Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 310 248 278
Rank change year-on-year -62 +30 -47
Permanent jobs citing MCP 62 113 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.48% 0.92% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.70% 3.16% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 54 109 91
East of England median annual salary £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.15% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £23,650 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £50,000 £51,500
England median annual salary £34,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -3.08%

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 3,647 3,579 4,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.24% 29.09% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,807 2,727 3,341
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% -3.23% +3.33%

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 23 April 2018.

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 23 April 2018. 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
Bedfordshire +35 25 £34,500 -1.43%
Hertfordshire -65 22 £60,000 +77.78% 3
Cambridgeshire -42 6 £25,000 -23.08% 3
Norfolk +17 4 £32,500 +5.69% 2
Essex +10 4 £26,250 -53.33%
Suffolk +1 1 £65,000 +116.67% 1
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 East of England region with a requirement for MCP.

1 56 (90.32%) Windows
2 50 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 50 (80.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (66.13%) Windows Server
4 40 (64.52%) Active Directory
5 32 (51.61%) MCSE
6 28 (45.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 24 (38.71%) ITIL
8 22 (35.48%) Data Centre
9 21 (33.87%) PowerShell
10 20 (32.26%) SAN
11 19 (30.65%) MCSA
11 19 (30.65%) MS Exchange
12 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Office
13 16 (25.81%) VMware
13 16 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (24.19%) Python
15 14 (22.58%) WAN
15 14 (22.58%) DHCP
15 14 (22.58%) DNS
15 14 (22.58%) DevOps
15 14 (22.58%) Infrastructure Transformation
16 13 (20.97%) Self-Motivation
16 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
17 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
18 11 (17.74%) VLAN
18 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
19 10 (16.13%) Office 365
19 10 (16.13%) Windows 7

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 19 (30.65%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.84%) WordPress
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (27.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (45.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (16.13%) Office 365
4 3 (4.84%) PaaS
5 2 (3.23%) Mimecast
5 2 (3.23%) SaaS
6 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (32.26%) SAN
2 14 (22.58%) DHCP
2 14 (22.58%) DNS
2 14 (22.58%) WAN
3 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
4 11 (17.74%) VLAN
5 10 (16.13%) LAN
6 9 (14.52%) Firewall
6 9 (14.52%) VPN
7 7 (11.29%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (9.68%) Network Security
9 2 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.61%) BIG-IP
10 1 (1.61%) IPv4
10 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.61%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) AutoIt
1 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (4.84%) Finance
1 3 (4.84%) Retail
2 1 (1.61%) Legal
2 1 (1.61%) Local Government
2 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Windows Engineer
2 13 (20.97%) IT Support
3 11 (17.74%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Support Technician
4 9 (14.52%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (12.90%) IT Technician
6 7 (11.29%) Desktop Support
6 7 (11.29%) IT Support Technician
6 7 (11.29%) Team Leader
6 7 (11.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) Service Analyst
8 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support Technician
8 5 (8.06%) Support Analyst
8 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) .NET
1 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
1 4 (6.45%) Flash
2 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
2 3 (4.84%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.84%) CSS
2 3 (4.84%) HTML
2 3 (4.84%) jQuery
2 3 (4.84%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.61%) LDAP
3 1 (1.61%) REST
3 1 (1.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (35.48%) Data Centre
2 13 (20.97%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (11.29%) Driving Licence
4 6 (9.68%) Public Cloud
5 4 (6.45%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.61%) CCTV
7 1 (1.61%) Clustering
7 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 56 (90.32%) Windows
2 41 (66.13%) Windows Server
3 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (16.13%) Windows 10
5 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
6 6 (9.68%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) ITIL
2 14 (22.58%) DevOps
2 14 (22.58%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 10 (16.13%) E-Commerce
3 10 (16.13%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.06%) Memory Management
4 5 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (8.06%) Service Management
4 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
4 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.06%) The Twelve-Factor App
5 4 (6.45%) CRM
5 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.45%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.84%) ITSM
6 3 (4.84%) Manual Testing
6 3 (4.84%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.84%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) PowerShell
2 15 (24.19%) Python
3 4 (6.45%) C#
4 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.84%) PHP
5 2 (3.23%) SQL
5 2 (3.23%) VBScript
6 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (80.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (51.61%) MCSE
3 19 (30.65%) MCSA
4 10 (16.13%) MCTS
5 9 (14.52%) CCNA
5 9 (14.52%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (12.90%) Degree
6 8 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (11.29%) MCITP
8 6 (9.68%) A+ Certification
9 5 (8.06%) CCNP
9 5 (8.06%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (8.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (3.23%) MCSD
13 1 (1.61%) CCA
13 1 (1.61%) MCDST
13 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
13 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (64.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.06%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.06%) XenApp
4 4 (6.45%) vSphere
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.61%) NFS
5 1 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Ansible
1 6 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (9.68%) Puppet
2 5 (8.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (4.84%) SCCM
4 2 (3.23%) WSUS
5 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.61%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 50 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.81%) VMware
3 10 (16.13%) Citrix
4 8 (12.90%) Cisco
5 7 (11.29%) HP
6 6 (9.68%) Google
7 5 (8.06%) EMC
7 5 (8.06%) McAfee
8 4 (6.45%) CA
8 4 (6.45%) CommVault
8 4 (6.45%) FalconStor
9 3 (4.84%) NetApp
9 3 (4.84%) Symantec
10 1 (1.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (1.61%) Capita
10 1 (1.61%) F5
10 1 (1.61%) Ivanti
10 1 (1.61%) Shavlik