Period
to 30 July 2021

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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England > East of England
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 205 163 226
Rank change year-on-year -42 +63 +39
Permanent jobs citing MCP 15 15 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.32% 0.49% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.15% 1.79% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 46
10th Percentile £22,275 £22,925 £22,000
25th Percentile £27,000 £33,750 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £34,500 £48,750 £27,000
Median % change year-on-year -29.23% +80.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £54,750 £60,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £56,250 " £47,750
England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +9.38%

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 1,306 836 2,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.48% 27.05% 28.24%
Number of salaries quoted 577 593 1,546
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,000 £35,428 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing MCP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCP in the East of England over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

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 30 July 2021. 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 -16 5 £52,500 -4.55%
Hertfordshire -16 4 £28,000 +21.74% 5
Essex +6 3 £34,500 +15.00% 6
Cambridgeshire -49 2 £21,500 -49.41% 6
Norfolk - 1 £48,500 - 1
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) ITIL
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft 365
4 7 (46.67%) Social Skills
5 6 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL V3
5 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (40.00%) CCNA
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (33.33%) Project Management
6 5 (33.33%) PMP
6 5 (33.33%) PMI Certification
6 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
6 5 (33.33%) Asset Management
6 5 (33.33%) French Language
6 5 (33.33%) German Language
6 5 (33.33%) Italian Language
6 5 (33.33%) Spanish Language
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
6 5 (33.33%) Cost Control
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 5 (33.33%) Software Audit
6 5 (33.33%) Snow
7 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (26.67%) B2B
7 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification

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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (6.67%) AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) NAS
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Power BI
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (46.67%) Social Skills
2 5 (33.33%) French Language
2 5 (33.33%) German Language
2 5 (33.33%) Italian Language
2 5 (33.33%) Spanish Language
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Software Asset Manager
1 5 (33.33%) Software Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support
2 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Portal Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Core
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) React
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 5 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 5 (33.33%) Cost Control
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
3 5 (33.33%) Software Audit
4 4 (26.67%) B2B
4 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (13.33%) ITSM
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (6.67%) Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CCNA
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 5 (33.33%) PMP
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (13.33%) MCTS
5 1 (6.67%) MCAD
5 1 (6.67%) MCITP
5 1 (6.67%) MCSA
5 1 (6.67%) MCSD
5 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Snow
3 1 (6.67%) Veeam
3 1 (6.67%) VMware