Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 270 300 325
Rank change year-on-year +30 +25 +58
Permanent jobs citing MCP 60 81 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.59% 0.60% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.43% 2.52% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 52 70 124
City of London median annual salary £31,000 £39,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.01% -6.47% +9.68%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,150 £21,700
90th Percentile £49,375 £62,875 £55,125
Central London median annual salary £29,000 £45,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year -35.56% +14.65% +0.64%

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2473 3219 5273
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 24.15% 23.91% 24.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2206 2876 4484
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85% +2.86%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,504 £29,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MCP.

1 53 (88.33%) Windows
2 50 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 37 (61.67%) Active Directory
5 29 (48.33%) MCSE
6 25 (41.67%) Degree
7 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (35.00%) Windows 7
9 20 (33.33%) ITIL
10 18 (30.00%) Cisco
11 17 (28.33%) Firewall
11 17 (28.33%) VMware
11 17 (28.33%) Windows Server
12 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (25.00%) CCNA
13 14 (23.33%) DNS
13 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Office
13 14 (23.33%) Hyper-V
13 14 (23.33%) Office 365
14 13 (21.67%) SQL
15 12 (20.00%) .NET
15 12 (20.00%) MS Exchange
15 12 (20.00%) Finance
16 10 (16.67%) SAN
16 10 (16.67%) C#
16 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
16 10 (16.67%) Windows 10
17 9 (15.00%) SCCM
17 9 (15.00%) ITIL V3

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 12 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.67%) CMS
3 7 (11.67%) IIS
4 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.67%) IBM Domino
4 4 (6.67%) Sitefinity
4 4 (6.67%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.33%) Office 365
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.67%) Basecamp
3 4 (6.67%) GitHub
4 2 (3.33%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) Firewall
2 14 (23.33%) DNS
3 10 (16.67%) SAN
4 8 (13.33%) DHCP
4 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 7 (11.67%) LAN
6 6 (10.00%) WAN
7 5 (8.33%) Wireless
8 4 (6.67%) HTTP
8 4 (6.67%) IP Telephony
9 3 (5.00%) LDAP
10 2 (3.33%) VoIP
11 1 (1.67%) NAS
11 1 (1.67%) Network Security
11 1 (1.67%) Skype
11 1 (1.67%) SNMP
11 1 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) CruiseControl
1 4 (6.67%) JIRA
1 4 (6.67%) NCover
1 4 (6.67%) NDoc
1 4 (6.67%) NUnit
1 4 (6.67%) TeamCity
1 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Front Office
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 17 (28.33%) Analyst
3 12 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 11 (18.33%) Support Analyst
5 10 (16.67%) Developer
5 10 (16.67%) Exchange Support
5 10 (16.67%) Service Analyst
5 10 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (15.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 9 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (15.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
6 9 (15.00%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (15.00%) Service Desk Support
6 9 (15.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) IT Support
8 6 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (10.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) .NET
2 9 (15.00%) CSS
2 9 (15.00%) HTML
2 9 (15.00%) XML
3 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (11.67%) AngularJS
4 7 (11.67%) Web Services
5 6 (10.00%) Ajax
6 5 (8.33%) jQuery
7 4 (6.67%) JSON
7 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 4 (6.67%) REST
7 4 (6.67%) SOAP
7 4 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (6.67%) XSLT
8 3 (5.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.67%) User Experience
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.00%) iPhone
4 2 (3.33%) Fintech
4 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 53 (88.33%) Windows
2 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (35.00%) Windows 7
4 17 (28.33%) Windows Server
5 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 7 (11.67%) Linux
8 4 (6.67%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.67%) Android
10 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.67%) Unix
10 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) ITIL V3
3 7 (11.67%) MVC
4 6 (10.00%) CRM
5 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.67%) Front End Development
5 4 (6.67%) Hardware Maintenance
5 4 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
5 4 (6.67%) Mobile First
5 4 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (6.67%) UML
5 4 (6.67%) Use Case
5 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.00%) PRINCE
6 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.00%) Wealth Management
7 2 (3.33%) Analytics
7 2 (3.33%) Document Management
7 2 (3.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) SQL
2 10 (16.67%) C#
3 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.33%) VB
5 4 (6.67%) VBA
6 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.33%) C++
7 2 (3.33%) PHP
7 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.33%) Python
8 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 50 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (48.33%) MCSE
3 25 (41.67%) Degree
4 15 (25.00%) CCNA
4 15 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (11.67%) MCTS
6 6 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (10.00%) MCITP
7 4 (6.67%) HND
7 4 (6.67%) MCSA
8 3 (5.00%) MCPD
8 3 (5.00%) PMI Certification
8 3 (5.00%) PMP
9 2 (3.33%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.67%) CCA
10 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.67%) MCDST
10 1 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (61.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (23.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.00%) vSphere
4 3 (5.00%) XenApp
5 1 (1.67%) pfSense
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (30.00%) Cisco
3 17 (28.33%) VMware
4 5 (8.33%) HP
4 5 (8.33%) Meraki
5 4 (6.67%) Citrix
5 4 (6.67%) Dell
5 4 (6.67%) NetApp
6 3 (5.00%) EMC
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle
6 3 (5.00%) Veritas
7 2 (3.33%) Google
7 2 (3.33%) iManage
7 2 (3.33%) Redback
7 2 (3.33%) Veeam
8 1 (1.67%) Apple
8 1 (1.67%) Avaya
8 1 (1.67%) McAfee
8 1 (1.67%) Qualys
8 1 (1.67%) Samsung
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago