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

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 278 272 269
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCP 130 221 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.80% 1.02% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.67% 3.35% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 112 196 193
Median salary £28,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £29,000 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
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
4866 6591 7303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.04% 30.56% 33.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3892 5339 5504
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Berkshire +64 33 £32,500 +1.56% 6
Surrey -54 31 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 21 £23,750 -32.14% 2
Kent +21 18 £25,000 +8.69% 2
East Sussex +33 9 £29,500 +13.46% 1
Oxfordshire +27 7 £18,000 -28.00%
Hampshire +1 5 £22,750 -14.15% 2
West Sussex +12 3 £25,000 +8.69%
Middlesex - 2 £27,500 -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 201 (70.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 200 (69.93%) Windows
3 158 (55.24%) Active Directory
4 157 (54.90%) Microsoft
5 155 (54.20%) MCSE
6 109 (38.11%) Windows Server
7 95 (33.22%) MS Exchange
8 91 (31.82%) MCSA
8 91 (31.82%) ITIL
8 91 (31.82%) VMware
9 84 (29.37%) Office 365
10 80 (27.97%) CCNA
10 80 (27.97%) Cisco Certification
11 77 (26.92%) Windows 7
12 74 (25.87%) Windows Server 2008
13 67 (23.43%) Cisco
14 63 (22.03%) Windows Server 2012
15 62 (21.68%) MS Excel
16 60 (20.98%) MS Office
17 59 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
18 53 (18.53%) Finance
19 51 (17.83%) SQL Server
20 47 (16.43%) MCITP
21 44 (15.38%) Windows 8
22 42 (14.69%) SCCM
23 41 (14.34%) DHCP
24 40 (13.99%) TCP/IP
24 40 (13.99%) Firewall
24 40 (13.99%) Exchange Server 2010
25 39 (13.64%) HP

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 95 (33.22%) MS Exchange
2 40 (13.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 26 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (5.24%) SharePoint
6 12 (4.20%) Skype for Business
7 11 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (2.45%) SAS
9 5 (1.75%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.40%) IIS
11 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.05%) SharePoint Foundation
12 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.35%) CMS
13 1 (0.35%) Documentum
13 1 (0.35%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 62 (21.68%) MS Excel
2 60 (20.98%) MS Office
3 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 84 (29.37%) Office 365
2 7 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (14.34%) DHCP
2 40 (13.99%) Firewall
2 40 (13.99%) TCP/IP
3 37 (12.94%) DNS
4 29 (10.14%) LAN
5 25 (8.74%) WAN
6 19 (6.64%) VoIP
6 19 (6.64%) VPN
7 17 (5.94%) VLAN
8 15 (5.24%) Network Security
8 15 (5.24%) SAN
9 10 (3.50%) Wireless
10 9 (3.15%) Unified Communications
11 8 (2.80%) Wireshark
12 7 (2.45%) Skype
13 6 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (1.75%) CTI
14 5 (1.75%) FCoE
14 5 (1.75%) FTP
14 5 (1.75%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (17.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.50%) InfluxDB
4 8 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.45%) Big Data
5 7 (2.45%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.45%) MySQL
6 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.35%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Moq
1 1 (0.35%) NUnit
1 1 (0.35%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 53 (18.53%) Finance
2 12 (4.20%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.15%) Billing
4 8 (2.80%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.45%) Back Office
6 4 (1.40%) Games
7 3 (1.05%) Publishing
8 2 (0.70%) Front Office
8 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.35%) Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Local Government
9 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (29.37%) Support Engineer
2 74 (25.87%) Analyst
3 69 (24.13%) 2nd Line Support
4 43 (15.03%) Support Analyst
5 37 (12.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 36 (12.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 35 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 35 (12.24%) IT Support
8 34 (11.89%) Desktop Support
9 32 (11.19%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 26 (9.09%) IT Engineer
11 24 (8.39%) IT Analyst
12 22 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
13 21 (7.34%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 21 (7.34%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 21 (7.34%) Service Analyst
14 20 (6.99%) Desktop Engineer
14 20 (6.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 19 (6.64%) Service Desk Analyst
16 18 (6.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.15%) .NET
2 6 (2.10%) Software Packaging
