Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 314 278 287
Rank change year-on-year -36 +9 +58
Permanent jobs citing MCP 35 49 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.32% 0.49% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.50% 2.17% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 35 46 62
City of London median annual salary £26,000 £36,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.77% -14.12% +41.67%
10th Percentile £21,400 £24,625 £21,250
90th Percentile £45,200 £59,750 £65,125
Central London median annual salary £27,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -21.43% -22.22% +50.00%

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 2,330 2,260 2,721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.04% 22.67% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,035 1,989 2,409
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,200 £29,250 £31,490
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £89,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for MCP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 29 (82.86%) Active Directory
3 28 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
4 27 (77.14%) ITIL
5 22 (62.86%) Windows 7
6 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 20 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (42.86%) MCSE
7 15 (42.86%) Office 365
8 12 (34.29%) Windows 10
9 11 (31.43%) Hardware Maintenance
9 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
9 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
9 11 (31.43%) MS Exchange
10 10 (28.57%) DNS
10 10 (28.57%) Finance
10 10 (28.57%) Wealth Management
11 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (22.86%) SCCM
12 8 (22.86%) SLA
13 7 (20.00%) VMware
14 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
14 6 (17.14%) Citrix
15 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (14.29%) Apple
15 5 (14.29%) CCNA
15 5 (14.29%) HND
15 5 (14.29%) Sophos

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 11 (31.43%) MS Exchange
2 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) DNS
2 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (11.43%) Firewall
5 3 (8.57%) Skype
6 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.71%) LAN
6 2 (5.71%) SAN
6 2 (5.71%) VPN
6 2 (5.71%) WAN
6 2 (5.71%) Wireless
7 1 (2.86%) Internet
7 1 (2.86%) ISDN
General
1 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
2 10 (28.57%) Finance
3 5 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
2 13 (37.14%) Service Analyst
2 13 (37.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Desktop Support
5 5 (14.29%) Junior
5 5 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (11.43%) IT Support
7 3 (8.57%) Deskside Support
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) IT Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) IT Technician
7 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 2 (5.71%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Technician
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.43%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (8.57%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) iPhone
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) Windows 7
3 12 (34.29%) Windows 10
4 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
5 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (14.29%) Mac OS
7 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (8.57%) Android
8 3 (8.57%) Linux
9 2 (5.71%) CentOS
10 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) Hardware Maintenance
3 10 (28.57%) Wealth Management
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
4 4 (11.43%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (8.57%) Business Transformation
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (8.57%) ITSM
5 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.57%) Patch Management
5 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.71%) High Availability
6 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.71%) Service Management
6 2 (5.71%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.71%) Task Automation
7 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.86%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
2 15 (42.86%) MCSE
3 5 (14.29%) CCNA
3 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (14.29%) HND
4 4 (11.43%) A+ Certification
4 4 (11.43%) MCSA
5 3 (8.57%) MCDST
6 2 (5.71%) Degree
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (5.71%) Linux+ Certification
6 2 (5.71%) RHCSA
7 1 (2.86%) CCSA
7 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.86%) MCITP
7 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) GDPR
System Software
1 29 (82.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.57%) XenApp
5 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.86%) vSphere
6 1 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.71%) Nagios
3 2 (5.71%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.86%) Clonezilla
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) Citrix
4 5 (14.29%) Apple
4 5 (14.29%) NETGEAR
4 5 (14.29%) Sophos
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco
5 4 (11.43%) SolarWinds
6 3 (8.57%) BMC
6 3 (8.57%) MobileIron
6 3 (8.57%) Remedy
7 2 (5.71%) HP
7 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.71%) Symantec
8 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.86%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (2.86%) Juniper
8 1 (2.86%) NetApp
8 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.86%) Veritas