.97%) Windows
2 109 (46.78%) Windows Server
3 78 (33.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (33.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 66 (28.33%) Windows 7
5 48 (20.60%) Windows 8
6 28 (12.02%) Windows 10
7 25 (10.73%) Linux
8 13 (5.58%) Android
9 12 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (3.43%) Apple iOS
11 7 (3.00%) Unix
12 6 (2.58%) Windows XP
13 5 (2.15%) Fedora
13 5 (2.15%) Mac OS
13 5 (2.15%) Mac OS X
13 5 (2.15%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.29%) CentOS
15 2 (0.86%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (36.05%) ITIL
2 14 (6.01%) ERP
2 14 (6.01%) Project Management
3 11 (4.72%) CRM
4 10 (4.29%) Presales
5 9 (3.86%) DevOps
5 9 (3.86%) Line Management
5 9 (3.86%) Migration
5 9 (3.86%) Service Delivery
6 7 (3.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (2.58%) Change Control
7 6 (2.58%) Change Management
7 6 (2.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (2.58%) ITIL V2
7 6 (2.58%) Performance Optimisation
7 6 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (2.58%) Time Management
8 5 (2.15%) Incident Management
8 5 (2.15%) Information Security
8 5 (2.15%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (15.02%) SQL
2 8 (3.43%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.72%) C
4 3 (1.29%) Bourne shell
4 3 (1.29%) C++
4 3 (1.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.29%) Perl
4 3 (1.29%) Python
5 2 (0.86%) C#
5 2 (0.86%) Java
5 2 (0.86%) VB
5 2 (0.86%) VBScript
6 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 162 (69.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 108 (46.35%) MCSE
3 76 (32.62%) MCSA
4 55 (23.61%) MCITP
5 41 (17.60%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (16.74%) CCNA
7 33 (14.16%) A+ Certification
8 32 (13.73%) Degree
9 26 (11.16%) MCTS
10 25 (10.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 23 (9.87%) Security Cleared
12 20 (8.58%) MCDST
13 17 (7.30%) SC Cleared
14 14 (6.01%) MOS
15 12 (5.15%) Microsoft Certified Architect
16 9 (3.86%) DV Cleared
17 8 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
18 6 (2.58%) CCA
18 6 (2.58%) Citrix Certification
19 5 (2.15%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (16.74%) SLA
2 5 (2.15%) RMADS
3 1 (0.43%) HL7
3 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 140 (60.09%) Active Directory
2 64 (27.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (21.03%) Hyper-V
4 28 (12.02%) XenApp
5 14 (6.01%) VMware ESX
5 14 (6.01%) vSphere
6 10 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (4.29%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (3.43%) Samba
8 7 (3.00%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.58%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (2.15%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (1.29%) Xen
12 1 (0.43%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 39 (16.74%) SCCM
2 18 (7.73%) SCOM
3 8 (3.43%) Puppet
4 6 (2.58%) HP SIM
4 6 (2.58%) SCSM
5 5 (2.15%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (2.15%) Nagios
5 5 (2.15%) SCVMM
5 5 (2.15%) WSUS
6 4 (1.72%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.29%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.86%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.86%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.86%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.43%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 189 (81.12%) Microsoft
2 101 (43.35%) VMware
3 47 (20.17%) Cisco
4 43 (18.45%) Citrix
5 15 (6.44%) HP
5 15 (6.44%) Mitel
6 13 (5.58%) Google
7 9 (3.86%) Dell
7 9 (3.86%) Veeam
8 7 (3.00%) NetApp
8 7 (3.00%) Symantec
9 6 (2.58%) Avaya
9 6 (2.58%) Dell Compellent
9 6 (2.58%) Oracle
9 6 (2.58%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.15%) Apple
10 5 (2.15%) ServiceNow
10 5 (2.15%) Sophos
10 5 (2.15%) WatchGuard
11 4 (1.72%) Juniper
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Lewes, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £26,000 to £29,000 per annum + BENEFITS
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Surrey
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
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Surrey
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Horsham, West Sussex
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Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
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