3 4 (1.40%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.05%) CSS
4 3 (1.05%) CSS3
4 3 (1.05%) HTML
4 3 (1.05%) HTML5
4 3 (1.05%) jQuery
4 3 (1.05%) ODBC
4 3 (1.05%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 2 (0.70%) Velocity
6 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (0.35%) LINQ
6 1 (0.35%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.35%) Web Services
6 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.14%) Blackberry
1 29 (10.14%) Data Centre
2 28 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (8.39%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.24%) Statistics
5 14 (4.90%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.50%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.45%) Smartphone
8 6 (2.10%) Clustering
8 6 (2.10%) Replication
9 5 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.75%) IVR
9 5 (1.75%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.40%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (1.05%) AS400
11 3 (1.05%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.05%) Life Science
11 3 (1.05%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 200 (69.93%) Windows
2 109 (38.11%) Windows Server
3 77 (26.92%) Windows 7
4 74 (25.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (22.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 31 (10.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (6.99%) Android
9 19 (6.64%) Linux
9 19 (6.64%) Windows 2000
9 19 (6.64%) Windows Mobile
10 15 (5.24%) Windows 10
11 11 (3.85%) Windows XP
12 9 (3.15%) Unix
13 7 (2.45%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.40%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.40%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.40%) NetWare
15 3 (1.05%) AIX
15 3 (1.05%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (31.82%) ITIL
2 38 (13.29%) ITSM
3 30 (10.49%) Service Management
4 24 (8.39%) Mentoring
5 20 (6.99%) Time Management
6 15 (5.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (4.90%) Service Delivery
8 10 (3.50%) Coaching
8 10 (3.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (3.50%) Migration
9 9 (3.15%) Data Management
9 9 (3.15%) Product Management
10 7 (2.45%) Change Control
10 7 (2.45%) Dashboard Development
10 7 (2.45%) ITIL V3
10 7 (2.45%) Patch Management
10 7 (2.45%) Validation
11 6 (2.10%) Analytics
11 6 (2.10%) Presales
11 6 (2.10%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.14%) SQL
2 16 (5.59%) C#
2 16 (5.59%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.45%) Perl
3 7 (2.45%) PL/SQL
3 7 (2.45%) Python
3 7 (2.45%) R
3 7 (2.45%) T-SQL
3 7 (2.45%) VB
4 5 (1.75%) VBScript
5 4 (1.40%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 201 (70.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 155 (54.20%) MCSE
3 91 (31.82%) MCSA
4 80 (27.97%) CCNA
4 80 (27.97%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (16.43%) MCITP
6 38 (13.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 35 (12.24%) MCTS
8 32 (11.19%) A+ Certification
9 30 (10.49%) Degree
10 18 (6.29%) CISSP
11 11 (3.85%) CISA
11 11 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
12 9 (3.15%) GCIH
13 8 (2.80%) CEH
13 8 (2.80%) DBS Check
14 7 (2.45%) CCA
14 7 (2.45%) CCNP
14 7 (2.45%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.39%) SLA
2 5 (1.75%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 158 (55.24%) Active Directory
2 59 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (10.14%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.64%) vSphere
5 8 (2.80%) ProxySG
5 8 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (2.80%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (2.10%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.75%) BlackBerry Internet Service
7 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (1.75%) NFS
7 5 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.40%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.40%) XenApp
9 3 (1.05%) vCloud
9 3 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.70%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.70%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 42 (14.69%) SCCM
2 10 (3.50%) SCVMM
3 8 (2.80%) Nessus
3 8 (2.80%) SCOM
4 6 (2.10%) SCSM
5 3 (1.05%) PowerCLI
5 3 (1.05%) vRealize
6 2 (0.70%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.70%) Grafana
6 2 (0.70%) Graphite
6 2 (0.70%) Kibana
6 2 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.35%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 157 (54.90%) Microsoft
2 91 (31.82%) VMware
3 67 (23.43%) Cisco
4 39 (13.64%) HP
5 22 (7.69%) Dell
6 19 (6.64%) Citrix
7 15 (5.24%) Apple
8 13 (4.55%) Avaya
9 12 (4.20%) CheckPoint
9 12 (4.20%) Mitel
10 11 (3.85%) Sophos
11 10 (3.50%) LogRhythm
12 8 (2.80%) Blue Coat
13 7 (2.45%) Teradata
14 6 (2.10%) Canon
14 6 (2.10%) NetApp
15 5 (1.75%) Google
15 5 (1.75%) LANDesk
15 5 (1.75%) Lotus
15 5 (1.75%) NEC
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