Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 228 264
Rank change year-on-year -19 +36 -34
Permanent jobs citing MCP 101 134 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.91% 1.14% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.23% 3.84% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 68 135 92
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +10.34% +18.85%
10th Percentile £23,100 £22,950 £20,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £50,000 £52,250
England median annual salary £30,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year -3.23% -1.59% -1.56%

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 3,129 3,491 3,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.09% 29.73% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,208 2,714 3,055
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,398 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.36% +4.47% -
10th Percentile £25,425 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,408 £46,658
% change year-on-year +5.47% +1.61% +3.68%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Hertfordshire +7 46 £30,000 -20.00% 4
Bedfordshire +13 30 £26,500 -37.65% 2
Cambridgeshire -22 21 £27,750 -30.63% 1
Essex +21 2 £23,250 -45.29% 1
Norfolk +14 2 £20,000 -34.96% 1
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 86 (85.15%) Windows
2 71 (70.30%) Active Directory
3 56 (55.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (45.54%) Microsoft
5 45 (44.55%) Windows 7
6 42 (41.58%) Microsoft Office
7 39 (38.61%) MCSE
8 37 (36.63%) ITIL
9 36 (35.64%) TCP/IP
10 35 (34.65%) MS Exchange
10 35 (34.65%) MCSA
11 33 (32.67%) Windows 10
12 32 (31.68%) Change Management
13 29 (28.71%) SLA
13 29 (28.71%) A+ Certification
14 28 (27.72%) Windows Server
15 27 (26.73%) Network+ Certification
16 26 (25.74%) VMware
17 25 (24.75%) Management Information System
17 25 (24.75%) Data Centre
18 24 (23.76%) Self-Motivation
18 24 (23.76%) Internet
19 22 (21.78%) DNS
19 22 (21.78%) VMware Infrastructure
20 21 (20.79%) Server Management
21 20 (19.80%) Office 365
21 20 (19.80%) MCSM
21 20 (19.80%) Time Management
21 20 (19.80%) Citrix
21 20 (19.80%) Apple

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 35 (34.65%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.88%) IBM Notes
3 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 42 (41.58%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (5.94%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.96%) Acrobat
4 4 (3.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.80%) Office 365
2 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.99%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 36 (35.64%) TCP/IP
2 24 (23.76%) Internet
3 22 (21.78%) DNS
4 20 (19.80%) Ethernet
4 20 (19.80%) VPN
4 20 (19.80%) Wireless
5 19 (18.81%) DHCP
6 18 (17.82%) Firewall
7 13 (12.87%) SAN
8 12 (11.88%) LAN
9 7 (6.93%) BIG-IP
9 7 (6.93%) Network Security
9 7 (6.93%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (5.94%) FTP
10 6 (5.94%) WAN
11 4 (3.96%) WebEx
12 1 (0.99%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.99%) NAS
12 1 (0.99%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.99%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.96%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) AutoIt
General
1 14 (13.86%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) French Language
3 2 (1.98%) Legal
3 2 (1.98%) Local Government
4 1 (0.99%) Advertising
4 1 (0.99%) Retail
4 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (24.75%) Desktop Support
2 18 (17.82%) IT Support
3 17 (16.83%) Support Engineer
4 15 (14.85%) Analyst
5 14 (13.86%) Support Technician
6 13 (12.87%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (12.87%) IT Technician
7 12 (11.88%) Deskside Engineer
7 12 (11.88%) IT Support Technician
8 9 (8.91%) Desktop Support Technician
8 9 (8.91%) Desktop Technician
9 8 (7.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (7.92%) Team Leader
9 8 (7.92%) Windows Engineer
10 7 (6.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 7 (6.93%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (6.93%) Technical Support
10 7 (6.93%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.94%) CSS
1 6 (5.94%) Flash
2 3 (2.97%) LDAP
3 2 (1.98%) Web Services
4 1 (0.99%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.75%) Data Centre
1 25 (24.75%) Management Information System
2 24 (23.76%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (19.80%) Client/Server
4 14 (13.86%) Driving Licence
5 12 (11.88%) Blackberry
6 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.94%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (3.96%) iPad
8 2 (1.98%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.99%) CCTV
9 1 (0.99%) Clustering
9 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 86 (85.15%) Windows
2 45 (44.55%) Windows 7
3 33 (32.67%) Windows 10
4 28 (27.72%) Windows Server
5 13 (12.87%) Apple iOS
5 13 (12.87%) Windows XP
6 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.94%) Mac OS
9 4 (3.96%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.97%) Linux
11 2 (1.98%) CentOS
11 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (36.63%) ITIL
2 32 (31.68%) Change Management
3 21 (20.79%) Server Management
4 20 (19.80%) Identity Management
4 20 (19.80%) Time Management
4 20 (19.80%) Validation
5 14 (13.86%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (7.92%) E-Commerce
6 8 (7.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (7.92%) Requirements Management
6 8 (7.92%) Ticket Management
7 7 (6.93%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (5.94%) DevOps
8 6 (5.94%) Proactive Monitoring
8 6 (5.94%) Statistics
9 5 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 5 (4.95%) ITSM
9 5 (4.95%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.95%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.87%) PowerShell
2 12 (11.88%) Java
3 6 (5.94%) Python
4 4 (3.96%) SQL
5 2 (1.98%) VBScript
6 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (55.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (38.61%) MCSE
3 35 (34.65%) MCSA
4 29 (28.71%) A+ Certification
5 27 (26.73%) Network+ Certification
6 20 (19.80%) ACDT
6 20 (19.80%) ACHDS
6 20 (19.80%) ACTC
6 20 (19.80%) MCDST
6 20 (19.80%) MCSM
7 17 (16.83%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (15.84%) Degree
9 15 (14.85%) CCNA
10 11 (10.89%) MCTS
11 10 (9.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (6.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (5.94%) MCITP
14 2 (1.98%) CCNP
14 2 (1.98%) MCSD
15 1 (0.99%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (28.71%) SLA
2 7 (6.93%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.94%) GDPR
4 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 71 (70.30%) Active Directory
2 22 (21.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.88%) Hyper-V
3 12 (11.88%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (6.93%) XenApp
5 6 (5.94%) vSphere
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.99%) NFS
6 1 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (3.96%) ServiceCenter
1 4 (3.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.97%) SCCM
3 2 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.99%) Ansible
4 1 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.99%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.99%) Puppet
4 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (45.54%) Microsoft
2 26 (25.74%) VMware
3 20 (19.80%) Apple
3 20 (19.80%) Citrix
4 17 (16.83%) Cisco
5 16 (15.84%) Remedy
6 12 (11.88%) Lotus
6 12 (11.88%) Oracle
7 11 (10.89%) HP
8 8 (7.92%) McAfee
9 7 (6.93%) EMC
9 7 (6.93%) F5
10 6 (5.94%) Bomgar
10 6 (5.94%) CA
10 6 (5.94%) CommVault
10 6 (5.94%) FalconStor
11 4 (3.96%) Adobe
11 4 (3.96%) MobileIron
11 4 (3.96%) Peregrine
11 4 (3.96%) ServiceNow