Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 311 290 292
Rank change year-on-year -21 +2 +16
Permanent jobs citing MCP 34 43 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.32% 0.41% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.54% 1.88% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 34 40 38
City of London median annual salary £25,000 £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.44% +24.14% +11.54%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £21,100
90th Percentile £38,750 £61,650 £58,000
Central London median annual salary £29,500 £42,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year -30.59% +27.82% +2.31%

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 2,202 2,293 2,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.64% 22.11% 23.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,910 2,045 2,357
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - -

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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for MCP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 (97.06%) Windows
2 25 (73.53%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (73.53%) Active Directory
3 21 (61.76%) ITIL
4 19 (55.88%) Windows 7
5 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (38.24%) Finance
8 12 (35.29%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (32.35%) MS Exchange
9 11 (32.35%) Office 365
9 11 (32.35%) Windows 10
10 10 (29.41%) MCSE
10 10 (29.41%) Windows Server
11 9 (26.47%) Hardware Maintenance
11 9 (26.47%) DNS
11 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
12 8 (23.53%) Wealth Management
12 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
14 6 (17.65%) SLA
14 6 (17.65%) VMware
14 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (17.65%) SCCM
15 5 (14.71%) Citrix
15 5 (14.71%) MCSA
16 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
16 4 (11.76%) Cisco
16 4 (11.76%) CCNA
16 4 (11.76%) Apple

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 (32.35%) MS Exchange
2 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (73.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (32.35%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) DNS
2 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.82%) Firewall
3 3 (8.82%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (5.88%) DHCP
4 2 (5.88%) FTP
4 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.88%) LAN
4 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) Skype
4 2 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) Internet
5 1 (2.94%) ISDN
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.82%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
1 11 (32.35%) Service Analyst
1 11 (32.35%) Service Desk Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) Deskside Support
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) IT Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) IT Support
4 3 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) IT Technician
4 3 (8.82%) Junior
4 3 (8.82%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Technician
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.82%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (97.06%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) Windows 7
3 11 (32.35%) Windows 10
4 10 (29.41%) Windows Server
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.82%) Mac OS
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.88%) CentOS
7 2 (5.88%) Linux
8 1 (2.94%) Android
8 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) ITIL
2 9 (26.47%) Hardware Maintenance
3 8 (23.53%) Wealth Management
4 3 (8.82%) Business Transformation
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL V3
4 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.82%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (8.82%) Patch Management
4 3 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.88%) High Availability
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.88%) ITSM
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (5.88%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.88%) Task Automation
6 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (35.29%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (29.41%) MCSE
4 5 (14.71%) MCSA
5 4 (11.76%) CCNA
5 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (8.82%) MCDST
7 2 (5.88%) A+ Certification
7 2 (5.88%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (5.88%) Degree
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (5.88%) Linux+ Certification
7 2 (5.88%) RHCSA
8 1 (2.94%) CCSA
8 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.94%) HND
8 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (73.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) XenApp
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.94%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.88%) Nagios
3 2 (5.88%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.94%) Clonezilla
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) VMware
3 5 (14.71%) Citrix
4 4 (11.76%) Apple
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco
4 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds
5 3 (8.82%) BMC
5 3 (8.82%) MobileIron
5 3 (8.82%) NETGEAR
5 3 (8.82%) Remedy
5 3 (8.82%) Sophos
6 2 (5.88%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.88%) Symantec
7 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.94%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.94%) Juniper
7 1 (2.94%) Mitel
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) Veritas