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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 229 227
Rank change year-on-year +33 -2  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 37 47 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.69% 0.66% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.71% 2.66% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 27 43 89
Median salary £33,500 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.28% -26.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £59,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

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 1366 1768 2742
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 25.53% 24.67% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1582 2304
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing MCP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 36 (78.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (76.09%) Windows
3 34 (73.91%) Microsoft
4 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 22 (47.83%) MCSE
6 21 (45.65%) Degree
7 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (28.26%) SQL
9 13 (28.26%) CCNA
9 13 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (26.09%) Cisco
11 11 (23.91%) VMware
11 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
11 11 (23.91%) .NET
12 10 (21.74%) ITIL
12 10 (21.74%) Firewall
13 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
13 9 (19.57%) C#
13 9 (19.57%) NetApp
13 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
13 9 (19.57%) Office 365
13 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
14 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
14 8 (17.39%) vSphere
14 8 (17.39%) HP
14 8 (17.39%) HTML
14 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
14 8 (17.39%) CSS

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 (23.91%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.22%) CMS
2 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.04%) IIS
4 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (8.70%) IBM Domino
5 4 (8.70%) Sitefinity
5 4 (8.70%) Umbraco
6 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Office 365
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.70%) Basecamp
3 4 (8.70%) GitHub
4 2 (4.35%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) Firewall
2 5 (10.87%) DHCP
2 5 (10.87%) DNS
3 4 (8.70%) HTTP
3 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.70%) VoIP
3 4 (8.70%) Wireless
4 3 (6.52%) IP Telephony
4 3 (6.52%) LAN
4 3 (6.52%) LDAP
4 3 (6.52%) SAN
4 3 (6.52%) WAN
5 2 (4.35%) Skype
6 1 (2.17%) Network Security
6 1 (2.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) CruiseControl
1 4 (8.70%) JIRA
1 4 (8.70%) NCover
1 4 (8.70%) NDoc
1 4 (8.70%) NUnit
1 4 (8.70%) TeamCity
1 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Front Office
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (26.09%) Support Engineer
3 11 (23.91%) Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Developer
5 8 (17.39%) Technical Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) Technical Support
5 8 (17.39%) Technical Support Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 6 (13.04%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Exchange Support
7 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) ITIL Service Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Service Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Service Desk Support
7 5 (10.87%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) .NET
2 8 (17.39%) CSS
2 8 (17.39%) HTML
2 8 (17.39%) XML
3 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.04%) Ajax
4 6 (13.04%) AngularJS
4 6 (13.04%) Web Services
5 4 (8.70%) jQuery
5 4 (8.70%) JSON
5 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 4 (8.70%) REST
5 4 (8.70%) SOAP
5 4 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (8.70%) XSLT
6 2 (4.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.70%) User Experience
3 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.52%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.35%) Fintech
5 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.17%) iPhone
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) NHS
5 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (76.09%) Windows
2 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
5 8 (17.39%) Linux
6 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.52%) Mac OS X
7 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.17%) Android
8 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) MVC
3 5 (10.87%) CRM
3 5 (10.87%) ITIL V3
4 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.70%) Front End Development
4 4 (8.70%) Issue Tracking
4 4 (8.70%) Mobile First
4 4 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (8.70%) UML
4 4 (8.70%) Use Case
4 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
5 3 (6.52%) Change Management
5 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.35%) Analytics
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.35%) Migration
6 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.35%) Service Management
6 2 (4.35%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) SQL
2 9 (19.57%) C#
3 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.70%) VB
4 4 (8.70%) VBA
5 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.35%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) PHP
6 2 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (78.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (47.83%) MCSE
3 21 (45.65%) Degree
4 13 (28.26%) CCNA
4 13 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (15.22%) MCTS
6 6 (13.04%) MCITP
7 3 (6.52%) MCPD
8 2 (4.35%) CCA
8 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
8 2 (4.35%) PMP
8 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.17%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.17%) CCNP
9 1 (2.17%) CCSA
9 1 (2.17%) MCDST
9 1 (2.17%) MCSA
9 1 (2.17%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) PMO
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
2 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.39%) vSphere
3 4 (8.70%) XenApp
4 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 34 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) Cisco
3 11 (23.91%) VMware
4 9 (19.57%) NetApp
5 8 (17.39%) HP
6 6 (13.04%) Dell
6 6 (13.04%) EMC
6 6 (13.04%) Veritas
7 5 (10.87%) Citrix
8 3 (6.52%) Meraki
9 2 (4.35%) Google
9 2 (4.35%) Mitel
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle
9 2 (4.35%) Redback
10 1 (2.17%) Apple
10 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.17%) F5
10 1 (2.17%) Juniper
10 1 (2.17%) Samsung
City, London
I3
Salary: £31000 - £32000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, Edinburgh
Historic Environment Scotland
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Extremely competitive benefits
Posted: 20 days ago