Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 306 316 295
Rank change year-on-year +10 -21 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCP 24 35 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.12% 1.41% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 24 33 35
City of London median annual salary £30,750 £36,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.75% +7.35% -2.86%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £41,900 £63,750 £56,500
Central London median annual salary £32,500 £36,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year -9.72% +14.29% -10.00%

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 2,134 2,477 2,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.89% 22.88% 25.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,831 2,206 2,362
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £59,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.93% +7.27% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 23 April 2019.

Salary histogram for MCP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 20 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
1 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (45.83%) ITIL
3 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
4 10 (41.67%) Office 365
4 10 (41.67%) DHCP
4 10 (41.67%) DNS
5 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 9 (37.50%) Finance
5 9 (37.50%) Skype for Business
5 9 (37.50%) Skype
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco
7 7 (29.17%) Wireless
7 7 (29.17%) SCCM
8 6 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (25.00%) Software Packaging
9 5 (20.83%) Wealth Management
9 5 (20.83%) Hardware Maintenance
9 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
10 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (16.67%) A+ Certification
11 3 (12.50%) Citrix
11 3 (12.50%) Internet
11 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 3 (12.50%) VPN
11 3 (12.50%) MCSE

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 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 9 (37.50%) Skype for Business
2 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) DHCP
1 10 (41.67%) DNS
2 9 (37.50%) Skype
3 7 (29.17%) Wireless
4 3 (12.50%) Internet
4 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.50%) VPN
5 2 (8.33%) Broadband
5 2 (8.33%) FTP
5 2 (8.33%) WebEx
6 1 (4.17%) HTTP
6 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.17%) LAN
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) VoIP
6 1 (4.17%) WAN
6 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Hudson
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.50%) Law
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
1 8 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 8 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 6 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Support
4 3 (12.50%) Exchange Support
4 3 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) IT Support
4 3 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) iPad
1 3 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
1 3 (12.50%) Smartphone
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.33%) Android
6 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.17%) Unix
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Hardware Maintenance
2 5 (20.83%) Wealth Management
3 3 (12.50%) Line Management
3 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) Ticket Management
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Decision-Making
5 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.17%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Workflow
5 1 (4.17%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (16.67%) A+ Certification
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (12.50%) MCSE
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.33%) MCSA
4 2 (8.33%) MOS
5 1 (4.17%) CCENT
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) Apple
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) Dell KACE
5 1 (4.17%) McAfee
5 1 (4.17%) Mitel
5 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.17%) Sophos
5 1 (4.17%) VMware