Period
to 13 October 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 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 246 247 228
Rank change year-on-year +1 -19 +44
Permanent jobs citing MCP 33 93 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.48% 0.88% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% 3.05% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 28 59 134
East of England median annual salary £25,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,000 £21,625
90th Percentile £41,250 £56,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -0.91%

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 1,971 3,047 3,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.55% 28.69% 30.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,403 2,143 2,826
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,000 £73,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 13 October 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 13 October 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 +34 24 £26,000 -13.33% 1
Cambridgeshire +36 8 £25,000 -1.96% 1
Bedfordshire -17 3 £23,500 -9.62% 1
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 13 October 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 28 (84.85%) Active Directory
2 22 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 20 (60.61%) ITIL
4 19 (57.58%) LAN
4 19 (57.58%) WAN
5 17 (51.52%) Windows
5 17 (51.52%) Citrix
5 17 (51.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (51.52%) VMware
6 16 (48.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
8 11 (33.33%) MCSA
8 11 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (33.33%) MSI
8 11 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (33.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 11 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
9 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
10 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
10 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
10 9 (27.27%) Office 365
11 8 (24.24%) Azure
11 8 (24.24%) MCSE
11 8 (24.24%) DHCP
11 8 (24.24%) DNS
11 8 (24.24%) Cisco
12 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (18.18%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (18.18%) CCNA
13 6 (18.18%) Cisco 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 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Office 365
2 8 (24.24%) Azure
3 3 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) LAN
1 19 (57.58%) WAN
2 8 (24.24%) DHCP
2 8 (24.24%) DNS
3 4 (12.12%) SAN
4 3 (9.09%) Firewall
4 3 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 3 (9.09%) VLAN
4 3 (9.09%) VoIP
4 3 (9.09%) VPN
5 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MSI
General
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Dutch Language
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) IT Support
4 6 (18.18%) IT Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Support Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Service Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Desktop Support
6 4 (12.12%) IT Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Deskside Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Deskside Support
7 3 (9.09%) Deskside Support Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 3 (9.09%) Replication
1 3 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
1 3 (9.09%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) EPoS
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 5 (15.15%) Mac OS X
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.03%) Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) ITIL
2 11 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (9.09%) Active Listening
4 3 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 3 (9.09%) ITSM
4 3 (9.09%) Preventative Maintenance
4 3 (9.09%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.03%) Decision-Making
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security
6 1 (3.03%) Line Management
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (33.33%) MCSA
3 8 (24.24%) MCSE
4 6 (18.18%) CCNA
4 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (12.12%) Degree
5 4 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (9.09%) CCAA
6 3 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (9.09%) MCTS
6 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 2 (6.06%) CCNP
8 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
8 1 (3.03%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) GDPR
System Software
1 28 (84.85%) Active Directory
2 22 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 16 (48.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (33.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 11 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (18.18%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.03%) Firmware
6 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) vCenter Server
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Citrix
1 17 (51.52%) VMware
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) Cisco
4 5 (15.15%) Dell
5 3 (9.09%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) SonicWALL
6 2 (6.06%) Apple
6 2 (6.06%) Avaya
6 2 (6.06%) Mitel
6 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (6.06%) SAP
7 1 (3.03%) Meraki
7 1 (3.03%) Supermicro