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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Rank 200 233 115
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -118
Permanent jobs citing MCP 279 248 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.33% 1.06% 2.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.24% 3.13% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 232 213 524
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -12.16%
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
6583 7918 7396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.41% 33.96% 33.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5063 6237 5979
Average salary £43,000 £42,750 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.58% +3.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

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 2 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 2 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 +44 105 £30,000 -18.91% 11
Hampshire +20 56 £24,000 +17.07% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 42 £30,000 -40.00% 5
Berkshire -14 42 £27,000 -11.47% 2
West Sussex +1 19 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Oxfordshire +10 8 £43,000 +91.11%
Kent -1 3 £27,000 +22.72%
East Sussex +27 2 £28,000 +24.44% 1
Middlesex +14 2 £33,500 -
MCP
England

MCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 493 (83.84%) Microsoft
2 433 (73.64%) Windows
3 397 (67.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 284 (48.30%) MS Excel
5 274 (46.60%) Active Directory
6 260 (44.22%) MCSE
7 205 (34.86%) MS Office
8 202 (34.35%) VMware
9 189 (32.14%) ITIL
10 181 (30.78%) MS Exchange
11 156 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 153 (26.02%) MCSA
13 142 (24.15%) Windows 7
14 133 (22.62%) VMware Infrastructure
15 126 (21.43%) MCITP
16 111 (18.88%) Hyper-V
17 110 (18.71%) SQL Server
18 109 (18.54%) Citrix
19 107 (18.20%) SLA
20 106 (18.03%) Cisco
20 106 (18.03%) HP
21 103 (17.52%) DNS
22 99 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012
23 98 (16.67%) DHCP
24 95 (16.16%) LAN
24 95 (16.16%) Firewall
24 95 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2010
25 94 (15.99%) SCCM
26 91 (15.48%) WAN
26 91 (15.48%) TCP/IP

MCP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (30.78%) MS Exchange
2 95 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 73 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 61 (10.37%) SharePoint
5 42 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 41 (6.97%) Lync
7 28 (4.76%) IIS
8 22 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2000
11 8 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.68%) CMS
14 4 (0.68%) Commerce Server
15 2 (0.34%) JBoss
15 2 (0.34%) Apache
15 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
16 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
16 1 (0.17%) WorkSite
Applications
1 284 (48.30%) MS Excel
2 205 (34.86%) MS Office
3 40 (6.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (2.89%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.34%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.08%) Office 365
2 5 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.68%) IaaS
4 2 (0.34%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (17.52%) DNS
2 98 (16.67%) DHCP
3 95 (16.16%) LAN
3 95 (16.16%) Firewall
4 91 (15.48%) WAN
4 91 (15.48%) TCP/IP
5 60 (10.20%) SAN
6 37 (6.29%) VoIP
6 37 (6.29%) Internet
7 29 (4.93%) VPN
8 25 (4.25%) VLAN
9 18 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (2.55%) iSCSI
11 13 (2.21%) NAS
12 12 (2.04%) Skype
13 9 (1.53%) Wireless
14 8 (1.36%) Network Security
15 5 (0.85%) H.323
15 5 (0.85%) ISDN
16 4 (0.68%) IPX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (18.71%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (4.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (3.40%) MS Access
5 15 (2.55%) SQL Server 2000
6 10 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.70%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.36%) SQL Anywhere
8 8 (1.36%) Sybase ASA
8 8 (1.36%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.19%) MySQL
10 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.85%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.34%) QlikView
13 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (2.55%) Visual Studio
2 13 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.68%) Cucumber
3 4 (0.68%) SpecFlow
4 3 (0.51%) MSTest
4 3 (0.51%) MSI
4 3 (0.51%) NUnit
5 1 (0.17%) JIRA
General
1 46 (7.82%) Finance
2 25 (4.25%) Marketing
3 14 (2.38%) Law
4 11 (1.87%) Retail
5 10 (1.70%) Back Office
6 9 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.53%) Legal
7 8 (1.36%) French Language
8 4 (0.68%) German Language
8 4 (0.68%) Italian Language
8 4 (0.68%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.51%) Automotive
10 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.34%) Local Government
10 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 174 (29.59%) Support Engineer
2 129 (21.94%) Analyst
3 80 (13.61%) 2nd Line Support
4 71 (12.07%) Service Analyst
5 69 (11.73%) Service Desk Analyst
6 58 (9.86%) Support Analyst
7 57 (9.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 54 (9.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 48 (8.16%) Desktop Support
10 42 (7.14%) IT Support
11 39 (6.63%) Consultant
12 35 (5.95%) 1st Line Support
13 34 (5.78%) 3rd Line Support
14 32 (5.44%) Desktop Engineer
15 30 (5.10%) Administrator
15 30 (5.10%) Technical Analyst
16 28 (4.76%) Technical Support
17 26 (4.42%) Systems Engineer
17 26 (4.42%) Applications Support
18 25 (4.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.44%) HTML
2 30 (5.10%) .NET
3 22 (3.74%) CSS
4 21 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 18 (3.06%) XML
6 15 (2.55%) .NET Framework
6 15 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (2.04%) jQuery
7 12 (2.04%) Software Packaging
8 8 (1.36%) Ajax
9 7 (1.19%) XSLT
9 7 (1.19%) ADO.NET
10 6 (1.02%) HTML5
11 5 (0.85%) Entity Framework
11 5 (0.85%) Application Packaging
12 4 (0.68%) ODBC
12 4 (0.68%) COM
12 4 (0.68%) CSS3
12 4 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 4 (0.68%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (8.50%) Blackberry
3 49 (8.33%) Clustering
4 34 (5.78%) Management Information System
5 24 (4.08%) Data Centre
6 20 (3.40%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.55%) EqualLogic
8 12 (2.04%) Thin Client
8 12 (2.04%) Fat Client
8 12 (2.04%) Replication
9 8 (1.36%) PMI
10 6 (1.02%) NHS
10 6 (1.02%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.02%) HP Storage
11 4 (0.68%) LIMS
12 3 (0.51%) Physics
12 3 (0.51%) PACS
12 3 (0.51%) iPhone
13 2 (0.34%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.34%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 433 (73.64%) Windows
2 156 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 142 (24.15%) Windows 7
4 99 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 83 (14.12%) Linux
6 65 (11.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 52 (8.84%) Windows XP
8 49 (8.33%) Windows 8
9 26 (4.42%) Mac OS
10 20 (3.40%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.19%) UNIX
12 6 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.85%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.85%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.85%) HPUX
14 4 (0.68%) Solaris
15 2 (0.34%) Fedora
15 2 (0.34%) Android
15 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.17%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (32.14%) ITIL
2 67 (11.39%) Service Management
3 45 (7.65%) Project Planning
4 42 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 41 (6.97%) Incident Management
6 40 (6.80%) Service Delivery
7 39 (6.63%) Project Management
8 35 (5.95%) Configuration Management
8 35 (5.95%) Mentoring
9 32 (5.44%) Migration
10 29 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
11 27 (4.59%) Software Licensing
12 25 (4.25%) Service Desk Management
12 25 (4.25%) Digital Marketing
12 25 (4.25%) Time Management
13 24 (4.08%) Problem Management
14 22 (3.74%) Software Asset Management
15 21 (3.57%) IT Asset Management
16 18 (3.06%) Network Load Balancing
17 17 (2.89%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 55 (9.35%) SQL
2 26 (4.42%) PowerShell
3 24 (4.08%) C#
4 22 (3.74%) C
5 15 (2.55%) JavaScript
6 14 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.68%) VBScript
7 4 (0.68%) VB
8 3 (0.51%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.34%) Python
9 2 (0.34%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.34%) X++
9 2 (0.34%) Perl
9 2 (0.34%) F#
Qualifications
1 397 (67.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 260 (44.22%) MCSE
3 153 (26.02%) MCSA
4 126 (21.43%) MCITP
5 87 (14.80%) Security Cleared
6 70 (11.90%) CCNA
6 70 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
7 68 (11.56%) SC Cleared
8 60 (10.20%) MCTS
9 58 (9.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 54 (9.18%) A+ Certification
11 48 (8.16%) Degree
12 46 (7.82%) DV Cleared
13 35 (5.95%) MCDST
14 19 (3.23%) ISEB
15 18 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
16 17 (2.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 15 (2.55%) MCPD
18 12 (2.04%) MCDBA
19 10 (1.70%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (18.20%) SLA
2 5 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (0.85%) HL7
2 5 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.51%) DICOM
4 3 (0.51%) QA
5 2 (0.34%) JSP 440
System Software
1 274 (46.60%) Active Directory
2 133 (22.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (18.88%) Hyper-V
4 48 (8.16%) XenApp
5 29 (4.93%) XenDesktop
6 27 (4.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 19 (3.23%) VMware ESX
8 14 (2.38%) Terminal Services
8 14 (2.38%) VMware Server
9 11 (1.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (1.53%) vSphere
11 5 (0.85%) ISA Server
11 5 (0.85%) Firmware
12 4 (0.68%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.68%) UAG
13 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.51%) XenServer
14 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.34%) vCloud
15 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 94 (15.99%) SCCM
2 38 (6.46%) Backup Exec
3 31 (5.27%) SCOM
4 27 (4.59%) WSUS
5 12 (2.04%) NetBackup
6 9 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (1.36%) ARCserve
7 8 (1.36%) HP Data Protector
8 6 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.85%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.34%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.34%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.34%) OpenView
11 2 (0.34%) Nagios
12 1 (0.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 493 (83.84%) Microsoft
2 202 (34.35%) VMware
3 109 (18.54%) Citrix
4 106 (18.03%) HP
4 106 (18.03%) Cisco
5 58 (9.86%) Symantec
6 25 (4.25%) Oracle
7 23 (3.91%) Dell
8 14 (2.38%) ServiceNow
9 12 (2.04%) LANDesk
10 9 (1.53%) McAfee
11 8 (1.36%) Sybase
11 8 (1.36%) Novell
12 6 (1.02%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.02%) Apple
12 6 (1.02%) SonicWALL
12 6 (1.02%) TOWER Software
13 5 (0.85%) Remedy
13 5 (0.85%) SAP
13 5 (0.85%) Intel
Staines, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £42000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
St Paul's Catholic College
Salary: £23,761 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive including bonus and benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
First Point
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Online Resourcing
Salary: From £21,000 to £27,000 per annum based on experience + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Littlehampton
The Body Shop International
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Farnborough
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Brighton
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Hassocks, West Sussex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
SCC
Salary: From £19,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Milton Keynes
First Point
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago