Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 231 263 287
Rank change year-on-year +32 +24 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCP 91 86 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.97% 0.73% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.35% 2.36% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 64 80 69
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £19,500 £20,975 £22,400
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -4.76%

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 East of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,717 3,641 3,544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.85% 30.74% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,877 2,908 2,768
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.05% -0.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing MCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in the East of England

MCP
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP in the East of England.

Salary trend for MCP in the East of England

MCP
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for MCP in the East of England

MCP
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the East of England region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +65 61 £42,500 - 9
Cambridgeshire +26 18 £24,000 -40.00% 2
Essex +17 6 £20,000 -27.27%
Bedfordshire -27 5 £25,000 -44.44%
East Anglia - 1 - - 3
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 East of England region with a requirement for MCP.

1 77 (84.62%) Windows
2 65 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 57 (62.64%) ITIL
4 49 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (51.65%) Microsoft
6 38 (41.76%) Windows 7
7 37 (40.66%) SLA
8 33 (36.26%) Change Management
8 33 (36.26%) VMware
9 32 (35.16%) Windows Server
10 31 (34.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 29 (31.87%) Office 365
12 24 (26.37%) Wireless
13 23 (25.27%) Apple
13 23 (25.27%) MCSE
13 23 (25.27%) Server Management
14 22 (24.18%) MCSA
15 21 (23.08%) Cisco
15 21 (23.08%) A+ Certification
15 21 (23.08%) Firewall
16 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (20.88%) PowerShell
17 19 (20.88%) Data Centre
17 19 (20.88%) Windows 10
17 19 (20.88%) Internet
18 18 (19.78%) TCP/IP
18 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Azure
19 17 (18.68%) MCSM
19 17 (18.68%) Time Management
19 17 (18.68%) Ethernet

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 15 (16.48%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (9.89%) IBM Notes
5 7 (7.69%) Skype for Business
6 5 (5.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2000
6 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 29 (31.87%) Office 365
2 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.69%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.20%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.37%) Wireless
2 21 (23.08%) Firewall
3 19 (20.88%) Internet
4 18 (19.78%) TCP/IP
5 17 (18.68%) Ethernet
6 11 (12.09%) DNS
6 11 (12.09%) Remote Desktop
7 9 (9.89%) LAN
7 9 (9.89%) Structured Cabling
8 7 (7.69%) DHCP
8 7 (7.69%) PBX
9 6 (6.59%) BIG-IP
9 6 (6.59%) Broadband
9 6 (6.59%) FTP
10 5 (5.49%) SMTP
11 4 (4.40%) SAN
11 4 (4.40%) VLAN
11 4 (4.40%) VPN
12 2 (2.20%) AMQP
12 2 (2.20%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
General
1 11 (12.09%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) French Language
3 2 (2.20%) Advertising
3 2 (2.20%) German Language
3 2 (2.20%) Legal
3 2 (2.20%) Local Government
3 2 (2.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (20.88%) Analyst
2 9 (9.89%) Administrator
2 9 (9.89%) Deskside Engineer
2 9 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (9.89%) IT Support
3 8 (8.79%) Team Leader
4 7 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
4 7 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Support
5 6 (6.59%) IT Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Messaging Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Project Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (4.40%) IT Technician
7 4 (4.40%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) .NET
1 2 (2.20%) CSS
1 2 (2.20%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Data Centre
2 17 (18.68%) Client/Server
2 17 (18.68%) Management Information System
3 14 (15.38%) Blackberry
4 9 (9.89%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (7.69%) Public Cloud
6 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (6.59%) iPhone
7 2 (2.20%) Replication
7 2 (2.20%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.10%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 77 (84.62%) Windows
2 38 (41.76%) Windows 7
3 32 (35.16%) Windows Server
4 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (20.88%) Windows 10
6 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (16.48%) Apple iOS
8 14 (15.38%) Windows 8
9 5 (5.49%) Linux
9 5 (5.49%) Windows 2000
9 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (4.40%) Windows XP
11 3 (3.30%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.20%) CentOS
12 2 (2.20%) Mac OS
12 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (62.64%) ITIL
2 33 (36.26%) Change Management
3 23 (25.27%) Server Management
4 17 (18.68%) Identity Management
4 17 (18.68%) Time Management
4 17 (18.68%) Validation
5 11 (12.09%) Patch Management
6 9 (9.89%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (9.89%) PRINCE2
6 9 (9.89%) Server Virtualisation
7 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (8.79%) Proactive Monitoring
7 8 (8.79%) Requirements Management
7 8 (8.79%) Ticket Management
8 7 (7.69%) Active Listening
8 7 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 7 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (7.69%) Project Management
8 7 (7.69%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.88%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.89%) Java
3 8 (8.79%) VBScript
4 6 (6.59%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.49%) SQL
6 2 (2.20%) C#
7 1 (1.10%) Python
7 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (25.27%) MCSE
3 22 (24.18%) MCSA
4 21 (23.08%) A+ Certification
5 17 (18.68%) ACDT
5 17 (18.68%) ACHDS
5 17 (18.68%) ACTC
5 17 (18.68%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (18.68%) MCDST
5 17 (18.68%) MCSM
5 17 (18.68%) Network+ Certification
6 15 (16.48%) CCNA
7 13 (14.29%) MCTS
8 12 (13.19%) Degree
9 9 (9.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
10 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
11 4 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (2.20%) MCITP
12 2 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (40.66%) SLA
2 6 (6.59%) GDPR
2 6 (6.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 31 (34.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (17.58%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.89%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (6.59%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (6.59%) vSphere
6 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) AirWatch
2 5 (5.49%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 47 (51.65%) Microsoft
2 33 (36.26%) VMware
3 23 (25.27%) Apple
4 21 (23.08%) Cisco
5 14 (15.38%) Citrix
6 12 (13.19%) Sophos
7 10 (10.99%) Remedy
8 9 (9.89%) Lotus
8 9 (9.89%) Oracle
9 6 (6.59%) F5
10 5 (5.49%) IronPort
10 5 (5.49%) TOWER Software
10 5 (5.49%) Trend Micro
11 3 (3.30%) HP
12 2 (2.20%) Bomgar
12 2 (2.20%) Snow
12 2 (2.20%) SonicWALL
13 1 (1.10%) Asigra
13 1 (1.10%) Dell
13 1 (1.10%) Veeam