Period
to 16 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 309 278 295
Rank change year-on-year -31 +17 +43
Permanent jobs citing MCP 43 58 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.57% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.76% 2.39% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 43 53 65
City of London median annual salary £27,500 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% -27.78% +28.57%
10th Percentile £21,625 £24,250 £23,150
90th Percentile £42,500 £54,750 £64,750
Central London median annual salary £28,000 £33,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.15% -26.67% +28.57%

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 2,439 2,426 3,020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.33% 23.84% 23.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,133 2,158 2,699
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,250 £31,506
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +1.85%

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 August 2018.

Salary histogram for MCP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 39 (90.70%) ITIL
2 38 (88.37%) Windows
3 35 (81.40%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (81.40%) Active Directory
3 35 (81.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
5 24 (55.81%) MCSE
5 24 (55.81%) Windows 7
6 19 (44.19%) Office 365
7 17 (39.53%) Windows Server
7 17 (39.53%) MCSA
7 17 (39.53%) DNS
8 14 (32.56%) SLA
9 13 (30.23%) VMware
9 13 (30.23%) Windows 10
10 12 (27.91%) TCP/IP
10 12 (27.91%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (25.58%) Cisco
11 11 (25.58%) Firewall
11 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
12 10 (23.26%) SCCM
12 10 (23.26%) NETGEAR
13 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
13 9 (20.93%) Finance
13 9 (20.93%) Apple
13 9 (20.93%) Hardware Maintenance
14 8 (18.60%) Citrix
14 8 (18.60%) Wealth Management
14 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008

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 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.30%) Skype for Business
4 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 35 (81.40%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.33%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 19 (44.19%) Office 365
2 3 (6.98%) Slack
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (39.53%) DNS
2 12 (27.91%) TCP/IP
3 11 (25.58%) Firewall
4 7 (16.28%) LAN
4 7 (16.28%) WAN
5 5 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (11.63%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (9.30%) Skype
6 4 (9.30%) VPN
7 3 (6.98%) Wireless
8 2 (4.65%) VoIP
9 1 (2.33%) DHCP
9 1 (2.33%) ISDN
9 1 (2.33%) PABX
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
1 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.63%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Advertising
3 2 (4.65%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Analyst
2 14 (32.56%) Support Engineer
3 12 (27.91%) Service Analyst
3 12 (27.91%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (23.26%) IT Support
5 9 (20.93%) Desktop Support
5 9 (20.93%) IT Engineer
5 9 (20.93%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (13.95%) Support Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (11.63%) Junior
7 5 (11.63%) Junior Analyst
8 4 (9.30%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 3 (6.98%) Deskside Support
9 3 (6.98%) IT Technician
10 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Technician
10 2 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
10 2 (4.65%) Windows Server Engineer
10 2 (4.65%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
1 5 (11.63%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (9.30%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 38 (88.37%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Windows 7
3 17 (39.53%) Windows Server
4 13 (30.23%) Windows 10
5 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (13.95%) Mac OS
8 5 (11.63%) Android
9 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
10 3 (6.98%) Linux
11 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
12 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (90.70%) ITIL
2 9 (20.93%) Hardware Maintenance
3 8 (18.60%) Wealth Management
4 7 (16.28%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (13.95%) ITIL V3
6 5 (11.63%) ITSM
7 4 (9.30%) Information Security
8 3 (6.98%) Application Packaging
8 3 (6.98%) Business Transformation
8 3 (6.98%) Patch Management
8 3 (6.98%) Software Deployment
9 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.65%) CRM
9 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (4.65%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (4.65%) Service Management
10 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.33%) Migration
10 1 (2.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (81.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (55.81%) MCSE
3 17 (39.53%) MCSA
4 12 (27.91%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (13.95%) A+ Certification
6 5 (11.63%) HND
7 4 (9.30%) MCITP
8 3 (6.98%) CCNA
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (6.98%) Degree
8 3 (6.98%) MCDST
8 3 (6.98%) MCTS
8 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (2.33%) ACSP
10 1 (2.33%) ACTC
10 1 (2.33%) CCSA
10 1 (2.33%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (81.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.98%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (6.98%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (6.98%) vSphere
4 3 (6.98%) XenApp
5 1 (2.33%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Clonezilla
2 1 (2.33%) DameWare
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) VMware
3 11 (25.58%) Cisco
4 10 (23.26%) NETGEAR
5 9 (20.93%) Apple
6 8 (18.60%) Citrix
7 5 (11.63%) Capita
7 5 (11.63%) Draytek
7 5 (11.63%) Sophos
7 5 (11.63%) Veeam
8 3 (6.98%) BMC
8 3 (6.98%) MobileIron
8 3 (6.98%) Remedy
8 3 (6.98%) ServiceNow
9 2 (4.65%) iManage
9 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.33%) Ivanti
10 1 (2.33%) Mitel
10 1 (2.33%) NetApp
10 1 (2.33%) Polycom