Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 311 270 304
Rank change year-on-year -41 +34 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCP 36 59 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.33% 0.58% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.42% 2.34% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 35 50 73
City of London median annual salary £28,000 £31,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.68% -15.07% -18.89%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £57,250 £50,375 £55,000
Central London median annual salary £29,500 £30,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -1.67% -23.08% -11.36%

MCP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,535 2,518 3,276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.98% 24.86% 24.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,235 2,257 2,930
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,600 £30,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £85,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing MCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in the City of London

MCP
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP in the City of London.

Salary trend for MCP in the City of London

MCP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for MCP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MCP.

1 33 (91.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 29 (80.56%) Active Directory
3 27 (75.00%) ITIL
4 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 22 (61.11%) Microsoft Office
6 20 (55.56%) MCSE
7 18 (50.00%) MCSA
8 16 (44.44%) Windows 7
8 16 (44.44%) Office 365
9 15 (41.67%) DNS
10 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
10 13 (36.11%) Windows Server
11 11 (30.56%) SLA
11 11 (30.56%) VMware
12 10 (27.78%) Windows 10
12 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (25.00%) Firewall
14 8 (22.22%) Apple
14 8 (22.22%) Cisco
14 8 (22.22%) NETGEAR
14 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (22.22%) SCCM
15 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
15 7 (19.44%) Citrix
15 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
15 7 (19.44%) LAN
15 7 (19.44%) WAN
15 7 (19.44%) Finance
16 6 (16.67%) Management Information System

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.78%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 16 (44.44%) Office 365
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) DNS
2 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
3 9 (25.00%) Firewall
4 7 (19.44%) LAN
4 7 (19.44%) WAN
5 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (8.33%) Skype
6 3 (8.33%) VoIP
6 3 (8.33%) VPN
7 2 (5.56%) DHCP
7 2 (5.56%) PABX
7 2 (5.56%) SAN
7 2 (5.56%) Wireless
8 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.78%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Advertising
4 2 (5.56%) Law
5 1 (2.78%) Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 11 (30.56%) Support Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 9 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) IT Support
4 8 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (19.44%) Service Analyst
5 7 (19.44%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (16.67%) Support Analyst
7 5 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (13.89%) Desktop Analyst
7 5 (13.89%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Server Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Server Support
9 2 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 6 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.56%) iPhone
3 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.78%) iPad
4 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 13 (36.11%) Windows Server
4 10 (27.78%) Windows 10
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (13.89%) Android
6 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
6 5 (13.89%) Linux
6 5 (13.89%) Mac OS
7 2 (5.56%) CentOS
7 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (11.11%) Hardware Maintenance
3 4 (11.11%) Information Security
3 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 4 (11.11%) ITSM
3 4 (11.11%) Wealth Management
4 3 (8.33%) Application Packaging
5 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (2.78%) BCP
6 1 (2.78%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.78%) High Availability
6 1 (2.78%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.78%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Service Management
6 1 (2.78%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (91.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (55.56%) MCSE
3 18 (50.00%) MCSA
4 6 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (13.89%) Degree
6 4 (11.11%) A+ Certification
6 4 (11.11%) HND
6 4 (11.11%) MCDST
6 4 (11.11%) MCITP
6 4 (11.11%) MCTS
7 2 (5.56%) CCNA
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.78%) ACSP
8 1 (2.78%) ACTC
8 1 (2.78%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (80.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (8.33%) vSphere
5 2 (5.56%) XenApp
6 1 (2.78%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.78%) KVM
6 1 (2.78%) SRDF
6 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) WSUS
3 1 (2.78%) Cryoserver
3 1 (2.78%) DameWare
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) VMware
3 8 (22.22%) Apple
3 8 (22.22%) Cisco
3 8 (22.22%) NETGEAR
4 7 (19.44%) Citrix
5 6 (16.67%) Veeam
6 5 (13.89%) Draytek
7 3 (8.33%) Capita
7 3 (8.33%) ServiceNow
7 3 (8.33%) Sophos
8 2 (5.56%) BMC
8 2 (5.56%) EMC
8 2 (5.56%) iManage
8 2 (5.56%) NEC
8 2 (5.56%) Polycom
8 2 (5.56%) Remedy
9 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
9 1 (2.78%) FactSet
9 1 (2.78%) Samsung