Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 294 278 268
Rank change year-on-year -16 -10 -25
Permanent jobs citing MCP 74 93 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.59% 0.74% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.00% 2.61% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 63 86 94
East of England median annual salary £36,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -7.69% -1.52%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,625 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £50,000 £49,275
England median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -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 3,701 3,559 4,528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.67% 28.17% 30.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,934 2,755 3,501
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -44 27 £50,000 +53.85% 1
Bedfordshire +39 22 £43,750 +16.67% 2
Essex +25 10 £24,500 - 3
Cambridgeshire -43 8 £34,500 +17.95% 6
Norfolk - 5 £33,250 - 2
Suffolk +6 2 £65,000 +116.67% 1
MCP
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 64 (86.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (78.38%) Microsoft
3 57 (77.03%) Windows
4 47 (63.51%) Active Directory
5 46 (62.16%) Windows Server
6 34 (45.95%) MCSE
7 32 (43.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 27 (36.49%) ITIL
9 26 (35.14%) MCSA
10 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
10 22 (29.73%) VMware
11 20 (27.03%) SAN
12 19 (25.68%) PowerShell
13 18 (24.32%) Data Centre
13 18 (24.32%) CCNA
13 18 (24.32%) Citrix
13 18 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (22.97%) MS Exchange
14 17 (22.97%) Office 365
15 16 (21.62%) DHCP
15 16 (21.62%) DNS
16 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (18.92%) Degree
17 14 (18.92%) WAN
17 14 (18.92%) SQL
17 14 (18.92%) Firewall
18 13 (17.57%) C#
18 13 (17.57%) VLAN
18 13 (17.57%) Amazon AWS
19 12 (16.22%) Hyper-V

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 17 (22.97%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.05%) WordPress
6 2 (2.70%) Confluence
6 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (43.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (22.97%) Office 365
3 13 (17.57%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (8.11%) Mimecast
5 4 (5.41%) PaaS
6 2 (2.70%) IaaS
6 2 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.03%) SAN
2 16 (21.62%) DHCP
2 16 (21.62%) DNS
3 14 (18.92%) Firewall
3 14 (18.92%) WAN
4 13 (17.57%) VLAN
5 12 (16.22%) LAN
6 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
7 7 (9.46%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (8.11%) VoIP
8 6 (8.11%) VPN
9 4 (5.41%) iSCSI
10 3 (4.05%) Network Security
11 1 (1.35%) Internet
11 1 (1.35%) IPsec
11 1 (1.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) JIRA
1 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (4.05%) Back Office
2 2 (2.70%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Publishing
2 2 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Windows Engineer
2 14 (18.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 13 (17.57%) Support Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Analyst
4 10 (13.51%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) IT Support
6 8 (10.81%) Support Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (9.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Architect
7 7 (9.46%) Desktop Support
7 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Team Leader
8 6 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (8.11%) Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Windows Support Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) IT Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) .NET
2 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET
3 7 (9.46%) HTML
3 7 (9.46%) jQuery
4 6 (8.11%) Web Services
5 5 (6.76%) .NET Framework
5 5 (6.76%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.76%) CSS
6 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (5.41%) MFC
6 4 (5.41%) REST
6 4 (5.41%) WCF
7 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.70%) Flash
7 2 (2.70%) HTML5
7 2 (2.70%) MSMQ
7 2 (2.70%) SOAP
7 2 (2.70%) WSDL
7 2 (2.70%) XML
8 1 (1.35%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.32%) Data Centre
2 10 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.11%) Driving Licence
4 6 (8.11%) Public Cloud
5 4 (5.41%) Replication
6 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.70%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.70%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.35%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 57 (77.03%) Windows
2 46 (62.16%) Windows Server
3 15 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (12.16%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.76%) Windows 10
7 3 (4.05%) Android
7 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.35%) Linux
9 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.49%) ITIL
2 11 (14.86%) DevOps
2 11 (14.86%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 10 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.16%) Service Delivery
4 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
5 7 (9.46%) TOGAF
6 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.11%) ITIL V3
6 6 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (8.11%) Migration
6 6 (8.11%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.76%) Business Transformation
7 5 (6.76%) Change Management
7 5 (6.76%) CMMI
7 5 (6.76%) Email Filtering
7 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (6.76%) ITSM
7 5 (6.76%) Service Management
7 5 (6.76%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.68%) PowerShell
2 14 (18.92%) SQL
3 13 (17.57%) C#
4 12 (16.22%) Python
5 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.76%) Java
6 5 (6.76%) VBScript
7 4 (5.41%) C++
7 4 (5.41%) Objective-C
7 4 (5.41%) VB
8 3 (4.05%) PHP
9 2 (2.70%) Delphi
9 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.70%) VB6
10 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (86.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (45.95%) MCSE
3 26 (35.14%) MCSA
4 18 (24.32%) CCNA
4 18 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (18.92%) Degree
6 11 (14.86%) MCTS
7 10 (13.51%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (12.16%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (8.11%) A+ Certification
10 6 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (6.76%) CCA
11 5 (6.76%) CCNP
11 5 (6.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (5.41%) CCAA
12 4 (5.41%) MCSD
13 3 (4.05%) MCITP
14 2 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
14 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) SLA
2 5 (6.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.70%) PMBOK
3 2 (2.70%) QA
4 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (63.51%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.22%) Hyper-V
3 11 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (9.46%) XenApp
5 2 (2.70%) vSphere
6 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) SCCM
2 6 (8.11%) Ansible
2 6 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.11%) Puppet
2 6 (8.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (78.38%) Microsoft
2 22 (29.73%) VMware
3 18 (24.32%) Citrix
4 11 (14.86%) Cisco
5 10 (13.51%) HP
6 6 (8.11%) Google
7 4 (5.41%) SonicWALL
8 3 (4.05%) NetApp
8 3 (4.05%) Symantec
9 2 (2.70%) CA
9 2 (2.70%) CommVault
9 2 (2.70%) EMC
9 2 (2.70%) FalconStor
9 2 (2.70%) McAfee
10 1 (1.35%) Avaya
10 1 (1.35%) Dell
10 1 (1.35%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.35%) Mitel
10 1 (1.35%) Red Box
10 1 (1.35%) Veeam